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Buffet Owner Answers All The Buffet Questions Folks Have Been Dying To Ask

The majority of us have visited a buffet at some point in our lives. As soon we’re seated, we sprint to the smorgasbord and pile our plates with mounds and mounds of food. Sitting there, shoveling food into our mouths, a bevy of buffet questions come to mind.

What’s the best thing to get? Is the seafood really fresh? Why are the desserts so tiny?

In a recent Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session, an owner operator of a large independent all-you-can-eat concept in the United States answered a ton of questions the Internet had been dying to know about the buffet industry.

Some of the questions include topics such as foods to avoid, nightmarish customers, and what happens to leftovers after the doors close for the evening.

Check out some of the highlights from the session below. Perhaps you’ll find your own buffet questions answered.

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Man, makes me rethink my entire buffet-eating strategy.

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Gordon Ramsay Thinks Everyone Needs To Eat These 5 Dishes


Gordon Ramsay answered quite a few questions in his most recent Reddit AMA. Y’know, the one where he says foam is one of the dumbest food trends around.

One question, asked by Reddit user Totoist, was:

In your opinion, what are 5 dishes that everyone needs to know how to cook?

Here was the world-famous chef’s response:



Everyone enjoys a great burger, so that’s really important. You get that really smart blend. Burger would be number one.



A healthy breakfast. Whether it’s poached eggs, smashed avocado, or an amazing omelette. Now that is crucial! That’s dish number two a really good breakfast.

Something braised


Number three would be a braising dish. Like a braised short rib because it’s the kind of thing you can cook on a Monday and still eat on Friday. So a braising dish, whether it’s braised short rib, tri-tip, just something really cool braised!

Something healthy


Then from a healthy point of view; a chicken dish, in terms of a white protein, would be a go to favorite with a chicken. Whether it’s a sauteed chicken or even a delicious marinade with chicken caesar salad.



Finally, for my fifth dish, I would turn that into some amazing cake. It could be a Blondie or a Chocolate Brownie, something you can give as a gift. Taking amazing deserts, as a gift, to somebody and eating it with them is so much more enjoyable then buying them a scarf, or a Jumper, or a pair of socks.

Spending three or four hours making this thing, and spending hundreds of dollars on ingredients, and doing something magical,is far more exciting then buying a fucking jumper that you know they aren’t going to wear!

Ramsay Photo: Gordon Ramsay Facebook

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This Is Exactly How Gordon Ramsay Makes His Eggs At Home


Everyone’s got a preference when it comes to eggs. Some enjoy their eggs fried, others poached and some prefer their eggs hard-boiled. Even world-famous chef Gordon Ramsay enjoys his eggs prepared certain way when he’s at home.

Last year, chef Ramsay did a Reddit AMA, sitting down and answering the Internet’s eager inquiries. One of the questions asked was: “Gordon, how do you like your eggs?”

Here’s his response:

Very good question.

I have to say, scrambled.

Over a slice of sourdough bread that has been grilled, and then sort of doused with Worcestershire sauce.

Now scrambled eggs, I did a video a few years back with my youngest, Tilly, showing how to make scrambled eggs, and I think it has 10-11 million hits?

And the nice thing about scrambled eggs is that they don’t have to just be breakfast – you can have them in the evening, with some nice mushrooms, some tomatoes. You can have them as a snack at midnight, or at 5 o’clock in the afternoon.

Here’s that video of Ramsay making those beautiful eggs.

After watching that video, it’s probably safe to say that a few million folks took to their kitchens to try chef Ramsay’s recipe out. We sure did.

Looks amazing.


Amy’s Baking Company Waitress Does AMA on Reddit, Calls Her Former Bosses “Assh*les”

Katy CiprianoWe’ve all had that one boss who took all our tips, called us “a poisonous little viper,” and then fired us for asking a three-word question, right? No? That’s probably because most of us haven’t been employed by Amy’s Baking Company, the Scottsdale restaurant whose famously unstable owners physically and verbally assaulted customers before telling Gordon Ramsay to f*ck off on national television. After the show aired, viewers were  outraged by chef Amy Bouzaglo’s treatment of Katy, the teenaged server who was fired on the spot for asking Bouzaglo if she was sure  a table’s order was correct — after the food had been sent back three times.

That was six months ago, and Katy has taken to Reddit to assure us all that she has another job and is doing fine after being let go from Amy’s Baking Company — although she would still like her tips back.

Some highlights include Katy’s thoughts on Amy’s religious affiliation:

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Whether or not she’s afraid of Amy’s Baking Company still has her Social Security Number

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And, finally, whether or not she is actually a cold-blooded reptile.

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Glad she cleared that one up. Thanks, Katy, for satisfying our curiosity about the insanity happening inside that restaurant. We salute you and hope you’re enjoying your viper-free work environment elsewhere.

Check out her full Reddit spiel here.

H/T Reddit, PicThnx Youtube