Inspirational Chef Quotes

This page is a collection of inspiring Chef Quotes and Cooking Quotes. Enjoy the following quotes and share them with the chefs in your life.

Cooking is like love.
It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
-Harriet Van Horne

Strange to see how a good dinner
and feasting reconciles everybody.
-Samuel Pepys

The discovery of a new dish
does more for the happiness of mankind
than the discovery of a star.
-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well,
if one has not dined well.
-Virgina Woolf

A good cook is the peculiar gift of the gods.
He must be a perfect creature from the brain to the palate,
from the palate to the finger's end.
-Walter Savage Landor

We may live without poetry, music and art;
We may live without conscience, and live without heart;
We may live without friends; we may live without books;
But civilized man cannot live without cooks.
-Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Hunger finds no fault with the cooking.

A good meal makes a man feel
more charitable toward the world than any sermon.
-Arthur Pendenys

I feel a recipe is only a theme,
which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation.
-Madam Benoit

Kissing don't last: cookery do.
-George Meredith

Cheese- milk's leap towards immortality.
-Clifton Fadiman

There is no such thing as a little garlic.

There is no such thing as a pretty good omelette.
-French Proverb

A smiling face is half the meal.
-Latvian Proverb

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