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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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Lenny Henry ...  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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English

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28 January 1993 (UK) See more »

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Шеф-повар! See more »

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Quotes

Janice Blackstock: You've been fighting with the customers?
Gareth: Well, somebody's got to do it.
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Featured in The Funny Blokes of British Comedy (2005) See more »

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Serious Profession
(theme song)
Performed by Omar
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What I think of Chef!
17 May 2005 | by tamra_66See 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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