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Volume 22 No. 35
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Power Players: Michael Symon

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Owner and Chef
Michael Symon Restaurants

Symon, who gained fame as an Iron Chef on Food Network and as host of “Burgers, Brew & ’Que” on the Cooking Channel, has been an early and prominent leader in the trend of celebrity chefs forging partnerships with sports teams and venues. The Cleveland native’s Bar Symon and B Spot Burgers restaurants are fixtures at hometown venues Quicken Loans Arena and FirstEnergy Stadium.