Chef Poster

Release Date: May 9th, 2014

DVD Release Date: September 30th, 2014

R|1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary
After a controlling owner (Dustin Hoffman) pushes him too far, chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) quits his position at a prestigious Los Angeles restaurant. As he tries to figure out what his next step should be, he finds himself in Miami. Carl joins forces with his ex-wife (Sofía Vergara), best friend (John Leguizamo) and son (Emjay Anthony) to launch a food-truck business, and the venture provides a chance to reignite his passion for cooking -- as well as his zest for life and love.

Cast: Jon Favreau, Sofía Vergara, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, Emjay Anthony, Robert Downey Jr., Oliver Platt

Director: Jon Favreau

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Aldamisa Entertainment

Distributors: Open Road

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  • Buoyed by a Latin-flavored score and Favreau's knack for improv inspiration, Chef is the perfect antidote to Hollywood junk food. Like the best meals and movies, this irresistible concoction feels good for the soul. show more

  • The easygoing comedy keeps a familiar story going despite minor plot hiccups. show more

  • Like so much in Chef, the plot resolution seems contrived and a bit silly. By then, though, we've had plenty of laughs, and generous helpings of warm feelings—the meat and potatoes of real life. show more

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