4 Levels of Breakfast Sandwich: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

We challenged chefs of three different skill levels - amateur Emily, home cook Lorenzo, and professional chef Frank from the Institute of Culinary Education - to wake up our taste buds with a breakfast sandwich. Once each of them had presented their creation, we asked food scientist Rose to weigh-in on their choices. Which one of these breakfast sandwiches are you going to recreate this weekend? After this episode of 4 Levels, you might make all three.

Check out the level 3 recipe on the ICE blog: www.ice.edu/blog/sausage-breakfast-sandwich

Frank is on social at @protocooks
Follow Rose on Instagram at @rosemarytrout_foodscience
Find Lorenzo on Instagram at @rollinabenzo
Emily is on social at @emilyslamduncan

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4 Levels of Breakfast Sandwich: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious




  • Longaniza! I love longaniza, I’m Filipino, and my favorite breakfast is longsilog(longaniza sausage with a fried egg and garlic fried rice). I will definitely try it in a breakfast sandwich with Lorenzo’s recipe!

    The Hungry HufflepuffThe Hungry Hufflepuff11 hours ago
  • Level 2 wins

    Hurricane ArthurHurricane Arthur11 hours ago
  • Frank: Just a *little* bit of salt. Also Frank: ***Pours a heck ton of salt***

    Samuel CarpenterSamuel Carpenter12 hours ago
  • Emily why no ketchup

    Ben OrtmannBen Ortmann12 hours ago
  • Tell me frankly, does anyone care about food scientist?

    Асланбек КамаровАсланбек Камаров12 hours ago
  • Finally, the big 3!!

    qwertyuiopqwertyuiop13 hours ago
  • Bring Stephen back not emily!!!

    Oscar LaresOscar Lares14 hours ago
  • Is Lorenzo Filipino ???

    felrom lark villegasfelrom lark villegas14 hours ago
  • Epinions, is there any chance in the near or distant future that a video regarding the 4 levels of geoduck will ever be released?

    芽生えてシャイニングジャスティス芽生えてシャイニングジャスティス15 hours ago
  • Emily should be level 3 Lorenzo is a level 20 Frank is a level 100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,00

    GeraldDaDumb 1GeraldDaDumb 115 hours ago
  • Emily, Lorenzo, Frank I feel like my life's complete

    Yulfahrio RamdhaniYulfahrio Ramdhani15 hours ago
  • The best chefs

    Team_ SpaceTeam_ Space15 hours ago
  • Level 1 salt level 2 salt levels 3 i am not gonna USE salt i USE a chair and a iPhone with Samsung sauce with a flower pot AS a drink

    Ole Lien RøneidOle Lien Røneid16 hours ago
  • Lorenzo bro cut the sausages before you put them on smh

    Baylee NeliganBaylee Neligan16 hours ago
  • Emily Lorenzo and Frank is best crew which I see i like everyone

    LMNTrix 1LMNTrix 117 hours ago
  • As the levels go higher the foods get uglier

    Vikram BhatVikram Bhat17 hours ago
  • If you’re ever worried... Don’t, because Lorenzo has Pineapple juice

    Arhat's CornerArhat's Corner17 hours ago
  • Maybe 2020 isn’t that bad. We got the holy trinity going on right here

    CharlotteCharlotte17 hours ago
  • we just spread Vegemite and put avo on top, done

    Thomas CoolThomas Cool17 hours ago
  • This combo is better than the Carls Jr Chicken Tender Sandwich combo. AND THAT’S A LOT TO ME

    Michelle AcostaMichelle Acosta17 hours ago
  • The legendary holy trio.

    Rule U OutRule U Out17 hours ago
  • When he pushed down on the Phillipino-Cuban-American and the yolk burst and dripped down the side 🤤🤤🤤🤤

    Texadon - Andromeda CrippsTexadon - Andromeda Cripps17 hours ago
  • I think the level one chef looks the best

    Unknown KaiUnknown Kai17 hours ago
  • Everyone, Then toast the bread Frank, first you must plant the wheat and wait for it to grow

    Henry ForgieHenry Forgie17 hours ago
  • Lorenzo summons us Filipino by saying longanisa

    CraftedGamer 16CraftedGamer 1618 hours ago
  • The level 2 guy’s sandwich is ridiculous, not breakfast, overkill. Level 1 is nice. Level would obviously tase the best because of the homemade sausage.

