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40 Restaurant movies you should not miss any chef or cook


The historical relationship between cinema and restaurants It has been a widely used resource in countless movies, although it is not easy to list many titles films that are as central to the story a restaurant.

But as we say, since the beginning of this art, taverns, bars or restaurants halls have been very cinematic locations, full of content and meaning, where they have carried out some of the most legendary scenes from the history of film.

No one can forget a young Al Pacino as Michael Corleone avenging the death of his father in an Italian restaurant in New York The Godfather, the Meg Ryan faked orgasm in front of Billy Crystal in classic When Harry Met Sally O the initial and final scene Pulp Fiction at that restaurant - cafeteria Los Angeles. In addition to these, We also have many other films about chefs, waiters or managers, and that beyond some iconic scene, they do have a development mostly between the walls of the restaurant.

As we know that is not so easy to collect films about the world of restaurants, we wanted to make for you this careful selection up 40 films Special for all those who work, They have worked or love these places and which will surely, a formidable plan for your next weekend.

Collection of 40 films about the world of restaurants

01. Big Night (1996)

02. Dinner Rush (2000)

03. Mostly Martha (2001)

04. Chef (2014)

05. Spinning Plates (2012)

06. Hiro Dreams Sushi (2011)

07. The Trip (2011)

08. The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)

09. The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

10. Burnt (2015)

11. No Reservations (2007)

12. Today’s Special (2009)

13. Ratatouille (2007)

14. Waiting… (2005)

15. Frankie and Johnny (1991)

16. Soul Kitchen (2009)

17. Who Is Killing The Great Chefs Of Europe? (1978)

18. Sideways (2004)

19. Delicatessen (1991)

20. Woman on Top (2000)

21. Love’s Kitchen (2011)

22. Restaurant (1998)

23. Leader (2012)

24. Mystic Pizza (1988)

25. The Restaurant (1966)

26. Kings of Pastry (2009)

27. Fuera de carta (2008)

28. Tortilla Soup (2001)

29. Tampopo (1985)

30. Like water for Chocolate (1992)

31. Babette’s Feast (1987)

32. Letters to Juliet (2010)

33. Alice’s Restaurant (1969)

34. Vatel (2000)

35. Waitress (2007)

38. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

39. Still Waiting… (2009)

40. Mildred Pierce (1945)

Restaurant movies

In the United States work more than 14 million citizens in restaurants while in Spain, the hotel is one of the real engines of the national economy Thank you, among other things, tourism and the proliferation of bars and restaurants. Nevertheless, both the domestic industry as the big giant Hollywood They do not give us very often films based on restaurants, cooks, the chefs.

We hope that this collection will serve you to have a good selection of movie titles Restaurant to see soon, as many of these are true classics of cinema.

And you? Which of these movies have you seen? which not? Leave your suggestions in the comments and what enjoy your film session!

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Article by the editorial team of DiegoCoquillat.com. It has professionals both in the field of hospitality, gastronomy and tourism, and new technologies and innovation.



  1. Francisco Briz on

    That great collection of films about the restoration, thank you very much for making it. I reckon having seen a 30 of the 40 and I took some time looking for the film Who is killing the great chefs of Europe, a movie that I loved

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