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A Matter of Taste: Serving up Paul Liebrandt

A Matter of Taste: Serving up Paul Liebrandt

Documentary | English | 68 minutes

Company

BidSlate


Cast & Crew

Director

Sally Rowe

Producers

Sally Rowe, Alan Oxman, Rachel Mills

Writer

Sally Rowe

Cast

Paul Liebrandt, Drew Nieporent, Heston Blumenthal, Daniel Boulud, Frank Bruni, Eric Ripert


Synopsis

Paul Liebrandt is one of the most talented and controversial chefs in the food world and the youngest chef to have received 3 stars from the New York Times. He was 24. NY Times food critic, William Grimes, likened Paul to 'a pianist who seems to have found a couple of dozen extra keys.' Through Paul, the film reveals the creative process, the extreme hard work, long hours, and dedication it takes to be a culinary artist and have success in the cutthroat world of haute cuisine. Exploring the complicated relationships between food critics, chefs, and owners the film delves into the life of a dedicated young chef ahead of his time.

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Completion Year

2011


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