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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Gareth: [to Piers] Let me explain the order of things to you. There's the aristocracy, the upper class, the middle class, working class, dumb animals, waiters, creeping things, head lice, people who eat packet soup, then you.
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great intelligent humor!
16 October 2006 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

One who loves food, cooking and last but not least...great humor should watch this comedy. It's about "chef!" Gareth Blackstock, who after 20 years of hard labor got's own (owned by the bank ;) ) 2 stars Michelin restaurant Le Château Anglais. He Loves his work, more than his wife, more than anything else. He looks down on everything and will never show he is not right. The great moments are the great amount of words and arguments he produces to make his point and the looks when he knows he is not right, and doesn't say a thing. The kitchen is his domain all day long..Home is purely for sleeping...one-thing his wife dislikes.

Watch it, enjoy it, and watch it again because it's fun!


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