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Courtesy of Kino Lorber

Law Building, Lower Level
1001 Bissonnet
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Directed by Gereon Wetzel

2011, in Catalan and French with English subtitles


108 minutes



El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

Back by popular demand after drawing capacity crowds at the MFAH in February, this documentary chronicles the unique methodology of the brilliant and audacious Spanish chef, Ferran Adrià.  His restaurant, El Bulli (which closed in July 2011) was a Michelin three-star restaurant in Roses, Spain that nightly served a tasting menu of 30 courses to a single seating of up to 50 guests. Chef Adrià took over the restaurant in 1987 and became a leading inspiration for avant-garde cuisine worldwide, alternately referred to as a mad scientist or Salvador Dalí of the kitchen. An elegant, cinematic study of food as avant-garde art, El Bulli: Cooking in Progress is a rare inside look at some of the world's most innovative and exciting cooking.