Caption: Amanda Freitag cookbook: Leah chose "Corned beef & Cabbage" for St Catrick's Day!!!! Excellent choice!
She rose through ranks in no time. She travelled to Paris and worked under chef Alian Passard for two weeks. Even though the visit was brief she learned some life changing lessons with him. It enabled her to combine unmatched flavors of the Mediterranean.
Upon returning, she worked with tom Valenti at Cesca. Her work at Cesca also got her awarded with two stars from the New York Times. She worked as an executive chef at Gusto and then at Harrison, where she got the restaurant a two star rating, again from the New York Times. She rose to limelight when she secured fourth position in ‘The Next Iron Chef’ Season 2.
After some time she returned to ‘The Next Iron Chef’ season 5 where she stood second.
Amanda Freitag is said to be worth over $3 million, Most of it acquired from her appearances in TV shows. Her career stepped up in the early 2000 when she decided to open up a restaurant for herself. Her time at The Harrison increased her net worth by a large margin.
She left the restaurant in 2010 to focus on her television career. Since 2009, she has been seen on “Chopped” (2009-2016), “Unique eats” (2010-2013) and “the Next Iron Chef” (2009-2012).She then started her own show “The Kitchen” (2015) and another recent one “American Dinner revival” with Ty Pennington.