Great Movies About Working in a Restaurant
The quick-paced energy of the kitchen often leads to tension that you can cut with a knife. The top movies about working in a restaurant find chefs, waiters, and waitresses pursing their love of food and navigating complicated relationships. This is a list of the best cooking movies including everything from Waitress to Waiting... to Jiro Dreams of Sushi.
What films will you find on this list of great movies about restaurants? Chef tells the story of an elite chef who gives up the restaurant life to start his own food truck. Jon Favreau wrote, directed, and starred in this 2014 film. The animated hit Ratatouille is another fantastic movie about working in a restaurant, following a rat with culinary aspirations. Love was on the menu in Mystic Pizza, starring Julia Roberts. Other good movies featured on this list include Big Night, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, and No Reservations.
Which of these restaurant movies is your favorite? Give the best films a thumbs up and please add any great features that are missing.
On the busiest night of the year at one of the hottest restaurants in London, charismatic and commanding head chef Andy Jones balances along a knife's edge as multiple personal and professional ...more
- Released: 2021
- Directed by: Philip Barantini
Staffers at the restaurant Shenaniganz engage in various pranks and games -- both on and off the clock. However, in the course of one day, waiter Dean (Justin Long) must choose to either accept a ...more
- Released: 2005
- Directed by: Rob McKittrick
The Hundred-Foot JourneyHelen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal