Cuomo Girlfriend and Food Guru Sandra Lee: I'm Not Michelle Obama
Monday, March 28, 2011
The first lady of New York may not be so sweet on comparisons.
Food Network starlet and Governor Andrew Cuomo's sweetheart Sandra Lee — who is throwing a star-studded charity bake sale at Grand Central tomorrow — said she does not aspire to be the Michelle Obama of New York.
The bestselling author told WNYC on Monday that she did not invite comparisons to the first lady, who has championed healthy eating habits and nutrition. When asked if she would consider herself the Michelle Obama of New York, Lee told WNYC's Brian Lehrer, "No."
"I've been doing my work for a long, long time, and it's where my heart is," Lee said.
Lee is putting together what she hopes will be the world's largest bake sale from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Grand Central Terminal on Tuesday in an effort to raise $50,000 for the Food Bank of New York. About 30 different restaurants will be represented at the bake sale, which will draw chef celebrities and restaurateurs such as Emeril Lagasse, Mario Batali and others.