The first trailer for writer/director/star Jon Favreau’s microbudget comedy Chef has landed at iTunes Movie Trailer and you can check it out in the player below. There’s also a new poster for the May 9 release, which you can take a look at in the gallery viewer underneath the trailer.
Favreau joins an all star cast that includes Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Dustin Hoffman, Oliver Platt, Emjay Anthony, Scarlett Johansson and Robert Downey, Jr. In the film, Chef Carl Casper (Favreau) suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner (Hoffman), he is left to figure out what’s next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife (Vergara), his friend (Leguizamo) and his son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen — and zest for life and love.