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Ad Factory 2 - 12 Part Series

Plug. Pitch. Promote. Display. Endorse. Notify. Inform. Put on the map. Sponsor. Sell. Hype. Herald. Exhibit. There are a slew of ways to define the process of getting a product attention and sales; AD FACTORY peeks behind the screen to reveal the inner workings of television’s most influential and interesting advertisements.
Release
2014
Minutes
30
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Ad Factory 9 Part Series

Plug. Pitch. Promote. Display. Endorse. Notify. Inform. Put on the map. Sponsor. Sell. Hype. Herald. Exhibit. There are a slew of ways to define the process of getting a product attention and sales; AD FACTORY peeks behind the screen to reveal the inner workings of television’s most influential and interesting advertisements.
Release
2013
Minutes
26
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Adventures in Voice Acting Part 2: The Process

The Process Voice actors are essential for a variety of pro- ductions, and each industry comes with its own perks. Find out what goes on during an Anime voiceover session versus a recording session for an original animation production. Discover the importance of auditions in an acting career and how to prepare for it.
Release
2010
Minutes
20
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Adventures in Voice Acting Part 3: Finding a Way In

Finding a Way In Learn directly from the voice actors at various stages in their career of the struggles and re- wards of pursuing this path. The stars share their time managements strategies and dem- onstrate the voice training and warm up tech- niques they use to achieve control of the flex- ibility and character of their voice.
Release
2010
Minutes
20
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Adventures in Voice Acting Part 4: Advice

Advice Learn from the casting directors and producers about what they look for in a voice actor at an audition, what they expect to see on a demo reel, and what kind of relationship they estab- lish with their voice cast. The established actors give important advice on pursuing work and de- scribe what to expect once you get the part.
Release
2010
Minutes
20
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Adventures In Voice Acting Part 5: Is it Worth It?

Is It Worth It? Though a career in voice acting is full of cre- ative expression and fun, it also presents cer- tain challenges. The actors examine the sac- rifices they've made and the financial realities they've had to adapt to in order to achieve suc- cess in this field. In sharing what it is about this occupation that makes it worth the fight, they give important advice to students exploring their career options.
Release
2010
Minutes
20
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Adventures in Voice Acting: 5-Part Series

Adventures in Voice Acting is a series of frank and entertaining interviews with a broad spectrum of professionals involved in the field of voice recording, established stars, young voice actors just starting out, animation producers and casting directors. Learn what goes on during a recording session from the perspectives of the performer and sound engineer.
Release
2010
Minutes
20
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chef: Richard Coutanceau

Restaurant Richard Coutanceau CHARENTE - La Rochelle, FRANCE The name Coutanceau belongs to a dynasty in La Rochelle: Richard the father and his two sons, Christopher and Gregory, are the uncontested stars of local gastronomy. The garden produces Richard Coutanceau's inspiration while his storehouse is the Atlantic Ocean, to which his cuisine pays spectacular homage, day after day.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Anne Desjardins

Hôtel L'Eau à la Bouche Laurentides - Sainte-Adèle, CANADA Chef Anne Desjardins and husband Pierre Audette have taken Quebec's farm products to new heights. Their restaurant, L'Eau a la Bouche, is a melting pot of Quebec's finest products served up in a setting showcasing the magnificent nature of the Lauentians: Quebec as the French love it best!
Release
2009
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Charlie Trotter

Charlie Trotter's Chicago, Illinois, USA Responding to a call from Charlie Trotter, one of the most high-profile chefs in the US, chefs Heston Blumenthal and Tetsuya Wakuda crossed oceans to take part in a benefit evening. Chicago's big cheese turned out for this sizzling event serving up a taste of gastronomic vitality, American style.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Gerald Passedat

Le Petit Nice Provence – Marseilles, FRANCE Gerald Passedat is described as a cross between Gilbert Bécaud and Al Pacino. Yet he is the son of Jean-Paul Passedat, from whom he inherited Le Petit Nice, a magnificent “work tool” located on the most beautiful coast of Marseilles, which is perhaps the most mythical city in France.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Jacques & Laurent Pourcel

Le Jardin des Sens Languedoc – Montpellier The Pourcel twins were born the very day the Ephebe of Agde was raised from the Mediterranean after thousands of years — a powerful symbol for two of France's greatest culinary stars at the cutting edge of gastronomic exploration.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Jean Andre Charial

Oustau de Baumanière Provence - Baux-de-Provence, FRANCE When Raymond Thuilier opened the Oustau de Baumanière after the Second World War, no one remembered the Baux-de-Provence and its Val d'Enfer, which inspired the poetry of the great Dante. After 27 years at his side, his grandson Jean-André Charial now upholds the great tradition of the Relais et Châteaux in the most enchanting surroundings.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Jean-Bernard Pautrat

