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TUESDAY, 25 NOVEMBER 2014

Kirakuya Sake - Restaurant Redemption Season 2

A special 1 hour episode tonight, Tuesday, November 25th at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT of the new series of Restaurant Redemption! “Kirakuya Sake”

New York City’s Koreatown is the location for our next struggling restaurant. Run by fun-loving owner May Cho, Kirakuya Sake used to be the place to drink and party for the Korean and Japanese communities– with May at the centre of the fun. Unfortunately, these days the party appears to be over. Business has declined as fewer and fewer customers come in to eat, drink or socialize with May. With a personal investment in the business she is too scared to look at her numbers, and does not know the true extent of the difficulties, but an empty restaurant is a sure sign that things are bleak. Is it May’s big personality, or her big menu that is turning people off? Is it too late for Ching to rein in May’s party-girl ways and get her more focused on her food than on having fun?

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

FRIDAY, 21 NOVEMBER 2014

EAT: THE STORY OF FOOD


I am so pleased to be a part of a new six-hour series for the National Geographic Channel, called Eat: The Story of Food! Each episode delves into the history of food and will unveil how the ingredients that comprise our meals have evolved over time. The series starts tonight, Friday 21st November, at 9pm. Catch me in the following episodes: Carnivores, November 21 at 10pm, Sugar Rushes, November 22 at 9pm, Sea Changes, November 22nd at 10pm and Baked and Buzzed, November 23 at 10pm. Through this six-hour event, I’ll be one of the many chefs, food experts, authors and scientists adding our collective observations. A must see for all those true foodies out there! 

I hope you enjoy it! Love, 

Ching x

FRIDAY, 21 NOVEMBER 2014

THE MUNCH BOX


Set your alarms! I will be on the fabulous Citv show The Munch Box on Saturday 22nd November at 8.30am A new series pitting the boys against the girls in a fun food challenge. Three boys and three girls battle it out in the kitchen to see who can come up with the most spectacular meal, judged by me! It was not easy to choose... Hope you enjoy it. 

Love, Ching x

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