Day: December 2, 2013
Chef Nishimura dishes up haute cuisine to the eight man crew of the Dome Fuji Station research base in the frozen no-man’s land of the Antarctic. As the men carry out the mundane tasks of their communal isolation, they develop bizarre cravings or dress eccentrically and start to pine for home. Here, we focus on the much-anticipated meal times. Chef Nishimura acts as a kind of surrogate mother to the disparate team members, seeking to constantly divert them from going stir crazy.