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2012 2.6/5 TV-PG SuperHD

Producer and narrator Anthony Bourdain explores the creative processes of international celebrity chefs to learn what fuels their culinary artistry.

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Anthony Bourdain, David Chang, Sean Brock, April Bloomfield, Edward Lee, Magnus Nilsson, Gabrielle Hamilton, David Kinch, Ludo Lefebvre

TV Shows, Food & Travel TV, Docuseries, Documentaries

Languages: Polish

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Season 1 2012 3.0/5 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Travel the globe and delve into the psychology of cooking -- and eating -- with restaurateur and celebrity chef David Chang. Anthony Bourdain, David Chang Feb 22, 2017 16 episodes
1. Noodle 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page David Chang makes instant ramen dishes and tsukemen. He travels to Japan for a bowl of the original tsukemen and visits a noodle factory. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
2. Pig 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Explore David Chang's relationship to the pig. He travels to San Sebastian to discuss pork bushi, prepares pork belly and tonkotsu, and more. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
3. Memory 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page This episode explores David Chang's past: dishes from childhood, summer eating, his time in Japan and golf. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
4. Spain 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Learn all about Spain's influence on David Chang's career. He visits with some of his idols and makes fideos, a salt cod omelet and a sponge cake. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
5. Rotten 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page There's something rotten in David Chang's kitchen -- and that's a good thing: katsuobushi in Japan, XO sauce, rotten bananas and kimchi. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
6. René 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page David Chang hangs out with one of his best friends, René Redzepi, who happens to be the world's top chef. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
7. Simple 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Focusing on simple dishes, David Chang travels to Japan for some yakitori and high-end sushi, while his pal Daniel Patterson prepares beets. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
8. Gluttony 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page It's gluttonous goodness in this episode: over-the-top indulgence with a foie gras sandwich, whiskey tasting mayhem and Hot Brown served three ways. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
9. Chef 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page David Chang prepares eggs with his chef pals -- Wylie Dufresne, Daniel Patterson and René Redzepi -- and makes his Ko egg. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
10. Japan 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page David Chang travels from Tokyo to Kyoto to meet and eat with friends. He visits a street market in Tokyo and Michelin three-star restaurant Kikunoi. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
11. New York 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Enjoy this all-New York episode with the Torrisi boys, oysters, carrot dashi, farming, and visit a New Yorker in Tokyo whose ramen is wowing the city. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
12. Fresh 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page This episode explores the idea of fresh as it relates to the kitchen: instant broth, fresh and aged steak and "ike jime." 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
13. Soy 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Savor an entire episode devoted to soy. David Chang visits tofu and miso factories in Japan, chef Christina Tosi makes burnt miso apple pie, and more. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
14. Sweet Spot 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page David Chang's protégé Christina Tosi makes corn cookies three ways and her three-layered Arnold Palmer cake. Chef Burns makes ice cream. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
15. Smoke 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page David Chang profiles regional barbecue in North Carolina, Texas and Kansas City and the otherworldly smoky bacon from Allan Benton in Tennessee. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
16. Buddies 2012 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page David Chang cooks and goofs around with his friends Peter Meehan in Japan, and Laurent Gras, Sat Bains and René Redzepi in Copenhagen. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
Season 2 2013 3.0/5 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Season 2 splits its focus between Southern chef Sean Brock and British-born New York chef April Bloomfield, who provide insights into their craft. Anthony Bourdain, Sean Brock, April Bloomfield Feb 22, 2017 18 episodes
1. Southerners 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Sean explores some unique regional cuisines of the South. Chef John Currence makes tamales, and pastry chef Lisa Donavan makes a buttermilk pie. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
2. Seeds 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Having spent time reviving lost seed crops of the South, Sean makes Jimmy Red Corn Grits and a Chestnut Bread and Red Sive bean salad. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
3. Rice 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Sean Brock visits Anson Mills, where Glenn Roberts is blazing a trail to reintroduce the world to the Carolina Rice Kitchen. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
4. Louisiana 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Louisiana cuisine has heavily influenced chef Sean Brock, who heads to the swamps in search of bullfrogs and later cooks gumbo and shaved catfish. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
