Colicchio a renowned chef and restaurateur says its a common myth that chefs eat elaborate, world-class meals all the time.
In fact, his favorite foods to eat at home are simple treats like burgers, pasta, and good old-fashioned dry cereal for breakfast.
He also cooks up a mean scrambled egg, which takes him all of one minute to prepare and is a favorite of Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi.
Colicchio says most chefs crave junk food when theyre not working because theyve been sampling elaborate, exotic dishes all day.
He believes every chef likes to take a break from the fancy fare in their personal lives and keep things simple in their home kitchen.
Top Chef: New York airs Wednesdays on Bravo.
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