Eric Greenspan graduated both from Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and the Cordon Blue Culinary School in Paris. He has trained with celebrated chefs including Alain Ducasse, David Bouley, and Joachim Splichal.
In 2007 Eric opened The Foundry on Melrose to rave reviews. With its swanky bar, live music, and unsurpassed cuisine, the restaurant earned a swath of accolades such as “Best New Restaurant” by Condé Nast Traveler and Runner-up “Best New Restaurant” for Los Angeles Magazine. The Foundry was also a semi-finalist for The James Beard Foundation’s “Best New Restaurant in America.”
Eric was the host of National Geographic’s “Eric Greenspan Is Hungry.” He has competed on numerous culinary competition and food-reality shows including Food Network’s “Cutthroat Kitchen All-Stars,” “Chopped All-Stars,” “The Next Iron Chef,” “Iron Chef America Countdown” and “Iron Chef America” where he defeated Bobby Flay in a throw-down. Greenspan has been profiled by such publications as The New York Times, Wine Spectator, Art Culinaire, Los Angeles Confidential, Angeleno, and Los Angeles Magazine. He also won the 2008 Grilled Cheese Invitational. Eric is the Executive Chef and owner of Greenspan’s Grilled Cheese, The Roof On Wilshire and Maré. He lives in LA with his wife and son.
Greenspan’s Grilled Cheese
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