Yes Chef and the Mushroom King

Ramzi Bashour, Writer/Director/Producer 

Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2021, Screenwriting Award, NYU 

Project Type: TV Pilot 

Genre: Comedy 

Length: 30 pages 

Field of Science: Mycology 

Stage: Development 


A young cook (who happens to grow psychoactive mushrooms in his Queens apartment) and a mysterious mushroom hunter from Upstate New York cross paths in the woods. A dubious friendship blossoms as the two mycophiles ambitiously set out to revive a long ago extinct fungal species. Magic, mushrooms, and mother nature ensues.