5. Preserve 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Sean explores the preservation techniques that are critical components to Southern culture: drying, salt curing, canning and fermentation. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
6. Roots 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Sean explores his roots, prepares a typical Appalachian dinner, cooks chicken and dumplings with his mom, and makes fried okra and country ham. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
7. Low Country BBQ 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Chef Sean Brock highlights both the people and food of the Low Country by preparing an epic outdoor feast on his friend's farm. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
8. Senegal 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Chef Sean Brock travels to Senegal, where he explores the markets of Dakar and M'Bour and cooks the traditional Senegalese dish Thiebou Yapp. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
9. London 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Travel with chef April Bloomfield to London, where her cooking career began, as she prepares walnut tagliatelle, Scotch eggs and rabbit pie. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
10. Sea/Salt 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page This episode focuses on April's love of the sea, which is deep and fully realized. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
11. Curry 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page April heads to the spice shop to explore the origins of curry and England's versions of this historic cuisine. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
12. Italian 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Chef April Bloomfield explains her deep love for Italian cuisine and its influence on her cooking. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
13. British Classics 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page April revisits signature dishes of U.K. cuisine, including bangers and mash, fish 'n' chips, and pies, and reviews the nuances of high tea. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
14. Farmer 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Travel to Cornwall with April, who visits farmer and chef Tom Adams on his pig farm and later makes her famous pig's foot for two. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
15. Leftovers 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Find out why "nasty bits" deserve to be on the kitchen table -- on the menu are bubble and squeak and pigskin pasta. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
16. Restauranteur 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page This episode follows April Bloomfield as she wrestles with the tough questions every chef has to confront. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
17. Techniques: From the Kitchen of Sean Brock 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Sean Brock shares some of the secrets that have made him one of the world's top chefs, including techniques for virtually any type of cuisine. Sean Brock, Anthony Bourdain 26 minutes Feb 22, 2017
18. Techniques: From the Kitchen of April Bloomfield 2013 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Join celebrity chef April Bloomfield as she demonstrates indispensable tips for everyone from beginners to experts, no matter what's on the menu. April Bloomfield, Anthony Bourdain 25 minutes Feb 22, 2017
Season 3 2014 3.0/5 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Two highly creative chefs, Magnus Nilsson and Edward Lee, showcase their cooking styles by exploring their roots and sharing what inspires them. Anthony Bourdain, Edward Lee, Magnus Nilsson Feb 22, 2017 18 episodes
1. Origin 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ed revisits his childhood in East Brooklyn, where a diverse range of cultures gave rise to his unique culinary style. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
2. American 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ed creates a new American cuisine in a melting pot of flavors from diverse cultural backgrounds, and pursues local fare from Texas and Brooklyn. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
3. Argentina 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page On a private island in the foothills of the Andes, Ed and a renowned local chef cook a fabulous feast using purely elemental tools -- smoke and fire. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
4. Louisville 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ed shares how living and working in the town he loves has inspired and changed him, allowing him the freedom to create something all his own. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
5. Kentucky 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ed feasts in the Bluegrass State, enjoying country ham made from an old family recipe and a local treat featuring smoke and spoonbill caviar. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
6. Latitude 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ed explores the way he and other chefs around the world who were raised near the 38th parallel share more than a geographical link. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
7. Impermanence 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ed explores how cooking draws on traditions but continues to evolve, serving up time-honored and cutting-edge dishes and taking a look ahead. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
8. Bourbon 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ed and a group of "spirited" experts explore the virtues of bourbon, and Ed creates an exotic dish for bourbon-loving actress Aisha Tyler. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
