Top Chef Stephanie Izard Talks Knives

Stephanie Izard hosts Chicago Cutlery's competition-finds Canadians are sharper in the kitchen.
- Sarah Polonsky,

Hey, Americans! We need to hone in on our cooking skills. Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard discovered in a recent survey that Canadians are far sharper than Americans when it comes to using knives. Maybe President Obama can fit cooking classes into some sort of socialized food care reform, eh?

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Chef Izard recently hosted the Chicago Cutlery competition where students from both Canada and the U.S. carved famous monuments from their countries out of cheese. Take a look at the incredible edible (albeit somewhat stinky) pieces of architecture du fromage and find out what else has been cooking with Chef Izard since her big Top Chef win in this exclusive video interview.

Sarah Polonsky is a senior editor at BettyConfidential.

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