Geoffrey Zakarian success was not something that was created over night it was something he learned from the best. Zakarian was trained traditionally under some of the finest French master chefs (Chef/Proprietor, “TOWN”). Zakarian took success by the neck as he started at the restaurant Le Cirque (a Manhattan restaurant) and was named Chef de Cuisine (Chef/Proprietor, “TOWN”). In 1987 he became the executive chef at ‘21’ Club then in 1990 he was hired, same position, at “44” at Royalton (Geoffrey Zakarian). In 1995 he opened the Blue Door at Delano Hotel in Miami, Florida (Geoffrey Zakarian). Zakarian kept opening establishments and getting hired in high positions from that point on. He graduated the Culinary Institute of America (Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian) and within 15 years he made several trips to Europe working briefly in restaurants like Pierre Orsay in Lyon, the Porchester in London, Auberge de lilll in Alsace and more (Chef/Proprietor). Now about 20 years later we know him as a food personality, he is on Chopped, 24 Hour Restaurant Battle, Best Thing I Ever Ate and Iron Chef America.
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