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 3 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 eight million followers across social media, with hundreds of millions more consumers enveloped in Eitan’s world spanning his slate of television, literary, audio, philanthropy, event, merchandising, and partnership endeavors.
Eitan’s debut cookbook, Eitan Eats The World: New Comfort Classics to Cook Right Now (Clarkson Potter/Penguin Random House), hit bookstands in May 2022 with critical acclaim from outlets including The Washington Post, Good Morning America, USA Today, and the Associated Press and fellow authors including Drew Barrymore, Molly Yeh, Lilly Singh, Marcus Samuelsson, Adeena Sussman, and Gail Simmons.
A pioneer in digital media and content development, he is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Eitan Productions, the eponymous entertainment studio responsible for overseeing his media ventures. He is a contributor to The Washington Post, Saveur, Delish, The Kitchn, and Food52. Since late 2020, Bernath has been the Principal Culinary Contributor on Daytime Emmy® Award-winning The Drew Barrymore Show on CBS, making him the first TikTok star to expand into a recurring role on daytime television. Bernath also serves as the youngest member of the Food Council at City Harvest, New York City’s largest food rescue organization, and as an ambassador to Animal Haven, an animal rescue organization in Lower Manhattan. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree at Columbia University.
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, Live with Kelly and Ryan, The Good Dish, A Little Late with Lily Singh, and regional morning shows across the country. Heralded as a leader in social media for mastering the art of quick-cut content, he has been profiled by outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New York Post, New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, The Hollywood Reporter, 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.