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  • Summary: When management threatens to fire him if he loses a Michelin star, a veteran chef (Jean Reno) brings in a younger chef (Michaël Youn) who specializes in molecular gastronomy.
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 13
  2. Negative: 3 out of 13
  1. Reviewed by: Leba Hertz
    Jul 5, 2014
    100
    A delightful French comedy.
  2. Reviewed by: Gary Goldstein
    Jul 24, 2014
    70
    An amusing soufflé of a comedy that pokes fun at foodies while honoring the art of those who cook for them.
  3. Reviewed by: Lou Lumenick
    Jun 18, 2014
    63
    Roughly a more broadly comic French version of John Favreau’s “Chef,’’ this film stars veteran Jean Reno as a longtime celebrity chef who may lose control of his Paris restaurant because the young new CEO thinks he’s old toque.
  4. Reviewed by: Josh Kupecki
    Jul 16, 2014
    50
    Le Chef is practically bursting with good-natured bonhomie.
  5. Reviewed by: Alissa Simon
    Jun 19, 2014
    40
    Poking fun at the restaurant world, French helmer Daniel Cohen’s genial, broadly played comedy The Chef dishes up easily digestible laughs.
  6. Reviewed by: Elizabeth Weitzman
    Jun 19, 2014
    40
    Daniel Cohen’s genial French comedy is as airy as a soufflé. Alas, it’s not nearly as satisfying.
  7. Reviewed by: Abby Garnett
    Jun 17, 2014
    30
    Daniel Cohen's Le Chef does little more than illuminate the superficiality of the restaurant business.

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