TV shows about cooks

TV shows about cooks
List of the best series about cooks selected by visitors to our site: Kitchen Confidential, The Perfect Match, Chefs, The Cook of Castamar, IP Pirogova, Bob's Burgers, Servant, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Treme, Sweetbitter.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Kitchen Confidential (2005)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration04:46

Jack Bourdain had it all but messed it up going wild. Four years later, he ends up with a crappy job in Pizza Chain. Then, he gets an offer to get back in the game as the chef of a famous restaurant.

The Perfect Match (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryTaiwan

What do netizens know? Ting En (Chris Wu) is a celebrated chef whose fine-dining restaurant is a destination for food lovers from all over the world. When Ting En stumbles upon comments on the Internet from people who can’t afford to eat at his high-priced restaurant, they blow his mind. Netizens claim that the culinary creations made by Fen Qing (Ivy Shao) at the night market are just as satisfying as Ting En’s Michelin-worthy food. Determined to debunk such preposterous claims, Ting En goes to the night market to find Fen Qing and show her what true culinary talent really is. Whose cuisine will reign supreme? “The Perfect Match” is a 2017 Taiwanese drama series.

Chefs (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryFrance

Every year Le Chef (English: The Chef), owner of the restaurant Le Paris, and a figure in French cuisine incorporates a young offender on probation into his team. Romain, just released from prison, arrives in this new world where gastronomy and excellence mix. After a difficult integration, he shows a real talent for cooking and climbs the ranks.

The Cook of Castamar (2021)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountrySpain

Set in early 18th-century Madrid, the plot follows the love story between an agoraphobic cook and a widowed nobleman.

IP Pirogova (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration00:45

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Bob's Burgers (2011)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, cartoon
CountryUSA

Bob's Burgers follows a third-generation restaurateur, Bob, as he runs Bob's Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob and his quirky family have big ideas about burgers, but fall short on service and sophistication. Despite the greasy counters, lousy location and a dearth of customers, Bob and his family are determined to make Bob's Burgers "grand re-re-re-opening" a success.

Servant (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA

A Philadelphia couple are in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations was an American travel and food show on the Travel Channel; it also airs on the Discovery Travel & Living channel around the world. In it, host Anthony Bourdain visits overseas countries, cities worldwide, and places within the U.S., where hosts treat him to local culture and cuisine. The series premiered in 2005 on the Travel Channel. The format and content of the show is similar to Bourdain's 2001–2002 Food Network series, A Cook's Tour. The Travel Channel announced that season 9 will be the show's final season. Season 9 premiered on September 3, 2012 and concluded with its series finale episode on November 5, 2012.The special episode Anthony Bourdain in Beirut that aired between Seasons 2 and 3 was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Programming in 2007. In 2009 the series won the Emmy for "Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming".

Treme (2010)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreshort, music
CountryUSA

Tremé takes its name from a neighborhood of New Orleans and portrays life in the aftermath of the 2005 hurricane. Beginning three months after Hurricane Katrina, the residents of New Orleans, including musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and other New Orleanians struggle to rebuild their lives, their homes and their unique culture.

Sweetbitter (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Shortly after arriving in New York City, 22-year-old Tess lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant. Swiftly introduced to the world of drugs, alcohol, love, lust, dive bars, and fine dining, she learns to navigate the chaotically alluring, yet punishing life she has stumbled upon.

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2 Broke Girls (2011)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing stands in their way – they’re broke.

Young & Hungry (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Two worlds collide when Josh, a wealthy young tech entrepreneur, meets Gabi, a feisty young food blogger, looking to be his personal chef. Gabi is desperate for the job and must prove herself, mostly to Josh's aide, who prefers a famous chef for the job. When Josh enlists Gabi to prepare a romantic meal for him and his girlfriend, the dinner goes awry and Gabi finds herself in a very awkward position. With the help of her best friend Sofia and Josh's housekeeper, Gabi turns a difficult situation into an opportunity for employment and maybe even love. Gabi gets some much needed help and advice from Josh’s assistant and his housekeeper.

The Boat (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:16

A global cataclysm, caused by a fatal accident in Geneva (Switzerland) during the implementation of the particle accelerator will lead to the crew and students of the school-ship Polar Star to live the greatest adventure of their lives. Isolated and aware that we only have each other, the ship will become their only home.

