Adam Sobel (Chef) Biography

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Adam Sobel is a 41 years old famous chef and business personality. He is a part of the MINA (Michael Mina Restaurant Group). He gained popularity when he appeared in the TV series “Surf & Turf Battles” #TournamentofChampions Season 4 (Released on 19th March 2023) on @FoodNetwork @discoveryplus.

Early Life

Adam Sobel was born on 3rd August 1981 in California, United States of America. His father’s name is Neal Sobel (70 years old as of 2022), and his mother’s name is Diane Sobel. As a teenager, Adam used to cook with his grandmother. Regarding Adam’s education, he obtained his primary education with good grades but has not shared any information about which school he went to. He graduated as an honor student from the culinary institute of America in Hyde Park, NY, United States.

Adam Sobel Chef Career

Adam began working for a living and supporting his family members at the age of 16. He lived in Atlanta as a young chef for a few years. His skills in cooking landed him jobs in some of the best restaurants on Long Island.

His mentor and certified master chef Johnstone offers a job running the fish station at Tavern on the Green, where he obtained experience and becomes the youngest chef. Professionally, Adam began his career working with Chef Bradley Ogden’s restaurant in Caesars Palace. After that, he stayed in Vegas for eight years, eventually becoming chef de cuisine at Restaurant Guy Savoy.

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He was Michelin’s two-star recipient in 2006 and 2007. He then moved to Washington, DC in 2011, where he became the executive chef and worked at Michael Mina’s BOURBON STEAK. Adam collaborated with Michael and began a project “MINA Test Kitchen”, a restaurant that serves its dishes to 100 people a night.

In 2013, he moved to San Francisco, where he got the opportunity to serve as a partner at RN74, a project of Michael Minna’s director of beverages. Chef Adam gained limelight when he appeared as a guest judge on Food Network’s cooking competition show, “Chopped,” in February 2014.

Social Media

Adam Sobel is active on social media platforms. As of 5th April 2023, he has verified his Instagram account – @asobel. He has 49.3k followers on his verified Instagram account. He is available on Adam’s LinkedIn with 323 followers and 298 connections.

Adam Sobel (Chef) Biography

Real Name Adam Sobel
Birth Date 1987
Age (as of 2023) 36 Years
Birth Place United States
Profession Chef
College Culinary Institute of America
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 172 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 85 kg  –  in Pounds –  187 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown


Father Neal Sobel
Mother Diane Sobel

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Who is his wife? Jessica Sobel (Lil Mandu)
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Personal Life

Adam Sobel is a happily married man with a long-time partner Jessica Sobel (Nickname – My Lil Mandu). They got engaged in 2021. Later, the couple tied the knot in October 2022 in the presence of family members and close friends. Adam celebrated his one month of marriage on 9th November 2022 (Jess’s birthday). On 14th February 2023, the lovely couple celebrated their first Valentine’s Day after marriage.

Adam Sobel Chef Net Worth

Chef Adam served as a partner in a MINA Group, led by James Beard Award-Winning Chef Michael Mina. Chef Adam’s primary income was acquired through her skills and experience in cooking. He is the restaurant chef and owner of Cal Mare & Adam’s Nana Lu in Honolulu. We can assume Adam Sobel has accumulated an estimated net worth of $3 Million.


  • Chef Adam received the “Best New Restaurant” award from the James Beard Foundation.
  • Adam was named “King of Porc” on 16th June 2013 at the prestigious Grand Cochon, in Aspen.
  • He is a pet lover and also owns two dogs named Frankie and Rüfüs.
  • Adam is a great soccer player.

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