11 October, 2017
The 5 Essential Kitchen Tools a Top Chef Never Cooks Without
Between pricing out expensive pots and pans, optimizing countertop space, and navigating the nonstick versus stainless steel conundrum, stocking your kitchen with just the essentials is trickier than it sounds. To find out which tools professional chefs keep on hand, we asked celebrity chef Scott Conant, known as the Maestro of Pasta, to let us take a peek inside his utensil drawer. And honestly, we were a little surprised by some of his go-to kitchen gadgets (and we have some shopping to do).
According to Conant, the most important thing to consider when stocking a home kitchen is convenience. “In a commercial kitchen, everything is laid out as we need it—there’s a process in place, and every single aspect of what we need is kind of done,” he explains. “At home, obviously, it’s a different cooking experience, so my intention is to make [my home kitchen] as close to convenient as a commercial kitchen as possible.” If you want to make getting meals on the table faster and easier, keep scrolling.
Ahead are five essential kitchen tools celebrity chef Scott Conant never cooks without, as told to MyDomaine.