13 Fun Facts About Disney Pixar’s Ratatouille

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Disney Pixar’s Ratatouille is the story of a rat, named Remy, who can cook and makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker, named Linguini, at a famous restaurant. It’s an adorable movie with a great message that ANYONE can cook. Here are some fun facts about this animated film you might not have known!

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  1. Remy, the main rat character, was originally named Art.

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2. To find out what a lightning-struck mushroom would look like, the artists put a flame torch to a real cheese covered mushroom.

3. The soup Remy creates in Gusteau’s kitchen is potato leek.

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4. Colette rides a “Calahan” branded motorcycle, named after Sharon Calahan, the director of photography for Ratatouille.

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5. To save time, the artists at Pixar skipped one detail – none of the human characters have any toes.

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6. The evil Bomb Voyage from The Incredibles makes a cameo in Ratatouille.

7. When conducting research in Paris, the filmmakers took more than 4,500 reference photos.

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8. Gusteau’s is located on the left bank of the Seine in the 5th arrondissement in Paris.

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9. Linguini’s little apartment is located in the Montmartre section of Paris.

10. Skinner’s name is a nod to behavioral psychologist B.F. Skinner, famous for his experiments with rats.

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11. 43 crewmembers attended cooking classes to research the world of a French kitchen.

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12. More than 270 pieces of food were created digitally. Every item was prepared in a real kitchen, then photographed, then eaten.

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13. Chef Thomas Keller of The French Laundry in Napa Valley created the ratatouille served to Anton Ego.

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