As a judge on Chopped and the co-host of American Diner Revival, Amanda Freitag is the chief who went against Bobby Flay on Iron Chef America. Now she is known for the title of America's Next Iron Chef since the 2009 and is an author of many cookbooks known around the world. She is also widely known to guest star and appears on other television shows which regard in cooking such as The Martha Stewart Show showing off her techniques.
Career and Progression:
After she had graduated from culinary school, Amanda's first position in a New York City kitchen was as rotisserie and grade manager at Vong. There is where her passion for the flavor with French technique with Southeast Asian ingredients.
She also is seen in many episodes in Iron Chef America acting as Cowan's sous chef. Plus again she guests stars and appears in seasons five of The Next Iron Chef, in January of 2014 she took over the Empire Diner in Manhattan, New York as executive chef but soon left in the mid-year of 2015. She soon after began hosting the new Food Network series American Diner Revival.
What’s her Net Worth?
She released her first book called “The Chef Next Door: A Pro Chef's Recipes for Fun, Fearless Home Cooking” in September 2015, with a net worth of 3 million dollars, and she must be earning by the millions in salary as she stars many reality television shows including The Martha Steward Show. She also has many shows which she is the guest stars appearing in these shows and has many another chief as well in the mix of the commotion, such as Godfrey and Ty Pennington.
Secret Personal Life!
Her lifestyle consist of one thing, which is food she does not have any history of affairs with a boyfriend or has said she is dating at the moment. Though she was approached by a high number of boys in her college days, her love for food has been triumphant, and her passion for it goes as well. A few men over the course of her television career whom she took pictures with but none who has claimed to be her husband. She is not married, and there are no records of her getting married or divorce before.
She is rumored to be a lesbian, but she has not made a return statement on that matter that begs the questions if she is lesbian and hiding it or if she just does not care for the accusations. She is very silent and rarely talks about her personal life and has not said anything else further.
She is an average height 5 feet 8 inches when she is not Amanda enjoys traveling the world and collecting restaurant menus for her collection. She is of an American nationality and is an all white ethnicity, she is 44 years of age and her birthday was on May 11, 1972. Her parents, her mother, Kathleen Freitag and her father Paul Freitag helped her throughout her career supporting her passion for food.