The Quest of Alain Ducasse (2018)

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  Release Date: Jun 08, 2018

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The Quest of Alain Ducasse offers the documentary equivalent of a memorable meal at one of the eponymous chefs three Michelin-starred restaurants. Gorgeously shot for the big screen by multihyphenate Gilles de Maistre, it thoughtfully explores what makes the globe-trotting chef-businessman tick even though in addition to him more than 18 months as he prepares to reply the luxury restaurant Ore in the Palace of Versailles, visits his own establishments a propos the world and those of his food suppliers and samples food of all kinds. Magnolia Pictures nabbed the U.S. rights; arthouse distributors worldwide should mention the opportunity.

Regarded as an innovator for having transformed the French haute cuisine dining experience into honest and easy to use food where the diners pleasure is paramount, the 61-year obsolete Ducasse now manages an empire that includes 24 restaurants in eight countries, run taking into consideration 1,400 partners representing greater than 40 swing nationalities. The peripatetic Frenchman back Mongasque citizenship visits his establishments the entire three months, tastes whats cooking and urges his staff to surpass themselves. Whether luxury dining spot or bistro, his restaurants are every one very more or less locally sourced, high-atmosphere ingredients, prepared according to the seasons.

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