Inventing Cuisine: Gerald Passedat

Overview

With his legendary restaurant Le Petit Nice, Gallic chef Gérard Passédat reigned as one of the kings of haute-cuisine in Marseilles. A seaside establishment, the eatery specialized from the beginning in magnificently inventive entrées de mer thanks to the efforts of Passédat. The chef often took little-known Mediterranean fish such as the rockling, the dentex, and the tub gurnard, and spun them into creations both unique and distinguished. This documentary hones in on the connection between Passédat and the town ...
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Overview

With his legendary restaurant Le Petit Nice, Gallic chef Gérard Passédat reigned as one of the kings of haute-cuisine in Marseilles. A seaside establishment, the eatery specialized from the beginning in magnificently inventive entrées de mer thanks to the efforts of Passédat. The chef often took little-known Mediterranean fish such as the rockling, the dentex, and the tub gurnard, and spun them into creations both unique and distinguished. This documentary hones in on the connection between Passédat and the town of Marseilles, and explores the manner in which Passédat repeatedly turns to the ocean as his basis, exhibiting a peerless fascination with the treasures it provides - a fascination that continues to dazzle French palettes.
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Special Features

La paire de tarte Réglisse; ; Le secret du loup Lucie Passédat; ; La bouille-abaisse
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/10/2009
  • EAN: 3760123560948
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: La Huit
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Time: 1:11:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 60,938

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gérald Passédat Participant
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Inventing Cuisine: Gerald Passedat
   Français
      Film
      Bonus
         La Paire de tarte Réglisse
         Le Secret de loup Lucie Passédat
         La bouille-abaisse
   English
      Film
      Extras
         A Pair Of Tarts
         The Secret of the Loup Lucie Passedat
         Bouille-abaisse
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