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Michelin Stars: Tales from the Kitchen

Part of our Culture Vulture series. For more screenings and information, visit: www.laemmle.com/culturevulture.

All chefs dream of the distinction of receiving the coveted Michelin star, but who decides this peculiar rating and what is the criteria for obtaining one? More than a baker's dozen of the world's top-rated chefs dish on the pros and cons of the punishing star system that has given them extreme joy-and nervous breakdowns.

(in order of appearance)

Guy Savoy, Guy Savoy ***, Paris
Alain Ducasse, Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée ***, Paris
Andoni Luis Aduriz, Mugaritz **, Gipuzkoa
Victor Arguinzoniz, Asador Extebarri *, Atxondo
René Redzepi, Noma **, Copenhagen
Rasmus Kofoed, Geranium ***, Copenhagen
Esben Holmboe Bang, Maaemo ***, Oslo
Mark Ladner, Del Posto *, New York City
Alain Weissgerber, Taubenkobel (**), Schützen am Gebirge
Daniel Humm, Eleven Madison Park ***, New York City
Fredrik Berselius, Aska **, New York City
Benoit Violier, l’Hotel de Ville ***, Crissier
Frank Giovannini, l’Hotel de Ville ***, Crissier
Kevin Fehling, The Table ***, Hamburg
Yoshihiro Narisawa, Narisawa **, Tokyo
Namae Shinobu, L’Effervescence **, Tokyo
Yoshimi Tanigawa, Kichisen ***, Kyoto
Wassim Halal, Frederikshøj *, Aarhus

Played at

Playhouse 7, 8.20.18 - 8.21.18
Royal, 8.20.18 - 8.21.18
Town Center 5, 8.20.18 - 8.21.18
Claremont 5, 8.20.18 - 8.21.18
Rated NR
Genre: Culture Vulture, Documentary, Food
Runtime: 82 min
Language: English