Based on a series of novels by author Peter King, the Gourmet Detective movies is a long-running series of films, about a chef turned sleuth and a police detective. The series – which stars Dylan Neal and Brooke Burns – made its debut with two movies on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel in 2015, before leading to sequels in 2016, 2017, and 2020.
In this post, I am taking a look at the Gourmet Detective movies to provide details about the series, and provide you with a running order. So, if you have never watched the series, or you simply want to play catch up, this is the post for you.
The Gourmet Detective movies in order
To date, there are five Gourmet Detective movies. If you wish to watch the movies in order, you should watch them as follows:
- The Gourmet Detective (2015)
- Gourmet Detective: A Healthy Place to Die (2015)
- Death Al Dente: A Gourmet Detective Mystery (2016)
- Gourmet Detective: Eat, Drink, and Be Buried (2017)
- Roux the Day: A Gourmet Detective Mystery (2020)
Are all of the Gourmet Detective movies part of the same series?
All five Gourmet Detective movies are part of the same series, with Dylan Neal and Brooke Burns in the lead roles.
The series also shares a number of the same directors. Scott Smith directed two movies, Mark Jean directed two movies, with Terry Ingram directing one movie.
Who are the cast of the Gourmet Detective movies?
Notable cast members in the Gourmet Detective movie series include Dylan Neal, Brooke Burns, Matthew Kevin Anderson, Marc Senior, Samantha Ferris, Ali Skovbye, Christine Willes, and Bruce Boxleitner.
What is the best Gourmet Detective movie?
The Gourmet Detective films tend to be viewed as being of equal quality. According to IMDb, the Gourmet Detective films are ranked (from best to least-best) as follows:
- Roux the Day: A Gourmet Detective Mystery (2020) – 7.3/10
- Death Al Dente: A Gourmet Detective Mystery (2016) – 6.9/10
- Eat, Drink, and Be Buried: A Gourmet Detective Mystery (2017) – 6.9/10
- Gourmet Detective: A Healthy Place to Die (2015) – 6.8/10
- The Gourmet Detective (2015) – 6.7/10
If you’re a fan of the Gourmet Detective movies, or you’re just getting into the Gourmet Detective movies, then you may wish to know that a collection of the movies is currently available on DVD.
The Gourmet Detective: Complete Movie Collection is available on Region 1 DVD and includes four movies: Gourmet Detective, A Healthy Place to Die, Death Al Dente and Eat, Drink and Be Buried.
The Gourmet Detective: Complete Movie Collection is available from all good entertainment stockists, including Amazon US.
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