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

Bradley Cooper is a cooking enthusiast.

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

FOX halted the show's production at thirteen episodes and announced that it was cancelled.

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