The records of when and where the quote 'too many cooks spoil the broth' have been lost to time. However looking at the origin of the word 'broth' it seems to have been used at least since the 12th century in England. It's possible the quote was a wise person's musings which spread and became popular with the original creator never being given credit.
too many cooks spoil the broth
Too many cooks spoil the soup. I've also heard it as too many cooks spoil the broth. Either way is the same.
Too many cooks spoil the broth (like a soup).
...spoil the broth
too many cooks spoil the brothOne day I and my cousin visited a restaurant and so many cooks came to take our order.We told them to make us a broth with some slizes of bread we asked for just one and they all sped off to the kitchen. WE were worried that they might make a not so good broth and waited anxiously for our food,finaly the waiter arrived with our broth as we took a scoop of it we felt so disgusted as it tasted so badi asked the waitter how many cooks cooked the broth 5 cooks he said then i remembered a proverb saying too many cooks spoil the broth.
too many cooks destroy my soup.
It is an old proverb.
The meaning of the phrase too many cooks spoil the broth is that when too many people are involved in creating something, they are more likely to interfere with one another than to help.
Too many cooks spoil the broth. I just love the aromas in the house when my aunt cooks Italian food.
"MY mother always used to say"
The old saying "There's too many chiefs and not enough Indians around here" is similar in intent.