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

Release Date:

28 January 1993 (UK) See more »

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Шеф-повар! See more »

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Gareth: [while preparing vegetables] Somebody bring me a knife, very long and razor sharp. I need to castrate the person who made this sauce and I don't want to cause any unecessary suffering. I'm not a vindictive man, I'm not out to cause pain, but with this man's DNA in the gene pool, humanity is doomed.
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Featured in The Funny Ladies of British Comedy (2004) See more »

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22 October 2001 | by gmr-4See all my reviews

I was gripped from the first by CHEF!, a crazy, yet urbane "sit-com." It is the principal's devastating use of malicious wit and language combined with the undeniable seductiveness of his wife which I find so pleasing about this searies. Too bad there were only three seasons, but one can see how the audience must have been pretty small.


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