Haute Cuisine

A clever mix of emotion, serious subjects and gentle humor - a winning recipe!
-Isabelle Hontebeyrie, JOURNAL DE MONTREAL
Tout ce que l’on peut aimer rassemblé en un film, la grande cuisine et le bel esprit
-L'Humanité
Un pur régal
-TéléCinéObs
Un petit délice !
-Journal de Montréal
Catherine Frot est franchement excellente et le film est très charmant !
-Lapresse.ca
Un film absolument savoureux dans tous les sens du terme !
-C'est bien meilleur le matin
Catherine Frot trouve l'un de ses plus beaux rôles
-La Presse
Un film gourmand et brillant
-Le Nouvel Observateur

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...

Theatrical Release Date

Friday, October 04, 2013
Original Languages: French
Genre: Comedy
Running Time: 95 min.
Year: 2012

CREDITS

CAST
Arthur Dupont
Catherine Frot
Jean d'Ormesson
DIRECTED BY
Christian Vincent

PHOTOS

Director Christian Vincent. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie) and Jean d'Ormesson (The President). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A still from Les Saveurs du Palais. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A still from Les Saveurs du Palais. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A still from Les Saveurs du Palais. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A still from Les Saveurs du Palais. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A still from Les Saveurs du Palais. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A still from Les Saveurs du Palais. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
From left to right: Catherine Frot, director Christian Vincent and Jean d'Ormesson. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A still from Les Saveurs du Palais. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A still from Les Saveurs du Palais. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie) and Jean d'Ormesson (The President). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Jean d'Ormesson (The President). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie) and Jean d'Ormesson (The President). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A still from Les Saveurs du Palais. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot, Jean d'Ormesson and director Christian Vincent. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie) and Jean d'Ormesson (The President). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A still from Les Saveurs du Palais. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie) and Hippolyte Girardot (David Azoulay). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Hippolyte Girardot (David Azoulay) and Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Catherine Frot (Hortense Laborie). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.