The Best Episodes Directed by David Gelb

Massimo Bottura

#1 - Massimo Bottura

Chef's Table Season 1 - Episode 1

By blending Italian tradition and artful modernity, chef Massimo Bottura's Osteria Francescana has been ranked the third best restaurant in the world.

star 8.09
456 votes
Gaggan Anand

#2 - Gaggan Anand

Chef's Table Season 2 - Episode 6

Exploring how celebrity chef Gaggan Anand reinvented traditional Indian food when he opened his award-winning restaurant.

star 7.92
157 votes
Jeong Kwan

#3 - Jeong Kwan

Chef's Table Season 3 - Episode 1

Buddhist nun Jeong Kwan believes food and cooking serve a spiritual purpose beyond physical nourishment. Based at a remote temple complex south of Seoul, her simple vegan meals are inspiring top chefs around the world.

star 7.84
142 votes
Jordi Roca

#4 - Jordi Roca

Chef's Table Season 4 - Episode 3

Unexpected circumstances leave Jordi Roca in charge of desserts at his brothers' famous restaurant. His inventive creations go on to achieve critical acclaim in the culinary world.

star 7.72
81 votes
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Ivan Orkin

#5 - Ivan Orkin

Chef's Table Season 3 - Episode 4

Personal tragedy prompts Long Island-born chef Ivan Orkin to move to Japan, where he receives acclaim for his style of ramen making. Orkin then returns to America, where he's helping lead a ramen revolution.

star 7.52
121 votes
Alain Passard

#6 - Alain Passard

Chef's Table: France Season 1 - Episode 1

Chef Alain Passard stunned the culinary world when he rebooted his three-Michelin star restaurant to focus on vegetables rather than meat.

star 7.52
25 votes
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Japanese Spider-Man

#7 - Japanese Spider-Man

Marvel's 616 Season 1 - Episode 1

When a UFO descent brings tragedy into the life of young racer Takuya Yamashiro, he fights back by trading his motorcycle for a giant battle robot to challenge the sinister forces of Professor Monster. This is the Japanese origin story of Marvel’s most popular character, Spider-Man.

star 7.40
65 votes
Michel Troisgros

#8 - Michel Troisgros

Chef's Table: France Season 1 - Episode 4

Chef Michel Troisgros is faced with the daunting challenge of steering his family's world-famous restaurant in a new direction.

star 7.39
23 votes
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