Here we celebrate those chefs who have changed the way we think about food and cooking or just made us laugh.
Julia ChildJulia Child was known as a woman who wasn’t afraid to make her opinions known. She also wasn’t afraid of non-diet food like butter, cake, and steak. Her wisdom often transcended cooking and applied to living a full life. Recently, Paste Magazine put together some of the best Julia-ism memes as a tribute to one of the first celebrity chefs.
Gordon RamseyGordon Ramsey is the most hated/beloved chef of modern time. He is the Simon Cowell of the kitchen with a tongue sharper than your average kitchen knife. His tantrums and comparisons are famous enough to warrant a slew of memes and even a Buzz Feed list. These memes have taken on a life of their own, and though most of the quotes are made up, we love them nonetheless.
Ina Garten: The Barefoot ContessaThe Barefoot Contessa is known for bringing elegant, quality food to the masses with a calm, soothing demeanor. She is also known for stressing the importance of high-quality foods. It is this quality that has inspired several memes poking fun at her.
Emeril LagasseOur last chef is one who changed the way we express our excitement in the kitchen. Emeril’s legacy is in his catchphrases: “BAM!”, “Kick it up a notch,” and his wish that his viewers could smell what he was cooking. Here’s the internet’s tribute to Emeril.
The bold personalities of these favorite celebrity chefs, with the help of some hilarious memes, have spiced up the way Americans think and feel about their time spent in the kitchen.
What ridiculously hysterical chef memes did we miss? Let us know in the comments below.