[documentary] Netflix original – Chef’s table

Good evening everyone,

today I have another quick recommendation for you.
Do you own a Netflix account and love food? You maybe loved my recommendation post for Jiro dreams of sushi? Then this might be the right documentary for you.

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Chef’s Table goes inside the lives and kitchens of six of the world’s most renowned international chefs. Each episode focuses on a single chef and their unique look at their lives, talents and passion from their piece of culinary heaven.

Premiere: April 26, 2015
Seasons: 1 season, 6 ep.
Runtime: 41-54 min. each

I usually don’t like those fancy menus where it seems to be more about the presentation of the food then the taste, but I gotta say this documentary got me anyways. I advise you to NOT watch this when you are hungry ;)

The posters already show what you can expect. mouth-watering courses with very pretty presentation.

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I really liked how they talked about the background stories of the chef’s and how they mixed the first season with chef’s from different countries all over the world.

Episode 1: Massimo Bottura (Italy)
Epsiode 2: Dan Barber (New York)
Episode 3: Francis Mallmann (Argentina)
Episode 4: Niki Nakayama (Los Angeles)
Episode 5: Ben Shewry (Australia)
Episode 6: Magnus Nilsson (Sweden)

I personally can not wait for another season, which I hope they will be doing.

From season one episode 4 with  Niki Nakayama was my favorite. I really love food and it was very interesting for me to see her interpretation of the traditional kaiseki (multi course menu).

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Did you already see this documentary? If so what was your favorite episode?

Let me know in the comments below.

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