Chef Geoffrey Zakarian
Throughout a career spanning 30 years, Geoffrey Zakarian has made his mark as a chef restaurateur known for his sophisticated taste and signature style. As owner of The Lambs Club and The National in the heart of midtown Manhattan, as well as The National in Greenwich, Connecticut, Zakarian combines his classical culinary training and his eye for design in these three unique restaurants. He also oversees the food and beverage program at The Water Club at Borgata in Atlantic City and The Plaza where he re-launched The Palm Court. In June of 2016, Zakarian opened two concepts for his debut West Coast offering – Georgie and The Garden Bar, located in the Montage Beverly Hills.
Outside of his work as a chef, Zakarian is an accomplished author and notable television personality. In 2006, Clarkson Potter published his debut book, Geoffrey Zakarian’s Town/Country, while his second cookbook, My Perfect Pantry, hit shelves in October 2014. In addition to his status as a longtime favorite judge on Food Network’s Chopped and as an Iron Chef, Zakarian is a co-host on Food Network’s daytime series, The Kitchen, which premiered in January 2014, as well as the host of a new Food Network show, Cooks Vs. Cons. Zakarian also serves as Chairman of the City Harvest Food Council, an organization committed to fighting hunger in New York City.
For more insights on Geoffrey’s enduring love of hospitality and his never-ending quest “to achieve something timeless,” visit www.geoffreyzakarian.com and follow Geoffrey Zakarian on Facebook, @gzchef on Twitter, and @gzchef on Instagram.