In the 2000s, chef Charlie Trotter was the toast of Chicago, his eponymous restaurant one of the world's top fine-dining destinations. A gastronomic revolutionary and a culinary bad boy, Trotter paved the way for the likes of Anthony Bourdain and Gordon Ramsay. With never-before-seen archival material, this absorbing, unvarnished profile chronicles the passions of a master chef.
Love, Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Chef Charlie Trotter
Directed by Rebecca Halpern
U.S. | 2021 | Documentary