The Chef Show

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  • TV-14
  • 2019
  • 4 Seasons
  • 8.2  (5,626)

The Chef Show is a culinary series that premiered on Netflix in 2019. Hosted by actor and filmmaker Jon Favreau, the show follows him as he teams up with his friend and renowned chef Roy Choi to explore the world of cooking. The two chefs invite various guests, including not only professional chefs but also celebrities and friends, to join them in the kitchen and share their passion for food.

Throughout the show's running time, which ranges from 30 to 45 minutes per episode, Jon and Roy prepare different dishes, experiment with ingredients and techniques, and tell stories about their culinary experiences. They showcase recipes that range from simple and quick dishes to more complex and sophisticated ones, exploring a variety of cuisines such as Japanese, Italian, Mexican, and American barbecue. The dishes they prepare include classic favorites such as grilled cheese, pasta carbonara, and chicken wings, as well as more challenging dishes like smoked brisket, homemade tortillas, and octopus.

One of the highlights of the show is the chemistry between Jon and Roy, who have been friends since they worked together on the movie "Chef." Their playful banter and shared love for food make for a fun and enjoyable show that will appeal not only to foodies but also to anyone who appreciates good company and good humor.

The show also features guest appearances by several renowned chefs, including Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue, Nancy Silverton of Mozza Restaurant Group, and Christina Tosi of Milk Bar. These chefs bring their expertise to the show, sharing their insights and techniques with Jon and Roy while collaborating on unique and exciting dishes.

The Chef Show is not just a cooking show but also a celebration of food and culture. The show explores the ways in which food brings people together and the role that it plays in our lives. Jon and Roy visit different cities across the United States, including Austin, Los Angeles, and Atlanta, to explore the local food scene and meet people who are passionate about food.

One of the most memorable episodes of the show is the one where Jon and Roy take a trip to Skywalker Ranch to cook for the crew of "The Mandalorian," the Star Wars TV series that Jon created and produced. The episode showcases not only the impressive kitchen facilities at the ranch but also the camaraderie and connection that food can create between people.

Overall, The Chef Show is an entertaining and informative series that offers a fresh take on the world of cooking. Jon and Roy's passion for food and their enthusiasm for sharing it with others are infectious, making the show a joy to watch. With its mix of humor, storytelling, and cooking, The Chef Show is a must-watch for anyone who loves food and good company.

The Chef Show is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (25 episodes). The series first aired on June 7, 2019.

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Late Night Burger
5. Late Night Burger
September 25, 2020
Roy and Jon re-create Holeman and Finch's late-night burger, then sample Chad Robertson's take on a grilled cheese and a delicious dessert by Nina Subhas.
4. Tartine
September 25, 2020
Chefs Chad Robertson and Chris Bianco take Jon and Roy through their intricate processes for artisan bread baking, fermentation and coffee roasting.
Jessica Largey
3. Jessica Largey
September 24, 2020
James Beard Award-winning chef Jessica Largey welcomes Roy and Jon to help cook up her unique takes on pork meatballs, grilled cabbage and roast duck.
Roy's Italian Cuisine
2. Roy's Italian Cuisine
September 24, 2020
Roy teaches Jon his unique preparations for a selection of Italian dishes, including artichoke salad, lasagna, and (of course) spaghetti and meatballs.
Milk Bar Bake Sale
1. Milk Bar Bake Sale
September 24, 2020
« Previous Ep. Next Ep. » At Milk Bar in LA, chef Christina Tosi teaches Jon and Roy how to "take back the bake sale" with her elevated preparations of cookies, pies, and cakes.
Where to Watch The Chef Show
The Chef Show is available for streaming on the Netflix website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Chef Show on demand at Netflix.
  • Premiere Date
    June 7, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (5,626)