Inspector Morse (1987)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40

Inspector Morse is a detective drama based on Colin Dexter's series of Chief Inspector Morse novels. The series starred John Thaw as Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis, as well as a large cast of notable actors and actresses.

Itaewon Class (2020)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama
CountrySouth Korea

In a colorful Seoul neighborhood, an ex-con and his friends fight a mighty foe to make their ambitious dreams for their street bar a reality.

Whites (2010)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:22

Whites was a BBC sitcom, written by Oliver Lansley and Matt King, directed by David Kerr, and starring Alan Davies as the executive chef at a country house hotel. BBC Two gave the go ahead for the show to go into production in August 2009 with the first episode airing in September 2010. Whites aired for six episodes in 2010. On 1 March 2011 Davies announced that the BBC would not be renewing Whites for another series.

Midnight Diner (2014)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryJapan

A restaurant opens at midnight. Both the menu offerings and personality of the owner draw a series of flawed patrons including Tamako, whose boyfriend has passed away, live-in worker Michiru, and ruckus-raising Kenzo.

The Kitchen (2012)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration00:25

Maksim "Max" Lavrov wants to become a great chef. But he finds out that the kitchen isn't the place for an easy career. And in restaurant "Claude Monet" this job looks even harder and much more complicated than just cooking.

#СеняФедя (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia

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Full Moon (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryTurkey

Ferit Aslan is a very successful businessman, and is extremely organized. He wants the same manner of organization in both his private and professional life. Nazli who is studying gastronomy needs to find a job immediately as she is responsible for covering the expenses of the home she shares with her friend and sister. She is a stubborn and adamant personality, so she has a tough time keeping a job. Both completely opposites, meet each other in this series.

Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma (2015)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:24

Yukihira Souma's dream is to become a full-time chef in his father's restaurant and surpass his father's culinary skill. But just as Yukihira graduates from middle schools his father, Yukihira Jouichirou, closes down the restaurant to travel and cook around the world. Although downtrodden, Souma's fighting spirit is rekindled by a challenge from Jouichirou which is to survive in an elite culinary school where only 10% of the students graduate. Can Souma survive?

The Halcyon (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00

The story of a bustling and glamorous five star hotel at the centre of London society and a world at war.

Sinbad (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43

Sinbad accidentally kills the son of the powerful Lord Akbari in a fist fight. As recompense for the blood debt, Sinbad's brother is killed in front of his eyes. Sinbad escapes, but his grandmother uses a magic talisman to curse him for the death of his brother. The curse prevents Sinbad from staying on land for more than one day; if he tarries the talisman will choke him to death. This prohibition against remaining on land leads to a life of adventure at sea that holds many wonders. Sinbad is unaware that he is still being hunted by Lord Akbari, who does not consider Sinbad's brother's death as sufficient payment of the blood debt.

Bob Hearts Abishola (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA

A love story about a middle-aged compression sock businessman from Detroit who unexpectedly falls for his cardiac nurse, a Nigerian immigrant, while recovering from a heart attack and sets his sights on winning her over.

Day 5 (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA

After a fortuitous drug bender saves his life, addict Jake ventures out into the quiet streets… unaware that most of the world already died in their beds. Now, battling sleepless fatigue and encroaching delirium, Jake teams with a scrappy teenager, overnight doctor and red-eye pilot to search for answers… and just maybe find a way to sleep again.

Monsterland (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA

In this fantasy anthology series, encounters with mermaids, fallen angels and other strange beasts drive broken people to desperate acts in an attempt to repair their lives, ultimately showing there is a thin line between man and beast.

The Passage (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:35

A post-apocalyptic story about a botched U.S. government experiment that turns a group of death row inmates into highly infectious vampires, and an orphan girl who might be the only person able to stop the ensuing crisis.

Perpetual Grace LTD (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:53

James, a disgraced firefighter turned grifter, seizes a chance, illicit opportunity to reverse his life’s worsening course as he attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown, who turns out to be far more dangerous than he appears.

Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada, Philippines, United Kingdom, South Korea, France, Japan, Spain, Mexico

Intergalactic warrior Star Butterfly arrives on Earth to live with the Diaz family. She continues to battle villains throughout the universe and high school, mainly to protect her extremely powerful wand, an object that still confuses her.

Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

While being trained by S.H.I.E.L.D., Spider-Man battles evil with a new team of teen colleagues.




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