Jen Picciano is an Emmy award-winning reporter for WOIO-TV and creator of the restaurant and dining segment Cleveland Cooks.
She is also the author of the food blog Cheftovers.
Picciano is a native of Cleveland, and has spent the last 10 years with CBS 19 as a general assignment field reporter. She is active in the local food scene and has been involved with the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland for several years.
She resides in Mayfield Heights with her husband and her three children.
You can usually find her with a pencil behind her ear and a mic in her hand, or an apron on.
Great Lakes Growers, a hydroponic greenhouse in Burton, Ohio, is growing lettuce that is virtually "E. Coli proof." Demand for their products is skyrocketing amid so many E. Coli contamination cases and recalls.