Geoffrey Zakarian is a renowned American chef cum restaurant owner who has been recognized for the famous American cocking TV show called Iron Chef. Zakarian is an author as well. In 1990 Geoffrey became a master chef and started serving as an executive chef in NYC. Here is a quick summary of Geoffrey Zakarian’s biography, personal life, net worth, career, achievements and earnings in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Geoffrey Zakarian was born on 25th July 1959 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the USA to Viola and George Zakarian. His father was a musician. He completed his school days from Burncoat High School in Massachusetts. Later he earned his bachelor degree in Economics from Worcester State University. He joined Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York to build his career as a chef.
He married two times in his life. His first wife was Heather Karaman with whom he separated after ten years of their marriage. Later he married Margaret Anne Williams. He has two daughters and a son with his present wife who is a marketing executive.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Geoffrey started his career as a chef at Le Cirque under Chef Daniel Boulud. He was the executive chef at the restaurant Patroon in Manhattan. He was named ‘Chef de Cuisine’ in his first work place.
He got fame as a French chef at the restaurant Arpège in Paris. He is now a consultant at the Water Club in Atlantic City. In addition, he is also an executive chef at the Lamb’s Club in New York.
Zakarian published his first book in 2006, named Geoffrey Zakarian’s Town / Country. The book was named one of the best by the New York Times in 2006.
Geoffrey also appears as a judge on different Food Network’s series with other several chefs. He was a participant in Iron Chef America in May 2010.
In 2011, he was the winner of The Next Iron Chef. He also hosted the Food Network’s series The Kitchen and a radio show Food Talk. He hosted the Food Network series Cooks vs. Cons in 2016.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Geoffrey Zakarian is a famous American television personality, chef and restaurant owner who has an estimated net worth of $7 million. Estimation of his net worth comes from his food business as well as from writing career. Geoffrey Zakarian’s net worth increases day by day. He also earns huge money by hosting several television shows.
He is the owner of two restaurants named Town and Country in Manhattan, USA.
He has a luxurious apartment in New York worth $1 million. In his garage, he keeps the worlds best in cars like Bentley, Tesla, Nissan, etc.
Geoffrey Zakarian is associated with numerous philanthropic works including helping orphan children as well as needy people. He is involved in politics and philosophical movements with a core principle. Zakarian is active on social platforms including Facebook and Instagram. He enjoys more than 220k followers On Facebook and 400k followers in Insta.