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A series adaptation, ''Series/TheChefShow'', is set to premiere on Creator/{{Netflix}} in 2019.

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A series adaptation, related series, ''Series/TheChefShow'', is set to premiere on Creator/{{Netflix}} in 2019.2019. It is less an adaptation and more a SpiritualSuccessor, with Jon Favreau and friend chef [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_Choi Roy Choi]] (whose own life serves as inspiration for the film), indulging their love of food and demonstrating simple-yet-fascinating recipes. Cameos from many people Jon Favreau worked with (but especially those from the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse) abound.


A series adaptation, ''Series/TheChefShow'', is set to premier on Website/{{Netflix}} in 2019.

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A series adaptation, ''Series/TheChefShow'', is set to premier premiere on Website/{{Netflix}} Creator/{{Netflix}} in 2019.

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A series adaptation, ''Series/TheChefShow'', is set to premier on Website/{{Netflix}} in 2019.

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''Chef'' is a 2014 comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Creator/JonFavreau. It tells the story of the chef of a successful Los Angeles restaurant who is unhappy at where he is in his life. After a devastating review and misunderstandings on how Website/{{Twitter}} works, wackiness and job loss ensues, so he follows his ex-wife and son to Miami and begins a new venture running a food truck. Has appearances by a bunch of people from his other films, including Creator/ScarlettJohansson and Creator/RobertDowneyJr.

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''Chef'' is a 2014 comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Creator/JonFavreau. It tells the story of the chef of a successful Los Angeles restaurant who is unhappy [[AngryChef unhappy]] at where he is in his life. After a devastating review and misunderstandings on how Website/{{Twitter}} works, wackiness and job loss ensues, so he follows his ex-wife and son to Miami and begins a new venture running a food truck. Has appearances by a bunch of people from his other films, including Creator/ScarlettJohansson and Creator/RobertDowneyJr.


* MagnificentBastard: Carl lets his 10 year old son try a relatively crappy beer, so he'll remember the taste in his teen years when peer pressure kicks in.

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* MagnificentBastard: Carl lets his 10 year old son try a relatively crappy beer, so he'll remember the taste in his teen years when peer pressure kicks in.


''Chef'' is a 2014 comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Creator/JonFavreau. It tells the story of the chef of a successful Los Angeles restaurant who is [[DisgruntledChef unhappy]] at where he is in his life. After a devastating review and misunderstandings on how Website/{{Twitter}} works, wackiness and job loss ensues, so he follows his ex-wife and son to Miami and begins a new venture running a food truck. Has appearances by a bunch of people from his other films, including Creator/ScarlettJohansson and Creator/RobertDowneyJr.

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''Chef'' is a 2014 comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Creator/JonFavreau. It tells the story of the chef of a successful Los Angeles restaurant who is [[DisgruntledChef unhappy]] unhappy at where he is in his life. After a devastating review and misunderstandings on how Website/{{Twitter}} works, wackiness and job loss ensues, so he follows his ex-wife and son to Miami and begins a new venture running a food truck. Has appearances by a bunch of people from his other films, including Creator/ScarlettJohansson and Creator/RobertDowneyJr.


* SupremeChef: Carl has reached the pinnacle of a chef's career, running the kitchen of a highly successful kitchen. Even when he's chafing under Riva's control and producing uninspired food, no one can say that it isn't delicious or made without care.

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* SupremeChef: Carl has reached the pinnacle of a chef's career, running the kitchen of a highly successful kitchen.restaurant. Even when he's chafing under Riva's control and producing uninspired food, no one can say that it isn't delicious or made without care.

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* SupremeChef: Carl has reached the pinnacle of a chef's career, running the kitchen of a highly successful kitchen. Even when he's chafing under Riva's control and producing uninspired food, no one can say that it isn't delicious or made without care.


** The movie Percy and Carl go to see has a [[Film/IronMan1 repulsor sound effect]].

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** The movie Percy and Carl go to see has a [[Film/IronMan1 [[Film/IronMan repulsor sound effect]].


** The movie they go to see has a [[Film/IronMan1 repulsor sound effect]].

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** The movie they Percy and Carl go to see has a [[Film/IronMan1 repulsor sound effect]].

