Celeb Chef Says NYC Eatery Ran Afoul Of Contract

Law360, New York (October 24, 2017, 6:20 PM EDT) -- Celebrity chef Cat Cora lent her name, likeness and recipes to a new restaurant in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District, only for its operator to stiff her out of $400,000 and damage her reputation with the eatery’s poor performance, according to a suit filed Monday in New York court.

The first female Iron Chef on “Iron Chef America” and current star of the cooking competition show “My Kitchen Rules” alleges that she agreed to let her name be used for Fatbird Southern Kitchen and Bar in exchange for...
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