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Q&A: David Gelb on 'Chef's Table,' Netflix series featuring 6 obsessive chefs
Q&A: David Gelb on 'Chef's Table,' Netflix series featuring 6 obsessive chefs

In pitching his six-part docu-series, “Chef’s Table," which debuts April 26 on Netflix, creator David Gelb’s bestselling point was “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” his 2011 documentary about Tokyo’s most esteemed sushi master, Jiro Ono. Gelb’s promise — to have each of the half-dozen episodes focus on a successful chef with a life story as compelling, doubt-filled and quirk-riddled as Ono’s — is aptly borne out in the cast of characters assembled. Niki Nakayama of n/naka represents Los Angeles; Attica Restaurant's Ben Shewry is from Melbourne, Australia; and Magnus Nilsson built his reputation in the remote town of Jarpen,...

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