The Delicacy takes you from the coastal waters of California to the plates of high-end restaurants as it follows one of the most sought-after foods in the world gathered by the most dangerous profession.
The story of a rare and exotic food, the sea urchin, and how it’s harvested, how it’s eaten, and the role it plays in nature and the lives of those who bring it to the table. With commentary from some of the most influential and prolific voices in the culinary world, the film follows a group of sea urchin divers in Santa Barbara as they deal with the hazards of their vocation.
About the filmmaker
Jason Wise is an American filmmaker known for his wine documentaries, Wait For Your Laugh featuring Rose Marie, The Delicacy about sea urchin divers, and the streaming service SOMM TV.