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Le Chef (2012)
"Comme un chef" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  20 June 2014 (USA)
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A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.

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Alexandre Lagarde
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Jacky Bonnot
Raphaëlle Agogué ...
Béatrice
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Stanislas Matter
Salomé Stévenin ...
Amandine
Serge Larivière ...
Titi
Issa Doumbia ...
Moussa
Bun-hay Mean ...
Chang
Pierre Vernier ...
Paul Matter
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Juan
Geneviève Casile ...
La mère de Béatrice
André Penvern ...
Le père de Béatrice
Rebecca Miquel ...
Carole
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Cyril Boss (as James Gérard)
Henri Payet ...
Thibault
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A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.

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$11,290 (USA) (20 June 2014)

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$342,667 (USA) (15 August 2014)
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Mediocre but pleasant
11 September 2012 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

It is a story about events related to a chef, his work, his kitchen and a young associate. There are the usual sorts of back stories, but nothing elaborate.

In fact, "nothing elaborate" is probably a good way to describe this movie.

There are few aspects that had me actually laughing - mostly the scene with the 'Japanese' customers. The rest raised a few smiles along the way. It was a pleasant passing of time.

The best part of the movie was the appearance of an actress named Rebecca Miquel as Carole. Stunning.

If you want to laugh at events in the kitchen you would be much better off watch the TV series Whites.


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