Issue 29

Posts From Michael De Smet

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Michael De Smet

Michael De Smet

Michael De Smet is a Chef who recently moved to Omaha from Portland, Oregon. He has been in the restaurant industry for eight years and holds a culinary degree from Western Culinary Institute in Portland. Michael was born in Belgium and has grown up in a family with strong European cooking traditions. This ultimately pulled him into the kitchen at a young age where his passion for great food began to develop. He has been working primarily with Italian and French cuisines but approaches all food with a Mediterranean philosophy, fresh, local, seasonal. Michael lives in West Omaha with his wife.

Outside Looking In

I confess: I was hesitant leaving Portland for Omaha. When the big moving day finally arrived, the experience was solidified when my wife and I packed all our belongings onto a moving truck and began psyching ourselves up for that

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