The Kitchen Brigade

Closing Gala Film: The Kitchen Brigade w/The Best Chef in the World

Sunday, October 30, 2022    
8:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Event Type


Al Whittle Theatre
450 Main St, Wolfville, NS, B4P 1E2

Cathy, a headstrong 40-year-old sous chef, is finally about to fulfill her lifelong dream by opening her own restaurant. But nothing goes as planned. Facing serious financial difficulties, she reluctantly accepts a job in the cafeteria of a shelter for young migrants, run by Lorenzo. While she’s frustrated by her new position, Cathy’s skills and passion for cuisine start to change the kids’ lives. And they also have a lot to teach her…

France, 2021, 97 minutes
Director: Louis-Julien Petit
Distributor: A-Z Films

The Best Chef in the World

At a time before celebrity chefs, home-cook Sally Schmitt was reinventing the way Californians eat. Opening The French Laundry in 1978, Schmitt paved the way for California’s renowned organic and local palate. She may be the mother of California cuisine, but to her family, Sally Schmitt is the best chef in the world.

USA, 2022, 20 minutes
Director: Ben Proudfoot

Sponsored by the Consulat général de France à Moncton and Alliance Française