Culinary Quotes Archive

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

We do take seriously our responsibility and growing

Posted May 28, 2019

“We do take seriously our responsibility, and growing ability, to educate people about healthy eating and giving them greater access to nourishing and affordable fresh food.”

John Mackey

No I love Montreal

Posted May 21, 2019

“No, I love Montreal… I think I love Montreal more than Montreal loves me… I love the food there.”

Kathy Griffin

As far away as you can get from the process of

Posted May 14, 2019

“As far away as you can get from the process of mechanisms and machinery, the more likely your food’s going to taste good. And that that is probably the largest thing I can hand to anybody is let your hands touch it. Let them make it.”

Mario Batali

Some of the food in Liquor is food I’ve really eaten

Posted May 07, 2019

“Some of the food in Liquor is food I’ve really eaten filtered through a veil of fiction.”

Poppy Z. Brite

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

Posted April 30, 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

When the woodpecker is searching for food or laying

Posted April 23, 2019

“When the woodpecker is searching for food, or laying siege to some hidden grub, the sound of his hammer is dead or muffled and is heard but a few yards. It is only upon dry, seasoned timber, freed of its bark, that he beats his reveille to spring and wooes his mate.”

John Burroughs

You have to balance but you can be aggressive as

Posted April 09, 2019

“You have to balance, but you can be aggressive as a chef. It benefits the food. You have to be passionate. You can’t be angry cooking.”

Marcus Samuelsson

Look for the light

Posted April 02, 2019

“Look for the light. Look for it in everything. Look for it in yourself, in your children, in your job, and in your dreams. Look for it in the food you eat and in the people you surround yourself with.”

Debbie Ford

Learning about issues such as sustainability and

Posted March 26, 2019

“Learning about issues such as sustainability and locavorism are things that you need to have as part of you as a chef because it will make you cook more delicious food.”

Rene Redzepi