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Michael Smith

Michael Smith
Photo by Loretta Campbell

Canada’s best-known chef, Michael Smith is the bestselling author of Chef at Home and The Best of Chef at Home as well as the star of several Food Network TV shows including Chef at Home. A passionate advocate of simple, sustainable flavours, he led the team of chefs that cooked for the world’s Olympians at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. He lives on Prince Edward Island with his son Gabriel and is Prince Edward Island’s official food ambassador. Chef Michael Smith's Kitchen: 100 of My Favourite Easy Recipes is his latest book.

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