If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be a three-star Michelin chef, now you can live vicariously through new documentary “Three Stars” (Drei Sterne) now playing at Facets Cinematheque. German filmmaker Lutz Hachmeister follows around nine three-star Michelin-rated chefs in their day-to-day lives, opening a window into the intense world of fine dining kitchens. Chefs like Rene Redzepi of Copenhagen’s Noma, Hideki Ishikawa of Tokyo’s Ishikawa, and Jean-Georges Vongerichten at his eponymous New York restaurant make cameos, partaking in foraging trips and micro-managing their kitchens (some of which felt staged to Reader’s Mike Sula, but whatever).
Facets will be showing “Three Stars” on Tues.-Fri., Dec. 27-30; Tues.-Thurs., Jan. 3-5 with showings at 7 and 9 p.m. For more information, visit the Facets Cinematheque website.
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