‘Chef’s Table’ at Christ and Pop Culture

photo-1428515613728-6b4607e44363-1024x683I had the privilege to work with Christ and Pop Culture on an in-depth analysis of Netflix Original Chef’s Table. It’s a fascinating mini-series that looks at six world-class chefs. Here’s a snippet:

In a food-frenzied entertainment culture, the Netflix original Chef’s Table (2015) stands out as a mini-series where food isn’t merely food. With Season 2 due out May 27, I’ve been re-watching the original six episodes of Season 1, which chronicle how six world-class chefs found their culinary identities. Through revealing interviews, well-scored montages, and a commitment to probing honesty, viewers are encouraged to see the food on their plates as something immaterial. Memories, failures, and passions—though intangible—became essential ingredients in every dish. But while the food on Chef’s Table may look outstanding, at its heart, the show is about the chefs’ appetites and how they seek to satiate their inner hungers… (Check out the rest at CAPC)

Published by Chad C. Ashby

Instructor of Literature, Math, and Theology at Greenville Classical Academy Greenville, SC

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