Château de Locguenolé BRITTANY– Hennebont, FRANCE With grace and intelligence, Mrs. de la Sablière would have inspired the greatest classics. Ideally located along the Blavet River, just minutes from Lorient, this Locguénolé domain would have provided an ideal backdrop for the creation of great masterpieces. Given his talent and generosity, its chef, Jean-Bernard Pautrat would have delighted them with the finest products of dramatic and bewitching Brittany.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Jean-Marc Banzo

Clos de la Violette PROVENCE - Aix-en-Provence, FRANCE At the foot of Mont Sainte-Victoire, oft-painted by Cezanne, Jean Marc Banzo delights the people of Aix with his fine and very tasty culinary creations. The chef adores his town, and his town returns the feeling. Banzo manifests his hunger for adventure and exploration into his dishes.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Michel Richard

Citronelle Washington D.C., USA After 31 years in the United States, Michel Richard has remained more French than any of his colleagues in France. It was his Los Angeles restaurant that introduced gourmet palates to California. Today, his Washington restaurant rules this world capital. Michel Richard's genius and outreach are matched only by his joyful disposition.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Michel Trama

Loges de l'Aubergade AQUITAINE- Puymirol, FRANCE With the sumptuous décor of his dining room, the humour and efficiency of his cuisine, the beauty of his wife and the smoke spiralling from his cigar, Michel Trama never fails to win over his guests. Playful and adventurous, this self-taught chef is the envy of many professionals, and a true delight to lovers of fine food.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Michel Troisgros

Maison Troisgros Rhône-Alps - Roanne, FRANCE In his youth, the great Bernard Loiseau idolized the Troisgros brothers. Virtually every one of his colleagues who enjoyed his level of success was trained by them. Today, this family tradition is being perpetuated by Michel Troisgros and his wife, Marie-Pierre.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Philippe Labbe

Château de la Chèvre d'Or Provence – Eze, FRANCE Eze is a tiny medieval village perched on a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean just minutes from Monaco. This site is so fabulous that its restaurant, Château de la Chèvre d'Or, would be full every night, even if it served nothing but French fries. Fortunately, Philippe Labbé, its young chef, is brimful of talent, ensuring a memorable dining experience.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Roger Verge

Le Moulin de Mougins Provence – Mougins, FRANCE Located between Grasse and Cannes, Mougins is the city of artists where Picasso spent his final days. It is here that the legendary Roger Vergé converted an old windmill into a mecca of world-class gastronomy and a museum of the great chef's friends: César, Folon and others.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Roland Mazere

Hôtel du Centenaire AQUITAINE - Les-Eyzies-de-Teillac, FRANCE At the doorway to the prehistoric land of the cromagnon, near the grottos of Lascaux and the domains of the Dor dogne River, Roland Mazère prepares dishes of such high precision they give the Perigord a whole new flavor.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Stephane Raimbault

Restaurant L' Oasis French Riviera - La Napoule, FRANCE Stéphane Raimbault is the culinary Rimbaud and market Rambo. After ten years in Japan, he had his two brothers join him at the foot of the Esterel. Here, next to the famous château of an American eccentric, they help him operate the Napoule's renowned Oasis. On the menu: a gastronomic travelogue.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Theirry Marx

Château Cordeillan-Bages AQUITAINE – Pauillac, FRANCE In the midst of an ocean of vines and the great vintages of the Medoc, Thierry Marx paints Caravaggio's on the tables of Cordeillan-Bages, the Relais Gourmand of the prestigious Lynch-Bages. Along with owner Jean-Michel Cazes, Marx is in the process of revolutionizing the peaceful village of Bages, on the west bank of the Gironde.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Thierry Voisin

Boyer “Les Crayères” CHAMPAGNE – Reims, FRANCE A native of this land, which gives local vines some of their world-renowned characteristics, young Thierry Voisin took over from legendary chef Gérard Boyer in this restaurant, which is perhaps the most sumptuous in the entire Champagne region.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Best Chefs: Thomas Henkelmann

Homestead Inn Connecticut – Greenwich, USA Thomas Henkelmann left his home in the Black Forest, to learn his culinary trade from the greatest chefs before settling in New York, where he quickly became one of the leading ambassadors of French cuisine. Working with his wife Thérèse in his magnificent Greenwich inn, he continues to delight Manhattan's most discriminating diners.
Release
2008
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Bird's Nest, The

Experience the birth of the "Bird's Nest," Beijing's iconic National Stadium which played host to the 2008 Summer Olympics. Swedish designer, Thomas Herzog, conceptualized this marvel, which is not only functional, but architectural and cultural. Explore the creation of this magnificent structure from the beginning stages through the construction and completion. You'll hear from the designers, architects and welders who each played a part. The Bird's Nest stands apart from any other stadium as a one of a kind structure unique in its design and social significance. Like humans, buildings have life. The Bird's Nest will forever be a piece of Beijing's history and Chinese culture. Related Titles: "The World's Dream Stage," "Megawheel"
Release
2009
Minutes
51
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Claude Monet

