Amanda Freitag Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Husband, Children, Education, Career, Chef Swap at the Beach, Net worth

Amanda Freitag Biography and Wiki

Amanda Freitag is an American celebrity chef and cookbook author. She is best known for her appearances on Food Network television cooking shows. Freitag has been a frequent guest on Food Network television programs and has also worked as a judge on Food Network’s cooking competitions such as Chopped and Iron Chef. Moreover, Freitag authored a cookbook titled The Chef Next Door.

Amanda Freitag Age | Birthday

Freitag is 50 years old (age as of 2022). She was born on May 11, 1972. Chef Freitag celebrates her birthday on the 11th of May each year.

Amanda Freitag Parents

Freitag was born in New Jersey to her parents; Paul Freitag (father) and Kathleen Freitag (mother). Moreover, Freitag has two siblings; brothers named Justin Freitag and Jason Freitag.

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Amanda Freitag Nationality and Ethnicity

Freitag is an American born in New Jersey. The Chef belongs to the North-American ethnicity according to some online sources.

Amanda Freitag Height

Freitag stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 9 inches (approximately 1.75m).

Amanda Freitag   Husband

Freitag is unmarried and currently, she does not have a husband. The chef was however rumored to be dating a man named Raphael.  However, Freitag denied the rumors of having dated Raphael, who supposedly is an ultra sound technician.

Amanda Freitag Children

Freitag keeps her personal life private. She has not revealed whether she has children or not. Also, no sources are linking her to having any children.

Amanda Freitag Education

Chef Freitag attended the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). She went to Cedar Grove High School.

Amanda Freitag Career

Freitag has worked in various restaurants in New York as a chef. After her time at the CIA, she worked with Chef Diane Forley, and in 1999, she traveled through Europe to explore the food scene there, whereby she worked under different chefs. She traveled to France and Italy.

Freitag appeared on Food Network’s Chopped, Iron Chef, and competed in Next Iron Chef season 2, finishing in fourth place. She also appeared on Next Chef season 5, whereby she reached the finals and lost. Beat Bobby Flay.

Moreover, Freitag launched her cookbook titled The Chef Next Door in 2015.

Chef Freitag appears in the digital series Easy AF, showing the audience delicious dishes that can be made easily and quickly in their kitchen.

Amanada Freitag Restaurants

Freitag and Kevin Lillis’ Hospitality Alliance opened the bistro Rise & Thyme in Dallas, Texas.  She worked as an executive chef of the Empire Diner in Manhattan, New York from January 2014 to July 2015. Besides, Freitag and Godfrey Polistina opened restaurant Cesca Enoteca & Trattoria in 2003,  where she served as a Chef de cuisine.

Amanda Freitag Chef Swap at the Beach

Chef Freitag is the host of the Cooking Channel’s show Chef Swap at the Beach. She “heads to the beach to challenge two local chefs to trade restaurants and cook a meal in each other’s kitchen” The judges of Chef Swap at the Beach are Johanna Wilson Jones and Dylan Foster.

Chef Swap premieres on October 1st, 2022, at 7 PM EDT on Cooking Channel.

Amanda Freitag Net worth

Freitag has an estimated net worth of $1 million-$3 million. She is a chef, cookbook author, and television host. She has hosted as well as judged several Food Network television shows. Moreover, Freitag is the host of the digital series Easy AF.


Chef Amanda is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @chefamandaf with 367K followers as of September 2022.