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TUESDAY, 18 NOVEMBER 2014

The fifth episode of Restaurant Redemption Season 2


After a week’s break, the fifth episode of the second series of Restaurant Redempton premiers tonight, Tuesday, November 18th at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT “Fusion Fire”.

The next restaurant seems like a lost cause from the get go. Hidden in a nondescript mall in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania with no obvious signage, it is a challenge to even find this restaurant. Frank and Vivian Dominick gave up their careers to run Fusion Fire with no prior restaurant experience. To add to their difficulties, the head sushi chef quit taking three other staff employees with him. With every penny they own invested in the business, Frank and Vivian refused to give up. Frank immediately jumped into the role of head chef and, in an attempt to draw more customers, added to their menu. Unfortunately, more choices have meant more confusion and fewer customers. Can I give them the direction they need before they lose their livelihood?

You can join me online at CookingChannelTV.com/Restaurant-Redemption for exclusive web-only videos about Chinese cooking, including tips on shopping in Asian markets, the must-have kitchen gadgets for the perfect Asian-inspired meal, pantry must-haves and new recipes.

Love, Ching x

TUESDAY, 04 NOVEMBER 2014

The fourth episode of Restaurant Redemption Season 2

The fourth episode of the second series of Restaurant Redempton premiers tonight, Tuesday, November 4th at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT.

This week I am dishing out culinary therapy at a Thai restaurant in Montclair, New Jersey. After their first restaurant in Manhattan failed, ex-husband and ex-wife team, Joey and Jumi Yuwprayowg, had hoped for better luck opening their business. Sadly, after only a year they have found themselves struggling to make more than $100 a day. Now the stresses of operating a failing restaurant are taking a toll. To save money Jumi has a full-time day job, and rushes to the restaurant at night to make deliveries. Joey runs the business like a dictatorship doing everything from cooking to serving, with a temper so unpredictable that no one wants to work with him. With stressed out owners at the helm, can I help turn this restaurant around? Or is a change of ownership what is really needed?

You can join me online at CookingChannelTV.com/Restaurant-Redemption for exclusive web-only videos about Chinese cooking, including tips on shopping in Asian markets, the must-have kitchen gadgets for the perfect Asian-inspired meal, pantry must-haves and new recipes.

Love, Ching x 

TUESDAY, 28 OCTOBER 2014

The third episode of Restaurant Redemption Season 2

The third episode of the second series of Restaurant Redempton premiers tonight, Tuesday, October 28th at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT and it’s an hour long special! “Chal Chilli”

This week I am headed to New York City’s Murray Hill – or Curry Hill as it is affectionately known. I am tasked with saving a Pakistani mother and daughter’s failing restaurant. It was mom Alia Kiani’s dream to open up her Indian-Thai fusion restaurant one year ago, but the restaurant is not attracting customers and has terrible online reviews. Can I convince Alia and her daughter Ayesha that the only way to increase business is to completely overhaul their take out business. Let’s hope my culinary expertise will be enough to turn this restaurant around and help draw in customers.

Hope you are all enjoying the new series so far!

You can join me online at CookingChannelTV.com/Restaurant-Redemption for exclusive web-only videos about Chinese cooking, including tips on shopping in Asian markets, the must-have kitchen gadgets for the perfect Asian-inspired meal, pantry must-haves and new recipes.

Love,
Ching x

TUESDAY, 21 OCTOBER 2014

The second episode of Restaurant Redemption Season 2

The second episode of the new series of Restaurant Redemption airs tonight in the US at 10pm, ET/7pm PT. My next destination is Cherry Hill in New Jersey where I spend time with brother and sister, Jim Ong and Anita Te. When they opened Vietnamese restaurant Pho Barclay the lines were out the door. One year later, the business has slowed, and the food has become boring and predictable. They really needed to focus their resources on the restaurant and reinvent their food and decor if it was to survive. They told me that they were up for change, but are they really up for the challenge?


You can join me online at CookingChannelTV.com/Restaurant-Redemption for exclusive web-only videos about Chinese cooking, including tips on shopping in Asian markets, the must-have kitchen gadgets for the perfect Asian-inspired meal, pantry must-haves and new recipes.

Love, Ching xx

TUESDAY, 14 OCTOBER 2014

Second series of Restaurant Redemption

I have just returned from whirlwind adventure around America filming the second series of Restaurant Redemption and am incredibly excited to announce that the season premiere hits the US screens on October 14th at 10pm ET/7pm PT on The Cooking Channel.


I begin my journey in South Philadelphia mentoring Italian-American siblings, Joe and Renae DeCristo, at their JC Chinese Restaurant.  Their décor and food is stuck in a time warp but will I finally convince Joe that the only way to honor their father’s legacy is to move forward and modernize? Or is it too late to bring JC Chinese into the 21st century?  You’ll have to watch and find out!
 

You can join me online at CookingChannelTV.com/Restaurant-Redemption for exclusive web-only videos about Chinese cooking, including tips on shopping in Asian markets, the must-have kitchen gadgets for the perfect Asian-inspired meal, pantry must-haves and new recipes.

Love, Ching xx