Weird take... but Food Wars, or Shokugeki no Soma, is the philosophical antithesis to Ratatouille.
Ratatouille, genius is not the accumulation of years of hard work, it's something innate and natural. In Food Wars, not only is it repeatedly stressed that Soma isn't a natural culinary genius, but his father suffered an academia-induced nervous breakdown precisely because everyone else presumed he was and pressured him to live up to an ideal he couldn't possibly meet.
Likewise, many students at Totsuki who claim a natural culinary genius tend to come from privileged backgrounds where there would be less obstacles in their path to realize their talents, while Soma and quite a few of his allies and rivals hail from working class backgrounds, and they've had to prove their worth as chefs (repeatedly), while tangoing with snobs or powerful aristocrats with outright political clout. The disparity in class and power is staggeri