The Wandering Chef (2019)


A famous chef prepares the most significant cooking of his lifetime to deal with his past, after he meets his mother on the road through a bowl of soup.

Celebrity chef Jiho Lim, better known as the “Wandering Chef” travels from one end of the Korean peninsula to the other, in search of the most unique ingredients known for their medicinal properties. He wanders through different landscapes, gathering ingredients, meeting diverse people and feeding a multitude of communities. All of his sources come from mother nature itself, who was his nurturer since he ran away from home at thirteen. He often slept on her soil using leaves as his blanket and eating herbs for survival.

Genre/Topics: Drama, Documentary

Duration: 1hr 30min