Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet Doritos | Gourmet Makes | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 22 May 2019
  • Nacho cheese exists in two states: the melted cheese state and the powdered cheese state*. When it comes to the powdered cheese state, all pale in comparison to Nacho Cheese Doritos, continually perfected by science and consistently beloved by the masses since 1972. Join pastry chef Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to take Nacho Cheese Doritos to the next level and make them gourmet!

    *The third state of nacho cheese, cheese sauce, is controversial in the nacho community and for our purposes we are disregarding it. For more reading, see the studies ‘Nachos in Nature’ (1983), ‘Dormant Doritos’ (1992), ‘The Quest for Queso’ (1999), ‘This Powdered Chip’ (2001) and ‘The Health Benefits of Nachos and the Search for Immortality’ (2007).

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  • Courtney Heming
    Courtney Heming  1 hours back

    Put the seasoning on after they come out of the fryer, and before they go in the oven

    • Gabbi Rodriguez
      Gabbi Rodriguez  4 hours back

      Whoa whoa whoa, I know Claire was extremely frustrated with the gourmet Dorito making process, but at 31:24, who is that beautiful man???

      • TheOrangeCreeper
        TheOrangeCreeper  6 hours back

        What if you just blended up Doritos for the seasoning?

        • Julie P
          Julie P  7 hours back

          Hearing "Masa Harina" is too funny. Harina is just flour and Masa is dough.

          • Robloxboyandgirlgamer 1

            I am watching and eating nacho cheese doritos..😂😂

            • Incontestably Basic
              Incontestably Basic  8 hours back

              31:24 WHO 👏 IS 👏 THAT?

              • Carlos Acevedo
                Carlos Acevedo  10 hours back

                And then came Starbursts 💀

                • lannadelarosa
                  lannadelarosa  13 hours back

                  You know, I really love this series (and Claire!) but I think the premise has gone off the rails. I think it needs to refocus on making a GOURMET version of these processed foods, not try to replicate/copy the processed food. To me, that is a copycat recipe, not a gourmet version of anything.

                  • Lucas Simon
                    Lucas Simon  14 hours back

                    I was in and out of consciousness via a nap this episode and I swear to you I could smell the delicious powders in my waking moments.

                    • K Mack
                      K Mack  15 hours back

                      Been to a Lays DC, its actually a pretty simple process. I expected it to be more labor intensive.

                      • Bekah Hunt
                        Bekah Hunt  16 hours back

                        I don't know if you will see this but please make mochi rice nuggets gourmet.

                        • Bekah Hunt
                          Bekah Hunt  16 hours back

                          I don't know if you will see this but please make mochi rice nuggets gourmet.

                          • Bekah Hunt
                            Bekah Hunt  16 hours back

                            I don't know if you will see this but please make mochi rice nuggets gourmet.

                            • Bekah Hunt
                              Bekah Hunt  16 hours back

                              I don't know if you will see this but please make mochi rice nuggets gourmet.

                              • Cat Girl
                                Cat Girl  17 hours back

                                Weirdest thing to ever say, but why do I not see emotion in her eyes. It's scaring me damn

                                • Jonathan Ross
                                  Jonathan Ross  17 hours back

                                  I came back to re-watch this video after Starburst. Wanted to see a non-broke Claire.

                                  • Forgan Mreeman
                                    Forgan Mreeman  19 hours back

                                    is it me or is the exposure of these videos set a few + too high?

                                    • K Myers
                                      K Myers  22 hours back

                                      Lolll the green pepper rolling on in 15:37

                                      • Tahir Nurbadh
                                        Tahir Nurbadh  1 days back


                                        • • Sterben •
                                          • Sterben •  1 days back

                                          25:54 aheghao face

                                          • KitKat
                                            KitKat  1 days back

                                            Doritos make me sick. I personally don't like them and it's worse that they can make your breath smell really bad ;-;

                                            • wasaBae
                                              wasaBae  1 days back

                                              I always wonder if there is some genius food scientist that watches the videos of the food he/she's helped develop professionally that's like, "She's just two more tablespoons of nacho cheese powder away."

