"Step Up to the Plate is a film about the perfection of French cooking, but also a beautiful tribute to two master chefs."
- Huffington Post
"A-! Startlingly moving. Illuminates the story of a family and how food unites generations."
- A.V. Club
"A mouth-watering documentary."
- Le Monde
"You don't have to be a foodie to appreciate Step Up to the Plate, Paul Lacoste's terrific documentary. If you are a foodie, though, and you've ever dreamed of attaining the holy grail of actually dining at Bras, you'll revel in the opportunity to see these master chefs at work."
- Movie City News
"Lacoste's almost purely observational approach allows him to come about as close to documenting the process of creation as anyone ever has."
"A smart and poignant portrait of France's finest family of chefs. An incisive exploration into Bras' kitchen wizardry and a moving portrait of family ties and the passing of generations."
- Hollywood Reporter