13 Things You Didn't Know About Amanda Freitag
Discover everything you wanted to know about Food Network’s Chopped judge and American Diner Revival star.
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How much do you know about Amanda Freitag when she's not behind the chopping block or revitalizing diner menus? Read on to discover her guilty-pleasure food, kitchen must-have and ideal last supper.
Most-Hated Ingredient to Work With: Sea Urchin
Most-Memorable Meal: First Meal at NYC’s Bouley
Least Favorite Food: Monkfish Liver Terrine
One Dish to Always Order Out: Paella
Guilty-Pleasure Food: A Juicy Burger
Get the Recipe: Big Greek Gus Burger and Cucumber Salad
Must-Have Kitchen Tool: Vitamix Blender
Favorite Food Cities: San Francisco and Portland (Oregon)
Dream Career (Besides Food): Artist/Performer
Last Supper: Scott Conant’s Spaghetti with Tomato and Basil
Favorite Cooking Partners: Her Nieces, Lizzie and Megan
Must-Have Comfort Food: Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
First Job in the Industry: Busgirl
Late-Night Snack of Choice: Cookies and Milk or Chips and Guac
Want More Amanda Freitag?
Head over to Food Network’s Chopped page to see her in action and learn more about the other judges.