                                              • kawii ocean
                                                kawii ocean  1 days back

                                                27:47 *LiTeRaLy WhAt HaS bEcOmE oF tHeM* 🤣

                                                • Edna Beltran
                                                  Edna Beltran  1 days back

                                                  The Mexican Doritos are the best!!!!!!! Soo cheesy and a small hint of spice! The BEST

                                                  • BiohazardSwayy
                                                    BiohazardSwayy  1 days back

                                                    You should make gormet toffifay!!

                                                    • OoOPr3ttyL1ghT5
                                                      OoOPr3ttyL1ghT5  1 days back

                                                      Gourmet funyuns next

                                                      • V42
                                                        V42  1 days back

                                                        Doritos and coca cola are america’s two greatest inventions

                                                        • calysta ilano
                                                          calysta ilano  1 days back

                                                          claire, you should try making gourmet takis!

                                                          • terp02Andrew
                                                            terp02Andrew  1 days back

                                                            15:36 great reflexes

                                                            • Sara Wolstenholme
                                                              Sara Wolstenholme  1 days back

                                                              The red packet in the UK are the flamin' hot, if I bought a red packet and it was cheese I'd be devastated 😂 but yeah cool ranch will always remain superior.

                                                              • Meghan
                                                                Meghan  1 days back

                                                                LOL I was waiting for that dehydrator!!!

                                                                • Singin Artist
                                                                  Singin Artist  2 days back

                                                                  While everyone is conversing in the beginning, Claire is just eating doritos...

                                                                  • sincere248
                                                                    sincere248  2 days back

                                                                    I love it.

                                                                    • Hana
                                                                      Hana  2 days back

                                                                      Chris somehow just gets better looking

                                                                      • Jazdoes
                                                                        Jazdoes  2 days back

                                                                        it weird that when this was made the new flaming hot one wasn't out yet

                                                                        • Ziplash Sc
                                                                          Ziplash Sc  2 days back

                                                                          Tbh I thought hot and spicy and cool original were there most common flavours I’ve never seen a nacho cheese Dorito flavour.

                                                                          • Sarah Zhan
                                                                            Sarah Zhan  2 days back


                                                                            Make gourmet Mr. Big's. Boom

                                                                            • Hannah Mckendrick
                                                                              Hannah Mckendrick  2 days back


                                                                              • Jimmy Brown123
                                                                                Jimmy Brown123  2 days back

                                                                                It feels like she works 3hour days

                                                                                • Bendboy
                                                                                  Bendboy  2 days back

                                                                                  Not gonna lie the best dorito flavor is probably sweet chili heat

                                                                                  • Rhys M
                                                                                    Rhys M  2 days back

                                                                                    I wonder if she layered the flavoring, that would it change how the Dorito looked as an end result?

                                                                                    • Keith Adams
                                                                                      Keith Adams  2 days back

                                                                                      Just add a generous amount of flavoring and you've already achieved what Frito Lay still hasn't.

                                                                                      • Aleya MC
                                                                                        Aleya MC  2 days back

                                                                                        Can you make pupusas gourmet

                                                                                        • Nesquick Hopper
                                                                                          Nesquick Hopper  2 days back

                                                                                          When I look for a video I see hiw long they are to see how much she will struggle

                                                                                          • Lucy Maddie
                                                                                            Lucy Maddie  2 days back

                                                                                            Make gourmet gum

                                                                                            • Danny De La Cruz
                                                                                              Danny De La Cruz  2 days back

                                                                                              They're "b" tear at best

                                                                                              • Jacob Newman
                                                                                                Jacob Newman  2 days back

                                                                                                Give Gaby her own show already!

                                                                                                • Shaun Bang
                                                                                                  Shaun Bang  2 days back

                                                                                                  Like I said in her starburst video these videos should be called “Homemade Food” not gourmet as gourmet means a true expert chef makes a high quality version of the food she is making. As for Doritos all she had to do was get a normal corn chip and make the correct flavor powder so idk why she went out of the way to make her chips which aren’t even similar to the Doritos which are literally regulars corn chips just flavored with a powder