9. Winter 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Chef Magnus Nilsson demonstrates the methods that the people of Scandinavia have used to weather harsh seasons by aging and preserving foods. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
10. Spring 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Magnus Nilsson explores Sweden's spring landscape for tender herbs and other ingredients that come to life under the midnight sun. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
11. Creation 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Magnus illuminates how understanding the essence of each ingredient helps an idea evolve into a palate-pleasing dish. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
12. France 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ed joins Magnus Nilsson on his return to France, revisiting the people and places that inspired and helped shape the Swedish chef's culinary career. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
13. Traditions 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Magnus shares how he, like other chefs, learned much of his craft from those who raised him, and how traditions help carve out an identity. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
14. Locality 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Chef Magnus Nilsson demonstrates how the seasons influence his cooking style, which relies heavily on locally sourced ingredients. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
15. Documentation 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page A journey with chef Magnus Nilsson offers a glimpse of northern Sweden as he investigates and takes note of local traditions. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
16. Fäviken 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Chef Magnus Nilsson and his staff provide a look at what an average day is like working at their renowned restaurant in northern Sweden. 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
17. Techniques: From the Kitchen of Edward Lee 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Chef Edward Lee creates some of his favorite dishes, including Kentucky fried quail and edamame hummus, while sharing his secret to spiking sweet tea. Anthony Bourdain, Edward Lee 29 minutes Feb 22, 2017
18. Techniques: From the Kitchen of Magnus Nilsson 2014 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Magnus Nilsson creates a well-seasoned chicken-liver pâté, an almond cake that's not too sweet and a unique take on Hawaiian pizza. Magnus Nilsson, Anthony Bourdain 25 minutes Feb 22, 2017
Season 4 2015 3.0/5 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page This season's chefs are classic but not trendy Gabrielle Hamilton of New York's Prune and California cuisine guru David Kinch of Los Gatos's Manresa. Anthony Bourdain, Gabrielle Hamilton, David Kinch Feb 22, 2017 19 episodes
1. Prune 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page From her small but successful Greenwich Village restaurant Prune, chef Gabrielle Hamilton prepares some dishes as she explains what drives her. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
2. Garbage 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page With her desire to keep things simple, chef Hamilton explains her philosophy and shows the proper way to reuse ingredients for the greatest flavor. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
3. Rome 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page On a trip to Rome, chef Hamilton reveals her special affinity for the city's history and cuisine. She also learns new skills for some old favorites. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
4. Hunger 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page As chef Hamilton recounts her early life, she expounds on various meanings of hunger and the importance of learning to cook with ingredients at hand. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
5. Past 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Chef Hamilton revisits the area where she grew up and cooks with an old friend, while explaining how her childhood continues to influence her cooking. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
6. Hustle 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Hustling is essential to survival in the restaurant game. After 15 years, chef Hamilton still does, but she also knows that good food is her goal. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
7. Napkin 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page In Milan, chef Hamilton talks with local chefs about classic Italian cuisine and why, despite new technologies, it's important to maintain tradition. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
8. Evolution 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Working with colleagues Jacques Pepin and Mario Batali, chef Hamilton mulls over her decision to move from the kitchen into guiding a new generation. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
9. Fire 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page The most crucial element to harness in any type of cooking is fire, but chef Kinch learned its true power when his restaurant Manresa burned in 2014. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
10. Legacy 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Chef Kinch discusses his culinary evolution and the importance of harnessing his staff's creativity while also training them to take their own paths. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
11. Ocean 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Living in Santa Cruz, California, enables chef Kinch to connect daily with the sea, which stimulates his culinary vision to include more seafood. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
12. Strawberry 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Chef Kinch shows the garden's bounty, incorporated daily at Manresa, that has become its signature. Today, fresh strawberries are brought to the menu. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
