Eric-Greenspan
Eric Greenspan | Biography

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  • Full Name Eric Greenspan
  • Occupation Professional Chef, Reality TV Personality
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace New Jersey, USA
  • Birth Date Apr 18, 1975
  • Age 47 Years, 7 Months
American Professional Chef & Reality TV Personality

Eric Greenspan | Biography

Owner of The Foundry on Melrose & Alt/Grub/Faction

In early 2007, Greenspan established one of his first restaurants, The Foundry on Melrose in Los Angeles, California. The Foundry became an overnight success as it made a place on the top 2 list of Los Angeles Magazine’s prestigious award, ‘Best New Restaurant.’ In addition, The Foundry was a semi-finalist for The James Beard Foundation's Best New Restaurant in America.


Eric Greenspan is a professionally acclaimed chef and reality TV personality. He is best known for his appearance in the Paramount Network’s culinary show, Guy’s Ranch Kitchen.

Who is Eric Greenspan?

Eric Greenspan is an American chef, restaurateur, author, and television personality. He has gained high recognition as a celebrity chef for his over two dozen culinary TV show appearances. 

Upon graduating from Cordon Bleu Culinary School, Greenspan trained with world-famous professional chefs like David Bouley, Alain Ducasse, and many more in New York, USA. In addition, he has also trained under celebrated Spanish chef Ferran Adria. Ferran is a three-star Michelin chef in Spain.

After accumulating culinary knowledge from renowned chefs worldwide, Greenspan began his professional career as an executive chef at a Los Angeles-based restaurant, Patina. In 2003, while still working at Patino, Angeleno Magazine honored him with the title ‘Eight Hot Chefs.’ 

Greenspan’s TV career kick-started in 2006 with his guest appearance on the reality series Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. The debut show followed several other minor appearances in cooking shows like Iron Chef America: The Series (2010), Food Revolution (2011), Extreme Chef (2011), and Kitchen Nightmares (2011).

During the same time, Greenspan landed his first prominent role as the host of Fix This Kitchen. From 2011 to 2012, he hosted around seven episodes of the show.

As of 2021, Greenspan has served as guest chef, contestant, host, and judge of several culinary programs. His most notable and recent shows include The Best Thing I Ever Ate (2010-2018), Home & Family (2016-2019), Grade A Kitchen (2018), Guy’s Grocery Games (2015-2021), and Guy’s Ranch Kitchen (2017-2021).

Moreover, he is an author with credits for cookbooks like ‘Cook Up Comfort with Eric Greenspan’ and ‘The Great Grilled Cheese Book: Grown-Up Recipes for a Childhood Classic.’

Age and Early Bio

Eric Greenspan was born in New Jersey, USA, on 18 April 1975. He grew up in California with his parents. As of 2021, Greenspan’s age is 46 years. 

Greenspan is a bachelor of science graduate from the Haas School of Business in Berkeley, California. Later, he attended Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France, and gained Culinary education.

Restaurant

In early 2007, Greenspan established one of his first restaurants, The Foundry on Melrose in Los Angeles, California. The Foundry became an overnight success as it made a place on the top 2 list of Los Angeles Magazine’s prestigious award, ‘Best New Restaurant.’ In addition, The Foundry was a semi-finalist for The James Beard Foundation's Best New Restaurant in America.

In September 2011, Greenspan opened The Roof restaurant in Willshire, followed by Alt/Grub/Faction in 2017. According to his LinkedIn profile, The Roof has stopped its service from April 2019 while Alt/Grub/Faction is still in operation. The latter is a delivery-only "virtual" kitchen with four brands: Chino, 2 on a Roll, Brekkie Breakfast Burritos, and Bubu's Birds & Burgers.

Net Worth

As of 2021, there is no authentic information about Greenspan’s exact net worth. However, his wealth results from his two-decades-long chef career, restaurant businesses, and TV career.

Wife

Greenspan married his wife Jamie Molever on 5 May 2012. The couple first met at Greenspan’s restaurant, The Foundry, in 2009 through one of their mutual friends. 

They immediately bonded because of their fondness for food and soon began dating. Later, they got engaged in the same place after Greenspan proposed to his wife on her birthday.

As of 2021, the Greenspan couple has completed nine years of marital life and is the parents of their two children. The family resides in LA.

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Eric Greenspan with wife Jamie Molever in 2019 (Photo: Facebook)

Did You Know?

  • Greenspan is yet to feature on Wikipedia.
  • He took first place in the Grilled Cheese Invitational in 2008.
  • He is presently a WW (previously Weight Watchers) and 505 Southwestern brand ambassador.

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