|Field||Arts Food and Drinks|
|Birth||10 July 1953, Warsaw, Poland|
Magdalena Daria Gessler (née Ikonowicz, also known as Magda Gessler; born July 10, 1953) is a Polish television personality, restaurateur and painter. Gessler is known for presenting TV programme Kuchenne rewolucje (Polish version of Kitchen Nightmares) and judging in Polish version of MasterChef.
Born in Poland to an Italian-Polish father Mirosław Ikonowicz and a Russian mother Olga Borkowska, Magda Gessler grew up in Sofia, Bulgaria and in Havana, Cuba. Her father was a journalist and mother was a chef. In 1972 Gessler settled in Madrid, where she graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts.
In the 1980s, she married German journalist Volkhart Müller. After his death Magda Gessler returned to Poland and married Polish restaurateur Piotr Gessler.
Her current partner is a Polish-Canadian doctor, Waldemar Kozerawski. Gessler has two children: Tadeusz and Lara.
Her restaurants include: Zielnik Cafe, U Fukiera, Słodki... Słony, Ale Gloria, Venezia, Jadka (all in Warsaw), Polka in Żelazowa Wola, Kryształowa in Katowice and Santo Porto in Gdynia.