Geoffrey Zakarian

Chef Geoffrey Zakarian

Geoffrey Zakarian is a talented chef, restaurateur, television personality, and cookbook author known for his decade of tenure at New York City's The Lamb's Club, winning Iron Chef, and judging on Chopped.


Chef and restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian made a name for himself at The Lamb's Club, which he co-founded in 2010 and helmed until 2020. He's also known for his restaurant The National in New York and Dubai.

Zakarian is one of the longest-serving judges on Food Network's Chopped, an iron chef, and a co-host of the Emmy-nominated daytime show, The Kitchen. He's written four cookbooks, including My Perfect Pantry and The Family That Cooks Together.

As part of Corner Table Entertainment, Zakarian formed a multi-media production company with media executive Jaret Keller. As part of the new company, the Food Network is creating a new primetime show, iHeartMedia created a podcast series called Four Courses, Fox is hosting The Great American Foodathon, and a documentary is being filmed about the state of the restaurant industry during the pandemic.

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