Recently released from prison, French chef, Jacques, pursues an obsession of working for the great British chef, Victor Ellwood. He knows Victor had an affair with his mother and may be his dad. Working for Victor is back breaking, but his existence is softened by the presence of a girl living in the downstairs flat. As he falls in love with her, he realizes she not only has an aversion to restaurants, but food of all kinds. Is her eating disorder a force too much for even love to cure?