The BEST Episodes of Chef's Table

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 25, 2019

Network: Netflix

Chef's Table takes viewers inside the lives and kitchens of the world's most renowned culinary talents.

Grant Achatz

#1 - Grant Achatz

Season 2 - Episode 1

Discover the amazing story of one of the greatest innovators, how he started experimenting with flavors, textures and aromas, and how he battled a disease that almost killed him.

star 8.57
200 votes
Directors: Brian McGinn
Writers:
Alex Atala

#2 - Alex Atala

Season 2 - Episode 2

A look at chef Alex Atala wild spirit and love for the Amazon and his restaurant (D.O.M), in Brazil.

star 8.26
183 votes
Directors: Clay Jeter
Writers:
Massimo Bottura

#3 - Massimo Bottura

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 8.15
415 votes
Directors: David Gelb
Writers:
Christina Tosi

#4 - Christina Tosi

Season 4 - Episode 1

Christina Tosi's love of junk food serves as inspiration for her unconventional desserts, such as cereal-milk ice cream and "crack pie", served up at New York's popular Milk Bar.

star 8.06
89 votes
Directors: Andrew Fried
Writers:
Virgilio Martínez

#5 - Virgilio Martínez

Season 3 - Episode 6

At his restaurant Central, chef Virgilio Martinez creates visually stunning, edible ecosystems using obscure ingredients indigenous to his native Peru.

star 8.01
79 votes
Directors: Clay Jeter
Writers:
Albert Adrià

#6 - Albert Adrià

Season 5 - Episode 4

After two decades as the creative director of El Bulli, Albert Adrià continues to innovate with his “culinary amusement park”, a group of forward-thinking restaurants located in the same neighborhood of Barcelona.

star 7.97
35 votes
Directors: Jim Goldblum
Writers:
Gaggan Anand

#7 - Gaggan Anand

Season 2 - Episode 6

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

star 7.95
139 votes
Directors: David Gelb
Writers:
Jordi Roca

#8 - Jordi Roca

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 7.94
67 votes
Directors: David Gelb
Writers:
Niki Nakayama

#9 - Niki Nakayama

Season 1 - Episode 4

In her award-winning Los Angeles restaurant N/Naka, Niki Nakayama brings equal parts creativity, passion and expertise to her kaiseki cuisine.

star 7.93
225 votes
Directors: Andrew Fried
Writers:
Jeong Kwan

#10 - Jeong Kwan

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 7.92
118 votes
Directors: David Gelb
Writers:
Corrado Assenza

#11 - Corrado Assenza

Season 4 - Episode 2

Corrado Assenza uses the best produce and dairy from his native Sicily to make some of Italy's finest gelati, granita and cannoli at his humble sweets shop in Noto.

star 7.90
70 votes
Directors: Brian McGinn
Writers:
Cristina Martínez

#12 - Cristina Martínez

Season 5 - Episode 1

Cristina Martínez continues her family’s long tradition of barbacoa at her restaurant in Philadelphia. Her food has garnered widespread acclaim and given her the opportunity to become an advocate for undocumented immigrants.

star 7.90
49 votes
Directors: Abigail Fuller
Writers:
Mashama Bailey

#13 - Mashama Bailey

Season 6 - Episode 1

Inside a former segregated bus station in Savannah, Georgia, Mashama Bailey pays homage to history as she puts a new spin on Southern food traditions.

star 7.89
38 votes
Magnus Nilsson

#14 - Magnus Nilsson

Season 1 - Episode 6

Far from any city, far from most fresh ingredients, chef Magnus Nilsson has created one of the world’s great restaurants in frozen Järpen, Sweden.

star 7.89
185 votes
Directors: Brian McGinn
Writers:
Musa Dağdeviren

#15 - Musa Dağdeviren

Season 5 - Episode 2

Musa Dağdeviren works to document and preserve regional cuisine in Turkey. He tries to keep the tradition alive by showcasing regional dishes at his restaurant Çiya in Istanbul.

star 7.77
39 votes
Directors: Clay Jeter
Writers:
Enrique Olvera

#16 - Enrique Olvera

Season 2 - Episode 4

Mexican chef Enrique Olvera converts street foods and traditional ingredients into award-winning culinary dishes.

star 7.74
133 votes
Directors: Clay Jeter
Writers:
Francis Mallmann

#17 - Francis Mallmann

Season 1 - Episode 3

From isolated Patagonian islands to French Michelin three-star restaurants, chef Francis Mallmann celebrates his wild, open-fire cooking style.

star 7.74
241 votes
Directors: Clay Jeter
Writers:
Dario Cecchini

#18 - Dario Cecchini

Season 6 - Episode 2

Charismatic Tuscan butcher Dario Cecchini grew up eating every part of the cow but steak. Now he's out to change how the world thinks about meat.

star 7.74
34 votes
Bo Songvisava

#19 - Bo Songvisava

Season 5 - Episode 3

Bo Songvisava revives the near-forgotten flavors of authentic Thai cuisine at her sustainable restaurant in Bangkok.

star 7.72
36 votes
Directors: Andrew Fried
Writers:
Ivan Orkin

#20 - Ivan Orkin

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 7.61
102 votes
Directors: David Gelb
Writers:
Dan Barber

#21 - Dan Barber

Season 1 - Episode 2

Celebrated chef, dedicated farmer and food industry revolutionary Dan Barber is leading a fight to change the way we think about, and grow, our food.

star 7.60
260 votes
Directors: Clay Jeter
Writers:
Will Goldfarb

#22 - Will Goldfarb

Season 4 - Episode 4

After finally achieving recognition in New York, Will Goldfarb suffers yet another setback and decides to relocate to tropical Bali half a world away to start anew.

star 7.58
52 votes
Directors: Brian McGinn
Writers:
Nancy Silverton

#23 - Nancy Silverton

Season 3 - Episode 3

Celebrated L.A. chef Nancy Silverton's obsession with baking drove her to pioneer artisan breads before turning her attention to mozzarella and pizza.

star 7.56
106 votes
Directors: Andrew Fried
Writers:
Ben Shewry

#24 - Ben Shewry

Season 1 - Episode 5

New Zealand chef Ben Shewry's strong connection with nature and dedication to finding new tastes have made his Australian restaurant Attica world famous.

star 7.52
184 votes
Directors: Brian McGinn
Writers:
Asma Khan

#25 - Asma Khan

Season 6 - Episode 3

On her unlikely journey from Calcutta tomboy to celebrated London chef, Asma Khan has shattered conventions and created new opportunities for women.

star 7.50
32 votes