GW2 - Gourmet Training (Cooking 500) achievement

GW2 - Gourmet Training (Cooking 500) achievement

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- I have arranged the tasks in order so that you save time and are working on other tasks while waiting for timers.

- Make sure the first 3 column tasks are done in front of the respective city's master chefs.

- I apologize for not showing the wp properly. A bit hard to edit a livestream but I have included the wp links below! Hope that helps!

►Recipes that can only be crafted once per day per account, on the daily reset.

- 2 Glob of Elder Spirit Residue

- Heat Stones

- Elonian Leather Square

0:00 1. Get your cooking to 425 by cooking orange recipes.

You can also discover recipes eg Jug of Water + Bag of Sugar.

00:19 2. You will receive in-game mail from Sous-Chef Seimur Oxbone. Find him in your home instance & talk to him.

0:40 3. Cook a Chef's Tasting Platter for Sous-Chef Seimur Oxbone.

Then talk to Seimur Oxbone again to unlock Gourmet Training achievement.

1 Bowl of Curry Butternut Squash Soup

1 Bowl of Truffle Risotto

1 Plate of Steak and Asparagus Dinner

1 Omnomberry Bar


1:34 4.1 Go to the Cooking Station in Hoelbrak. Talk to Master Chef.

1:34 4.2 Discover:

- Sesame-Roasted Dinner

- Bowl of Snow Truffle Soup

- Sage Stuffed Poultry

2:36 4.3 Find Einar Blackforge, north of Shelter Rock wp [&BIsDAAA=] in Hoelbrak.

Bring 5 Deldrimor Steel Ingots, 5 Dragonite Ingots & 1 Spiritwood Plank.

Use these materials to buy the 3 delivery items from Einar Blackforge.

There will be a 2h timer on your buff bar. Come back to Einar later.

►Divinity's Reach

5.1 Go to the Cooking Station in Divinity's Reach. [&BCoDAAA=] Waypoint

Talk to Master Chef.

You will need to buy 2 recipes from him for 50s each.

4:30 Discover:

- Bowl of Roasted Lotus Root

- Chocolate Omnomberry Cake


- Flatbread

5:45 5.3 Buy Heat Stones recipe from Tier 3 Dry Top merchant. [&BIAHAAA=] Dry Top Entry Wp

You will need to craft or buy 3 Heat Stones. Bring it to Luron the Baker.

6:30 5.4 Bring the 3 Heat Stones to Mt Maelstrom. [&BNYCAAA=] Magmatic Waypoint

Head to marker, northeast of the wp, on the mountainside.

7:03 5.5 Bring 10 Bloodstone Bricks to Luron the Baker.

Then return to your home instance to receive your new oven!

►The Grove

7:30 6.1 Go to the Cooking Station in The Grove. [&BLsEAAA=] Reckoner's Waypoint

Talk to Master Chef.

7:39 6.2 Discover:

- Filet of Rosemary-Roasted Meat

- Bowl of Artichoke Soup

- Bowl of Poultry Tarragon Pasta

8:59 6.3 Talk to Mender Earie in Privet Gardens.

From Reckoner's wp [&BLsEAAA=], head northwest.

►Rata Sum

9:36 7.1 Go to the Cooking Station in Rata Sum. [&BLYEAAA=] Accountancy Waypoint

Talk to Master Chef.

9:46 7.2 Discover:

- Bowl of Tropical Mousse

- Bowl of Truffle Sautee

- Omnomberry Ghost

11:03 7.3 Buy Plikk's Immersion Circulation System from Gastronome Plikk near Auxiliary wp. [&BLkEAAA=]

►Black Citadel

11:31 8.1 Go to the Cooking Station in Black Citadel. [&BKcDAAA=] Factorium Waypoint

Talk to Master Chef.

11:42 8.2 Discover:

- Bowl of Spicy Meat Chili

- Plate of Lemongrass Poultry

- Plate of Fire Flank Steak

13:06 8.3 Talk to Vaastas Meatslayer in Village of Butcher's Block, Diessa Plateau.

[&BF8BAAA=] Butcher's Block Waypoint

Event: Help Kiboz Rapideater herd cattle to Butcher's Block.

14:15 9. Harvest herbs until you get varietal seeds.

Mine dropped in the area south of Crucible of Eternity in Mt Maelstrom.

14:47 10. Obtain Cut of Quality Red Meat from any creature that drops Slab of Red Meat.

I got this from the stags & doe in the same area.

14:59 11. Obtain Cut of Quality Poultry meat from any creature that drops Slab of Poultry Meat.

I got this from the moas in Stormbluff Isle in Bloodtide Coast.

15:14 Return to Vaastas Meatslayer in Village of Butcher's Block, Diessa Plateau.

This will complete the Charr part and give you 10 levels in Cooking.

15:34 Cook a Filet of Sous-Vide Meat after getting Cuts of Quality Red Meat.

Return to Gastronome Plikk with it.

Purchase Plikk's Fluid Gas Infuser & Plikk's Food Form Manipulator.

They cost 5g each.

16:41 Return to Mender Earie in Privet Gardens in The Grove.

You will get the recipe for a Portable Composter. Craft it.

Return to Mender Earie again.

You will get a garden in your home instance.

17:29 Return to Einar Blackforge in Hoelbrak after 2h to check on your cookware.

If you still have not hit 500, discover recipes or craft orange ones.


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Ani Red

Thanks again Ayin <3 your the best :)

Neil Aman

shallot ?
where are there?


Thank you VERY much for your hard work that makes our lives easyer.

J Rivas

Hey, I didn't know you do wvw but I see you with the warbringer. Nice surprise!!


EGGcellent guide :)

Andre Mattos

thanks for the guide !!! =*

Mario and Rossel WarKing Legacy

Cool. I will try your guide for my new character. 6.05 Everyone has a big head.


ty so much Ayin!

Frank Drebbin

How about Wine ??? Many people have their Inv stuffed with grapes and there's no good recipes for them. Why not the obvious?


This excellent guide makes leveling up my chef a lot of fun. I'm almost there; just have a few time-gated tasks to complete. Thanks so much for this well organized guide! I love your work, Ayin!!!

Sayyid Alfatih

Finally, helpful guide, ty so much^^

Marcello Tripodo

thanks for the guide !!! I need it :)

Vinícius Savi Silva

Thank you so much! :)


Ty for the guide

Mario Pino

You're awesome =)

Skorde Manne

Excellent guide as usual Ayin - love your voice! Gorgeous :D

Connor Grimwood

I litraly cannot watch any of your vids. Your voice sounds like. Tuour whispering

Geraldo Andrade

Hi Ayin I don't think that Shallot anywhere could help me?


The timestamp for The Grove Recipes take me back to Flatbread, just figured i'd let you know :D thanks for the great guide!

Jack Jack

How much it takes to complete ? Im broke af so i need to know before proceeding