Amanda Freitag was born on the 11th May 1972, in Cedar Grove, New Jersey USA, and is a chef and television personality, who is probably best known for her appearances as a guest on Food Network, and Cooking channels. Besides that, she is also known for appearing in the TV cooking competition “Chopped”, as well as in the TV show “America Diner Revival”.
Have you ever wondered how rich Amanda Freitag is, as of mid- 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total sum of Amanda’s net worth is over $3 million, which has been accumulated through her successful involvement in the entertainment industry as the host of cooking shows. Another source is coming from ownership of a restaurant chain. Obviously, her net worth will increase in the forthcoming years as she continues to further build-up her professional career.
Amanda Freitag Net Worth $3 Million
Amanda Freitag is the daughter of Paul Freitag, who worked as a manager in a computer company, and his wife, Kathleen Freitag; she is not an only child, as she has two older brothers. She attended Cedar Grove High School, after which she decided to become a student at the Culinary Institute of America.
Amanda`s career began soon after she received her diploma from the Culinary Institute Of America, working at the Vong New York under chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Five years later, she switched to Verbena, under chef Diane Forley. However, that didn`t last long, as she started to travel across the Europe, mainly Italy and France, showing her skills at restaurants such as L’Arpège, among others.
Her career reached a whole new level in the early 2000s, as she decided to open her own restaurant, teaming up with restaurateur Godfrey Polistina to open the Cesca Enoteca & Trattoria, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. However, she left the restaurant to join a more famous one, The Harrison, in the position of executive chef, which increased her net worth by a large margin, but she left that restaurant in 2010 to focus more on her career on television.
Since 2009, she has been a part of the Food Network and Cooking Channels, appearing in several TV shows including “Chopped” (2009-2016), “Unique Eats” (2010-2013), and “The Next Iron Chef” (2009-2012), in which she appeared as a contestant on several occasions, firstly finishing in the fourth place, but in her second appearance she reached finals, finishingin second place as she was defeated by Alexandra Guarnaschelli.
Amanda then she started her own show, “The Kitchen” (2015), and most recently she and Ty Pennington started a show entitled “American Diner Revival”, which airs on the Food Network since 2015, and focuses on improving the menus of restaurants, and their interiors. Amanda`s career on television has also added a substantial amount to her net worth. When it comes to speak about her personal life, there is no information in the media about Amanda Freitag’s private life, except the fact that she is single.
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