In Verica 2.0, first time filmmaker Peter Taylor follows James Beard nominated chef Paul Verica on an intimate and emotionally raw journey as he confronts recent fame and bigger dreams while battling new restaurant construction delays, crippling self-doubt, rising pressure, and a divorce.

Unapologetically ingredient obsessed, candid, and intense, Verica‚Äôs need for creative and personal growth manifests in his pursuit of a second Beard nomination. 

Verica decides to close his award-winning restaurant in a small town to open a larger one in the city, upending his personal life as he puts it all on the line.