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Geoffrey Zakarian Biography and Wiki

Geoffrey Zakarian is an American chef, television personality, culinary consultant, and author. He is the executive chef of several restaurants in New York City, Atlantic City, and Miami and has also been featured on several television programs on the Food Network.

Zakarian attended Worcester State University where she earned a degree in economics and then went to France and decided to be a chef. He then began his culinary career with an associate degree from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.

Geoffrey Zakarian Age

Geoffrey Zakarian is 61 years old. He was born on 25 July 1959 in Worcester, Massachusetts, US. He celebrates his birthday every 25th of June. His birth sign is Leo.

Geoffrey Zakarian Height and Weight

Zakarian stands at a height of  ‎5 feet 11 inches (178 cm) and weighs 176lbs (80 kg).

Geoffrey Zakarian Parents and Siblings

He was born to an Armenian-American father, musician George Zakarian, and a Polish-American mother, Viola. He has a sister Cynthia Zakarian and a brother George H. Zakarian Jr.

Geoffrey Zakarian Wife Margaret Anne Williams

Zakarian got married to Margaret Anne Williams, a marketing executive, in 2005. He was previously married to Heather Karaman for approximately 10 years.

Geoffrey Zakarian Children, Kids

Zakarian and Margaret have two daughters Madeline Zakarian, Anna Zakarian, and a son George Harris Zakarian who is a vocal member of autism speaks.

Geoffrey Zakarian Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Zakarian.

Geoffrey Zakarian Bio and Wiki

  • Full Names: Geoffrey Zakarian
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation / Profession: Chef, Television personality, Culinary Consultant, and Author
  • Nationality: American
  • Race / Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Not Known
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Geoffrey Zakarian Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 61 years old
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Date of Birth: 25th July 1959
  • Place of Birth: Worcester, Massachusetts, US
  • Birthday: 25th July

Geoffrey Zakarian Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements: To be updated
  • Height / How Tall?: ‎5 feet 11 inches (178 cm)
  • Weight: 176lbs (80 kg)
  • Eye Color: To be updated
  • Hair Color: White
  • Shoe Size: To be updated

Geoffrey Zakarian Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): George Zakarian
  • Mother: Viola
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Virginia and George
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife/Spouse: Married to Margaret Anne Williams
  • Children: Madeline Zakarian, Anna Zakarian, and George Harris Zakarian

Geoffrey Zakarian Networth and Salary

  • Net Worth: $6 million
  • Salary: To be updated
  • Source of Income: Restaurateur

Geoffrey Zakarian House and Cars

  • Place of living: New York City
  • Cars: Car Brand to be Updated

Geoffrey Zakarian Chef

He began his work under chef Daniel Boulud at Le Cirque as an apprentice chef, where he was named “Chef de Cuisine” from 1982 to 1987. He became the executive chef at 44, a restaurant described by The New York Times as “trendy” and “chic” in 1990.

He was hired to oversee Old Navy’s ill-fated coffee bar and coffee cart division with David Brody of Z100 WHTZ in 1996 and went on to work for the Blue Door of the Delano Hotel in South Beach, Miami.

Zakarian style is described as “modern” with roots in French cuisine, or as he describes, “dynamic American.” He released his first book, Geoffrey Zakarian’s Town / Country in the spring of 2006 and was quoted as being “…one of the best of 2006” by The New York Times columnist Amanda Hesser. It features 150 recipes for family, friends, and “Life Around the Table.”

Geoffrey Zakarian Food Network

Zakarian has made numerous times on Food Network’s Chopped series as a judge with fellow chefs and restaurateurs Scott Conant, Chris Santos, Aarón Sánchez, Amanda Freitag, Marc Murphy, Maneet Chauhan, and Alex Guarnaschelli since the show began. He has also appeared in the Food Network’s series 24 Hour Restaurant Battle, also as a judge. Zakarian has also been on Top Chef as a judge and has appeared in Hell’s Kitchen. He competed as well as a challenger on Iron Chef America in May 2010 where he faced chef Masaharu Morimoto and lost with a score of 57 to 43.

Geoffrey ZakarianIron Chef

In December 2011, he was named the winner of The Next Iron Chef having defeated Elizabeth Falkner in the season finale.

