If that sounds pretty wonderful to you it sounds like you should stop what you’re doing and watch these awe-inspiring foodie Netflix documentaries.
Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney thinks that we have lost touch with how food makes it’s way onto our plates. In this four part documentary, we take a look at the history of food, it’s preparation and what it means to us as humans. This is shown through incredibly beautiful cinematography. The series encourages us to form a deeper connection with ingredients and the process of cooking food.
This inspiring series goes behind the scenes of the lives and kitchens of six of the world’s most renowned international chefs. Each episode stars a different chef, featuring the likes of Francis Mallmann (El Restaurante Patagonia Sur in Buenos Aires, Argentina), Massimo Bottura (Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy), Dan Barber (Blue Hill Restaurant at Stone Barns and in New York City, USA) and Ben Shewry (Attica Restaurant in Melbourne, Australia). Take a peek into their unique lives, learn from their knowledge and be inspired by their passion.
SOMM is a comical but emotional journey of four sommeliers that embark on an intense and intimidating course of study for the prestigious (and nearly impossible to pass) Master Sommelier exam.
Since the exam was created almost 40 years ago, only around 200 candidates have reached the Master level. The exam covers in absolute detail all aspects of wine. To pass the exam they need to put their social lives and love lives on hold and their sanity to the test. The Huffington Post have said this film is “funny, sad and inspirational” and that it’s also a must see.
A determined chef has a huge dream – to cook in Paris, apprenticing under an expert French chef. But after Samir’s father suffers a major heart attack he is forced to take over the nearly bankrupt family Indian restaurant. Through Samir’s attempts to master Indian cuisine he has a chance to rediscover his heritage and his passion for life.
The Mind Of A Chef
Travel the world in search of all things food alongside narrator Anthony Bourdain. In season one he takes you inside the mind and life of Korean-American chef and brilliant restauranteur David Chang. From Copenhagen to Japan, from ramen to rotting bananas, you will never go hungry with this innovative, humorous and historic series.