• Rohit Bhatnagar
    Rohit Bhatnagar
    Deccan Chronicle


    With a predictable ending, the Saif Ali Khan starrer is certainly an interesting watch with a fashioned feel to it.

  • Chef serves up a feast garnished with subtle spices. Its aroma is mild and delicate, but the after-taste lingers on for long. Watch it: Chef is a film that is easy to fall in love with.

  • Meena Iyer
    Meena Iyer
    Times Of India


    Chef is predictable in parts, the journey is an enjoyable one. Choose what you wish to eat while watching it. Popcorn or some of that delicious pasta which Roshan K whips up in a jiffy.

  • DNA Web Team
    DNA Web Team
    DNA India


    Just don’t compare it with the original Hollywood film and once again Chef will leave you with a smile.

  • Food being the backdrop, Chef is majorly a story of values, family and love. If you’re watching this film,‌ a friendly advice, watch it with your stomach full – as it will make you hungry.

  • Despite these flaws, there’s much to like in this story. ‘Chef’ is a little over indulgent but makes the ride worthwhile.

  • Mohar Basu
    Mohar Basu


    For most part, the film will put a smile on your faces. Something about it makes you forget that there’s a sum total of two dishes, which feature in a loop here. Thankfully, Chef is pleasant while it lasts. And for everything else, there’s Masterchef.

  • Subhash K Jha
    Subhash K Jha


    Menon is not impatient to tell Roshan Kalra’s story. The narrative’s pace in unhurried  but never dull.

  • Sreeju Sudhakaran
    Sreeju Sudhakaran
    Bollywood Life


    Chef is a really good adaptation of the Hollywood movie that does justice to its theme while adding its own flavours. Aided by Saif, Padmapriya and Svar’s performances and Menon’s confident direction, Chef merges family drama with food appreciation in a nearly seamless manner. Despite its hiccups, Chef is a breezy watch that will leave you with a desperate craving for food.

  • IANS


    Chef is a feel-good film about the importance of relationships and the message comes across smoothly albeit garbed in a long-drawn plot.

  • Bollywood version of Jon Favreau’s sleeper hit makes for a heart-warming drama that’s worth a watch

  • Murtaza Ali Khan
    Murtaza Ali Khan


    Chef is a cute little film about life and what it takes to follow one’s dreams. Saif Ali Khan shines in this flawed film marred by occasional pacing issues.

  • Saif Ali Khan’s film struggles to impress with the starters (the beginning), saves the day with the variety in mains (bittersweet emotional journey of food and finding true happiness, spiced up with some fun moments) and steals the show with dessert (ending). This experience of food and life’s varied flavours deserves a try.

  • This is one film that should appeal across the country, and well, it’s still not too late to put in the subtitles for the English dialogues!

    Don’t give a miss to this Indian ‘Chef’ if you want delectable fare.