Tafelspitz (1993)

Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - Germany  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Clarke Fountain

In this slight romantic comedy, the heroine is the daughter of a Austrian woman who runs and is the head chef at a restaurant, she herself the daughter of a restauranteur, who is the daughter... Despite this, the girl is bored and uncertain what she will do with her future. Her mother coaxes her to study with her for one year, after which she will pay for her to have a one year vacation. Sometime near the end of her year, the daughter prepares a meal for a guest who is so impressed that he hires her on the spot for his New York restaurant. When they finally meet, they click, fall in love, and eventually marry. The title, Tafelspitz is a word denoting an Austrian meat dish.