Amanda Friday Facts
|Name surname:||Amanda Friday|
|Age:||48 years 5 months|
|Birthday:||May 11 , 1972|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
|Place of birth:||New Jersey, United States|
|Father name:||Paul Friday|
|Mother name:||Kathleen Friday|
|Siblings:||Two (Jason Friday, Justin Friday)|
|Education:||Culinary Institute of America|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 9 inches|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
|Hair colour:||Light brown|
Amanda Freitag is an American chef who has achieved great success in the hotel and Reality TV industry. He became a judge and acted as a presenter on TV shows.
Let’s take a look at his life and passion for cooking!
Amanda Friday hails from Cedar Grove, New Jersey. He attended Memorial High School (now called Cedar Grove High School). He gravitated towards this cooking line, and motivation came from everyone around him, from his grandparents to his high school home economics teacher named Joan Levine.
Moreover, they all encouraged him to pursue a career as a cook, and he received his professional training from the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY.
After graduating in 1989, Amanda Freitag took her first job as an assistant to Chief Jean-Georges Vongerichten in Vong, New York. He learned to fuse French and Southeast Asian materials. After 5 years, he left Vong to join Verbena. This time its chief was Diane Forley. He has mastered the art of using local, organic ingredients in cooking. He soon rose through the ranks and became the chef of the kitchen.
In 1999 Amanda decided to explore France and Italy and their cooking techniques and traveled extensively in these two countries. He learned to use the freshest ingredients in his cooking. Back in NY, he worked at Cesca. In 2008, he bought the executive chef position at Harrison. He also worked at Gusto in the West Village.
Additionally, Amanda’s work was appreciated at Harrison and received two stars from the NY Times. In September 2015, Amanda also published her first cookbook titled ‘Chef Next Door: Professional Cooks Recipes for Fun, Fearless Home Cooking.
Similarly, he is also in the TV show Chopped Judge. He joined Iron Chef America and finished second. He also appeared on The Martha Stewart Show in 2009. He finished fourth in season 2 of The Next Iron Chef. From January 2014 to July 2015, Amanda worked as executive chef at Empire Diner in Manhattan, NY.
Likewise, since May 22, 2015, he has hosted the Food Network series American Diner Revival with Ty Pennington. She loves to travel. He had gained a lot of weight in the meantime, which he lost with regular exercise and a healthy diet. Amanda was also diagnosed with a nut allergy in 2011 and always carried her epinephrine auto-injector (EpiPen) with her. He now provides his waiters with information about the ingredients so that any potential guests with allergies can be alerted. Amanda earns a huge amount of money from her various projects and business. Furthermore, her estimated net worth is $3 million.
Personal life of Amanda Freitag
Amanda Freitag is unmarried and has no past or present husbands. He is also not known to be dating anyone. There was speculation that she might be a lesbian. But all these rumors have no basis, and hence it appears that Amanda Freitag is single and focusing on her job.
The celebrity chef showcases his days and creative food inventions through social media, and fans can’t get enough of it. Instagram has more than 181k followers, Twitter’s Facebook page has more than 227k followers, and more than 183k followers.