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Chef Silvio prepares a traditional Christmas Eve dish on WTNH-TV


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In the Bender Kitchen: Chef Silvio Suppa celebrates Bridal Show at WoodWinds


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Chef Silvio makes his Shrimp Fra Diavolo on WTNH's CT-Style with host Teresa Dufour.

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Chef Silvio, of Cafe Allegre, is in the Bender Kitchen making a delicious seasonal Pumpkin Soup.

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TV journalist and author, Joan Lunden, with Chef Silvio. 

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Joan enjoyed dinner at Cafe Allegre prior to her book signing at RJ Julia's. Lovely woman and an honor to have her dining with us!


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Chef Silvio and Anthony Riccio on CT Style Cooking and discussing origin of Mother's Day.


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Oscar, Grammy, Golden Globe winner, Paul Williams, loved my Sunday Sauce and took a jar home to enjoy.


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Chef Silvio with former American professional basketball player and NBA All-Star, Vin Baker, at Cafe Allegre. 


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Owner/Executive Chef Silvio Suppa from Cafe Allegre/WoodWinds and Italian Historian/Author/Photographer Anthony Riccio show us how to make Pasta Fasul.


Chef Silvio with Dallas Cowboys, Tony Dorsett, at Café Allegre. 
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Tony was with the Cowboys for 10 years and is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame.  He loved his dinner and his book!


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TV personality and author, Bethenny Frankel, held her book-signing party at WoodWinds recently.  We had a great time; she's a lovely and smart businesswoman!  We swapped books because I wanted to try some of her cocktail recipes and she thought my sauce was "amazing" - now, we're both happy!






Food Network's Celebrity Chef, Maneet Chauhan and Chef Silvio teamed up to help raise money for a very worth cause.
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Chef Silvio on Set Perspective TV Show

Chef Silvio on the set for his new series of "how to" videos on eHow.com and livestrong.com.

Chef Silvio was very honored when ehow.com asked him to be one of their expert Chefs featured on their many sites in the category of Italian, Mediterranean Cuisine.  He is such a hit, that they've asked him back to do many more!

Chef Silvio's How To Videos here




 

Photos of How to Make Chef Silvio’s Pasta Farfalle With Vodka Sauce
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Pictures of How to Make Chef Silvio's Pasta Farfalle with Vodka Sauce

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Chef Silvio's Health Remedy

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Chef Silvio Cooks Pasta Alla Norma on WTNH-TV

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Cafe Allegre supports the community by donating food to the Madison Exchange Club.

Pasta Alla Norma Recipe

 





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Chef Silvio on WELI

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Chef Silvio was on WELI last week 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!




The "Tucci Cookbook" Meets
"Cooking with Chef Silvio"!

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Academy & Golden Globes nominated actor Stanley Tucci discussed food, cookbooks and regions of Italy where Stanley had just returned from with his lovely bride Felicity Blunt.





Chef Silvio is featured on Adventure Tours!

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Hear his story and watch him cook a
savory dish from his new cookbook!
Tony Danza

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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!





Chef Silvio on ABC's WTNH-TV

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ABC's WTNH-TV Hosts Sonia Baghdady and Darren Kramer watch Chef Silvio Suppa make Steak Pizzaiola.

Steak Pizzaiola Recipe




Hear Chef Silvio's latest natural health remedy

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Bobby Flay and Chef Silvio swap their cookbooks!

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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.

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Learn to make Bruchetta!
Easy & Cost Effective!

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

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

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Chef Silvio and Giada De Laurentiis

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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.

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The Two Chefs!

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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"

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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

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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!

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Actor and SNL Alum Dan Akroyd

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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.





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

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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.

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

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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

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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!

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Chef Silvio and Martha Stewart

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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!

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Chef Silvio and Rocco DiSpirito

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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?

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Chef Silvio was interviewed by Fox-TV's hosts Rachel Luzker and Jeff Valin



Chef Silvio on Better Connecticut

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CBS affiliate WFSB-TV invited Chef Silvio to be on their "Better Connecticut" program with hosts Scot Haney and Kara Sundlun. Chef Silvio made one of his favorite fall dishes, "Pumpkin Risotto."

The Chef also surprised them with his homemade "Pumpkin Chips"!  A great innovative crunchy topping complimenting his creamy mixture of Arborio Rice and sautèed pumpkin. When you're dining at Cafe Allegre ask the Chef about this dish and his delicious Pumpkin Chips!!

Pumpkin Risotto Recipe






Chef Silvo Suppa Of Cafe Allegre
Joins Scot & Kara

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CBS's Better Connecticut Health Remedies
Chef Silvio with Anthony Riccio gives hosts, Scott & Kara, a sneak peek into their book about the benefits from natural remedies....direct from the gardens of Italy!

Read about the Health Remedies in Chef Silvio's Book at

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Sonia Baghdady with Chef Silvio.

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They joined in to help make a Suppa family favorite -Cannoli Cake! We heard that they fought over the crumbs after he left the building! Check out the easy and delicious recipe online.

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Cannoli Cake Recipe

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