The Best Episodes of Chef's Table
Last Updated: Apr 1, 2019
Chef's Table takes viewers inside the lives and kitchens of the world's most renowned culinary talents.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#4 - 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.
#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.
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#6 - 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.
#7 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#11 - Gaggan Anand
Season 2 - Episode 6
Exploring how celebrity chef Gaggan Anand reinvented traditional Indian food when he opened his award-winning restaurant.
#12 - 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.
#13 - Sean Brock
Season 6 - Episode 4
Obsessive. Perfectionist. Workaholic. Sean Brock's dedication to reviving lost flavors reinvigorated Southern cuisine -- and nearly destroyed him.
#14 - Bo Songvisava
Season 5 - Episode 3
Bo Songvisava revives the near-forgotten flavors of authentic Thai cuisine at her sustainable restaurant in Bangkok.
#15 - 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.
#16 - 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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - 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.
#19 - Enrique Olvera
Season 2 - Episode 4
Mexican chef Enrique Olvera converts street foods and traditional ingredients into award-winning culinary dishes.
#20 - 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.
#21 - 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.
#22 - 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.
#23 - 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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - 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.