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HAUTE CUISINE

AKA LES SAVEURS DU PALAIS

Director : CHRISTIAN VINCENT

Status: Completed

Synopsis
Short synopsis

Hortense, a chef from Perigord, is astonished when the President appoints her his personal cook, responsible for creating all his meals at the Elysée Palace.

Long synopsis

Hortense Laborie, a renowned chef from Perigord, is astonished when the President of the Republic appoints her his personal cook, responsible for creating all his meals at the Elysée Palace.

Despite jealous resentment from the other kitchen staff, Hortense quickly establishes herself, thanks to her indomitable spirit. The authenticity of her cooking soon seduces the President, but the corridors of power are littered with traps…

 

Based on the extraordinary true story of President Francois Mitterand’s private cook.