Hugh Jackman + Jean-Georges Vongerichten

Season 5, Episode 3

Jackman+Vongerichten features Tony Award® winning actor Hugh Jackman and world-renowned chef Jean Georges Vongerichten who are friends and neighbors. The two discuss their creative processes, the importance of family and taking risks, all while putting together a benefit dinner at Jean-Georges’ new restaurant, ABC Kitchen. Vongerichten and Jackman shop for the dinner they are preparing, and Hugh takes Jean-Georges to boxing practice where he is preparing for his next role. The episode culminates with the presentation of delicious gourmet dinner prepared by Hugh and Jean-Georges.

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Jean-Georges and Hugh Jackman visit a Union Square market.

Dress Rehearsal

Hugh Jackman takes a tour of Jean-Georges' ABC Kitchen.

Life Long Dream

Jean-Georges helps Hugh Jackman learn the culinary basics.

Intersecting Crafts

Hugh Jackman relates his acting process to the culinary expertise of Jean-Georges.

Intersecting Crafts

Hugh Jackman relates his acting process to the culinary expertise of Jean-Georges.

Here's to Friendship

Hugh Jackman and Jean-Georges toast to their friendship.

What is an Iconoclast?

Hugh Jackman explains what it means to be an Iconoclast.

What is an Iconoclast?

Jean-Georges Vongerichten explains what it means to be an Iconoclast.

Director's Commentary

Director Joe Berlinger discusses how Jean-Georges and Hugh Jackman break down the stereotypes of the world-renowned French chef and the Hollywood superstar, respectively.

Hugh Jackman

Producer, Actor

Australian native Hugh Jackman made his first major U.S. film appearance as Wolverine in the first installment of the X-MEN franchise, a role he reprised in the enormously successful X2 and X-MEN: THE LAST STAND. Most recently, he reprised his role in X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE, which serves as a prequel to the popular series and grossed an outstanding $85 million domestically in its first weekend of release in May 2009. READ MORE 

Jean-Georges Vongerichten


Though Jean-Georges Vongerichten is one of the world’s most famous chefs, his skills extend far beyond the kitchen. A savvy businessman and restaurateur, Jean-Georges is responsible for the operation and success of a constellation of three- and four-star restaurants worldwide. READ MORE 



Paired with fresh lemon juice and the beautiful scent of elderflower, GREY GOOSE La Poire brings a round creaminess to this sophisticated sparkling cocktail.

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