Is Oprah's Chef Headed to the White House?
Blog Reports Smith Discussed Job With Bayless
Art Smith, Oprah's former personal chef, is the owner of Chicago's popular Table Fifty-Two.
Updated at 9:58 PM CST on Thursday, Nov 13, 2008
Would it be that much of a surprise if Art Smith headed to the White House to become the official chef for the Obamas?
Smith is one of the hottest chef's in Chicago. Just try getting a reservation at Table Fifty-Two if you have any doubts.
Smith gained fame after receiving Oprah's official stamp of approval as her personal chef, but could he be soon serving an even bigger O?
OK, let's chalk this one up to he-said-she-said, but the 312 Dining Diva is reporting that the Smith discussed the possibility of heading to the White House with that other uber-chef, Rick Bayless, over the weekend.
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