B Smith

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Birthday
24, 1949
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Feb 22, 2020 (70)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1949
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Feb 22, 2020 (70)

About

Chef who was the owner of New York City and Washington, D.C.-based restaurants. She also published several culinary books, including B. Smith Cooks Southern Style and B. Smith's Entertaining and Cooking for Friends. Also a furniture and home decorations designer, she created collections for La-Z-Boy and Bed Bath & Beyond.

Before Fame

She opened her first restaurant in 1986.

Trivia

She acted in a 2011 Off-Broadway production of Love, Loss, and What I Wore.

Family Life

She was born Barbara Smith in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She and her second husband, Dan Gasby, settled in Manhattan, New York.

Associated With

She made two appearances on Fred Rogers' popular children's program, Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood.