Celebrity chefs

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2016 file photo, chef Daniel Giusti, left, chats with chef April Kindt between lunch waves at Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School in New London, Conn. What kind of meal can you buy for $1.25? Guisti will host ten chefs on Saturday, June 2, 2018, competing at the middle school to make the best possible school lunch on that budget while meeting nutritional standards required by public schools. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP, File)
May 31, 2018 - 3:40 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some top chefs are converging in Connecticut to help answer a question being asked every day in school cafeterias across the country. What kind of tasty dishes can be served for school lunches that students actually like and can be produced at rock-bottom costs while meeting...
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May 25, 2018 - 1:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Employees have been told that celebrity chef Mario Batali's three Las Vegas Strip restaurants will close July 27. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group partner Joe Bastianich informed the nearly 300 workers of Carnevino Italian...
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May 25, 2018 - 1:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Employees have been told that celebrity chef Mario Batali's three Las Vegas Strip restaurants will close next month. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that B&B Hospitality Group partner Joe Bastianich informed the nearly 300 workers of Carnevino Italian Steakhouse, B&B...
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May 07, 2018 - 11:58 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chef Gabrielle Hamilton of Prune restaurant in New York City took home this year's outstanding chef award at the James Beard Awards . The outstanding restaurant award went to Highlands Bar and Grill in Birmingham, Alabama, when the honors were given out Monday night in Chicago. Many...
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Activist Tarana Burke attends Variety's Power of Women: New York event at Cipriani Wall Street on Friday, April 13, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
April 13, 2018 - 5:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — MeToo founder Tarana Burke says people need to recognize that the true purpose of the movement is to focus on survivors of sexual assault — and not to simply bring down powerful abusers. Burke was honored along with Hollywood actresses and media and literary stars at the annual...
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View of the red carpet at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 4:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood (all times local): 1:30 p.m. It's an hour before the stars start arriving on the Oscars red carpet, and final preparations are in full swing. E! red carpet host Giuliana Rancic...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2016, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs legislation concerning breast cancer screenings with his girlfriend Sandra Lee standing behind him, during a breast cancer awareness motorcycle event in New York. Following Lee's successful battle with breast cancer Gov. Cuomo called for big investments to fight cancer last year, but now seeks to cut $25 million from public health programs that pay to fight cancer, diabetes and other conditions. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
February 22, 2017 - 6:53 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing a $25 million reduction to programs that fight cancer, diabetes and other public health challenges — a move intended to eliminate inefficiencies that is being fought by some lawmakers and health advocates who oppose the cuts. Critics worry...
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