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** The movie they go to see has a [[Film/IronMan1 repulsor sound effect]].
** The viral video Percy is seen watching is ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXRX47L_3yE Medal of Honor Cat]]'' by Creator/RocketJump. Favreau had previously collaborated with them [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71YsRO6G7Ks in their short]] themed around ''Film/CowboysAndAliens''.


''Chef'' is a 2014 comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Creator/JonFavreau. It tells the story of the chef of a successful Los Angeles restaurant who is unhappy at where he is in his life. After a devastating review and misunderstandings on how Website/{{Twitter}} works, wackiness and job loss ensues, so he follows his ex-wife and son to Miami and begins a new venture running a food truck. Has appearances by a bunch of people from his other films, including Creator/ScarlettJohansson and Creator/RobertDowneyJr.

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''Chef'' is a 2014 comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Creator/JonFavreau. It tells the story of the chef of a successful Los Angeles restaurant who is unhappy [[DisgruntledChef unhappy]] at where he is in his life. After a devastating review and misunderstandings on how Website/{{Twitter}} works, wackiness and job loss ensues, so he follows his ex-wife and son to Miami and begins a new venture running a food truck. Has appearances by a bunch of people from his other films, including Creator/ScarlettJohansson and Creator/RobertDowneyJr.


-->''"You will never be happy, cooking for someone else."''

''Chef'' is a 2014 comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Creator/JonFavreau. It tells the story of chef of a successful Los Angeles restaurant who is unhappy at where he is in his life. After a devastating review and misunderstandings on how Website/{{Twitter}} works, wackiness ensues. Has appearances by a bunch of people from his other films, including Creator/ScarlettJohansson and Creator/RobertDowneyJr.

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-->''"You ->''"You will never be happy, cooking for someone else."''

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-->--'''Molly'''

''Chef'' is a 2014 comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Creator/JonFavreau. It tells the story of the chef of a successful Los Angeles restaurant who is unhappy at where he is in his life. After a devastating review and misunderstandings on how Website/{{Twitter}} works, wackiness ensues.and job loss ensues, so he follows his ex-wife and son to Miami and begins a new venture running a food truck. Has appearances by a bunch of people from his other films, including Creator/ScarlettJohansson and Creator/RobertDowneyJr.



* AmicableExes: Despite getting divorced, it is clear that Carl and Inez care for each other greatly. Inez is also friendly with her other ex-husband, Marvin.
* BatmanGambit: [[spoiler: Ramsay Michel's bad review was intended to get Carl offended and angry enough to ditch his current safe culinary style.]]
* CausticCritic: The food blogger whose mediocre review of Carl leads to the events of the film. In his case, he was a former fan of his work, but finds his current work devoid of passion. [[spoiler:However, at the end, they end up patching things up as they start a new restaurant together]].

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* AmicableExes: Despite getting divorced, it is clear that Carl and Inez care for each other greatly. Inez is also friendly with her other ex-husband, Marvin. \n [[spoiler:After a six-month TimeSkip at the end of the film, Carl and Inez remarry.]]
* BatmanGambit: [[spoiler: Ramsay Michel's bad review was intended to get [[spoiler:get Carl offended and angry enough to ditch his current safe culinary style.]]
* CausticCritic: The food blogger whose mediocre review of Carl leads to the events of the film. In his case, he was a former fan of his work, but finds his current work devoid of passion. [[spoiler:However, at the end, they end up patching things up as they start a new restaurant together]]. together.]]



* CoolCar: It may start out as a heap but after a thorough cleaning, new equipment, colorful paint job, and a gratuitously good sound system, the food truck is a thing of beauty.
* DoingItForTheArt: In universe. The film's plot revolves around whether or not someone should be true to their artistic vision despite the risks or to stick with what they know will work in exchange for financial security.
** Carl's conflict with Riva revolves around Carl wanting to be experimental and follow his passions, while Riva wants him to stick to the standard menu that is time-tested and well loved by the restaurant clientele

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* CoolCar: It may start out as a heap heap, but after a thorough cleaning, new equipment, a colorful paint job, and a gratuitously good sound system, the food truck is a thing of beauty.
* DoingItForTheArt: In universe. universe.
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The film's plot revolves around whether or not someone should be true to their artistic vision despite the risks risks, or to stick with what they know will work in exchange for financial security.
** Carl's conflict with Riva revolves around Carl wanting to be experimental and follow his passions, while Riva wants him to stick to the standard menu that is time-tested and well loved well-loved by the restaurant clienteleclientele.



