(WXYZ) - Chef Michael Symon is back in the "D" for Greening of Detroit's Gala.
The Iron Chef is hosting the event at his downtown Detroit restaurant "Roast".
He stopped by Greening's farm near Eastern Market where food grows year round, supplying local restaurants and helping those in need.
The Iron Chef did a live cooking demonstration featuring a salad with octopus.
The native Clevelander says being in Detroit feels like being at home.
"The people are very friendly, they're very supportive, they're incredibly proud of their city. Regardless of what the nation may think in Detroit and in Cleveland, we know our cities are great and we're moving in the right direction," says Symon.
"I think Greening of Detroit is one of the coolest things in the country," he says.
Chef Symon says he plans on opening more restaurants in Metro Detroit.
In the next few months, a casual dining restaurant called B Spot burgers is expected to open in Rochester Hills.
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