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Food Network Star

TVG • Family, Cooking & Food, Lifestyle & Culture, Reality • TV Series • 2005

A dozen hungry-to-win hopefuls enter the culinary fight of their lives to host of their own cooking show on Food Network.

A dozen hungry-to-win hopefuls enter the culinary fight of their lives to host of their own cooking show on Food Network.

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5 seasons available (63 episodes)

5 seasons available

(63 episodes)

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Episode 1

A Fresh Star(t)

Former finalists return to the Food Network Star kitchen for a second shot at stardom! The alumni each take on a retro dessert in desperate need of a comeback and shoot an Instagram video about their updated version.
Episode 2

Flashback Dinner

For the Mentor Challenge, the competitors use forgotten pantry ingredients in a creative and modern way. For the Star Challenge, the finalists go head-to-head, traveling back in time to create a decade-appropriate dish.
Episode 3

Passing the Bar

The final five competitors hack a classic salad bar to create a dish and share it on Instagram. For the final challenge, the last four competitors create a dinner party and a video invitation to attract potential dinner guests.
Episode 4

Auditions

Twelve hopefuls arrive at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles in search of their big break. Giada and Bobby greet them with news that they must pass another big audition, and they learn one more person is joining the competition.
Episode 5

Beauty and the Beast

The finalists separate into teams to host a party celebrating Disney's Beauty and the Beast. The teams decorate a serving station and cook a dish for a ballroom full of guests, and two chefs from the losing team are sent home.
Episode 6

All-Terrain Eats

The ten finalists divide into two teams to create a 5-course menu for an experiential restaurant, and then each finalist makes a video menu describing their dish for the diners. Tyler Florence joins Giada and Bobby as a guest judge.
Episode 7

Glamping

The finalists arrive at a campsite and must use whatever camping food is in the back of their cars to create a "glamping" meal. Judges Giada De Laurentiis, Melissa d'Arabian and Andrew Zimmern choose the winner.
Episode 8

Sunny's Kitchen Hacks

The finalists create Instagram Stories about budget shopping, with guest Hannah Hart helping Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay judge their efforts. Then they perform problem-solving segments from The Kitchen's Sunny Anderson.
Episode 9

Summer Party Playoffs

It's halfway through the competition, so it's time for midterms! Tiffani Thiessen helps Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay judge the finalists' efforts as they each host a summer social gathering for a crowd of people in a park.
Episode 10

Beat Bobby Flay

The finalists go head-to-head to determine who will take on the master himself, Bobby Flay.
Episode 11

Cooking Goes Live!

The finalists take inspiration from Food Network's Ginormous Food and try their hand at something big, then each finalist streams their take on a start-to-finish 15-minute weeknight meal on social media while viewers cook along.
Episode 12

Game Day Special

The four remaining finalists partake in their own segment of a special called "Up Your Game (Day)." ESPN's Jemele Hill and special guest Jaymee Sire watch the special to help decide which finalist goes down in defeat.
Episode 13

Star Salvation 3

Eliminated chefs battle it out in a six-week competition in hopes of earning the chance to return to Food Network Star.
Episode 14

Who Wants a Pilot?

The last four competitors must cook the dish of their lives for the chance to film a pilot. Former Food Network Star winner Eddie Jackson helps select the three finalists, who then shoot pilots directed by Guy Fieri.
Episode 15

The Newest Food Network Star

Giada and Bobby watch pilots for the three finalists and choose a competitor to be the next Food Network Star.

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