Last night on Charlie Rose, chefs extraordinaire Thomas Keller and Grant Achatz discussed their careers and promoted the upcoming documentary, Spinning Plates. The documentary profiles Achatz’s restaurant Alinea, named the seventh-best restaurant in the world. The doc also discusses Achatz’s battle with stage four tongue cancer.
In the interview, the Alinea chef elaborates on his connection with cooking as well as his time at The French Laundry.
As for Keller, he quietly adds praise for Achatz’s career. In the video, he says,
With words like these from Keller, who needs a PR rep? Needless to say, we can’t wait to see the film.
Watch the poignant clip from the Charlie Rose interview above.