“Chef’s Story” divorce goes from frying pan to fire

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The divorce of Dorothy Cann Hamilton, host of the 26-part pubTV series Chef’s Story, has turned into a lawsuit involving millions of dollars. Her estranged husband, venture capitalist Douglas A.P. Hamilton, says he bankrolled the series and several other of his wife’s projects. The suit is complex and involves ownership of the the French Culinary Institute (which she founded), and two trusts in Milwaukee. “Unfortunately, it’s a very messy divorce,” she said. The two have been married 15 years.