The film production process has remained fairly structured in a world of disruptive digital change. While facets of the industry have grown to include innovative entertainment, the production process is rarely brought into an analytical light. God Bless the Cook is a visual analysis of my experience directing a documentary film in a graduate-level course. It uses the application of a Media Arts + Practice education to examine the often overlooked intricacies of production. The collection of photos, clips, and abstracts is a documentation of a traditional project and its process.