Kitchen Confidential

Kitchen Confidential

  • TV-14
  • 2005
  • 1 Season
  • 8.1  (4,647)

In the show, one time rock star chef Jack Bourdain (Bradley Cooper) has lost everything including his job and reputation due to his problems with drugs and alcohol. Clean and sober now, he is offered a great opportunity as the head chef of a fancy new restaurant called Nolita, about to open in New York. However he has just two days to find his staff and prepare a menu for the three hundred guests expected on opening night. Now he has to control his previous egotistical and womanizing ways in order to achieve success again. But he also has to deal with the consequences of his affairs with a prominent food critic who he has a romantic history with. Featuring an ensemble and recurring cast that includes Nicholas Brendon, John Francis Daley, Jamie King, John Cho, and Frank Langella.

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And the Award Goes To...
13. And the Award Goes To...
January 23, 2006
Nolita is a finalist for the prestigious James Beard Award, which Mimi and Jack are determined to win; then...
Power Play
12. Power Play
January 1, 2006
When Mimi inherits Nolita, Jack assumes he'll be able to walk all over her and run the restaurant his way, but...
An Affair To Remember
11. An Affair To Remember
May 12, 2006
Jack has sex with Gia, the woman living in the apartment over Nolita, only to discover she's Pino's mistress;...
Praise Be Praise
10. Praise Be Praise
January 1, 2009
Praise Be Praise
The Robbery
9. The Robbery
January 1, 2009
With Nolita doing well, Jack is convinced that his bad luck is behind him for good; but when the restaurant is robbed, and business drops off completely, Jack believes he jinxed his good luck by reveling in it; and Seth makes a fortune betting on horses.
Teddy Takes Off
8. Teddy Takes Off
January 1, 2006
When Jack takes credit for Teddy's scrumptious fish dish, Teddy gets angry and quits; Jack hires a replacement, and Teddy gets a new job; but things at Nolita go wrong without Teddy there, and the staff schemes to bring him back.
Let's Do Brunch
7. Let's Do Brunch
January 1, 2006
Becky asks Jack to start serving brunch at Nolita and to let her run it; smitten Jack can't say no, though he wants to; the staff is furious, especially when they find out that Jack and Becky are having sex; and Mimi wants to move in with Becky.
Rabbit Test
6. Rabbit Test
December 19, 2005
Jim accidentally accepts a delivery of rabbits for Nolita's special, but when they arrive alive, no one has the guts to kill them. Meanwhile, Jack dates a vegan and is impressed by the strength of her convictions, until he sweet-talks her into trying meat and she becomes obsessed.
You Lose, I Win
5. You Lose, I Win
December 12, 2005
Pino orders Jack to spend time in the dining room schmoozing with customers; Jack hires an old cooking school friend to cover for him in the kitchen, but gets jealous when she does well; and Seth and Teddy bet over whose specialty is more popular.
French Fight
4. French Fight
December 5, 2005
Television and film star Michael Vartan will guest-star as Michel, an arrogant, womanizing French chef who steals from Jack's menu and seduces Mimi, his head waitress, sparking a brutal feud between Nolita and a rival French bistro.
Dinner Date with Death
3. Dinner Date with Death
October 3, 2005
Jack's old culinary-school mentor asks Jack to kill him with unhealthy food; Jim insults a tough dishwasher...
Aftermath
2. Aftermath
September 26, 2005
Jack is exhausted from running Nolita; he orders Steven to stop stealing/dealing in the restaurant, and Steven...
Exile on Main Street
1. Exile on Main Street
September 19, 2005
Fallen hot-shot chef Jack Bourdain gets a second chance to make his mark in the culinary world when the owner...
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Kitchen Confidential (Clip 2)

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Kitchen Confidential (Clip 1)

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Kitchen Confidential
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Description

In the show, one time rock star chef Jack Bourdain (Bradley Cooper) has lost everything including his job and reputation due to his problems with drugs and alcohol. Clean and sober now, he is offered a great opportunity as the head chef of a fancy new restaurant called Nolita, about to open in New York. However he has just two days to find his staff and prepare a menu for the three hundred guests expected on opening night. Now he has to control his previous egotistical and womanizing ways in order to achieve success again. But he also has to deal with the consequences of his affairs with a prominent food critic who he has a romantic history with.

Featuring an ensemble and recurring cast that includes Nicholas Brendon, John Francis Daley, Jamie King, John Cho, and Frank Langella.

  • Premiere Date
    September 19, 2005
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (4,647)