American celebrity chef Antonia Lofaso, having gone through the pain of losing her husband-like boyfriend found solace in the presence of her daughter.

Antonia Lofaso is a well-known chef who appeared on the reality TV show, Top Chef. Some know her for appearing on Cutthroat Kitchen and Restaurant Startup.

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Antonia is also the executive chef and owner of restaurants, Scopa Italian Roots, and Black Market.

Antonia Lofaso’s Bio: Early Life & Cooking Career

Born on 23 November 1976, Antonia Lofaso was raised in New York. She graduated from a well known French Culinary Institute.

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The 41-year-old chef grew up in a family that showed appreciation to someone by making them a meal, that made her passionate about cooking and food. She worked at different restaurants, falling more in love with the culinary industry and eventually got hired as a chef at Wolfgang Puck’s restaurant, Spago.  

In 2008, Antonia appeared on the fourth season of Top Chef as a contestant and achieved fourth place, which gained her a lot of attention.

Since appearing on Top Chef, Antonia has been living her dream surrounded by chef shows in televisions. You'll be surprised to hear how much she has been involved with her career in 2018. She hosted the Travel Zoo Chef Series in October 2018 at the Scopaitalianroots where she cooked a multi-course dinner and showcased a few cooking skills.

Not stopping just there, she also joined Guy Fiery on Guy's Ranch Kitchen alongside Rocco DiSpirito, Eric Greenspan, Duff Goldman, Alex Guarnaschelli, Michael Mina, Marc Murphy, Aaron May, and many other chefs.

While the cooking blood runs through the family, Antonio competed with her brother, Dominick Lofaso in an episode of Guy's Grocery Games and she was more than happy to share the news on her Instagram on 11 October 2018. 

And it was on 14 October 2018 when Antonio announced that she would be back as a judge in Top Chef Junior alongside Vanessa Lachey, Curtis Stone, Graham Elliot, and Susan Feniger. Let's not forget that she's still competing in Guy's Grocery Games while hosting and judging different cooking events and shows. 

Antonia’s Bio Reveals Late Husband-like Boyfriend

The Top Chef alum had been dating famous American rapper, Dwight Myers, better known as Heavy D for a long time. Dwight Myers was an American singer-rapper and the former leader of the hip-hop group, Heavy D & The Boyz that included background dancers and vocalists.

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The pair had a daughter in 2000 named Xea Myers. Antonia was not yet married to Heavy D but their relationship was going places and steadily sailing through plain waters. Not just that, the couple had also been formulating plans of giving their relationship a name by turning husband and wife. 

Heavy D Clan: Antonia's daughter, Xea posts old picture with her father Heavy D on Instagram on 8 November 2017 (Photo: Xea Myers' Instagram)

However, Antonia didn’t get to enjoy enough together time with her boyfriend as Heavy D passed away in 2011 due to pneumonia.

Antonia went through a hard time dealing with the death of her boyfriend but she recovered through her family’s support and her motivation to raise her daughter well.

Antonio's Inexplicable Love For Daughter--Comes First Before Any Affair

Even though she had a difficult time after her boyfriend’s death, Antonia has mentioned several times about receiving lots of help from her family and Heavy D’s family while raising her daughter, Xea who’s now 18 years old.

Despite being a chef who’s got a lot in her hands, including her restaurants and upcoming event of a Power Luncheon that she’ll be hosting, Antonia doesn’t fail to manage more than enough time for her daughter.

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Being a mom, she never forgets her priority and puts daughter ahead of her passion for cooking and any romantic affairs as well. She also shows off her daughter on Instagram often posting pictures and updates on her important events surrounding her daughter’s life.

Daughter? More Like Sister: Antonia posts a picture with her daughter on her Instagram announcing that her daughter is leaving soon for college on 29 July 2018 (Photo: Antonia Lofaso’s Instagram) 

Xea isn’t far back when it comes to sharing moments she spends with her mother. She often posts pictures with her mother from the most random moments to the most special events.

Adding to that, Antonia doesn't need any special occasion to share her daughter's smiles on her Instagram as well. She's always posting pictures of her daughter constantly thanking her for just being there.

Antonia may have a constantly hectic schedule and feel tired most of the times, but her daughter keeps her company through everything.