Breaking Bread with Eitan Bernath
Chef and viral TikTok sensation Eitan Bernath uses food as a vehicle to drive open, honest and thought-provoking dialogue about the most pressing issues going on in the world today, while dishing up delicious recipes along the way.
Eitan Bernath teaches audiences to elevate their career by going after their passion
19-year-old culinary personality, entertainer and entrepreneur EITAN BERNATH is no stranger to going for it. After an appearance on the hit food competition show Chopped at the age of 12, Bernath leveraged the power of social media to build a 5.5 million-strong global following with his energetic and educational cooking tutorial videos garnering over 3 billion views annually.
He has since expanded his brand beyond social media, partnering with Rachel Ray on a celebrity cooking camp and founding his own production studio, Eitan Productions. He serves as the Principal Culinary Contributor for The Drew Barrymore Show on CBS, making him the first notable talent from TikTok to expand into daytime television in a reoccurring role.
Bernath truly forged a path where there was none by leaning into his unique creativity and following his passion relentlessly. His fast and singular success has since been profiled by Taylor Lorenz in The New York Times, among other publications. As a Harry Walker speaker, he is passionate about meeting audiences of all types and help them lean into what makes them unique, identify their passion, and leave them with the tools and inspiration to pursue their goals.
Eitan Bernath Captures Audiences with His Viral TikToks
Known for his energetic and educational cooking tutorial videos, EITAN BERNATH has created a dedicated fanbase on social media, turning his upbeat personality and cooking knowledge into a brand with nearly four million followers across platforms. In demand as a speaker, Bernath uses these same qualities to engage audiences and create memorable events, such as when he spoke in an Instagram Live video with Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram.
Eitan Bernath is a 20 year-old chef, entertainer, author, TV personality, entrepreneur, and activist, best known for his viral videos on social media showcasing his cooking expertise and captivating personality.
With a magnetic charisma that garners three billion views annually from over 350 million consumers in more than 150 countries, Bernath has seamlessly evolved from viral stardom to mainstream ubiquity. Since his love affair with food began at the age of 7, he has amassed over seven million followers across his social media empire, with hundreds of millions more consumers enveloped in Eitan’s world spanning his slate of television, literary, audio, philanthropy, live event, merchandising, and brand partnership endeavors.
Eitan’s debut cookbook, Eitan Eats The World: New Comfort Classics to Cook Right Now, hit bookstands in May 2022 from Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Penguin Random House, with critical acclaim from Drew Barrymore, Molly Yeh, Lilly Singh, Marcus Samuelsson, Jet Tila, Adeena Sussman, and others.
A pioneer in digital media and content development, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Eitan Productions, the eponymous entertainment studio responsible for overseeing his media ventures. Since late 2020, Bernath has been the Principal Culinary Contributor for The Drew Barrymore Show on CBS, making him the first TikTok star to expand into a recurring role on daytime television. He serves as the youngest member of the Food Council at City Harvest, New York City’s largest food rescue organization, and as an advisor to Animal Haven, an animal rescue organization in Lower Manhattan.
The youngest person named to the Forbes "30 Under 30" list in the 2022 Food & Drink class, Eitan is a regular guest on the national talk show circuit, with appearances on Good Morning America (ABC), The Good Dish (FOX), A Little Late with Lily Singh (NBC), and The Marilyn Denis Show (CTV). Heralded as a leader in social media for mastering the art of quick-cut content, he has been profiled by nearly every prominent media outlet in the country including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Post, New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, The Hollywood Reporter, Rolling Stone, Forbes, Business Insider, People Magazine, and Teen Vogue. He was also a headlining speaker for Meta at the “Instagram Next” conference in October 2019, where he presented alongside Adam Mosseri and Mark Zuckerberg. His brand partners include Walmart, PayPal, Whole Foods Market, DoorDash, Spotify, TikTok, KitchenAid, and Warner Brothers.
The multifaceted entertainer took the first step on his journey early, appearing on the first ever kid’s episode of Chopped on the Food Network at just 11 years old. In 2017, Bernath made his second Food Network appearance on Guy Fieri’s show, Guy’s Grocery Games, which jump-started his career in entertainment. With his signature candor and entertaining delivery, Bernath’s work ethic led him to success as a preeminent content creator, which through an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to synthesize digital, traditional, and emerging media ultimately elevated him into international stardom.
Eitan signed with William Morris Endeavor in May 2020 and is currently represented by their digital talent department along with a consortium of agencies including UNCMMN, The Harry Walker Agency, and Ashley Silver of Brecheen Feldman Breimer Silver & Thompson.