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Spinning Plates (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 25 October 2013 (USA)
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A documentary about three unique restaurants and their respective owners.

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Joseph Levy

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Joseph Levy
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Grant Achatz
Cindy Breitbach Cindy Breitbach ... Self
Mike Breitbach Mike Breitbach ... Self
Thomas Keller Thomas Keller
Francisco Martinez Francisco Martinez ... Self
Gabby Martinez Gabby Martinez ... Self
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Spinning Plates is a documentary about three extraordinary restaurants and the incredible people who make them what they are. A cutting-edge restaurant named the seventh-best in the world whose chef must battle a life-threatening obstacle to pursue his passion. A 150-year-old family restaurant still standing only because of the unbreakable bond with its community. A fledgling Mexican restaurant whose owners are risking everything just to survive and provide for their young daughter. Their unforgettable stories of family, legacy, passion and survival come together to reveal how meaningful food can be, and the power it has to connect us to one another. Written by Anonymous

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It's not what you cook. It's why.

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Three very different restaurant chef owners who have a huge passion for cooking describe their struggles that have overcome to keep their restaurants alive.
28 March 2014 | by jayjun1992See all my reviews

This is everything that you would want in a food-based documentary for both foodies and non- foodies alike. It feels authentic and real without being harsh or brazen. As the film unfolds, you get a good sense of who these restaurant owners/chefs are not just as business owners but also as fellow people struggling to keep their dreams alive.

It is refreshing also to see that these restaurant owners belong to completely different demographics, having experienced completely different obstacles so that most viewers could relate to at least one of them.

The focus on the food and the kitchen gives a look into each of these chefs approaches to applying a mixture of their hard work and heart into their culinary creations. Though they are all different, all the delectable food definitely entices and intrigues and will make your mouth water.

Watch this and it won't disappoint, even for those who are not typically interested in documentaries.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Вращающиеся тарелки See more »

Filming Locations:

Balltown, Iowa, USA See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$20,717, 27 October 2013

Gross USA:

$112,449

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$124,856
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