Jeff Mauro

Jeff Hosts Star Salvation

Jeff Hosts Star Salvation

Jeff and fellow judge Alex are giving one ousted Food Network Star rival the chance to rejoin the contest after a six-week battle.

Journey to Superstar Status

Thanks in part to his lucky red headband, Jeff outperformed his rival competitors and claimed Food Network stardom in 2011.

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  • Sandwich King

    Like a man on the hunt for Bigfoot, Jeff Mauro heads to Milwaukee in search of the legendary giant macaron. He finds it in its natural habitat, the pastry kitchen of Chef Andy Schneider at La Reve. Andy takes Jeff to the pastry board and shows him how to wrestle one of these light yet chewy behemoths out of a few simple ingredients. Inspired by all he's seen, Jeff heads back to Chicago to make his own sweet sandwiches, starting with one that uses Andy's giant macaron as the bread of a sandwich stuffed with coconut lime cheesecake filling. Next up is a sweet and savory crepe, starring chocolate hazelnut, banana, and potato straws. Finally, a creamy and sinful spiked Vanilla Malted Milkshake.

  • Sandwich King

    Jeff's spinning a Croque Monsieur with a funky Mornay Sauce two ways, a his and hers, but making Sarah's with roasted asparagus, sundried tomatoes and a poached egg. And for dessert it's Chocolate Eclairs filled with a sweet almond whipped cream and topped off with crushed almonds and smoked sea salt.

  • Sandwich King

    What could be more comforting than that old standby: the Sloppy Joe? Jeff remakes this classic in a healthier, kid-friendly sandwich he calls the Sloppy Lorenzo. Jeff makes over another comfort food classic with his Chicken Pot Pie Sandwich, and rounds out the meal with Parmesan Tots with a side of buttermilk dipping sauce.

  • Sandwich King

    Jeff's starting off with a Chicken Shawarma Sandwich topped with a fresh Cucumber and Tomato Salad and drizzled With Tahini Sauce. Next up is a Lamb Kofta with Roasted Tomatoes served ballpark-style. Then Lorenzo joins Jeff in the kitchen to make Kiddie Kabobs. This Mediterranean feast is rounded out with a Roasted Beet and Mint Hummus.

  • Sandwich King

    On the search for healthy sandwiches, Jeff Mauro heads up to Graze restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin to pick up some techniques from a chef who makes the most colorful and craveable veggie burger on the planet. Back home, the healthy swagger of a Caesar salad helps jazz up Jeff's Grilled Chicken Wrap, while he uses what he learned in Madison to help him put together a Middle-Eastern spiced mini burger. And on the side, a healthy snack that's almost too good to be true: crunchy kale chips with a barbecue flair.

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  • Sandwich King

    Like a man on the hunt for Bigfoot, Jeff Mauro heads to Milwaukee in search of the legendary giant macaron. He finds it in its natural habitat, the pastry kitchen of Chef Andy Schneider at La Reve. Andy takes Jeff to the pastry board and shows him how to wrestle one of these light yet chewy behemoths out of a few simple ingredients. Inspired by all he's seen, Jeff heads back to Chicago to make his own sweet sandwiches, starting with one that uses Andy's giant macaron as the bread of a sandwich stuffed with coconut lime cheesecake filling. Next up is a sweet and savory crepe, starring chocolate hazelnut, banana, and potato straws. Finally, a creamy and sinful spiked Vanilla Malted Milkshake.

  • Sandwich King

    America is a land of sandwiches: We love the classics and can be fiercely protective of the way they're built. Jeff respects the great sandwiches too, but that doesn't mean he's not going to tinker from time to time. So in this episode, he heads to Gramwich, where chef Merlin Verrier has been tweaking the mainstays of the American sandwich pantheon for years. The visit with Merlin inspires Jeff to reimagine the venerable BLT using pancetta instead of bacon and subbing avocado crema for mayo. Then he dishes up a Sloppy Joe that gets its flavor from the markets of central Mexican, but brings it back stateside thanks to a tangle of crisp onion rings. America's never tasted better!

About Jeff Mauro

Jeff Mauro, winner of the seventh season of Food Network Star, now hosts Sandwich King and The Kitchen. More

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