HER NAME IS CHEF showcases the stories of six amazingly talented, inspiring, females of the kitchen. Each share their triumphs in cutting through the clichés of the restaurant industry, and explore how they broke down the doors to ‘earn’ the title of Chef. Fatima Ali, a viewer favorite on the show Top Chef who died of bone cancer in 2019, is among a handful of chefs featured in this documentary. Host Leia Gaccione sits down with Elizabeth Falkner, Fatima Ali, Hillary Sterling, Esther Choi, Juliet Masters, and Caroline Schiff. They open up their hearts and minds to the world, leaving no stone unturned.
Peter Ferriero | Documentary | 98 Minutes | USA | $12
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“It brings up a lot of questions about equality in gender and how women can make their way in this world, but it also is a touching and tragic tale of one woman being gone way too soon.” – Lael Loewenstein, Film Week