The Chef: Program 1

OCOpen Caption screening
Additional program content
Masked matinee. Details HERE
Showtimes updated on Tuesday evenings

The Chef: Program 1

Program 1: (Episodes 1 – 5)

New York premiere! We’re proud to present the first season of the buzzed-about Israeli TV sensation The Chef, from the award-winning producers of Fauda (JFF 2016) and Shtisel.

When 44-year-old former IT worker Nimrod needs a new job, he starts as a lowly prep cook at a trendy Tel Aviv restaurant where the brilliant, driven chef is struggling to keep his place atop the gastronomic world. For Nimrod, cooking professionally is much harder than he expected, —but dealing with his new boss is a whole other challenge. With gorgeous photography, deft writing, and excellent performances, this multi-award-winning exploration of toxic masculinity and the fragility of the male ego is not to be missed.

For The Chef: Program 2, find out more here.

Tickets: $12 (members), $17 (nonmembers)

“The Chef is buoyantly entertaining, even when it descends into dark places, and the cast is excellent. It’s a series that transcends international borders"
Sheldon Kirshner, The Times of Israel

This film is part of the Jewish Film Festival 2022 series.



The Jacob Burns Film Center is proud to receive generous support from:

Email Sign Up

Get updates on screenings at the JBFC Theater, upcoming events, and more!