Spinning Plates, produced in 2012 and directed by Joseph Levy, is an award-winning documentary about three outstanding restaurants and the owners who brought them to life. Grant Achatz, a world-renowned chef, fights a life-threatening situation while competing for the biggest restaurant award in Chicago. A 150-year-old restaurant in Iowa still stands due to an unbreakable bond. Owners of a novice Mexican restaurant in Tucson have a hard time risking everything to survive and meet their little daughter’s needs. Unforgettable stories of family, heritage, passion, and survival come together to reveal how meaningful food can be and the strength that binds us together.