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Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Kurumi Ichiki (Ayame Gouriki) is 25-years-old. When she was young, she went to France. Now, after she came back to Japan, she works as a waitress at high end traditional restaurant (ryotei). She is talented with cooking.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Ichiro Ato (Fumiyo Kohinata) and Executive Secretary of Prime Minister Seiji Koga (Kenichi Takito) decide to hire a cook for the prime minister's residence for the first time in 70 years. Due to an incident, Seiji meets Kurumi Ichiki and discovers that she has a natural talent for cooking. Seiji asks her to be a cook for the Prime Minister. After a hesitation, Kurumi Ichiki says yes. She begins work at the prime minister's residence, but she struggles in a hostile environment with the chef and his subordinates at the restaurant of the prime minister's official residence.
- "The Prime Minister's Chef" takes over TV Asahi's Friday 23:15 time slot previously occupied by "Women in Distress" and followed by "Mr. Housekeeper, Mitazono" on October 21, 2016.
- Based on manga series "Gu Ra Me!~Daisaishou no Ryourinin~" by Mitsuru Nishimura (writer) & Mitsuru Oosaki (illustrator) (published September 15, 2006 to September 10, 2010 in Weekly Comic Bunch).
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