2018 Talent

Antonia Lofaso

Executive Chef/Partner, Scope Italian Roots, Black Market Liquor Bar & TV Personality

Best known for her role on Top Chef Season 4, Chef Antonia Lofaso is one of America’s most loved chefs and most recently Lofaso has gone from television personality to business owner and is currently executive chef and owner of Black Market in Studio City, California and Scopa Italian Roots in Venice, California. Antonia Lofaso joined Joe Bastianich and Tim Love in the second season of CNBC’s “Restaurant Startup,” which premiered earlier this year. With a lifelong passion for cooking, Lofaso chased her dreams and has managed to balance her busy career with being a single parent. She shares her secrets and tips in her book The Busy Mom’s Cookbook re-released in paperback and can be seen as a regular judge on Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen.