Carl Casper, a gifted chef who has been bullied into churning out safe food by the owner of his restaurant (Dustin Hoffman) even though what he really wants to do is experiment. When an influential critic trashes that safe menu, the once-celebrated chef melts down, discovering at the wrong moment what damage Twitter and smart-phone cameras can do to a career.
Suddenly fired and unemployable, the divorced dad is convinced by his wealthy ex-wife (Sofia Vergara) to accompany her to Miami and help watch their son Percy .
Social media does Carl as much good as it did harm once he decides, having reconnected with local culture in Miami, that he should start a truck selling Cubano sandwiches. Restoring a piece-of-junk taco truck (a gift from his ex-wife's ex-husband, Robert Downey, Jr.) is a job tailor made for getting to know his son again, and 10 year-old Percy does some Twitter jujitsu to exploit @ChefCarl's notoriety once they're ready to sell some pressed sandwiches. An enjoyable road trip ensues, with father and son recruiting Leguizamo to hit New Orleans and Austin on the way home to Los Angeles.
Movie in English with subtitles in Latvian and Russian.
Jon Favreau, Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Dustin Hoffman, Oliver Platt, Robert Downey Jr., Emjay Anthony
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