Chef Adam Jones played by Bradley Cooper has lost his job in one of the best Parisian restaurant owned by his mentor Jean-Luc. He heads to London in order to restart his career, find a new team, and earn a third Michelin star. The goal is extremely ambitious so Adam has to work really hard in order to achieve it. Will he be able to overcome his drug addiction and create a worthy team?
Julie & Julia (2009)
This biographical film is based on two books at once: My Life in France by Julia Child and Julie & Julia by Julie Powell. Meryl Streep and Amy Adams brilliantly played the leading roles. The film is jumping between present day and past, showing moments in both of their lives.
This comedy contrasts the early years of chef Julia Child with the life of young New Yorker Julie Powell, who wants to cook all 524 recipes in Child’s cookbook within 365 days. That challenge she described on her online blog made her a famous author.
Mostly Martha (2001)
This is a German romantic comedy film about Martha, a chef of a gourmet restaurant in Hamburg. She is a true workaholic who lives only for her work. Martha is obsessed with food and does not care much about the rest of the world.
One day, Martha’s life takes a dramatic turn when her sister dies in a car accident. She leaves behind her little daughter Lina. Now Martha has to look after the niece who cannot get over her mother’s death. At the same time, the chef has to deal with a newly hired sous-chef Mario, who brings a lot of trouble.
Bon Appétit (2010)
This 2010 romantic drama film tells a story of a young and talented chef Daniel. He starts working at a prestigious restaurant in Zürich and makes huge progress within a short period. Eventually, Daniel falls in love with Hanna, the sommelier of the restaurant. However, she is already in love with another person. The organized and tidy life of Daniel is about to risk his professional career for love…