Jon Favreau, actor, director, writer and now foodie. The internet (notice I didn’t say Websters? Man I feel old) anyway, the internet defines a Foodie as:
noun: foodie; plural noun: foodies; noun: foody
a person with a particular interest in food; a gourmet.
synonyms: gourmet, epicure, gastronome, gourmand
Jon Favreau’s latest film endevor is ‘Chef’ which happens to feature him, Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Sofia Vergara and John Leguizamo. Chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner (Dustin Hoffman), he is left to figure out what’s next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife (Sofia Vergara), his friend (John Leguizamo) and his son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen — and zest for life and love.
Chef releases in theaters May 9, 2014.