Chocolate fanciers could not be more excited for the Season 3 of Great Chocolate Showdown’s is coming to Food Network Canada on 1 March 2022.
Like old times, 10 new home bakers are going head-to-head in the chocolate-based challenges as they temper, melt and swirl their way to a hopeful $50,000 grand prize and the chocolate crown. Ian Frias whom we are going to discuss here is among the competitors taking to the kitchen in hopes of impressing judges Anna Olson, Cynthia Stroud, and Steve Hodge.
Ian is the second youngest to take part in the chocolate baking and confections-themed show this season. (The youngest is a 24-year-old model Lexi Christiansen and the oldest would be Amber Horn and Gavan Knox.)
Ian Frias On Great Chocolate Showdown
The first impression Ian Frias would be making of his cooking is that he loves making everything from ice cream, to tarts, to fancy, cream-filled entremets.
Highlighting the food and culture of where he comes from, he will be using unique treats, using unusual fruits, and tea infusions to elevate the basics as he goes. “We have a feeling he’ll take the judges’ feedback to heart and try to grow, all while appreciating every single minute he gets to be in that kitchen”, Food network shared their hot takes on what Ian will be doing once the competitions begin.
Ian Frias Age
Ian Frias was 28 years old when he decided to go on the “ooey-gooey”, decadent chocolate dessert competition series.
What Is Ian Frias Ethnicity?
It is Filipino roots that Ian confidently acquires. That should also explain his undying love for Filipino/South East Asian cuisines.
Ian Frias’s Family
Ian has a very beautiful and young-looking mom. He seemed pretty close with her as he even included her during game nights. The matriarch celebrates her birthday on the 14th of June and every year her kids and the rest of the family make sure she knows just how dearly she is loved.
Ian also has little sisters who are not so little anymore. One of them is Jayne Frias (on Instagram @janyne_frias) got accepted for Nursing at the University of Toronto in 2021. The next is Janelle Frias (on Instagram @janellefrias).
“So proud of what you’ve both accomplished and for reaching heights I never achieved :’)”, Ian wrote in his caption in an Instagram post back in 2017 when one of them graduated likely from high school.
Ian Frias Height
Ian stands around 5’10” tall.
Is Ian Frias On Instagram?
Yes. Ian Frias could be found on Instagram @imaginasian__, which included 214 posts and 1,081 followers as of 28 February 2022.
Ian’s social media activity could not be seen on other social media platforms.
Ian Frias Partner
Ian Frias is proudly and openly gay and in a relationship with Geoffrey George.
One could find Ian’s partner on a private account on Instagram @geoff_sp where he shortly introduces himself as an MBA graduate. Also, he seemed to be the founder of a Saskatoon-based sustainable affordable real estate development project called Petrichor Developments.
Ian and his partner officiated their relationship on 7 April 2019. So, on hitting their two years together, Ian had taken to his Instagram to write “2 laps around the 🌞 love you @geoff_sp and I’m so excited for many many more 🌚.”
Other time Ian also captioned “He sparks joy ✨ I guess I’ll keep him” to a couple of loved-up memories of them from the Alberta’s Rockies trip.
Ian Frias Job
Ian Frias has been a finance manager at Nutrien Wonderhub as of July 2020.
Before that, he worked as an assistant controller at ASL Paving Ltd for some 2.6 years and as PwC ‘s senior associate auditor for more than 4 years.
LinkedIn further goes on to detail that Ian is an experienced CPA with a demonstrated history of working as an auditor in public practice to an assistant controller in the construction industry. That, he is a skilled accounting professional with a Master’s degree focused in Accounting from the University of Saskatchewan.
He earned the ‘Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada’ license in March 2018.
Before getting an MBA in 2016, Ian also got his bachelor’s degree in Business/Commerce from the same university (2010 – 2014).
When Is Ian Frias Birthday?
Every year the 22nd of October marks Ian’s birthday making him a Libra.
Where Is Ian Frias From?
Ian comes from Saskatoon, which is the largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
How Much Is Ian Frias Net Worth?
Ian Frias reportedly held $300 thousand as net worth as of February 2022.
As per payscale.com‘s estimation, he should have made C$78,681/year from his job as a finance manager.
Back in 2018, he also brought home some cash as he won in the place of a runner-up at his first tournament ever. That year, he had resolved to put himself out there and try new things. So, he entered his first-ever Tennis Canada tournament and made it to the finals. It was, however, not clear if he kept pursuing it more often.