Donatella Arpaia — restaurateur, cookbook author and Iron Chef judge — made a name for herself through her award-winning restaurants that combine classic, delicious cuisine with modern surroundings. The talented restaurateur, who spent a brief stint as a corporate attorney before pursuing her passion for hospitality, helped earn her restaurants serious food world acclaim, including a James Beard Award nomination for Best New Restaurant. Asked to describe her culinary voice, Donatella confided that it’s very much a reflection of her own personal style — something that’s helped to bring her professional success. Watch the video to see what that winning combination means for this talented hospitality expert.
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