Chef

Chef is the creation of the multi-talented Jon Favreau that manages something in a film that I haven't seen in a while...magic. This might be down to the fact that I haven't watched a film in a while but nevertheless this film is truly something spectacular. More than anything else for me it represents a lesson in entrepreneurship. The film follows Favreau as Carl Casper, a talented and dynamic chef in LA who clashes with owner (Dustin Hoffman) over what should be served in the restaurant ultimately leading to a bad review from an influential food critic (Oliver Platt) as he backs down from the owner. This bad review acts as a catalyst for Carl and his journey to entrepreneurship begins as he tries to do his own thing first in his job (before quitting), finding his passion at ...