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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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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Janice Blackstock: I consequently have a sex life slightly less active than the Singing Nun.
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Black Adder - WHAT!?!
18 July 2002 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

Comparing this great comedy to Fawlty Towers is ridiculous. Both shows are brilliant, but that's about where the similarity ends (aside from the fact that they are both about an ass with a demanding wife)... One is told in a hyper exaggerated style (Fawlty Towers) and one is more of a slice of life, albeit a cranky and bumblingly interesting one (Chef!).

When I first saw Chef!. I though it would be another dry or pedantic Brit-com but i was pleasantly suprised to be greeted with a genuinely funny and touching program. Highly Recommended, particularly if you like food :)

And comparing it to Black Adder? That's like comparing Four weddings and a Funeral to Star Wars!


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