Antonio Lofaso is giving a lecture at a culinary school in Los Angeles

Meet the Culinary Entrepreneurs: Antonia Lofaso

Meet The Culinary Entrepreneurs (MTCE) is an exclusive lecture series featuring some of America's top food business experts. Join us on Aug. 6 to meet Chef Antonia Lofaso, executive chef and owner of Black Market Liquor Bar, Scopa Italian Roots and DAMA.


Free for all students and ICE alumni. 

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Institute of Culinary Education

521 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

Also a TV personality and cookbook author, Antonia is loyal to her audience and instincts. Her career took off at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago and progressed through various high-profile kitchens in Los Angeles, as well as Antonia Lofaso Catering. She combines the techniques her culinary mentors passed on with her personality in appearances on shows such as "Top Chef," CNBC’s "Restaurant Startup," "Cutthroat Kitchen," "Iron Chef America," "Best Thing I Ever Ate" and Food Network’s “Guy's Grocery Games.” Antonia also has a chef wear line called CHEFLETICS, which incorporates fashion, technology, comfort and design.