How Celebrity Chef Art Smith Became a Dad – to Four Kids at Once

Celebrity chef Art Smith likes to say that a piece of artwork brought him and his husband their four children.

In February 2014, Smith’s husband, artist Jesus Salgueiro, went to dinner with his friend, Dr. Dora Maya, president and CEO of Arden Shore Child and Family Services in Waukegan, Illinois, whom he had gotten to know after he donated artwork to the agency and became one of its biggest supporters.

Top Chef Masters Season 5 Features Guest Judges Mindy Kaling, Busy Philipps

Five Stay-Slim Secrets from America's Top Chefs

“You can be fit and enjoy wonderful food,” says Art Smith, who proved it when he dropped 120 lbs., while still keeping fans like happy with his famous fried chicken, and occasionally indulging himself. The Top Chef Masters star was one of three-dozen chefs whom PEOPLE senior editor Allison Adato spoke with for her book, Smart Chefs Stay Slim: Lessons in Eating and Living from America’s Best Chefs, just out in paperback.

Art Smith: Chef Strips to Speedo to Show Off 120-Lb. Weight Loss

Celeb chef Art Smith shocked his fellow contestants and viewers by stripping down to a teeny-weenie Speedo on Wednesday night’s episode of Top Chef Masters.

It was all for a good reason: He’s lost over 120 lbs.!

“I’d never worn a Speedo in my life!” Smith tells PEOPLE. “When you feel fit, you don’t want to wear any clothes and let it all hang out.”

Smith says that he was in the best shape of his life while filming Masters in Las Vegas – a fact that helped him cope with the extreme climate.

Missy Robbins Leaves Top Chef: Masters After Kitchen Accident

If you watched the season premiere of Top Chef: Masters, you’re probably wondering how New York City chef Missy Robbins is doing after a bad accident in the kitchen.

Spoiler alert! If you don’t want to know details of Wednesday’s episode, do not read on.

Robbins had to drop out of the competition on the first day after she severely sliced her left pinkie while cutting zucchini on a mandolin.

Curtis Stone and Lindsay Price Expecting a Baby

There’s a bun in the oven for Curtis Stone and Lindsay Price.

The Top Chef Masters host, 35, and actress, 34, are expecting their first child together, the couple confirm to PEOPLE.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to be starting a family together,” Stone tells PEOPLE. “We are over the moon.”

The celebrity chef and Price, who most recently appeared on Love Bites, Eastwick and Lipstick Jungle, have been dating since 2009.