"Yes what I say is true, anyone can cook... but only the fearless can be great."
― Chef Gusteau (Ratatouille)
"You are a hundred years too young to challenge me as a chef, stupid boy! I am a man who has cooked on all of the seas in the world."
― Zeff to his student, Sanji (One Piece)
"To eat...is to live...I'm a chef...To help, without fail, those who're in need...Whatever the age we live in...And Whatever happens...That alone, I'll Never back down from!"
― Ken to Nobunaga Oda (Chef of Nobunaga)
"We are noodle folk, broth runs through our veins!"
― Mr. Ping (Kung Fu Panda)

The power to use the archetypal traits of a master culinary artist.

Also Called

  • Master/Supreme Culinary Artist
  • Master/Supreme Baker
  • Supreme Chef
  • Ultimate Chef/Culinary Artist/Baker

Properties

The user is a master chef, a culinary artist of the highest caliber whose cooking skills are truly unmatched. The user can cook anything, and everything they prepare is delicious and irresistible, perhaps even to a supernatural degree. A master chef’s knowledge and skill in the culinary arts is significantly above most, if not all other chefs in the world.

Associated Powers

  • Culinary Intuition - The user possesses culinary skills above most, if not all other chefs, sometimes to a supernatural degree.
    • Baking Intuition - The user possesses intuitive knowledge in baking and can bake any variety of irresistible baked goods such as bread, bagels, biscuits, buns, muffins, cakes, pies etc.
    • Botany Intuition - The user possesses intuitive knowledge in fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, spices and herbs and knows exactly how to cook/use them as ingredients as a result.
    • Brewing Intuition - The user possesses intuitive knowledge in brewing drinks such as beer, wine, coffee, tea and more.
    • Conceptual Cooking - The user can cook/bake anything imaginable with an incredible taste and can perform miracles with their food, such as curing deadly ailments and diseases.
    • Confection Intuition - The user possesses intuitive skills and knowledge in baking any variety of sweets whether it be candy, chocolate, cakes, cookies, pies, donuts, pastries and more.
    • Cooking Manipulation - The user’s unmatched understanding of and skill in the culinary arts allows them to freely control the cooking process at will, allowing them to expertly prepare any number and variety of five star, gourmet dishes in record time.
    • Protein Intuition - The user possesses intuitive knowledge and skill in cooking any kind of meat whether it be beef, pork, poultry, fish etc. and always know exactly what the best cuts of the meat are.
    • Simmering Intuition - The user possesses intuitive skills in making broths, soups, stews and sauces.
  • Enhanced Concentration Capacity - The user is highly concentrated and competent in the kitchen and can prepare food and navigate a kitchen with immense concentration, making them almost incapable of making mistakes while cooking.
  • Enhanced Creativity - The user possesses an extraordinary sense of creativity when it comes to cooking, allowing them to create new recipes on the fly, improvise ingredients etc.
  • Enhanced Smell - The user has a naturally well developed sense of smell, their acute sense of smell comes in handy in determining the freshness and quality of produce, know exactly what a recipe needs by smelling it and more.
  • Enhanced Taste - The user has a highly well-developed palette, their sense of taste is extraordinarily refined, allowing them to taste individual ingredients, know exactly what a recipe needs by tasting it and more.
  • Etiquette Intuition - The user is highly proficient in the art of etiquette, being able to serve food and drink just as eloquently as preparing it and is highly skilled in pleasing customers and guests.
  • Enhanced Precision - The user is highly precise in their cooking and can prepare food with a precise measurement of ingredients, perfect cooking time and extraordinary attention to detail in presentation.
  • Food Augmentation - The user can augment the taste, texture and appearance of food through cooking.
    • Flavor Augmentation - The user can augment the flavor of their food, capable of even making the most unappetizing foods and recipes into culinary masterpieces.
  • Food Empathy - The user can transfer emotions, thoughts and experiences through their food and can incite any emotion they please in those that eat their cooking.
  • Housekeeping Aptitude - The user is highly capable in the upkeep of their kitchen and cooking equipment, making them an expert of cleaning in and outside the kitchen.
  • Instant Learning - The user can learn new recipes and cooking techniques on the fly and can sufficiently use ingredients they may have never used before.
    • Skill Adaptation - The user can learn new cooking methods and strategies in record time when the situation calls for it.
  • Knife Proficiency - The user is highly skilled in using knives and other bladed cutlery due to years of cooking experience and natural intuition.
  • Nourishment Inducement - The food the user makes is always satisfying and delicious. Sufficiently nourishing those who eat their food.
  • Preservation Intuition - The user has innate intuition in preserving food and ingredients, preventing them from spoiling and using every part of said ingredient with nothing to waste.

Variations

  • Battle Chef: A chef or martial artist who uses their culinary skills in combat such as using utensils, tableware and even food as weapons as well as possessing Enhanced Combat. Their combat skills are just as impressive as their cooking and vice-versa,
  • Cooking God: A culinary expert of literal godly proportions. Whether a human chef who has reached godhood or is a god of food and cooking from the start, these chefs are the very embodiment of food, cooking and nourishment and possess all food and cooking-based powers.
  • Magic Chef: A chef who’s culinary expertise is of mystical levels, capable of making food with magical properties such as healing, empowering and even transformative capabilities and are able to cook with fantastical ingredients.

Flaws/Weaknesses

  • Although the user may have a natural talent for cooking, they may need years of training and experience to truly become a master chef.
  • The user could meet their match when confronted with a Food Deity, the only being who’s culinary prowess could best their own.

Example Characters

See Also: Supreme Chef

  • Susanoo (Akame ga Kill!)
  • Kirio Hikifune (Bleach)
  • Rin Okumura (Blue Exorcist)
  • Teruteru Hanamura (Danganronpa 2)
  • Ruruka Ando (Danganronpa 3); specifically sweets and desserts
  • Multiple Characters (Food Wars/Shokugeki no Soma)
    • Asahi Saiba
    • Azami Nakiri
    • Eishi Tsukasa
    • Erina Nakiri
    • Gin Dojima
    • Joichirou Saiba
    • Soma Yukihara
  • Dish Wizards (Fighting Foodons)
  • Elzar (Futurama)
  • Tonio Trussardi (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 4: Diamond is Unbrekable)
  • Chef Shitake (Kirby: Right Back at Ya!)
  • Najika Kazami (Kitchen Princess)
  • Ping (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Frenchfry (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Wang Cheng (Miraculous Ladybug)
  • Applejack (My Little Pony series)
  • Pinkie Pie (My Little Pony series)
  • Beardo (O.K. KO: Let’s Be Heroes!)
  • Zeff (One Piece)
  • Streusen (One Piece)
  • Vinsmoke Sanji (One Piece)
  • Charlotte Pudding (One Piece)
  • Charlotte Chiffon (One Piece)
  • Chef Gusteau (Ratatouille)
  • Remy (Ratatouille)
  • Umemiya Ryunosuke (Shaman King); specifically sushi
  • Shirayuki (Sister Princess)
  • Spongebob Squarepants (Spongebob Squarepants); specifically fry cooking
  • Froese (Toriko)
  • World Ranking Chefs (Toriko)
  • Pastry Chef (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Ice Bear (We Bare Bears)
  • Kazuma Azuma (Yakitate!! Japan); specifically baking

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