After graduating from Culinary Institute of America which was suggested to her by a teacher when she originally migrated from Cedar Grove, New Jersey, Amanda Freitag— perhaps you identify her as one of the judges of ‘Chopped’?— is one of the top female chefs in the United States. You might often see her appearance on the Food Network, but have you wondered about Freitag’s net worth?
Freitag is a leading chef who is a cooking dynamo who’s persuading healthy alterations to the food we know and adore. Her net worth is approximate $3 million which is earned by Freitag by being a host and judge of various cooking shows. Her annual salary is also equally high.
We truly believe that Freitag’s net worth will grow more in coming years as she is still building her career in a very strong way. Let’s have a closer look at her assets and career.
Despite being a busy woman, Freitag manages to take out time for herself. She often posts amazing vacation pics on her Instagram that makes her fans jealous.
Freitag’s career chef began as soon as she graduated from the Culinary Institute of America as she worked for chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten at the Vong New York. She also worked under chef Diane Forley later. But later she left and traveled to Italy and France and there she worked at L'Arpège.
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She teamed up with Godfrey Polistina, a restaurateur, and opened her own restaurant in 2000. Later, she joined The Harrison as its executive chef.
In 2010, she started to work more towards her career on television. Her career as a judge in the TV show “Chopped” began in 2009. She was still seen on the show in 2016.
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She became the executive chef of ‘Empire Diner’ in January 2014 but she didn’t work there for too long and left in July 2015. Apart from that, she has appeared in other shows such as ‘Unique Eats’, ‘The Next Iron Chef’. She has also hosted her own shows like ‘The Kitchen’ and ‘American Diner Revival’.
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This is how Freitag has managed to add dollars to her net worth. Despite being a chef for a very long time, a huge credit to her amazing net worth goes to her career on television. She stands as an inspiration to all the young ladies who seeks their future as a chef.