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. In 2014, Zakarian re-launched The Palm Court The Rose Club and The Champagne Bar at the iconic Plaza Hotel. In June of 2016, Zakarian made his West Coast debut, opening two concepts at Montage Beverly Hills - Georgie and The Garden Bar.
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 Food Network’s newest primetime hit, Cooks Vs. Cons. Zakarian also serves as Chairman of the City Harvest Food Council, an organization committed to fighting hunger in New York City. Most recently, Zakarian launched a system of refrigerator storage containers called Pro For Home, currently available on HSN.