* GilliganCut: Chef Carl takes his son produce shopping for his restaurant. When surrounded by the most amazing fruits you have ever seen, Percy asks for some kettle corn. Carl dismisses kettle corn as nothing but processed sugar over starch and wouldn't this delicious looking fruit be way better? Cut to them pigging out over a huge bag of kettle corn.
* InnocentlyInsensitive: [[spoiler:Ramsey Michel thought Carl was tweet-warring with him for fun and publicity - he had no idea that Carl had meant to reply privately and was genuinely upset, or that he'd caused a major conflict between Carl and his boss.]]
* InstantHumiliationJustAddYoutube: Carl's career as a professional chef is ruined in the beginning when the videos of him blowing up goes viral.
* MundaneMadeAwesome: The same FoodPorn step-by-step meal preparation used for the various restaurant meals is used to make a grilled cheese sandwich.
* NewMediaAreEvil: Subverted. While Carl's lack of knowledge about how to send a private message on Twitter ends up ruining his career in LA, his son updating the food truck's Facebook and Twitter causes a massive surge in it's popularity since people will know ahead of time where they will be while his online infamy at least makes him known.
* NiceJobFixingItVillain: Depending on how you define "villain" within the context of this film. [[spoiler: Ramsay Michel's bad review of Carl's cooking sends Carl on a soul searching trip that culminates in him rediscovering his passion and a bolder style of cooking. Played with, because that's what Ramsey wanted to see, and he was thrilled about it]].
* NoAntagonist: While the food blogger initially seems like he'll be the movie's main villain, the film ends with [[spoiler: him praising Carl's food truck, emphasizing that this was ''precisely'' what he wanted to push Carl into doing, and the two open a Cuban restaurant together. So, if anything, he's sort of the movie's ''hero'' instead.]]
** Riva is probably the closest the film has to an antagonist, his constant overruling of Carl's decisions and stifling of his creativity is largely what kicks off the plot. But he becomes irrelevant by the time the film is halfway over, after which the plot is driven by Carl trying to build his new business.
* LanguageBarrier: Carl can't speak Spanish and this proves to be a recurring problem throughout the film.

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* GilliganCut: Chef Carl takes his son produce shopping for his restaurant. When While surrounded by the most amazing fruits you have ever seen, Percy asks for some kettle corn. Carl dismisses kettle corn as nothing but processed sugar over starch starch, and wouldn't this delicious looking fruit be way better? Cut to them pigging out over a huge bag of kettle corn.
* InnocentlyInsensitive: [[spoiler:Ramsey Michel thought Carl was tweet-warring with him for fun and publicity - he publicity--he had no idea that Carl had meant to reply privately and was genuinely upset, or that he'd caused a major conflict between Carl and his boss.]]
* InstantHumiliationJustAddYoutube: InstantHumiliationJustAddYouTube: Carl's career as a professional chef is ruined in the beginning when the videos of him blowing up goes go viral.
* MundaneMadeAwesome: The same FoodPorn step-by-step meal preparation shots used for the various restaurant meals is are used to make a grilled cheese sandwich.
* NewMediaAreEvil: Subverted. While Carl's lack of knowledge about how to send a private message on Twitter ends up ruining his career in LA, his son updating son's steady posting on the food truck's Facebook and Twitter causes feeds creates a massive surge in it's its popularity since people will know ahead of time where they will be be, while his online infamy at least makes him known.
* NiceJobFixingItVillain: Depending on how you define "villain" within the context of this film. [[spoiler: Ramsay [[spoiler:Ramsay Michel's bad review of Carl's cooking sends Carl on a soul searching soul-searching trip that culminates in him rediscovering his passion and a bolder style of cooking. Played with, because that's what Ramsey wanted to see, and he was he's thrilled about it]].
it.]]
* NoAntagonist: NoAntagonist:
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While the food blogger initially seems like he'll be the movie's main villain, the film ends with [[spoiler: him [[spoiler:him praising Carl's food truck, emphasizing that this was ''precisely'' what he wanted to push Carl into doing, and the two open a Cuban restaurant together. So, if anything, he's sort of the movie's ''hero'' instead.]]
** Riva is probably the closest the film has to an antagonist, antagonist; his constant overruling of Carl's decisions and stifling of his creativity is largely what kicks off the plot. But he becomes irrelevant by the time the film is halfway over, after which the plot is driven by Carl trying to build his new business.
* LanguageBarrier: Carl can't speak Spanish Spanish, despite his ex-wife and nearly everyone he works with being Hispanic, and this proves to be a recurring problem throughout the film.



