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The Restaurateur / First Run Features.

Infobase, (film distributor.). First Run Features (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (56 min., 40 sec)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : First Run Features, [2011]
  • Distributor: New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released by First Run Features, 2011.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on August 24, 2017.
Formatted Contents Note:
Seasonal Restaurant (4:25); Tabla (4:08); Production Meeting (3:28); Construction Issues (4:11); Potential City Approval Issues (3:18); Opening Date Change (5:56); Educating Restaurant Staff (4:35); Scheduled Opening (5:01); Inspection Day (4:47); Eleven Madison Park Opens (4:14); Eleven Years after Opening: Tabla (2:27); Eleven Years after Opening: Eleven Madison Park (9:13); Credits: The Restaurateur (0:45);
Restrictions on Access Note:
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Summary, etc.:
This intimate documentary follows Danny Meyer, one of America’s preeminent restaurant owners, over a 12 year span as he struggles to open not one but two ambitious restaurants next to New York’s Madison Square Park. Tabla and Eleven Madison Park, if successful, will join Union Square Café and Gramercy Tavern as the jewels in Meyer’s crown. We follow the restaurateur and his team as they experience gut-wrenching construction delays, missed deadlines, and the firing of a chef. We visit Tabla’s chef Floyd Cardoz in his tiny home kitchen where he creates his now classic watermelon curry. We are there as chef Kerry Heffernan takes over Eleven Madison Park just weeks before opening, and then later, after a countrywide search, when Daniel Humm is hired, leading to a coveted four star review from the New York Times, one of only six restaurants to be so honored. Danny Meyer bares all in this portrait. Watching him and his inner circle, we witness first-hand how difficult it is to create a world-class restaurant. The Restaurateur is nothing like those reality shows. This is real.
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System Details Note:
Streaming video file.
System requirements: Films On Demand platform.
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Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's description
Subject: Business.
Genre/Form: Streaming videos.
Internet videos.
Topic Heading: Films on Demand > Business and Economics Collection

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