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Pressure Cooker - Culinary Arts Bootcamp
There's a force-of-nature at Frankford High School in Philadelphia. Her name is Wilma Stephenson and she runs an infamous Culinary Arts "boot camp" for students. A teacher for 40 years, Wilma can be blunt and cantankerous - but beneath her…
New Chefs on the Block - Two Chefs Struggle to Open Their First Restaurants
An intimate, multi-year portrait of two chefs and their staffs in Washington, DC who struggle to open and maintain their first restaurants. The film begins with each restaurant under construction and follows them through their first year of business. Against…
A Matter of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt - A Talented Young Chef
A Matter of Taste takes an intimate look inside the world of an immensely talented and driven young chef, Paul Liebrandt. At 24, he was awarded three stars by The New York Times for unforgettable and hyper-modern dishes such as…
Wa-shoku - Beyond Sushi - Spreading Japanese Culture & Cuisine Throughout the World
Beginning with sushi, Japanese cuisine is familiar all over the world today. At Japanese restaurants, you can see people, regardless of their ethnicity, enjoying this food culture. There is a passionate story behind the men and women who dedicated their…
The Migrant Kitchen - A Generation of Chefs Inspired by the Immigrant Experience
This Emmy -Winning series explores Los Angeles' booming food scene through the eyes of a new generation of chefs whose cuisine is inspired by the immigrant experience. Visit the kitchens of those who have transformed the culinary landscape of the…
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Noma: My Perfect Storm - The Man Behind the Best Restaurant in the World
Creative genius Rene Redzepi is renowned as one of the world's best chefs. His restaurant Noma was voted best restaurant in the world four times, from 2011-14. He has been credited with revolutionizing the food world with his radical take…
American Masters: James Beard - America's First Foodie
PBS
Experience a century of food through the life of James Beard, who spoke of the importance of localism and sustainability long before those terms had entered the vernacular. A cookbook author, journalist, television celebrity and teacher, Beard helped to pioneer…
The Turkish Way - A Tribute to Turkish Cuisine
A travelogue that shares the journey and experiences of three brothers on a trip across Turkey. They learn about one of the most unknown, powerful and ancient cuisines in the world. They reflect Turkey's great culinary potential through young chefs…
El Bulli: Cooking In Progress - Renowned Spanish Chef Ferran Adrià
For six months of the year, renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adria closes his restaurant El Bulli and works with his culinary team to prepare the menu for the next season. An elegant, detailed study of food as avant-garde art, EL…
Searching for Umami - Investigating a Complicated Flavor
Dani Garcia offers a tribute to one of his gastronomic idols, Nobu Matsuhisa. In his kitchen, an element is present, umami, which provokes different interpretations among chefs from all over the world. Taking advantage of the company of the best…
Guy Martin: Portrait of a Grand Chef - A Gastronomical Voyage with a Master of French Cooking
Guy Martin is the chef of Le Grand Vefour, the legendary, Michelin 3-star Parisian restaurant. As a kid, he dreamed of being a doctor or a rock star. First trained in a pizzeria, 20 years later he is recognized as…
Chef Flynn - A Young Rising Star of the Culinary World
Teenager Flynn McGarry transforms his living room into a supper club using his classmates as line cooks. Achieving sudden fame, Flynn outgrows his bedroom kitchen and sets out to challenge the hierarchy of the culinary world. Official Selection at the…