Chef Antonia Lofaso – Maxwell Cruise

Chef Antonia Lofaso

Chef Antonia Lofaso is the Executive Chef and Owner of three acclaimed Los Angeles restaurants – Black Market Liquor Bar (Studio City, California), Scopa Italian Roots (Venice, California), and DAMA (Downtown Los Angeles, California). Though diverse in cuisine and style, each of her restaurants combine deep-rooted, personal culinary traditions with the influence of her globetrotting adventures and formal French training. Antonia is widely recognized for her role as host of Food Network’s Beachside Brawl and The Julia Child Challenge as well as recurring roles on Guys Grocery Games, Tournament of Champions, and Supermarket Stakeout, to name just a few, as well as Bravo’s Top Chef and CNBC’s Restaurant Startup. In addition to her thriving restaurant businesses and television career, Antonia is also an entrepreneur who has launched two highly specialized and successful business endeavors: Chefletics, an athletic inspired line that has redefined the traditional fit and function of kitchen apparel, and Antonia Lofaso Catering which has executed high-end dining events for ten guests up to 2,000 people.