ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its second season on 1/20/15; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION: (from Cooking Channel's press release, September 2014) Ching-He Huang returns to help rescue struggling Asian restaurants across the county in desperate need of her expertise on the second season of Restaurant Redemption premiering Tuesday, October 14th at 10pm ET/7pm PT on Cooking Channel. Using her Asian heritage and culinary skills, Ching works to turn their businesses around. From updating predictable menus, to renovating deteriorating décor, she helps these owners regain control of their restaurant while rediscovering their culinary passions. Throughout the 13 episodes, Ching changes the face of Asian cuisine in America one menu at a time. In South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, two Italian-American siblings need Ching's help attracting customers to their family's Chinese restaurant, which was opened by their father in the 1950's. Like the décor, the menu is stuck in a time warp. Will Ching be able to finally convince this duo that the only way to honor their legacy is with a major menu and décor overhaul? In another episode, Ching comes to the aid of a brother and sister in Cherry Hill, New Jersey on the edge of failure. They need her help to pull their Vietnamese restaurant out of financial trouble. Will Ching be able to help them refocus their resources to survive?