Kitchen Confidential: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 19
2005

Exile on Main Street

Jack Bourdain was a great chef four years ago until he made his own demise. Nowadays, he works in a children’s restaurant run by his girlfriend. But his luck is about to…

2 Sep 26
2005

Aftermath

When Pino suspects Steven of stealing steaks, Jack is determined to change Steven and himself from their old ways but his plans don’t go to plan. Tired of his new ways, S…

3 Oct 03
2005

Dinner Date With Death

Jack’s old mentor, Gerard, comes to Nolita with a strange request. He wants Jack’s food to feed him to death. Meanwhile, Steven and Seth’s authority drives Ji…

4 Dec 05
2005

French Fight

After Jack sees Nolita’s menu on Michel’s restuarant without asking permission, the two restaurants go head-to-head hoping to destroy their rivals restaurant. To ma…

5 Dec 12
2005

You Lose, I Win

Jack realizes that he needs to spend more time with the patrons if he wants Nolita to be more successful. To accomplish this, he hires Becky to be head-chef while he talks to p…

6 Dec 19
2005

Rabbit Test

Jim accidentally accepts a delivery of rabbits for Nolitas special, but when they arrive alive, no-one has the guts to kill them. Meanwhile, Jack dates a vegan who will not tou…

7 Jan 01
2006

The Robbery

After a gang of armed robbers target Nolita, the restaurant runs low on patrons and several staff members begin to freak out. Steven throws a model party to turn their luck aro…

8 Jan 01
2006

Teddy Takes Off

Food and Wine magazine writes a favorable review of one of the Nolita meals that Teddy makes but Jack takes total credit for it. This makes Teddy quit in anger, but seeing him…

9 Jan 01
2006

Let's Do Brunch

Jack and Becky’s secret affair continues. Meanwhile, Pino orders Jack to take his shortbreads off the menu because they are not selling. Becky convinces Jack to start serving b…

10 Jan 01
2006

Praise be Praise

Jim tries desperately to impress Jack with his initiative in the kitchen, but his good intentions turn against him causing Jack to give him the silent treatment. A “no send-bac…

11 May 12
2006

An Affair To Remember

Jack is unaware that the woman he slept with, Gia, is Pino’s mistress, who lives above the restaurant. Gia wants to tell Pino about their affair because Jack looks after…

12 Jan 01
2006

Power Play

Mimi is the new owner of Nolita and a power-struggle with Jack enfolds. The two fight for control over the restaurant and staff but when a surprise health inspector shows up fo…

13 Jan 23
2006

And the Award Goes To...

Now that Nolita has changed hands and Jack and Mimi are in charge, Nolita is nominated for an EPICURE Award. However, Jack soon realizes that Becky…

About Kitchen Confidential

FOX has ordered a half-hour project from “Sex and the City” creator Darren Star based on chef Anthony Bourdain’s “Kitchen Confidential.” “Kitchen Confidential,” based on Bourdain’s memoir about food, drugs and working in the kitchens of top restaurants. David Hemingson (“Just Shoot Me,” “Cracking Up”) is writing the pilot and executive producing with Star.

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