Cooking Channel’s, Eden Eats, Features Local Chefs

New York, NY – World traveler and food enthusiast, Eden Grinshpan, takes viewers on a weekly culinary adventure through the most unexpected U.S. cities serving up authentic global cuisine in Eden Eats, premiering Friday, August 17th at 10pm ET/7pm PT on Cooking Channel.

Over the course of eight episodes, Eden visits a different city each week to discover original recipes and the incredible stories behind them.  She meets the immigrants and locals who make up the backbone of every city and who reconnect with their culture and traditions through food.  Whether she’s at a Kenyan restaurant for lunch in Baltimore or enjoying a traditional Burmese meal in Honolulu, Eden brings her passion for people and adventure everywhere she goes.

The episode Friday, August 24th will feature Tarpon Springs’ own Chefs Andreas Salivaras of Mykonos, and Demetrios Salivaras, of Dimitri’s on the Water, both located on the World Famous Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks. The spotlight on Andreas & Dimitri showcases their culinary expertise when it comes to authentic & nouveau Greek cuisine.  Eden will also sample Brazilian and German flavors while in Tampa Bay.

“Eden is a passionate food adventurer who will transport viewers along with her, “ said Bob Tuschman, General Manager and Senior Vice President Programming, Food Network and Cooking Channel. “The great secret she reveals is that you don’t need to leave your city to explore the wide range of cultures and cuisines the world has to offer.”

Eden Grinshpan graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in London with the “Grande Diplome” in both Pastry and Cuisine.  After graduating she went to India to volunteer with different organizations, one of them being an orphanage called Ramanas Garden. Here she came up with the idea of raising money for the orphanage by re-opening a café, which had not been in operation for some time, and teaching the children the basics of culinary cuisine.  After returning to New York City, Eden enrolled in a management program at The Institute of Culinary Education before working at the bakery, Babycakes.  Eden is the co-owner of EthNicitY Productions. Eden Eats is produced by Noise Productions Inc.

COOKING CHANNEL ( is an entertainment brand dedicated to today’s passionate food lover.  For food people, by food people, Cooking Channel is the answer to a growing hunger for more content devoted to food and cooking in every dimension from global cuisines to international travel, history and unconventional how-top’s.  Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), which also owns and operates DIY Network (, Food Network (, Great American Country (, HGTV ( and Travel Channel (, is the manager and general partner.

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