Arthur Schwartz is a restaurant critic, food journalist, an author and cooking school teacher. He has written a number of award-winning cookbooks.
For 18 years he was the restaurant critic and executive food editor of the New York Daily News. Since 2001 he has owned and operated a cooking school in Paestum, Italy, just south of the Amalfi Coast, where he conducts weeklong cooking classes.
Arthur Schwartz has also worked as a food journalist and commentator in radio and television.
In addition to his various cookbook awards, he has been awarded the IACP's Award of Excellence in Electronic Media. He was also named Cooking Teacher of the Year by the New York Association of Culinary Professionals.