This is Not What I Expected is available in: Mandarin on Netflix Canada


Lu Jin is a handsome, wealthy hotel executive whose drive for perfection is matched only by his taste for fine cuisine. When he checks into the Rosebud, he's dissatisfied with everything he sees and is ready to take action... until flamboyant female sous chef Gu Shengnan creates the perfectionist what may be a perfect meal. Now, these bitter rivals find themselves brought together in the kitchen in this light-hearted romantic comedy, infused with fun and flavors to create a delicious dish that foodies around the world wouldn't dare to miss.


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This Is Not What I Expected (2017)
Rating: 6.6/10 (648 votes)
Director: Derek Hui
Writer: Joyce Chan Yuan Li Lan Bai Se (novel) Yimeng Xu
Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro Dongyu Zhou Yi-zhou Sun Ming Xi
Runtime: 106 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Comedy Drama Romance
Released: 05 May 2017
Plot: An obsessive CEO of a company meets a ragged chef by chance. They are drawn closer together because of their love for delicacies, yet their personalities clash big time.