film part of the successful and outstanding series offilm 'INVENTING CUISINE' dedicated to today's France greatest chefs.
This film follows the famous and original chef over a period of several months, paying homage to his talent and to the beauty and harmony of his dishes, which are veritable masterpieces of the culinary arts.Entering the culinary arts at the age of 14 the way others enter the priesthood, Alain Passard learned with the great masters before opening his own restaurant in Paris, L'ArpÃ¨ge, which has been a 3-star restaurant in the Michelin guide for nearly ten years now.His career is all the more exemplary when you consider how he shook up the small, conservative world of high gastronomy by bringing side dishes to center stage, eliminating the red meat on which he had built his reputation as a master chef to make the vegetable king of the plate.To accomplish this radical change, Alain Passard created his own vegetable garden in FillÃ©-Sur-Sarthe, where he expertly grows over 500 varieties of fruits and vegetables.Selling Points: - film part of the successful and outstanding series offilm 'INVENTING CUISINE' dedicated to today's France greatest chefs.- cooking secrets: Sweet and Sour Vinaigrette / Root Vegetables in a Salt Crust / Culinary Magic- Alain Passard is 3 stars in the Michelin guide.- Made in France, Subtitled in English.
Label: La Huit
Run Time: 62 mins
Release Date: 06/08/10
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