    Fergus TFergus T18 hours ago
  • Lorenzo needs his own cooking show. I love his personality and his laughter is contagious.

    Kaylin WoodsKaylin Woods18 hours ago
    • i think it’s annoying asf

      Goners Lost HopeGoners Lost Hope18 hours ago
  • so yeah i would manage 3 minutes with lorentzo before getting annoyed..

    Linda ErikssonLinda Eriksson19 hours ago
  • My fave trio😂 L1: Ketchup Emily L2: HAHAHAHAHA L3: Frank, after three days

    Venexiana ValentineVenexiana Valentine19 hours ago
  • Didn't know Lorenzo was Filipino

    Chanea Cean SerraChanea Cean Serra20 hours ago
  • Emily has weird tastebuds

    Shelby LeeShelby Lee21 hour ago
  • This trio >>>>>> any other chefs

    MuniraMunira21 hour ago
  • Is that how longaniza is pronounced in Tagalog or is it because Lorenzo is speaking in English?

    Jocelyn CalderonJocelyn Calderon21 hour ago

    Ye HmYe Hm21 hour ago
  • So basically all this has accomplished is make me hungry for a breakfast I can’t attain in the middle of the night

    Justin MachaidzeJustin Machaidze21 hour ago
  • Lorenzo busted out the longganisa? *NAKS NA MAN, TALAGA*

    Eric AndalEric Andal22 hours ago
  • Not gonna lie, I always found the second chef to be the most tasteful, though he couldve skipped the tomatoes XD

    Sumit JuyalSumit Juyal22 hours ago
  • Rose made the single best point here at <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1105">18:25</a>. Though it's smaller, you can easily get the entire height of Frank's sandwich in your mouth to get all the flavor the sandwich has to offer in each bite. Emily's is a little bigger but stays to that point as well. Lorenzo's sandwich is a disaster. I'm sure it tastes great but it'll make a huge mess with each bite and you'll have to finish it off with a fork.

    apex kechapex kech22 hours ago
  • Who else just skips the food scientist part?? 😂😂

    Innocence • 40 years agoInnocence • 40 years ago22 hours ago
  • I love hearing Rose Trout talk all sciency about foods.

    Jerry Kim GomezJerry Kim Gomez22 hours ago
  • Emily, Lorenzo and frank are my favorite trio in these videos

    mustafahusham1mustafahusham123 hours ago
  • This combo of chefs is the absolute best!

    Jeffery LaraJeffery Lara23 hours ago
  • Do you think the Level 1 chefs watch these videos and change the way they cook?

    bboyheadShottbboyheadShott23 hours ago
  • me, seeing a basic burger for the lvl.1 chef : *THIS MUST BE EMILY*

    Sasuke UchihaSasuke Uchiha23 hours ago
  • The holy trinity of 4 Levels is back!

    Eugene JacobEugene Jacob23 hours ago
  • By far the best lineup

    Riley KoehlerRiley KoehlerDay ago
  • i am convinced that Lorenzo is the gourmet

    guy desantisguy desantisDay ago
  • I find Lorenzo insanely annoying and pretentious, his sandwich would be impossible to eat, cut the sausage in half lengthwise so they don't go all over.

    Steve BellockSteve BellockDay ago
  • You don’t know how disappointed I was when Emily didn’t add ketchup.

    Hi ThereHi ThereDay ago
  • One thing they need to add at the end of the videos is how many calories are in each dish!

    PettynerdPettynerdDay ago
  • Kuya Lorenzo made a sandwich to feed a neighbourhood haha

    aarongutanaarongutanDay ago
  • I think Lorenzo nailed this one 😁👍🏻

    Sergio FasanoSergio FasanoDay ago
  • Lorenzo: Longwanisa Me: Maybe he just said it wrong once, its fine Lorenzo: Longwanisa (a second time) Me: **TRIGGERED** Lorenzo: Longwanisa (A third time) Me: I think your purposefully torturing me

    Antiloper DoperAntiloper DoperDay ago
  • I'm glad its universally agreed that these are the top 3 chefs. I'm level .5 myself, if it ain't frozen I dont wanna talk.

