Chef! (1993–1996)

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Famous chef Gareth Blackstock struggles with dividing time between wife Janice and the restaurant. It's a good thing he can let off steam with his remarks.

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 Gareth (20 episodes, 1993-1996)
Roger Griffiths ...
 Everton (19 episodes, 1993-1996)
Caroline Lee-Johnson ...
 Janice (18 episodes, 1993-1996)
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A comedy, conceived by Lenny Henry, playing the *finest* chef in England, possibly the world. Chef! is set in the kitchen of _Le Chateau Anglais_, the finest French restaurant in England. Gareth Blackstock, the aforementioned chef, embodies all the worst qualities of someone at the top of their profession... Written by Michael Masterson <mjm@wru.org>

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[Everton applies for a position Gareth's wife just asked him to create]
Gareth: Well, you've got two things going for you. One, we're old school chums. And two, your timing is absolutely, totally, marriage-ruiningly perfect.
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Serious Profession
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Performed by Omar
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What I think of Chef!
17 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think Chef! is one of the best BBC shows I have seen. It will make you laugh like crazy. Chef is cranky but very lovable. His wife is something else. His staff consists of several younger cooks all hoping to learn his secrets. His method of cursing out his staff is hilarious, not using traditional curse words, but thing you would never think of. If you know and love someone that is temperamental and boisterous, you will probably enjoy this even more. I own the first two VHS tapes of this series and we watch them periodically and laugh again. Chef is very entertaining and I can't wait for the full season DVD's to be released in August.


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