|Celebrated Name:||Geoffrey Zakarian|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Geoffrey Zakarian|
|Age:||62 years old|
|Birth Date:||July 25, 1959|
|Birth Place:||Worcester, Massachusetts, US|
|Height:||5 ft 10 inches|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Margaret Anne Williams (m. 2005)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Anna, Madeline, George|
|Is Geoffrey Zakarian Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||American chef, restaurateur, television personality and author|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$8 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2021|
Geoffrey Zakarian is an acclaimed American restaurateur, chef, TV personality, and author. He has been an executive chef in various top restaurants in NYC, Miami, and Atlantic City. He has been featured on multiple TV programs on the Food Network, which includes Chopped, The Next Iron Chef, and more.
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Early Life & Biography
Geoffrey was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, to his American- Armenian father, George Zakarian, who was a musician and his mother Viola, who was a Polish-American mother. He also has a brother, George, and sister, Virginia. In 1977, Geoffrey got graduated from Burncoat High School. He also secured a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Worcester State University. He later went to France, where he contemplated on what he wanted to become in his life. Due to his deep interest and passion for food and cooking, he decided to become a chef.
He secured an associate degree from the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, New York. That is when his actual culinary career started. He began to work as an apprentice chef at Le Cirque under chef Daniel Boulud.
Geoffrey got married to Margaret Anne Williams. Since 2005, she has been a marketing executive. The couple has one son named George and two daughters as Anna and Madeline. Geoffrey was earlier married to Heather Karaman for around ten years. He is a self-described democratic and has been a subscriber to Reason for a long time.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on July 25, 1959, Geoffrey Zakarian is 62 years old as of today’s date 9th December 2021. His height is 5 ft 10 inches tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
In 1990, Geoffrey joined a restaurant named “44” located in midtown Manhattan, at the post of executive chef. Later in 1996, he was recruited to supervise a coffee bar division along with David Brody. He then worked for the Blue Door, Delano Hotel, Miami. In 1998, he was hired in Patroon restaurant in Manhattan as an executive chef. In 2000, he got a fabulous opportunity to work with Allan Passard, who had been a well-known French chef at the 3-star Arpège restaurant, Paris.
Geoffrey is also fond of writing since his early days. In 2006, he wrote his first book as “Geoffrey Zakarian’s Town / Country.” The book got very popular among people and became one of the best sellers of 2006, as rated by The NY Times.
Through this book, he provides around 150 delicious recipes for friends and family. In 2011, Zakarian filed a lawsuit for “personal bankruptcy” in reply to a lawsuit that his former employees filed against him. The employees claim that he was involved in a recurrent violation of labor laws and sues for back pay. Though, the matter got settled outside court.
Geoffrey has appeared on several Television shows as a judge. Some of them being Chopped series, and 24 Hour Restaurant Battle. Both these shows were telecasted on Food Network. He has been viewed as the leading Chef as a judge. He also appeared in Hell’s Kitchen. He won “The Next Iron Chef” that took place in December 2011. In won the show by defeating Elizabeth Falkner, who had been a fierce competitor in the finale. In 2014, he co-hosted the series “The Kitchen” on the Food Network with Jeff Mauro, Marcela Valladolid, Sunny Anderson, and Katie Lee.
Awards & Achievements
Presently, he has no awards in his name. His cooking style is described as “contemporary ” with origin in French cuisine. He is described as a “dynamic American.” Geoffrey has owned two popular restaurants, as “Town“ and “Country.” Both of them are located in Manhattan. They are rated with a 3-star rating by The NY Times. Where the Town restaurant got opened in 2001 and closed in 2009, Country restaurant was opened in 2005 and is currently running. This restaurant has received a Michelin Star. Geoffrey also works as a consultant at the Water Club, Atlantic City. He is also an executive chef working at the Lamb’s Club, NYC.
Net Worth & Salary of Geoffrey Zakarian in 2021
Geoffrey Zakarian is a notable US chef and a popular TV personality who is also admired for his publications. He is a multi-talented personality that has collected a lot of wealth with these sources of income. His net worth is computed to be $8 million as of December 2021.
Geoffrey has made a successful career in culinary in America. Besides working as an executive chef in various restaurants, he was noted as the top chef as a judge who made his appearance on several shows on Food Network. His best seller book “Geoffrey Zakarian’s Town / Country,” where he shares his favorite recipes that have gained a lot of appreciation from people.