Claude Monet (1840-1926) is the first and last great Impressionist: the man whose painting gave birth to the term Impressionism.
Release
1999
Minutes
30
Grade Level
I-S
Format
DVD and VHS

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Design X Ray - A 6 Part Series

From an idea to the first design of a new product, designers have their own ways of creating the art using a drawing board or a computer screen. But what makes the most attractive product out of tons of good products?  Now, designers have to use not only their creativity but also their thinking and problem solving skills to make business decisions. 
Release
2014
Minutes
23
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Destination Art- Berlin

The spotlight falls on Berlin, an epicenter, of European contemporary art. When the Berlin wall came down in 1989, artists moved in attracted by the city's bohemian image and liberalism. Frank Thiel has documented the rapid rebirth and architectural changes in the reunified Berlin and Norbert Bisky's violent, but pastel scenes deal with disillusion in the utopia of a western world.
Release
2009
Minutes
26
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Destination Art- Cape Town

Take a visit to Cape Town to meet artists who are working in post-Apartheid South Africa. Sculptor and painter, Willie Bester, reveals why he trawls the city's junkyards for inspiration and materials and sound artist James Webb takes us on a tour of Cape Town.
Release
2009
Minutes
26
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Destination Art- Italy

Travel to Italy to discover more about its burgeoning contemporary art scene. We meet rising star Patrick Tuttofuoco, who uses architecture as inspiration for his dynamic sculptures and we meet il Padre of contemporary Italian art, Michelangelo Pistoletto.
Release
2009
Minutes
26
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Destination Art- Mumbai

Destination Art travels to Mumbai, the fastest moving, most affluent and industrialized city in India. We take a look at its ever changing landscape through the eyes of two very different artists, Hema Upadhyay and Sudhir Patwardhan.
Release
2009
Minutes
26
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Destination Art- Tokyo

In the vibrant city of Tokyo where Asian and Western art styles meet, photographer Ishiuchi Miyako discusses her captivating work which explores the passage of time. We also meet one of Japan's most established sculptures and painters, 77-year old Yayoi Kusama.
Release
2009
Minutes
26
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Destination Art: 5-Part Series

Destination Art travels the world in search of art in all shapes and sizes. Presented by Francine Stock, this series showcases some of the most renowned creative figures at the cutting edge of the world of art. From Tokyo to Mumbai we find both budding and established artists working in a range of materials and styles. Sculpture, oils, photography, installation; it is all covered in this insightful series.
Release
2009
Minutes
26
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Destination Fashion: Copenhagen

Fashion is big business in Copenhagen and design standards are very high! We meet several successful designers indigenous to Denmark such as: Malene Birger, Baum und Pferdgarten, and Bruuns Bazaar. All of whom are building major international reputations. Take an in-depth look at Copenhagen Fur, the biggest exporter of luxury furs and pelts around the world. Get insight into this glamorous, yet controversial, jewel in the Danish fashion industry. Learn about Nior, a brand who strives to make a political statement and peek into some of the street trends of up and coming designers. Top Danish fashion experts Eva Kruse and Uffe Buchard offer their expert analysis on Copenhagen's drive to be a leading fashion epicenter.
Release
2008
Minutes
30
Grade Level
S, C
Format
DVD

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Destination Fashion: India

India is a country rich in culture and tradition, and fashion is no exception. Explore how designers incorporate traditional aspects such as fabulously colorful fabrics and intricate beading into new, trendy ideas. Meet up with Ritu Kumar who is seen as the queen of Indian designers and look into an important part of Indian fashion: the wedding. Bollywood, which sets trends and captures the imagination of the public and fashion designers alike, is central to fashion in India. Rocky S. discusses his reputation as one of the most notable Bollywood designers. Rohit Bal has brought resurgence in Indian mens wear and is keen on preserving craft techniques that are under threat. Young designers like Swapnil Shinde, show the future of Indian fashion. Which city will emerge as the fashionistas favorite Mumbai or Delhi?
Release
2008
Minutes
30
Grade Level
S,C
Format
DVD

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Destination Fashion: London

London is ranked as one of the top five fashion capitals of the world, and we are going to see why. Some of the most famed designers come out of schools in London. Meet up with the expert staff at Central St. Martin's to discover why they nurture talent with unique qualities. Bora Aksu is no exception. He came from Turkey and has since become a huge name in London's fashion scene. Meet the quirky designers Antoni and Alison who make their own trends. Unearth the vintage treasures that can be found in Rellik. Hear Amanda Wakeley's values of British quality and style. Visit Jasper Conran in his chic London boutique to discuss high-end fashion. And finally, unlock the secrets of Topshop in a meeting with brand director Jane Sheperdson. Experience the chaos, class and originality that is British style.
Release
2008
Minutes
30
Grade Level
S, C
Format
DVD

