Culinary Quotes Archive

This is a collection of quotes about food by people familiar to the culinary world and not.

I did a dance sequence in my second short film which

Posted September 04, 2019

“I did a dance sequence in my second short film, which was my best short film, called ‘Hairway to the Stars,’ and I think Chris Wink, the founder of Blue Man Group, was in that. It’s a black-and-white dance sequence. We were Glorious Food waiters together.”

David O. Russell

Making changes in the fast food that makes up such a

Posted August 28, 2019

“Making changes in the fast food that makes up such a significant part of the American diet, even if the numbers aren’t impressive, will have important health up sides.”

David Perlmutter

We’re not going to cure terrorism and spread peace and

Posted August 21, 2019

“We’re not going to cure terrorism and spread peace and goodwill in the Middle East by killing innocent people, or I’m not even saying our bullets and bombs are killing them. The occupation that they don’t have food. They don’t have clean water. They don’t have electricity. They don’t have medicine. They don’t have doctors.”

Cindy Sheehan

While some people may think being a chef only entails

Posted August 14, 2019

“While some people may think being a chef only entails making enticing dishes and pushing the culinary boundaries, being a part of the food industry involves much more.”

Marcus Samuelsson

People are generally proud of their food

Posted August 07, 2019

“People are generally proud of their food. A willingness to eat and drink with people without fear and prejudice… they open up to you in ways that somebody visiting who is driven by a story may not get.”

Anthony Bourdain

I don’t eat fast food often but I love tacos

Posted July 31, 2019

“I don’t eat fast food often, but I love tacos. I could write prophetically about how perfect the taco is.”

Ken Baumann

Reminds me of my safari in Africa

Posted July 24, 2019

“Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.”

W. C. Fields

A whole set of values comes with fast food: Everything

Posted July 17, 2019

“A whole set of values comes with fast food: Everything should be fast, cheap and easy; there’s always more where that came from; there are no seasons; you shouldn’t be paid very much for preparing food. It’s uniformity and a lack of connection.”

Alice Waters

I’d always vaguely expected to outgrow

Posted July 10, 2019

“I’d always vaguely expected to outgrow my limitations. One day, I’d stop twisting my hair, and wearing running shoes all the time, and eating exactly the same food every day. I’d remember my friends’ birthdays, I’d learn Photoshop, I wouldn’t let my daughter watch TV during breakfast. I’d read Shakespeare.”

Gretchen Rubin

If people want to believe that the organic food has

Posted July 03, 2019

“If people want to believe that the organic food has better nutritive value, it’s up to them to make that foolish decision. But there’s absolutely no research that shows that organic foods provide better nutrition.”

Norman Borlaug