Chef’s Table, the documentary series nominated for the Emmy, directed by David Gelb and produced by Netflix that travels the world to meet the stars of cuisine that reinvent haute cuisine with innovative dishes since 2015, focuses this 2018 on pastry.
In its fourth season, the series offers the opportunity to get to know the most human side of four renowned pastry chefs. Jordi Roca (so good #4, so good #7, so good #9) , one of the three heads of El Celler de Can Roca and promoter of the innovative ice cream shop Rocambolesc. Christina Tosi (so good #7) at the Milk Bar in New York is inspired by junk food to create milk and cereal ice cream or her popular Crack Pie. Will Goldfarb, who has worked in kitchens like the one in elBulli and left New York after reaching fame with his avant-garde desserts to start over in Bali. And Corrado Assenza, who, with the orchards and farms of his native Sicily as inspiration, prepares ice creams, almond granitas, crunchy canolis, and other delicacies.
It is not Netflix’s first foray into the universe of sweet gastronomy. Another of program of this theme that is quite successful is Nailed It!, a crazy contest where a group of amateur pastry chefs try to create edible masterpieces.