If you are starved for a good food series, there is a veritable smorgasbord of food and cooking based shows on Netflix Canada made for binge watching. I recommend a steady diet of the following series if you want a taste of the Best Food Shows on Netflix Canada:
Chef’s Table is a Netflix original profiling ground breking chefs from around the world. Each episode focuses on a different chef, starting with Osteria Francescana’s Massimo Bottura in Modena, Italy. The cinematography is gorgeous, a virtual visual feast that will delight your eyes. It’s a fascinating series that provides some insight into the inspiration that drives each chef.
Cooked is another Netflix’s original but this one is a four-part series aimed at inspiring the everyday cook. The series looks closely at the history and science of cooking with each episode relating to one of the classical elements: fire, water, air, and earth. The show illustrates the diversity that comprises cooking from various cultures around the world.
Narrated by Anthony Bourdain, The Mind of a Chef is focused on top-class chef David Chang. It presents food as an art form, with mouthwatering footage of Chang developing recipes and discovering food culture around the globe. It works well as a fascinating look inside the mind of the iconoclastic chef.
Chef’s Table: France digs into the dishes of this culinary rich country. French cuisine has had a significant influence on food throughout the world, but this series provides a look at how other cultures are influencing modern French cuisine.
A Cook’s Tour is a travel and food show in which the host – Anthony Bordain visits exotic and interesting cities around the world where the hosts of different restaurants teach him about local cuisine and culture. It’s a fascinating look at food cutlure from Los Angeles to Cambodia.
A Cook Abroad features six cooks who share a passion for exotic flavours. Each cook travels to a different country to track down the origins of the dishes they love. What makes this series truly great is how it brings viewers to some of the most fascinating places on the planet, serving up fascinating tid-bits about the cultures, history, and geography they encounter that have shaped what we eat today.
Restaurant Australia is an original three-part television series showcasing modern Australian cuisine. The series follows renowned chefs, Neil Perry, Ben Shewry and Peter Gilmore as they come together to create a uniquely Australian menu set to impress some of the world’s toughest critics.