Was born out of an attempt to adapt the original book into a movie called "Seared" starring Brad Pitt and directed by David Fincher.

Based on the book "Kitchen Confidential" by chef Anthony Bourdain.

Bradley Cooper is a cooking enthusiast.

FOX halted the show's production at thirteen episodes and then announced its cancellation.

The pilot was shot at Maison G in Los Angeles, and then a soundstage was built replicating the restaurant.