The Last Super Chef
For as long as he can remember, Curtis Pith has been obsessed with becoming a chef like Lucas Taylor, host of Super Chef. And Curtis has a secret: Taylor is actually his long-absent father.
So when Taylor announces a kids-only season of Super Chef, ...more
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In addition, the book finds a way to include themes and lessons that benefit readers of all ages. As a middle level teacher, I certainly think the children I kno ...more
I absolutely loved this book. Being fans of kid food competition shows and previously reading Pizza, Love, and Other Stuff that Made Me Famous by Kathryn Williams, I knew I was in for quite the treat with The Last Super Chef. Curtis' story was super relatable and the plot twist of the century that the host of The Last Super Ch ...more
Curtis loves watching the television show The Last Super Chef, especially since he has a secret-- his mother told him in second grade that his father is Lucas Taylor, although he's never met the man. When a contest is announced that will lead to five children being on the show, Curtis and his friend Tre decide to send in a video. Curtis' family- his mother and younger sister Paige- struggle financially, especially after his mother loses her job. Curtis is worried ...more
This was a cute concept, but had a lot of things that didn't work for me. Young Curtis Pith dreams of being a chef, not just because he enjoys it, though he really does, but because he thinks that it is in his blood, he believes that Super Chef Lucas Taylor is his father. When the Super Chef announces that not only will this be his last season but that he is hosting a competition for 5 kids who could be the next chef, ...more
Curtis has been a faithful viewer of the show Super Chef since he was seven, and as a result he’s developed amazing talents in the kitchen. He can cook anything from appetizers to desserts, as well as international dishes for his younger sister and his mom in their tiny apartment kitchen. The descriptions of his dishes (especially the cupcakes - YUM!) will leave you drooling and wishing he would take over your kitchen. When the Super Chef unexpectedly announces the show is ending, Cur ...more
I think this book will teach kids some great life lessons and also maybe inspire them to start cooking as well. I cannot wait to get my hands on a hard copy of this book! ...more
This was such a heartfelt story! A fun combination of Iron Chef and Willy Wonka, with great themes of family and friendship. This middle grade novel is perfect for young readers with a love for the culinary arts.
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I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Thank you NetGalley!
The ending had a few surprises that bought tears to my eyes as I lived and learned through these wonderful characters.
Even if you aren't into cooking shows, you will still enjoy this read. I highly recommend it. ...more
Curtis Pith was born to cook. So when he has a chance to enter a reality show cooking competition for kids, he’s all in. It’s the chance of a lifetime - not just because the prize money could change his whole life, but because he could finally meet his long absent dad, Lucas Taylor, the one and only Super Chef.
With wit, grit and determination, Curtis and his fellow Last Super Chef contestants learn keys to cooking and life. But who will ultimately end up ...more