    ben bennben bennDay ago
    • I have figured it out, emily makes the food I want 99% of the time, lorenzo makes the food i wish i had the patience for and frank makes the food I pay premiums for on vacations.

      ben bennben bennDay ago
  • Emily’s passion about baloney is... interesting

    Coraline and TaliaCoraline and TaliaDay ago
  • i’ll take emily’s

    octillaoctillaDay ago
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="855">14:15</a> Soft? Fruity? Colorful? Welcome addition? Is Rosr talking about Lorenzo, or the tomatoes? lol

    Thomas WillardThomas WillardDay ago
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="477">7:57</a> What Frank describes is a hamburger

    Thomas WillardThomas WillardDay ago
  • This is the first time i've wanted to eat all 3 dishes

    Josh PooskitaJosh PooskitaDay ago
  • if i had just seen the final sandwich's i would have deffo guessed Lorenzo's was cooked by old chessecake in a pancake guy.

    sam webbsam webbDay ago
  • I know i'm controversial but Level 01 Chef always make the best food( sometime Level 02)

    MrTeG3SHMrTeG3SHDay ago
  • Lorenzos' is THE worst engineered sandwich I have ever seen. Also those are def not lyonaise potatoes he made, they are not even brown. This is the first video where I would not eat any of the 3 levels, Frank comes the closest but i like my cheese melted and that biscuit looks dry boots!

    LeslieLeslieDay ago
  • Lorenzo puts a whole breakfast buffet in his sandwich

    Sam CartwrightSam CartwrightDay ago
  • These 3 are the trio we all need

    Amy MoyesAmy MoyesDay ago
  • LORENZO!!!! What is that?? Were you stoned when you made this? I think you must have been on something

    glennc100glennc100Day ago
  • Zyada Liberty me gyaan ni choodti ye last vali hr jgah!😒

    Ankit BiswasAnkit BiswasDay ago
    • the internet but I just can’t figure it out. I really need them in my life.

      okow tinaokow tinaDay ago
  • Emily is that part of when you’re first getting into cooking when you’re just cooking the basics and buying he more complicated ingredients, like the brear Lorenzo is that part of getting into cooking’s where you’re getting good at it now and are just going wild Frank is that part of being in cooking when you’ve mastered it, and now you’ve come full circle and are cooking the basics, but also creating every single part of your dish from scratch

    Anthony CarrilloAnthony CarrilloDay ago
    • okow tina they are called longganisa

      Anthony CarrilloAnthony CarrilloDay ago
    • Can someone tell me (aka spell out) how the level 2 sausages are called? I just can’t get it and I tried these once and LOVED them and since that day I try to find their name o

      okow tinaokow tinaDay ago
  • Am I the only one that thinks the level 2 meal looks better sometimes than level 3

    I am a Wingless BirdI am a Wingless BirdDay ago
  • This chef combo is the only good thing to come from 2020

    Holley JonesHolley JonesDay ago
  • Wait wait wait.....you can turn breakfast into a sandwich? What the heck was i doing with my life so far???

    Wonder WonglWonder WonglDay ago
  • So disappointed in Frank. He just shredded some cheese. I thought we'd see him milk the cow and make cheese from scratch. Lazy. Lorenzo needs to cut those sausages in half so they don't roll off the sandwich.

    Ash VandalAsh VandalDay ago
  • I wonder what it's like to have Lorenzo as a dad....

    amanda bamanda bDay ago
  • Idk anyone who’s as good as my dad for making breakfast sandwiches

    Foot BobFoot BobDay ago
  • Is Lorenzo filipino?

    Cjay JavateCjay JavateDay ago
  • We have the big 3 of chefs in this series

    Exotic CatsExotic CatsDay ago
  • When I use sausages in sandwiches I like to cut them down their length. It makes the sandwich less tall and you don't risk it rolling out.

    advieladvielDay ago
  • Legendary episode! Best chef combo and Rosemary

    Jan GibasJan GibasDay ago
  • “That’s the wrong bologna” all bologna is the wrong bologna

    god is deadgod is deadDay ago
  • Please do an episode on brownies!

    Marlies KoertsMarlies KoertsDay ago
  • Emily where's the ketchup?🤷🏽‍♂️

    M RM RDay ago