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How Filming ‘Chef’ Changed Jon Favreau’s Life

Favreau keeps a fireman around on Thanksgiving when he deep fries his turkey.

Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, actor and director Jon Favreau stopped by to talk food. Naturally, his 2014 hit Chef came up, and the bros launched into a spirited discussion about cooking, kitchens, and their love for good eats. Favreau admits that the film was the reason he learned how to cook, and learning to cook became a bonding experience for him and his family. He tells Kimmel that his newly remodeled kitchen is his "man cave," to which Kimmel (oh so unfortunately) responds, "You realize your man cave is a woman cave..." Whatever that means, watch on as Favreau tells the audience about his holiday feasts and explains why he keeps a fireman around when he's frying turkey for Thanksgiving.

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