Chef Jokes And Puns

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Funny Chef Jokes

Did you hear about the Italian chef?

He pasta way. We cannoli do so much. His legacy will become a pizza history. Here today, gone tomato. I feel horrible, he just ran out of thyme.

I am sending olive my love to his friends. His wife is really upset too. Cheese crying. He died fusilli reasons. I never sausage a tragic situation.

It was a farfalle from grace.

I got fired from my job as a chef for stealing kitchen equipment.

It’s a whisk I was willing to take.

Why did the chef add extra oregano to the sauce?

He was making up for lost thyme.

Why did the short chef quit his job at the casino?

He said the steaks were too high.

What is a chef’s favorite gun?

A salt rifle.

Did you hear about the French chef who committed suicide?

Apparently he’d just completely lost the huile d’olive.

I was watching an Australian cooking show, and the audience applauded when the chef made a meringue.

I was surprised.

Usually Australians boo meringue.

I asked my chef friend if they ever serve steak raw.

He said yeah but it’s rare.

Did you hear about the Italian chef who died recently?

He pasta way.

My friend is an egotistical chef.

He’s created this new dish he’s calling his “opus”.

But it’s actually just mixed-up soup.

I used to be one of those chefs who shouts and swears a lot.

But then I discovered oven mitts.

The sushi chef located the buzzing noise.

It wasabi.

What did the chef say when he cooked up moose meat instead of beef?

“Oh no! I’ve made a huge moose steak!”

I loaned my car to an Italian chef last week.

He returned it all denty.

My Grandad, who died in the war, could only be a chef due to his dyslexia.

He went out all buns glazing.

Why did the French chef use only one egg when he made his omelette?

Because one egg is un oeuf.

Did you hear about the Italian chef who joined the army?

He wanted a pizza the action.

What do you call a lawyer when he’s cooking dinner?

A sue chef.

What do you call the salad of an epileptic chef?

A seizure salad.

What did the boiling water say to the chef?

When I am gone, I will be mist.

I’m being haunted by the ghost of a French pastry chef.

He’s really giving me the crepes.

Why was the Italian chef locked out of his restaurant?

Because he had gnocchi.

My best friend was a chef.

He called last week to say that he found a hidden message in his herb and spice rack.

He was quite paranoid and later that day he was found dead.

I should have believed him when he said his thyme was running out.

I was hired as a chef at an Indian restaurant.

Before they’d tell me their secret recipes, I had to sign a Naan-Disclosure Agreement.

Why did the Italian sushi chef refuse to serve the musician?

Because he was outta tuna.

A world renowned chef undercooked the meat.

It was a rare misteak.

I thought my Indian chef friend added butter to his recipes, but he explained it was actually ghee.

I said, “Thanks for clarifying.”

A private goes AWOL from the Army to follow his calling as a pastry chef, but gets caught and arrested.

He was eventually court-martialed and sentenced to five years in prison for being a desserter.

What does a panda chef use?

A pan, duh.

What do you call a turtle in a chef’s hat?

A slow cooker.

I put my blood, sweat, and tears into my work, and being fired is all the thanks I get.

The restaurant isn’t pressing charges but I’ll be lucky to find work as a chef again.

I’m playing a sushi chef in an upcoming play.

I’m trying hard to prepare for the roll.

What do you call a chef who’s looking to start their own business?

An entree-preneur.

Who was the Pharaoh’s favourite chef?

Gordon Ramesses.

How does a pastry chef tell a dog to leave the kitchen?


What did the fries, gravy, and cheese say to the chef?

Why are you poutine us together?

What do they say when a chef dies?


Why was the pastry chef nervous about making 100 cakes in a day?

It was a high whisk situation.

I asked my chef friend how hard it would be to make a stir-fry in a meadow?

He said it’s just a wok in the park.

Why is the Doctor an excellent chef?

He’s a thyme lord.

What did Arnold Schwarzenegger say to the Italian chef?

Pasta lavista.

What kind of tree is a chef’s favorite?

A pan-tree.

I once had crush on a pastry chef.

Turns out she didn’t have any fillings for me.

Why was the religious chef sacked from the ice-cream parlor?

He refused to work on sundaes.

A husband and wife were having dinner at a fancy restaurant…

As the food was served, the husband said, “The food looks delicious, let’s eat.”

His wife replied, “Honey, you always say a prayer before eating at home.”

The husband said, “That’s at home, sweetheart. Here the chef knows how to cook.”

Heaven is where the police are British, the cooks are French, the mechanics German, the lovers Italian and it’s all organised by the Swiss.

Hell is where the chefs are British, the mechanics French, the lover’s Swiss, the police German and it’s all organised by the Italians.

A cook during medieval times is ordered to prepare a feast for the king.

Knowing this was a feast for the king, the cook prepared everything diligently and carefully.

On the day of the feast, the king and his guests arrive and begin to eat.

They are in love with the food from the lamb to the roast duck to even the soups.

The king recognizes the cook’s ability and makes him a top chef of the kingdom.

Many apprentices flock from across the world to be his student, but the cook never takes any in.

Until he comes upon one apprentice he is very fond of.

This man does everything precisely and works hard and so the chef finally decides to take him in as his apprentice.

On the first day, the apprentice asks, “What makes your food so tasty and amazing?”

The cook merely replies, “A secret ingredient,” and says nothing more.

After a month of serving many delicious dishes with the cook, the apprentice exclaims, “It’s been almost a month now and you have never let me prepare the final part of the dishes we make; what is the secret that makes your food so good?”

The cook merely replies, “A secret ingredient”.

A year passes and the apprentice asks again, “We have served the kingdom with food and yet you have never told me what the final preparation is nor have you showed it to me; what is it?”

The cook merely replies, “A secret ingredient,” and the young man gives up.

Many decades pass and the cook is now old and ready to die.

The apprentice, at his side the whole time, is with the cook beside his deathbed.

With his frail hands, the cook manages to get out a tiny box, open it, and whispers, “It’s thyme my friend.”

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