** Carl's tries to get some workers to help him lift a heavy range into his foodtruck, but none of the workers speak English. It's only through Martin's timely arrival (since he speaks Spanish) that work can continue.
* MeanBoss: Riva's squashes all of Chef Carl's creativity and spontaneity.
* RomanticFalseLead: Molly and Carl clearly have some sort of romantic connection (whether or not they've actually acted upon it is left unclear), but she's completely forgotten about once Carl sets off for Miami.

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** Carl's Carl tries to get some workers to help him lift a heavy range into his foodtruck, food truck, but none of the workers speak English. It's only through Martin's timely arrival (since he speaks Spanish) that work can continue.
* MeanBoss: Riva's Riva squashes all of Chef Carl's creativity and spontaneity.
* RomanticFalseLead: Molly and Carl clearly have some sort of romantic connection (whether or not they've actually acted upon it is left unclear), but she's completely forgotten about once Carl sets off for Miami. She herself tells him to leave, since she knows he's never been happy working for Riva.



* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney Riva originally promised Chef Carl complete control of the kitchen. That is until Chef Carl tried to do something Riva didn't like. Then Riva reminded him who paid for everything and said he would find another chef to do what Carl refused to. This sequence of events is ''phenomenally'' common in the restaurant trade, where the owners will talk 'artistic integrity' and 'culinary vision' in order to hire a chef, but will fall back on money when the crunch comes.
** A stealth TakeThat to the micromanagement of Marvel's film studio, which was the main reason Favreau didn't return to direct ''Film/IronMan3''.
* ShoutOut: Ramsay Michel's name is one to Creator/GordonRamsay and Michel Roux[[note]]It's unclear whether the "Michel" is in reference to Michel Roux, Sr. or Michel Roux, Jr., both acclaimed chefs[[/note]].

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* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: Riva originally promised Chef Carl complete control of the kitchen. That is is, until Chef Carl tried tries to do something Riva didn't doesn't like. Then Riva reminded reminds him who paid for everything and said says he would will find another chef to do what Carl refused refuses to. This sequence of events is ''phenomenally'' common in the restaurant trade, where the owners will talk 'artistic integrity' and 'culinary vision' in order to hire a chef, but will fall back on money when the crunch comes.
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comes.[[note]]This is a stealth TakeThat to the micromanagement of Marvel's film studio, Creator/MarvelStudios, which was the main reason Favreau didn't return to direct ''Film/IronMan3''.
''Film/IronMan3''.[[/note]]
* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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Ramsay Michel's name is one to Creator/GordonRamsay and Michel Roux[[note]]It's unclear whether the "Michel" is in reference to Michel Roux, Sr. or Michel Roux, Jr., both acclaimed chefs[[/note]].



* YouAreInCommandNow: Carl walks out of Gauloise leaving Tony to run the kitchen on a night when the restaurant is overbooked. Tony must have done a decent job of it because he's formally promoted to Chef de Cuisine.

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* YouAreInCommandNow: Carl walks out of Gauloise Gauloise, leaving Tony to run the kitchen on a night when the restaurant is overbooked. Tony must have done a decent job of it because he's formally promoted to Chef de Cuisine.

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