Join host Gayle Kirschenbaum, Emmy award-winning producer and personality, on MELTING POT, a food and culture television series that takes you to places you have never been before, stepping into cultures, learning recipes, customs, and family secrets.


In MELTING POT, we explore the many cultures living here in New York. Using food as a portal, Gayle Kirschenbaum enters the lives and homes of families of various ethnicities. Together, she and the family chef decide on the dinner menu and head out to shop for the ingredients at the local markets. Returning home, they hit the kitchen and start preparing the meal. The rest of the family starts rolling in, enticed by the smells of the cooking. Then Gayle joins the family for dinner. Through humor and warmth, Gayle gets the participants to open up, creating an intimacy rarely seen on television, giving insights into their lives. Each episode is dedicated to a different family and culture.

MELTING POT is a unique show that takes you on a culinary and cultural adventure.