Amanda Freitag Just Announced A Line Of Spice Blends. Here's What We Know So Far

Amanda Freitag has made a big announcement on Twitter. The star judge of "Chopped" and an "Iron Chef America" competitor announced that she has developed a line of spice blends that will soon be available for purchase. In her tweet, the acclaimed New York chef said she partnered with the NYC-based company La Boîte to develop the "array of spices inspired by the flavors and foods I love."

According to its website, La Boîte is a "boutique spice purveyor and bakery" founded in 2006, and imports spices from around the world to create their own signature blends.

On Facebook, Freitag provided additional details about her upcoming line, including that the products will be available for purchase beginning Tuesday, June 29. She called them "the blends I've always dreamt of." They will be sold from La Boîte's merchandise page. From the looks of her social media photos, it appears that Freitag's line includes at least five varieties, ideal for a good number of different dishes.

Five spice blends are in Amanda Freitag's collection

Freitag shared a photo of herself and her new spice blends that have some intriguing names. They include "Sweet Baking," "Chica Adobo," "Jersey Italian," "Mediterranean Lemon," and "Green Queen." Details weren't shared regarding the individual spices that make up each blend or their flavor profiles, so we'll simply have to wait until they officially launch to get the scoop.

The announcement garnered plenty of love on Instagram too, where celebrity chefs like fellow "Top Chef" judge Gail Simmons, "The Chew's" Carla Hall and "Top Chef" contestant Leah Cohen offered their applause and congratulations.

Freitag, author of "The Chef Next Door: A Pro Chef's Recipes for Fun, Fearless Home Cooking" (2015, via Amazon) has also been keeping herself busy with a new cafe in Dallas, called Rise + Thyme, which opened in 2020. With a focus on sustainably sourced coffee, eco-friendly packaging, and the use of local ingredients, the concept serves breakfast all day, as well as bakery items, salads, and hot sandwiches.

Her spice blends though should take her to the next level on a national scale as many are sought after by home chefs looking to take some of the work out of cooking and seasoning. We looking forward to finding out what Freitag's taste like.