Top reasons why professional chefs prefer gas cooktops

There's a reason why 'Cooking With Gas' is synonymous with speed and efficiency. We talked to 10 of the top chefs from across the country – from New York to Los Angeles – and the answer is clear: the only way to cook is with natural gas. In the fast-paced restaurant industry, chefs demand the quickness, control and reliability of #CookingWithGas.


"We’re talking about power. We’re talking about the ability to cook many things rapidly, which is what every chef in every restaurant needs."
– Jeff Bradley, Posh, Phoenix

"What we do on a daily basis in that restaurant can’t be done without natural gas. It would probably be impossible."
– Gio Osso, Virtu, Arizona


"Natural gas is so great because I can control the temperature really easily, and the pan gets up to temperature super fast."
– Amber Kelley, Cook with Amber



"Well, I realized that cooking with gas is the way to go, when I went to a place that had no gas. That's when I realized the benefit of it, when I cooked with something other than gas."

– Ivan Calderon, Taco Mesa, California

"Cooking with natural gas is just a natural thing for me, so I've never really thought about cooking with anything else."

– Tarit Tanjasiri, Crema Cafe, California

More Affordable

Households that use natural gas for heating, cooking and clothes drying save an average of $874 per year compared to homes using electricity for those applications. Low domestic natural gas prices have led to savings of almost $50 billion for customers who have used natural gas over the past four years.