A Matter of Taste

2012 Emmy Nominee. Produced by TEC Founder Alan Oxman. Edited by TEC Alum Amy Foote.

At age 24, Paul Liebrandt is the youngest chef to have received 3 starts from the New York Times in 2000. One of the most talented and controversial chefs in the food world, Paul is likened to "a pianist who seems to have found a couple dozen extra keys" by New York Times food critic William Grimes. By following Paul, A Matter of Taste explores the creative process and the hard work, long hours, and painstaking dedication required to become a culinary artist and finding success in the cutthroat world of haute cuisine. By exploring the relationships between chefs, owners, and food critics, the film delves into the life of a dedicated young chef ahead of his time.