New Chefs on the Block
Director: Dustin Harrison-Atlas
Producers: Dustin Harrison-Atlas, Adrian Muys
Cast: Frank Linn, Aaron Silverman, Danny Meyer, Mike Isabella, Tim Carman, Michel Richard, Kate Diamond
New Chefs on the Block is an intimate, multi-year portrait of two chefs and their staffs in Washington, D.C. who struggle to open and maintain their first restaurants. The film begins with each restaurant under construction and follows them through their first year of business. Against all odds, one becomes the most famous new restaurant in America, winning Bon Appetit magazine's Best New Restaurant in America award and a James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef Mid-Atlantic. The other redefines his definition of success. Starring Aaron Silverman of Rose's Luxury and Frank Linn of Frankly...Pizza! Featuring legendary chefs and restaurateurs Michel Richard, Danny Meyer, Mike Isabella and Washington Post food writer Tim Carman.
2016, NR, Documentary, USA, English, 96 minutes