Jon Favreau Interview for “Chef” – Does He Eat Filipino Food? 


Jon Favreau returns to personal filmmaking with the new indie hit, “Chef!” Not only is he starring in the film, he also wrote and directed the movie that is after my heart as well as my stomach!

“Chef” tells the tale of Carl Casper (Favreau), a chef who starts up a food truck after losing his restaurant job. John Leguizamo, Bobby Canavale, Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, Sofia Vergara, Oliver Platt, Amy Sedaris, Emjay Anthony, and Robert Downey Jr. complete the cast. “Chef” is now out in theaters. Go watch it!

In this interview, we talked about Favreau’s interest in making “Chef,” his cast, and if he eats Filipino food! This movie is, after all, about food! Have fun!



Official “Chef” Synopsis

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. (c) Open Road

Cast

• Jon Favreau as Carl Casper
• Sofía Vergara as Inez, Carl's ex-wife, friend, and the mother of his son
• John Leguizamo as Martin, Carl's friend and line cook
• Scarlett Johansson as Molly, Carl's friend and the restaurant's hostess
• Oliver Platt as Ramsey Michel, a top online food critic
• Bobby Cannavale as Tony, Carl's friend and sous chef
• Dustin Hoffman as Riva, the owner of the restaurant for which Carl is chef
• Robert Downey, Jr. as Marvin, Inez's other ex-husband
• Amy Sedaris as Jen, Inez's publicist
EmJay Anthony as Percy

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