Art Smith

Art Smith

Art Smith is the executive chef and co-owner of Table fifty-two, Art and Soul, Southern Art and Bourbon Bar, and LYFE Kitchen restaurants. Smith has received the culinary profession's highest awards and has cooked for some of the world's most famous celebrities. In 1997, Smith became the personal, day-to-day chef to Oprah Winfrey, a position that lasted 10 years. Smith now coordinates and cooks for special events all around the world. Most recently Smith has made several television appearances including on ABC's Lady Gaga Thanksgiving Special, Top Chef, and Top Chef Masters, where he quickly became an audience favorite.


Art Smith won the James Beard Award for Humanitarian of the Year in 2007 and the JBF book award for Back to the Table in 2002.

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