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The "Tucci Cookbook" Meets "Cooking with Chef Silvio"!
Chef Silvio and Stanley Tucci
Academy & Golden Globes nominated actor Stanley Tucci discussed food, cookbooks and regions of Italy where Stanley had just returned from with his lovely, new bride Felicity Blunt.



Tony Danza


Chef Silvio & Vittoria exchanged books and stories with Tony Danza. They had lots of laughs and Tony was thrilled to have Silvio's Braciole with Rigatoni!

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Bobby Flay and Chef Silvio swap their cookbooks!

Chef Silvio and Bobby Flay
Flay was in town promoting his new cookbook "Throw Down" and asked Chef Silvio if he could have a copy of his book "Cooking with Chef Silvio" and the two exchanged recipes.

Bobby is Food-TV's star with shows like "Throw Down with Bobby Flay", "Iron Chef America" and "Grill It" along with several cookbooks and restaurants across the nation.

www.bobbyflay.com



Rocco DiSpirito and Chef Silvio exchanged books recently while Rocco was in town promoting his new healthy-eating book.

Rocco DiSpirito and Chef Silvio
They had a lot to chat about as Rocco had just returned from Campania, Silvio's homeland, while writing his next book due out later next year.

www.roccodispirito.com



Oscar nominee and Golden Globe award winner, Tom Berenger, with Chef Silvio at WoodWinds

Chef Silvio & Tom Berenger
Oscar nominee and Golden Globe award winner, Tom Berenger, with Chef Silvio at WoodWinds attending his son's wedding!  Only the best for Tom's son and that would be WoodWinds and Chef Silvio!  Tom conversed in Italian with Silvio and did a great job:  A man of many talents!



Chef Silvio Suppa with TV Food
Star Emeril Lagasse

Chef Silvio Suppa with TV Food Emeril Lagasse
They spoke about Emeril's cookbook "Emeril at the Grill" and he shared with Chef Silvio that his dad was instrumental in getting him hooked on grilling and his dad is still grilling today!
http://www.emerils.com



Chef Silvio and Giada De Laurentiis

Chef Silvio and Giada De Laurentiis
shared some "Italian chef-talk" time recently while Giada was in town current cookbook, Giada's Kitchen: New Italian Favorites.

Giada, the granddaughter of famed film producer Dino De Laurentiis, and star of Food Networks' "Everyday Italian," is also an author of several best-selling books.

www.giadadelaurentiis.com



Rachel Ray was in town promoting her cookbook "Look & Cook" and met up with Chef Silvio.

Chef Silvio and Rachel Ray
She was thrilled to receive Silvio's cookbook, and they signed copies of their books to each other!

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The Two Chefs!

Chef Silvio and Tyler Florence
Food TV star, Tyler Florence (Tyler's Ultimate) exchanged cookbooks with Chef Silvio Suppa, owner of Café Allegre in Madison, CT, as they were both promoting their new cookbooks at R.J. Julia's in Madison. 


Silvio and Vittoria with TV's Uber-chef Lidia Bastianich and host of "Lidia"s Italy"

Chef Silvio & Chef Lidia Bastianich
They all share a similar background and had a great time speaking with her in their native tongues too!



Food Network's star "Iron Chef" Bobby Flay
Food Network's star "Iron Chef" Bobby Flay
 with the owners of Cafe Allegre, Chef Silvio Suppa and his wife Vittoria, @ R.J. Julia's Bookstore in Madison, CT. Flay was promoting his book "Grill It!" and after his book signing he went to the best place to dine...Cafe Allegre, of course!

He dined on Penne Ala Vodka, Chicken with lemon sauce and drank Cantarutti Pinot Grigio. Flay graciously signed autographs as patrons of Cafe Allegre politely approached his table - not wanting to disturb him.

He later signed a photo taken earlier in the day with Chef Silvio and Vittoria stating "Grazie" in their native language. He personally told Chef Silvio that his food was superb and would definitely come back to Cafe Allegre!

www.bobbyflay.com



Chef Silvio and Rocco DiSpirito

Chef Silvio and Rocco DiSpirito
Chef Silvio with his new friend, Rocco DiSpirito. Rocco was in town recently promoting his new book "Rocco Gets Real" and had heard rave reviews from his friends about Cafe Allegre. Rocco and Silvio's family come from the same region in Italy. Maybe they're long lost cousins?

www.roccodispirito.com



 
Actor and SNL Alum Dan Akroyd
Actor and SNL Alum Dan Akroyd
stopped in for lunch recently on a recommendation by his manager and loved his meal so much he went into the kitchen and invited the Chef and his entire staff to the opening of his new "House of Blues" restaurant at Mohegan Sun Casino.


 
Chef Silvio and Martha Stewart

Chef Silvio & Martha Stewart
Time to make room!

Martha Stewart was pleased to hear that Chef Silvio is coming out with his own cookbook, "Cooking with Chef Silvio:  Stories and Authentic Recipes from Campania" and wished him well!

www.marthastewart.com



Chef Silvio with WTNH-TV's Dr. Mel
Chef Silvio with WTNH-TV's Dr. Mel
Chef Silvio with the late, Dr. Mel Goldstein; TV & Radio iconic meteorologist and published author. He will forever be greatly missed.




Chef Silvio on WELI

Chef Silvio and Jim Masters
Chef Silvio with radio host Jim Masters, who is also the national host for PBS, Close-UP TV News & Talk Radio, Connecticut Perspective TV on ABC, WTNH TV. They always have a great time together!

Chef Silvios
725 Boston Post Rd.
Madison, CT 06443
Cafe Allegre
725 Boston Post Rd.
Madison, CT 06443
Inn at Lafayette
725 Boston Post Rd.
Madison, CT 06443
The WoodWinds
29 Schoolground Rd.
Branford, CT 06405