On May 12, 3:57*am, Andy <a...@b.c> wrote:
> Chef Badges of Honor?
> On some cooking programs I've seen a few hosts that have badges on their
> What do they represent? They never zoom in close enough to tell.
> I'm guessing it's a cooking school "diploma."
"The toque (chef's hat) dates back to the 16th century when hats were
common in many trades. Different heights of hats indicate rank within
a kitchen. The symbolism of the 100 folds of the toque are said to
represent the many different ways a chef knows to cook an egg."