Chef Art Smith’s Common Threads Brings Us Back Together

By Elysabeth Alfano Creator, Fear No Art Chicago

Last Thursday evening brought one of those rare events where you feel that you have been transported to another dimension in time. I attended “A Chef’s Affair/Paint It Black” Gala at Nellcote, a restaurant that has been refurbished in the style of Villa Nellcote in Southern France where The Rolling Stones created Exile on Main Street in 1971. (Oh, the chandeliers!) The evening raised money for chef Art Smith’s wonderful charity, Common Threads which is dedicated to educating children on the importance of nutrition and physical well-being and fostering an appreciation of cultural diversity through cooking. Read More>>

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Parade Magazine ” We’ll have what they are having”

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ART SMITH, CAT CORA, AND CURTIS STONE ARE AROUND GREAT FOOD ALL DAY, EVERY DAY, YET STILL MANAGE TO STAY TRIM. HOW DO THEY DO IT? Read More>Chefs Story>>

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TODAY SHOW FOOD Chef Art’s hearty and affordable dishes.

Hearty winter dishes: Vegetable salad, bean chili Make executive chef Art Smith’s healthy, affordable meals. Watch Clip>>

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People Magazine “Gaga Family’s Tomato Soup”

Read the full article in from PEOPLE 2.20.12 – Lady Gaga .

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VH1 Art Smith talks about Lady Gaga

Chef Art Smith talks Lady Gaga’s meat dress, her favorite pasta recipe and celebrity clients.

 

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ABC TV Chef Art Smith cooks up some of pop superstar’s favorite foods

Lady Gaga’s Parents Open NYC Restaurant  Watch Video>>

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New York Times A Low-Key Spot With a High-Wattage Connection

Lady Gaga’s parents will open Joanne Trattoria next Wednesday.

By MATT FLEGENHEIMER
Lady Gaga’s few mentions of the restaurant and her appearance at a party there on New Years Eve have generated buzz that top chefs could only hope to attract. Art Smith, the chef and a partner at Joanne, met her at a taping of Oprah Winfrey’s show. (Mr. Smith was Ms. Winfrey’s personal chef for many years.)  Read full article>>
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Chef Art Smith about his weight loss on ET HD

Chef Art Smith on ET HD Watch the video clip

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ET/Online Chef Art Smith talks about Paula Deen Diabetes Diagnosis

Oprah’s chef Art Smith faced the same medial issues as Food Network star chef Paula Deen and he didn’t hide his feelings upon learning of her diagnosis. Watch Video Clip

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New York Post Gaga For Food

Gaga for food By CARLA SPARTOS

Photo Courtesy of ABC

 The Lady’s in the kitchen and Russians are serving goldfish. This year in dining is going to be a hoot!
ITALIAN IN A BROWNSTONE
Yes, Joanne Trattoria is owned by Lady Gaga’s father, Joe Germanotta — whose longtime dream has been to own a restaurant in his neighborhood — but chef Art Smith insists it will be a local haunt through and through. “The Upper West Side is known for its itty-bitty restaurants, and Joanne’s is just that, a tiny restaurant with a Southern soul and an Italian heart,” explains Smith, a former personal chef for Oprah and a Lady Gaga pal. Read More>>>
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