The film entitled Simply Irresistible is about the life of Amanda. Amanda is a young lady who after her mother dies inherits her restaurant. Her main predicament of running the restaurant is the fact that unlike her mother who could cook very well, Amanda does not know how to cook. This causes the restaurant's sales to drop and the restaurant is threatened to fail.
One day she meets a mysterious magician during her visit to the nearby market who tells her he used to be her mother's friend. His name was Gene. Amanda buys a few items from Gene including crabs and returns home. She goes back home and while preparing the crabs one of them escapes and becomes her talisman. The crab has the ability to perform magic, bring her good luck just by waving its claw.
One day Amanda goes to the nearby market again where she meets Bartlett. Bartlett owns and manages a very large store and has plans of creating a restaurant in his store. Amanda's encounter with Bartlett transforms her into a mysterious food witch such that she could cast spells on her customers even through mistakes made while preparing the food. Coupled with the assistance she gets from her mysterious crab, Amanda's restaurant starts growing and prospers as never before.
Her relationship with Bartlett also gets interesting and she feels happy. Bartlett however finds out about Amanda's magical abilities and practices and fears she can cast a spell on him. He immediately breaks up with her.
Amanda decides to pay Bartlett a last visit in his office and finds out that Bartlett's main chef restaurant was resigning even before the restaurant was launched. Bartlett's colleagues find out who Amanda is, and decide to hire her as the restaurant chef. The launching of Bartlett's restaurant was successful and he reconciles with Amanda.
The film was written by Judith Roberts and directed by Mark Tarlov. The main characters include Sarah Michelle as Amanda and Sean Patrick as Bartlett.