Antonia Lofaso Biography
Antonia Lofaso is an American chef. She has appeared on the reality TV shows Cutthroat Kitchen, Top Chef, Restaurant Startup, and Chopped. In addition, she is the owner of the restaurants’ Scopa Italian Roots, DAMA in Los Angeles, California, Balck Market, and Liquor Bar.
Antonia Lofaso Age|Birthday
Lofaso was born on November 23, 1976. Therefore, she is 45 years old as of 2021 and celebrates her birthday on 23rd November every year.
Antonia Lofaso Height|Weight
Lofaso’s height is 5 feet 10 inches (approximately 178 centimeters). Moreover, she weighs 54 kilograms and has a healthy fit body in her mid-forties. However, her other body measurements are currently under review and we will update as soon as they are publicly out.
Antonia Lofaso Family
Lofaso was born in Northridge, California, U.S.A. to her parents. Her father’s name is Fried. However, details of her mother are currently unavailable. In addition, she has one sibling, a brother, Dominick who owns a boxing gym.
Antonia Lofaso Husband
The chef was married to Heavy D, an American singer, actor, and rapper. He is Heavy & the Boyz former leader. However. in 2011, her husband passed away at the age of 44 leaving her to be a single parent to their daughter, Xea Myers, born in 2000.
Antonia Lofaso Education
During the time Lofaso was a manager at Sean Combs’ restaurant, she attended the French Culinary Institute in New York City.
Antonia Lofaso Career
Lofaso was a chef at the Los Angeles restaurants Foxtail and Spago. Additionally, she was a manager at Sean Combs’ restaurant, Justin during when she was at the French Culinary Institute in New York.
She is co-own and is also the executive chef of the Los Angeles restaurants Black Market Liquor Bar, Italian Roots, and Scopa currently.
Lofaso came in 4th place in 2008 as a contestant on season four of the competition series Top Chef. Moreover, from 2010 to 2011, she came in 3r place on season eight of Top Chef, known as Top Chef: All-Stars. Competing against Mike Isabella who had beaten her on Top Chef: All-Stars, she won in the 2014 episode of Top Chef Duels.
On the short-lived Game Show Network show Beat the Chefs in 2012. The show ran for four episodes and she was one of three professional chefs the amateur chef contestants had to compete against.
On the 2013-2017 Food Network competition show Cutthroat’s Kitchen, she was one of a rotating group of judges. She won in the 2016 Cutthroat’s special judging judges competition-beating fellow regular judges Jet Tila and Simon Majumdar.
Furthermore, in 2015 and 2016, for seasons 2 and 3 of the CNBC competition/ investment show Restaurant Startup, she served as the restaurant advisor.
Moreover, she has competed and won on Guy’s Grocery Games where she is a judge. She appeared on Selena Gomez’s cooking show, Selena + Chef in 2020. On the 16th season of The Bachelorette, she made an appearance during the hometown episode.
Antonio Lofaso Net Worth
Lofaso’s net worth ranges between $1 million and $2.5 million.