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Who is Phillip Frankland Lee's wife? Chef features on Joe Rogan's podcast

Amber Peake January 19, 2022
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Chef Phillip Frankland Lee is the latest personality to feature on Joe Rogan’s podcast series The Joe Rogan Experience, but who is his wife Margarita? 

On Tuesday, a new episode of Joe Rogan’s podcast dropped with Rogan chatting to chef Lee about his life and culinary career. Phillip Frankland Lee was also joined in the episode by his wife, Margarita, with fans now curious to find out more about her.

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Phillip Frankland Lee features on Joe Rogan’s podcast 

This week we saw chef Phillip Frankland Lee join commentator Joe Rogan on his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience. Phillip Frankland Lee is a chef and restaurateur from Los Angeles. Some audiences may be familiar with Lee for featuring on Guy Fieri’s series Guy’s Grocery Games and Tournament Of Champions.

In the latest Joe Rogan Experience episode, which dropped yesterday (Tuesday, 18 January), the chef discussed his career and plans for his restaurant group Scratch Restaurants.

He was joined by his wife and fellow chef Margarita Kallas-Lee, with fans now curious to know more about her own culinary career. 

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Who is Phillip Frankland Lee’s wife, Margarita?

Phillip Frankland Lee’s wife, Margarita Kallas-Lee, is also a chef and shares her husband’s love of food as a pastry chef specialising in desserts. The couple have known each other since their high-school days and reconnected as adults, hitting it off and tying the knot in 2012.

The culinary couple own Scratch Restaurants, a restaurant group that operates several establishments including Scratch|Bar & Kitchen, Frankland’s Crab & Co and Margarita’s Snacks, named after Kallas-Lee. 

Before becoming known in the culinary industry, Kallas-Lee was a model, appearing on runways and in print. 

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How old is the chef and restaurateur?

As Phillip Frankland Lee talked about his culinary career on Joe Rogan’s podcast, fans were also curious about his age. 

The chef featured on the Zagat 30 under 30 in 2014 and, at the time, the LA Times reported he was 27 years old. That would mean he is currently 34 years old and will celebrate his 35th birthday in 2022. 

The 34-year-old started his career in the hospitality trade at the age of 18 as a dishwasher. Just seven years later, he opened his first solo restaurant.

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.