Chef’s Choice Quotes

“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” – Epictetus

“Wine is constant proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy” – Benjamin Franflin

The story of barbecue is the story of America:  Settlers arrive on great unspoiled continent, discover wondrous riches, set them on fire and eat them.  ~Vince Staten

You know how I feel about tacos.  It’s the only food shaped like a smile.  A beef smile.  ~ My Name is Earl, Earl Hickey

When I’m at a Chinese restaurant having a hard time with chopsticks, I always hope that there’s a Chinese kid at an American restaurant somewhere who’s struggling mightily with a fork.  ~Rick Budinich

“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook” – Julia Child

“I learned more from the one restaurant that didn’t work than all the ones that were successful” – Wolfgang Puck

“I went to a restaurant that serves ‘breakfast anytime, so I ordered French toast during the renaissance” – Steven Wright

“If I have commited any culinary atrocities, please forgive me!” – Ted Allen

“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food!” – W.C. Fields

“Anybody who believes that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach flunked geography.” – Robert Byrne