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Overall B

Some unexpected ingredients get thrown into Kate Armstrong's (Catherine Zeta-Jones) recipe for life when the master chef unexpectedly becomes the guardian of her nine-year-old niece Zoe (Abigail Breslin) and a handsome-but-frustrating suos-chef (Aaron Eckhart) joins her kitchen staff.

Violence B
Sexual Content B-
Profanity B
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG for some sensuality and language.

Talk to your kids about…

No Reservations

As part of her employment requirements Kate must enroll in therapy. How effective do her sessions seem to be? What part does her attitude play?

Kate is a disciplined, controlled woman. How do those attributes contribute to her success as a chef? What life experiences may have contributed to her personality? How do those traits negatively impact her life?

How does Zoe deal with the death of her mother? Why is she afraid of forgetting her mom? In what ways can adults help children cope with tragedy?