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Dragon's Tongue - A 19 Part Chinese Language Series

The target language in this series is Mandarin (Putonghua); the official language of the People's Republic of China, is based on the dialect of China's capital, Beijing. The Dragon's Tongue is a valuable source of genuine cultural information about China today.
Release
Minutes
25 each
Grade Level
C, G
Format
DVD

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Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas (1834-1917) had a seemingly effortless natural talent which sometimes disguised his obsessive working and reworking of images.
Release
1999
Minutes
30
Grade Level
I-S
Format
DVD and VHS

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Edouard Manet

Manet (1832-83) was the reluctant role model and artistic godfather of the Impressionists.
Release
1999
Minutes
30
Grade Level
I-S
Format
DVD and VHS

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Glories of Islamic Art, The 3-Part Series

This visually stunning three part series explores the connection of the religion of Islam with its art and architecture, revealing how artistic giants such as Sinian were led by Islamic movement to craft a glorious aesthetic heritage. Their faith is reflected in the related but distinct achievements throughout the centuries: the Umayyads of Damascus, in the 9th and 10th, the 12th century Shi'ite Fatimids and 14th century Sunni Mamlukes of Cairo, and the Ottomans of Istanbul in the 15th and 16th centuries. The combinations of unsurpassed beauty and compelling storytelling makes this subject readily accessible to a broad audience.
Release
2007
Minutes
3x45
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Henri Toulouse-Lautrec

Small in physical stature, the aristocratic Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) became the painter of the darker side of Parisian life at the end of the 19th century.
Release
1999
Minutes
30
Grade Level
I-S
Format
DVD and VHS

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How To Look at a Painting - 12 Part series

This dazzling art series reveals a fresh and exciting perspective on how to truly appreciate and better understand the world of painting.


Release
2013
Minutes
24
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Impressionists, The - An Eight Part Series

Impressionism is probably the most well known and most popular style of art today. This eight-part series brings that world alive by looking at the movement through the lives of eight of the greatest Impressionist painters ever - MANET, MONEY, DEGAS, RENOIR, CEZANNE, VAN GOGH, TOULOUSE-LAUTREC and GAUGUIN. This series covers all aspects of "The Impressionists'" lives; their work, the development of their style, their characters, and their friendships. It also looks at a selection of each of the artists' paintings which are representative of their life and work. These paintings are all from a limited number of collections in Britain, Paris and Amsterdam.
Release
1999
Minutes
8x30
Grade Level
I-S
Format
DVD and VHS

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India On The Catwalk

Manish Arora is one of the biggest icons in the world of Indian fashion today. He is known for a rich palette of psychedelic colors and kitsch motifs in garments combining India and the West. With creations worn by stars like Lady Gaga, he now has international acclaim. In India on the Catwalk, Arora takes the audience back to where it all began, telling a personal story about his rise to fame the international fashion scene.
Release
2013
Minutes
28
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Italian Cathedrals 2 Part series

Italian Cathedrals is a visual portrait of two cathedrals; one in Venice and one in Florence.  Learn about the architecture, art, interior design, and inspiration each has on it's city.

Release
2011
Minutes
52
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Made to Order: 13-Part Series

As seen on the Fine Living Network and Food Network Canada! Made to Order lifts the veil off the high-end restaurant business and takes you on a guided tour with two of its exceptional young stars. Chef Guy Rubino and his brother and partner, Michael, a master in hospitality, escort you through this reality-based series doing what they do best: Michael orchestrating the front of the house and Guy creating wildly in the kitchen. Made to Order documents the strategizing, research, and planning undertaken by the brothers as they engineer solutions to satisfy a new challenge per episode.
Release
2010
Minutes
21
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Made to Order: Anatomy of a Tasting Menu

Taking the future of culinary education to heart, the Rubinos gear up to lead a workshop in tasting menu production for some of the country's most promising young talents. Prepped by a lecture and provided with a pantry full of raw ingredients, the student chefs keenly apply some Rubino basics to their own tasting menu creations.
Release
2009
Minutes
21
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Made to Order: Champagne for All Seasons

Three chefs, three menus, one kitchen, 150 guests, 8,000 miles away. These are the parameters for a new event the Rubino brothers are asked to co-host along with the champagne maker Moet & Chandon to launch the opening of the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong.
Release
2009
Minutes
21
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Made to Order: Cookbook Proposal

Having established successful careers in the restaurant business, the Rubinos take the next step in building their brand by testing the waters of the publishing world. With requests from loyal patrons to document their recipes, the brothers educate themselves about the art and business of creating a cookbook. Thomas Keller, Masaharu Morimoto and Alfred Portale make guest appearances.
Release
2009
Minutes
21
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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