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A New Documentary Remembers Chef Fatima Ali

The film follows six women who’ve carved their way into the restaurant industry.

'Her Name Is Chef' spotlights female chefs and women in the food industry writ large.
Adrienne Longo, Electric Love Studios

Adrienne Longo, Electric Love Studios

If you need a nudge back to in-person dining — or that long-abandoned cacio e pepe recipe — book an evening with director Peter Ferriero’s documentary Her Name Is Chef.

Adrienne Longo, Electric Love Studios

Viewers ride sidecar as host Leia Gaccione interviews six chefs pre-pandemic — Fatima Ali, Esther Choi, Elizabeth Falkner, Juliet Masters, Caroline Schiff, and Hillary Sterling — about their entry-level days, harassment, and machismo in the kitchen.