McDonald’s Chef Compares Menu Options To Thomas Keller’s French Laundry
In today’s forehead-smacking News Of The Day, McDonald’s “head chef” (ie., “senior director of culinary innovation”…) Daniel Coudreau insisted that he and his kids all eat at McDonald’s once a week, and that the food is really not that bad for you. Really!
“I don’t see anything on the menu that’s unhealthy,” he said at an appearance while promoting the fast-food chain’s new banana nut oatmeal with fresh blueberries.
Singing the praises of moderation, Coudreau assured everyone he allows his kids to order chicken nuggets, knowing exactly what goes into them and how they’re made.
“I’m sure I could eat a 2,000 calorie meal at Thomas Keller’s French Laundry,” he pointed out. “I feel that if we were to close our doors of all of the McDonald’s tomorrow, the obesity problem would not go away.”
True as that may be, and while McDonald’s has responded to the obesity crisis and customers’ demands for healthier options, there’s a reason big, bad Anthony Bourdain shakes in his boots at the thought of his wife Ottavia finding out he occasionally buys their daughter a Happy Meal…