Geoffrey Zakarian The Kitchen

He became a co-host on the Food Network’s series The Kitchen along with Jeff Mauro, Katie Lee, Marcela Valladolid, and Sunny Anderson in January 2014.

Geoffrey Zakarian Restaurants

Zakarian owned two restaurants, Town and Country, both of which are in Manhattan. The restaurants have been rated with 3 stars by The New York Times. The restaurant Town was located in the East Side of Midtown Manhattan in the Chambers Hotel and opened in Spring 2001 but closed in 2009. The country opened in 2005 and is located in the Carlton Hotel near Madison Square Park. The country has earned a Michelin star.

Geoffrey Zakarian Cookbook

  • My Perfect Pantry
  • Geoffrey Zakarian’s Town / Country

Geoffrey Zakarian Net Worth

Zakarian has an estimated net worth of $6 million. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as a chef, television personality, culinary consultant, and author. Through his various sources of income, Geoffrey has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Geoffrey Zakarian The Kitchen Recipes

To get Zakarian’s recipes, click here.

Geoffrey Zakarian Roasted Tomatoes

Ingredients

  • 10 Roma tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Toss the tomatoes with olive oil, thyme, red pepper flakes, and garlic in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Fit a baking sheet with a wire rack and arrange the tomato halves cut-side up on the rack. Cook the tomatoes until shriveled and tender, 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  4. Serving suggestions: Roughly chop the tomatoes, transfer to a serving bowl, top with freshly grated Parmesan and serve with crostini. Use as a condiment for roasted fish or chicken or stir into store-bought tomato sauce to improve the flavor.

Geoffrey Zakarian Chicken Pot Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 package ramen noodles
  • Two 8-inch pie crusts
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 3/4 cup sliced halved carrots
  • 3/4 cup fresh or frozen English peas
  • 1/2 cup sliced leeks (thoroughly rinsed)
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked pepper
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups 1/2-inch-diced cooked chicken breasts (two 8-ounce breasts)
  • 2 tablespoons sliced chives
  • 1 egg, beaten

Directions:

  1. Cook the ramen noodles according to package directions. Drain and cut into 1- to 2-inch pieces.
  2. Roll out the pie crusts to a thickness of 1/4 inch. Using an 8-ounce ramekin as a guide, cut out 4 circles with an extra 1-inch border of crust all around.
  3. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  4. Bring the chicken stock to a boil in a medium saucepan. Blanch the carrots, peas and leeks separately in the broth until tender and set aside. Reserve the broth.
  5. Melt the butter over a medium flame in a saucepan. Add the flour and cook until it begins to smell toasted, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the milk and cream, and whisk until incorporated and smooth. Add the reserved chicken stock and bring to a simmer; season with salt and pepper. Cook the mixture until thickened, and then add the chicken, peas, carrots, leeks, noodles, and chives.
  6. Divide this mixture among four 8-ounce ramekins, top with the crusts, fold the borders over the sides and cut vents in the tops. Brush with the beaten egg and season with salt.
  7. Bake until the pastry is golden and bubbly, 15 to 20 minutes. Allow to cool slightly before serving.

Frequently Asked Questions About Geoffrey Zakarian

Who is Geoffrey Zakarian?

Geoffrey Zakarian is an American chef, television personality, culinary consultant, and author. He is the executive chef of several restaurants in New York City, Atlantic City, and Miami and has also been featured on several television programs on the Food Network.

How old is Geoffrey Zakarian?

Geoffrey Zakarian is 61 years old. He was born on 25 July 1959 in Worcester, Massachusetts, US. He celebrates his birthday every 25th of June. His birth sign is Leo.

How tall is Geoffrey Zakarian?

Zakarian stands at a height of  ‎5 feet 11 inches (178 cm) and weighs 176lbs (80 kg).

Is Geoffrey Zakarian married?

Zakarian got married to Margaret Anne Williams, a marketing executive, in 2005. He was previously married to Heather Karaman for approximately 10 years.

What is Geoffrey Zakarian’s net worth?

Zakarian has an approximate net worth of $6 million. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the entertainment industry.

Where does Zakarian live?

Geoffrey lives in New York City, we shall upload pictures of his house as soon as we have them.

Is Geoffrey dead or alive?

Zakarian is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

Is Geoffrey Zakarian Gay?

Zakarian is a straight man.

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