Amanda Freitag is the co-star of Food Network’s hit series, Chopped, and the co-host of Food Network’s American Diner Revival, alongside Ty Pennington. Amanda has battled Bobby Flay on Iron Chef America, and can also be found contributing to Unique Eats on Cooking Channel. In the fall of 2009, she competed for the title of America’s Next Iron Chef.
Amanda worked at some of the city’s most popular restaurants including Cesca, where she cooked alongside Tom Valenti as his chef de cuisine and earned two stars from The New York Times. Following Cesca, Amanda accepted the position of executive chef at Gusto in the West Village, where her food was met with critical acclaim.
In January 2008, Amanda took over as the executive chef at The Harrison in TriBeCa. Over the three years that she helmed the kitchen, The Harrison received numerous accolades from local and national media, including a two- star review from The New York Times. Her first cookbook, The Chef Next Door: A Pro Chefs Recipes for Fun, Fearless Home Cooking, was released in September 2015. When she is not in the kitchen, Amanda enjoys traveling the world and collecting restaurant menus to add to her ever-growing collection.
In-Person Dining Experience with Amanda Freitag
Event to be hosted by Celebrity Chef Amanda Freitag
Event to be held in culinary venue, private dining or restaurant buyout (options presented to buyer)
Dining options to include:
Reception Style with Signature Cocktail, Open-bar & Passed Items
Multi-course seated dinner with wine pairings
Cooking Demonstration with Celebrity Chef Freitag
Meet & Greet, Photo and Autograph Opportunities
All safety measurements & protocols followed for on-site guests
All coordination of pre-event details and on-site event management by Zinc Agency