Quiz: Could You Cut It As a Professional Chef?
Could You Cut It As a Professional Chef?
By: Zoe Samuel
Image: Shutterstock

About This Quiz

Being a chef means having a lot of skill if only wearing one hat. A chef must be an artist, capable of entertaining with flavors. A chef must be a chemist, who can assess how long it will take for chemical reactions to take place in the kitchen. 

The chef must be a field marshal, who can rally his or her kitchen to work efficiently and to a high standard of quality. A chef must be a businessman, who knows that certain recipes will mean making a huge profit, while others mean losing money on ingredients, while perhaps giving the menu something to draw in curious diners.

You don't need to have all the specific skills down for us to determine if you could cut it as a chef. Many of these skills can be adapted from other professions and skill sets, so you may have all the abstract potential to be a chef, even if you've never so much as flipped a pancake.

Using our carefully devised questionnaire, we will catalog your latent talents, your personality type, demeanor, temperament, and basic potential. Once we have enough data, we will tell you if you could cut it as a professional chef. Take the quiz and find out!

Scroll to Start Quiz

About HowStuffWorks

How much do you know about how car engines work? And how much do you know about how the English language works? And what about how guns work? How much do you know? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks is about more than providing great answers about how the world works. We are also here to bring joy to your day with fun quizzes, compelling photography and fascinating listicles. Some of our content is about how stuff works. Some is about how much you know about how stuff works. And some is just for fun! Because, well, did you know that having fun is an important part of how your brain works? Well, it is! So keep reading!

Receive a hint after watching this short video from our sponsors.