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Well Done (which has no direct French Translation), refers to meats very well cooked where they are gray brown throughout. Cooking meats to a Well Done consistency yields a dry, firm, less flavorful, end product that is a Tougher Chew. Well-Done cooking does not let the flavor of your portion cut of meat to shine through as all the proteins have been broken down by the exposure to heat. There is a reason the French have no direct translation for “Well Done.” The temperature for well done meat is 160° F (71 C°).