Earning Folds in My Toque

There’s a belief that each fold in the original toque (the tall pleated hat symbolizing the head chef) represented the mastery of an egg technique.  30 folds meant 30 different techniques.  Looking at Chef’s Le Cordon Bleu toque I notice there must be about 40 folds.  How many egg techniques are there, I wonder?  And then I imagine my […]