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Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles

(Rated G)

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“You tell a story through a cake”

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Overview

The sumptuous Tribeca-selected documentary Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles sees the renowned chef and author of books such as Jerusalem and Plenty turn his multi-talented eye to a new challenge: making cakes worthy of the Met. In the summer of 2018, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York enlisted Ottolenghi to lead a culinary gala inspired by the exhibit “Visitors to Versailles.” Assembling a veritable Avengers of the dessert world including Dominque Ansel and Dinara Kasko, Ottolenghi and his innovative team battle intense time pressure as they bring their decadent, Versailles-inspired dessert vision alive.

Official Selection
— Tribeca Film Festival 2020, Hot Docs 2020
“Charming... sits at a tantalising intersection of food, art and history”
— Los Angeles Times
“Mouth-watering... ably captures the mind-boggling logistics of creating multiple elaborate baked artworks”
— Hyperallergic
“Ottolenghi is compelling as a screen presence — his eager fascination is contagious”
— IndieWire

Why You Should See This Film

If there’s anyone we trust to make a movie about food, it's Laura Gabbert. Director of one of our favourite food documentaries of all time, City of Gold, which followed Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold on a culinary adventure around the streets of L.A., it’s a pleasure to see her focus her gaze on Ottolenghi as he journeys from London to Versailles and New York on his gastronomic crusade.

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  • Year: 2020
  • Rating: G
  • Director: Laura Gabbert
  • Cast: Yotam Ottolenghi
  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Language: English, Russian, Hebrew, Ukranian
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