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Netflix’s The Chef Show with actor-director Jon Favereau and Roy Choi will air on June 7th and features a whole host of A-list celebrities from the Marvel Universe. The Avengers assemble, in the kitchen.
It seems Netflix and its audience just can’t get enough of food themed shows, so apart from recently giving Street Food the glossy treatment, they have also announced a renewal of Chef’s Table for two new seasons – 7 & 8, as well as The Chef Show.
The actor-director says he fell in love with gastronomy when filming Chef in 2014, where Roy Choi taught him the culinary skills he needed to convincingly pull off the role of chef. He enjoyed his time in the kitchen so much he wanted to get back to cooking with friends again and decided to make a show out of it.
Those friends are quite famous as you can see, the trailer for The Chef Show fetures Robert Downey Jr., Tom Holland, Gwyneth Paltrow, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, Avengers: Endgame directors the Russo brothers, Bill Burr, David Chang of Chef’s Table, and more.
“During the production of Chef, I developed a much deeper understanding of the ways in which we express our emotions, share our cultures and seek meaningful connections through the act of cooking and eating,” says Favreau. “I am so nostalgic about that time and those experiences — this series gives me the perfect opportunity to get back in the kitchen and create some new memories.”
“I’ve always wanted a straight up cooking show since I was a child,” said Choi. “ I grew up on Julia Child, Paul Prudhomme, Sara Moulton, and obviously Emeril’s first show had a huge impact on my life. There is something timeless and beautiful about cooking straight to camera. The only snafu was, I’m not a natural born entertainer so doing it alone was always out of the question! But then I met Jon and we built such an amazing friendship over the movie, Chef. We both kinda didn’t want it to end. And through this friendship I found my cooking soulmate and a child’s dream is now a reality. Julia and Jacques meet Jon and Roy!”