Les Saveurs du Palais - Haute Cuisine - French film directed by Christian Vncent. The story of Danièle Delpeuch and how she was appointed as the private chef for François Mitterrand. Hortense Laborie is a celebrated chef living in the Perigord region. To her great surprise, the President of the Republic appoints her as his personal cook. She accepts reluctantly but once she has accepted her nomination, Hortense works her heart and soul to produce both a stylish and authentic cuisine. For a while, she manages to impose herself thanks to her sturdy character and despite the jealousies she arouses among the other chefs. For a while only, unfortunately for her and for... the President. Stars Catherine Frot and Arthur Dupont. In French and English with optional English subtitles. Rated PG-13 for brief strong language.