Joachim Splichal 

What’s the most scientific piece of equipment in your kitchen?   

An immersion circulator. (2)

 

Are you passionate about liquid nitrogen?  

Not at all. (0 - oh dear)

 

Could you describe your cooking style for us?  

French-Californian. (0.5 for the fusion)

 

What’s your favorite meal to make at home?  

Steak on a wood burning grill and fresh vegetables from the farmers market with olive oil and sea salt. (0, although it sounds absolutely delicious!)

 

J. Joho

​​What’s the most scientific piece of equipment in your kitchen?

A thermal circulator, which maintains a perfect temperature. (2)

 

Are you passionate about liquid nitrogen?

I wouldn't describe myself as 'passionate' about liquid nitrogen, but I feel that every chef has to be very familiar with these techniques and I very much know how to use it. (1)

 

Could you describe your cooking style for us? 

My cuisine at Everest is not molecular gastronomy, but personalized French. I like to keep the ingredients as natural as you can, and keep the textures and flavors true. (0)

 

What’s your favourite meal to make at home?

Roasted chicken. I use a free range bird from midwest farmer and serve organic vegetables from local growers. (0)

 

And The Winner Is...

Joachim Splichal - 2.5 | J. Joho – 3

A close one this week sees Joho take the lead by the skin of his teeth, with Joachim standing firmly by his non-existant passion for liquid nitrogen. Well done Chefs!