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Chef!. Image shows from L to R: Everton Stonehead (Roger Griffiths), Gareth Blackstock (Lenny Henry). Copyright: Crucial Films.

Chef!

BBC One sitcom. 20 episodes (3 series), 1993 - 1996. Stars Lenny Henry, Caroline Lee Johnson and Roger Griffiths.

Chef!

Sitcom starring Lenny Henry as a top chef whose personal and management skills do not match his culinary abilities

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1993 - 1996
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
20   (3 series)
Starring
Lenny Henry, Caroline Lee Johnson and Roger Griffiths
Writers
Peter Tilbury, Geoffrey Deane and Paul Makin
Directors
John Birkin and Dewi Humphreys
Producer
Charlie Hanson

Gareth Blackstock, executive chef at posh restaurant Le Chateau Anglais deep in rural Oxfordshire, is a minor culinary genius and obsessed with producing perfect cuisine.

Unfortunatley for Gareth, his wife, and not to mention his staff, his management and interpersonal skills don't quite match his abilities in the kitchen or his ambitions. Food is his world, his raison d'ĂȘtre, and everything else comes second...

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