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The Best Episodes of Bon Appétit's Back-To-Back Chef  

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Bon Appétit's Back to Back Chef is a brilliant way to waste time on YouTube. In each episode a professional chef and a celebrity stand back to back as the chef attempts to teach the celebrity how to cook a specific dish, using only verbal instruction. While the results of each dish vary, the best episodes of Back to Back Chef are always an entertaining look at whether or not your favorite celebrity is a better cook than you - and how difficult giving clear instructions can be. Featuring actors, comedians, and musicians cooking everything from crab cakes to carpaccio, you're sure to find something mouthwatering in each episode, and maybe even learn something along the way.

Whether it's meal time or procrastination time, let's break out our pairing knife, mise en place to our heart's content, and rank the best episodes of Back To Back Chef.

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Dish: Crab Cake

Gordon James Ramsay (born 8 November 1966) is a British chef, restaurateur, writer, television personality and food critic. He was born in Johnstone, Scotland, and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. His restaurants have been awarded 16 Michelin stars in total and currently hold a total of seven. His signature restaurant, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in Chelsea, London, has held three Michelin stars since 2001. Appearing on the British television miniseries Boiling Point in 1998, by 2004 Ramsay had become one of the best-known and most influential chefs in the UK.As a reality television personality, Ramsay is known for his fiery temper, strict demeanour, and frequent use of expletives. He ...more on Wikipedia

Credits: Hell's Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, The F Word, Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares

Birthplace: Johnstone, United Kingdom

Profession: Cook, Television director, Television producer, Restaurateur, Actor, + more

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Dish: Mixed Veggie Tempura

Elizabeth Marie Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress. She is Related to twin actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and Trent Olsen. Elizabeth was born in Sherman Oaks, California in 1989. She is a sister to famous twin actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. She has acted in many of the twins' productions. She is also the sister to Trent Olsen. Throughout her childhood she was nicknamed "Lizzie". She is a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts and the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School in NYC. Elizabeth began her career at the age of five when she acted in an episode of her sisters the series titled The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley:The Case of the Thorn Mansion. ...more on Wikipedia

Credits: Martha Marcy May Marlene, Oldboy, Godzilla, Avengers: Age of Ultron

Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Singer

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Dish: Baked Alaska

Charles Melton (born January 4, 1991) is an American actor and model. He portrays Reggie Mantle on The CW television series Riverdale. Melton was born in Juneau, Alaska, but spent his childhood in Manhattan, Kansas. He is of Korean and Cherokee descent. Charles studied at Kansas State University, where he played on the football team. He dropped out of college after two years to pursue acting. ...more on Wikipedia

Credits: Riverdale, The Sun Is Also A Star

Birthplace: Juneau, Alaska

Profession: Actor, Model

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Dish: Carpaccio

Natalie Portman (born Neta-Lee Hershlag; June 9, 1981) is an actress and filmmaker with dual Israeli and American citizenship. She is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards. Portman made her feature film debut as the young protégée of a hitman in the action film Léon: The Professional (1994). While still in high school, she gained international recognition for starring as Padmé Amidala in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999) and received critical acclaim for playing a precocious teenager in the comedy-drama Anywhere but Here (1999). From 1999 to 2003, Portman attended Harvard University for a bachelor's degree in psychology, ...more on Wikipedia

Credits: V for Vendetta, Black Swan, Léon: The Professional, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Film Director

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