Cook, Cooker and Chef – What’s the Difference?

Cook Cooker Chef – do you know the meanings of these three words in English? It’s worth learning. You don’t want to tell people you’re the cooker if really you’re the cook or the chef.


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Cook Cooker Chef Video Script

Hey, what’s cooking?
Spaghetti bolognese.
Oh, it smells delicious.

Who’s the cook in your household? The cook is the person who does the cooking. Don’t confuse them with the cooker. That’s the large piece of equipment or stove that you use to cook the food. So what’s the difference between a cook and a chef? Well, they’re the same thing. The people that do the cooking. A chef is a very skilled cook, often the most senior cook in a restaurant or hotel. So if you cooked a meal, don’t tell people you’re the cooker. You’re not a piece of equipment. Tell them you’re the cook.

Mmm, fantastic! Here’s to the chef!
It was a pleasure.

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