In this Waiting For Guffman-esque mockumentary from Chicago Gourmet, the "Chef Whisperer," aka Carl Stankowski (played by comedian John Hartman) serves as a muse for some of the world's most prominent chefs: Grant Achatz, Rick Bayless, Stephanie Izard, and Mindy Segal, to name a few. Segal deadpans at around 1:50, "if it wasn't for him [Carl], I'd probably be dead."
Watch 'The Chef Whisperer' Work Hilarious Magic With Prominent Chefs
Rick Bayless was doing burgers and fries before he met Carl.
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