2018 Talent

Antonia Lofaso

Chef and 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 (i.e., a frequent judge on Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen) to business owner and is currently executive chef and owner of Black Market in Studio City, California and Scopa Italian Roots in Venice, California. It was just announced that she will join Joe Bastianich and Tim Love in the second season of CNBC’s ‘Restaurant Startup’ premiering January 13, 2015. 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.