13. Balance 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Dedication and love of his profession can be overwhelming, but chef Kinch realizes occasional breaks can give his life as much balance as his dishes. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
14. Restrictions 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Many chefs won't cater to the allergies or life choices of their guests, but at Manresa, chef Kinch is dedicated to personalizing each diner's menu. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
15. New Orleans 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Chef Kinch reflects on his first restaurant job in New Orleans, which ignited his teenage passion for food and put him on the road to being a chef. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
16. 25 Bites 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Balance, symmetry, perfect ingredients and just the right number of bites are what chef Kinch strives for in giving his guests dining perfection. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
17. Techniques: From the Kitchen of Gabrielle Hamilton 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Gabrielle Hamilton whips up a killer Monte Cristo sandwich and Calvados omelet, then shares her technique for making fresh butter from heavy cream. Gabrielle Hamilton, Anthony Bourdain 20 minutes Feb 22, 2017
18. Techniques: From the Kitchen of David Kinch 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Chef David Kinch shares his techniques for making corn fritters, eggplant caviar tartine, and his own special version of pommes paillasson. Anthony Bourdain 23 minutes Feb 22, 2017
19. Potluck Music Special 2015 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Chefs Danny Bowien, Iñaki Aizpitarte, April Bloomfield and Sean Brock gather to cook a potluck meal, sharing their favorite dishes and music memories. Anthony Bourdain 47 minutes May 05, 2017
Season 5 2016 3.0/5 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Los Angeles chef Ludo Lefebvre shares the inspiration behind his multiple modest restaurants via visits to Brittany and Paris in his native France. Anthony Bourdain, Ludo Lefebvre Nov 01, 2017 14 episodes
1. LudoBird 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ludo Lefebvre's passion for fried chicken began with his first bite of KFC. Now his LudoBird fast-food eatery perfects the classic chicken sandwich. 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017
2. Strip Malls 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ludo and his two partners tour their three LA strip-mall restaurants: French-Mexican Trois Familia, set-menu Trois Mec and French bistro Petit Trois. 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017
3. La Mer 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page In Brittany, France, Ludo watches mentor Alain Passard prepare a fresh lobster, and forages for herbs and clams with spice expert Olivier Roellinger. 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017
4. Le Végétale 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ludo visits Alain Passard's inspiring vegetable garden in Normandy, gets Iñaki Aizpitarte's take on macédoine and makes his own popular "potato pulp." 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017
5. La Joie de Vivre 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page A Paris getaway reminds Ludo of life's simple joys, including Jacques Genin's hazelnut Paris-Brest, hand-shaped Bordier Butter and mille-feuilles. 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017
6. Bistro 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ludo visits the Paris bistro that inspired Petit Trois, Yves Camdeborde's chair-less L'Avant Comptoir, and makes escargots, omelets and sole meunière. 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017
7. Discipline and Instinct 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ludo demonstrates the great technical skill and childlike sense of play involved in creating two old French classics: chartreuse cake and Pithiviers. 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017
8. LudoBites 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ludo and wife Krissy recall their game-changing LudoBites pop-up concept, which gave birth to wildly creative dishes such as "foie gras dynamite." 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017
9. Best of: Eggs 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Revisit April Bloomfield's Scotch eggs, Magnus Nilsson's fulmar eggs and curry sauce, Francis Mallmann's coffee-dyed ham and eggs on toast and more. 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017
10. Best of: Legends 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page The "Mind" chefs pay homage to Fergus Henderson's rabbit pie, Eric Ripert's mackerel sashimi and caviar, Jacques Pépin's cream puff swan and others. 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017
11. Best of: Fried 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Make fried chicken and waffles with Ed Lee, oyster po' boys with David Kinch, deep-fried pig's head with Magnus Nilsson and more fryer favorites. 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017
12. Best of: Surf & Turf 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Marvel at Brandon Jew's fish skin chicharrónes, Magnus Nilsson's scallop cooked over burning juniper branches and Edward Lee's rib eye with eel puree. 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017
13. Best of: Desserts 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Edward Lee invents sorghum ice cream, April Bloomfield makes banoffee pie and Pascal Barbot creates a rhubarb, strawberry and elderflower confection. 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017
14. Best of: Birds 2016 TV-PG SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Sean Brock and his mom cook chicken and dumplings, while Magnus Nilsson learns to make stuffed puffin from Eva úr Dímun and prepares duck on a string. 23 minutes Nov 01, 2017