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A Chef's Voyage
Directed by Rémi Anfosso

90 minutes, color, 2020
In English & French with English subtitles


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Synopsis

A Chef's Voyage follows the celebrated American Chef David Kinch and his team from Manresa, their 3 Star Michelin restaurant in California, for a one-of-a-kind collaboration with three legendary French chefs at their iconic restaurants in Paris, Provence, and Marseille.

To mark the 15th anniversary of Manresa, Kinch decides to close shop for a month so he and his staff can embark on their France voyage. Planning the trip takes months; to represent the refined Californian cuisine of Manresa, the team must bring their own seasonings, sauces that take days to make, and lots of abalone. But the logistics are tricky: how to sneak the food on flights; unfamiliar host kitchens; a language barrier and more.

A Chef's Voyage takes us behind the scenes as the Manresa crew attempts to stage nine major meals over 10 days in the world’s most cinematic venues, alongside culinary superstars, with the world watching (and tasting) - all to celebrate 15 years of Manresa excellence by doing what Chef Kinch and his team do best: creating meals and experiences worthy of those three stars.


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Reviews

"A Delicious Escape to France. It’s a feast, not just for the food shown in exquisite detail, but for the images of the countryside, the shore, and the streets and markets." - Florence Fabricant, The New York Times

"A Chef’s Voyage can be appreciated on several levels. The voyeur can take a happy romp through beautiful French countryside, admire the food porn, and be a fly on the wall to David Kinch’s journey of a lifetime. The amateur or professional cook can buy in emotionally to Kinch’s odyssey and find this film an inspiration."- Andy Chalk, The Chalk Report

"This culinary documentary basks in sumptuous food shots, takes you behind the scenes into buzzing French kitchens and offers stunning scenes of differing French landscapes. But its true heart rests with the chef and his team who set out on an odyssey - packing underwear and abalone - to discover the love of creating and enjoying culinary creations." - Bryan Alexander, USA Today

"A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of one of America’s upper-echelon restaurants - and, a tour through the heart of bucolic Provence, bustling Paris, and the gorgeous coastline of Marseille." - Elizabeth Brownfield, Forbes

"A mesmerizing documentary…a hot soundtrack…the food’s so beautiful you will salivate." - Christina Waters, GoodTimes

"An honest documentary made for foodies and those who respect culinary insights that not only cross borders but push for new experiences. Meticulously made...the cinematography is breathtaking." - Seth Eelen, Into:Screens

"A culinary masterpiece...superb!" - Janet Walker, Haute-Lifestyle.com


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