Rachel Ray? Emeril?
The researchers in this xkcd comic picked the wrong cooks:
Their biggest mistake was bringing Rachael Ray and Emeril to tour the lab and sign off on the project. That's when Spielberg caught wind of it.The One True Cooking Show for Nerds is Alton Brown's Good Eats. Where else would you get a discussion of the Maillard process in the course of a show about toast?