Facts of Amanda Freitag
|Full Name:||Amanda Freitag|
|Age:||47 years 10 months|
|Birth Date:||May 11, 1972|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
|Birth Place:||New Jersey, United States|
|Father's Name:||Paul Freitag|
|Mother's Name:||Kathleen Freitag|
|Siblings:||Two (Jason Freitag, Justin Freitag)|
|Education:||The Culinary Institute of America|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 10 inches (1.80m)|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
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Amanda Freitag is an American chef who made it big in the hotel and Reality TV industry. She has been a Judge and served as a host on TV programs. Let us take a look at her life and about her passion for cooking!
Amanda Freitag hails from Cedar Grove, New Jersey. She studied at Memorial High School (currently called as Cedar Grove High School). She was inclined towards this cooking line and the motivation came from everyone around her from her grandparents to her high school home economics teacher named Joan Levine.
Furthermore, all of them encouraged her to take up cooking as a career and she took her vocational training from the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY.
After she graduated in 1989, Amanda Freitag took the first post as an assistant under Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten at the Vong New York. Her she learned to fuse French and South East Asian ingredients. After 5 years, she left Vong to join Verbena. This time her Chef was Diane Forley. She mastered the art of using local, organic ingredients in cooking. She soon rose the ranks and became the Chef de cuisine.
In 1999, Amanda decided to explore France and Italy and their cooking techniques and traveled extensively in these two countries. She learned to use the freshest components in cooking. On her return back to NY, she worked at Cesca. She procured the executive chef position in Harrison in 2008. She had also in between worked at Gusto in West Village.
Addtionally, at Harrison, Amanda’s work was appreciated and she got two stars from the NY Times. In September 2015, Amanda also released her first cookbook which was titled ‘The Chef Next Door: A Pro Chefs Recipes for fun, fearless home cooking’.
Similarly, she also is on the TV show Chopped as a Judge. She participated on Iron Chef America and came as runner-up. In 2009, she also featured on The Martha Stewart Show. She came fourth on The Next Iron Chef season 2. From January 2014 to July 2015, Amanda was the executive chef at Empire Diner, Manhattan, NY.
Likewise, since 22 May 2015, she along with Ty Pennington is the host of Food Network series American Diner Revival. She loves traveling. She had gained a lot of weight in between which she lost with her regular exercise and healthy eating. Amanda has also been diagnosed with hazelnut allergy in 2011 and carries always the epinephrine auto-injector (EpiPen) with her. She now provides the knowledge of the ingredients to her waiters so that any potential guest with allergies could be alerted. Amanda earns a great sum of money through her various projects and on the job. Furthermore, her estimated net worth is $3 million.
Amanda Freitag is not married and has no husband, past or present. She also is not known to be dating anyone. There were speculations that she could be a lesbian. But all these rumors have no foundation and hence it appears that Amanda Freitag is single and focused on her work.
The celebrity chef shows off her days and her creative food inventions via social media, and fans cant’ get enough. Her Instagram has more than 181k followers, Twitter has over 227k followers and over 183k followers on her Facebook page.
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