Food Network Star Extras

Emotional Exits

Hear from the ousted rivals about their journeys and exits.

Honest Reflections

Tour the Kitchen 2 Videos

Wait until you see the bounty of goods up for grabs here.

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Mission: Salvation

Relive the six-part contest hosted by Jeff and Alex.

Go On Set

Quiz: You in the Kitchen

See if we can guess your style in the kitchen.

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Star-Powered Cooking

Are You a Food Network Superfan?

Learn Your Star Potential

Do you have winners' chops, or would you go home early?

How Far Would You Go?

Can You Guess the Chefs?

See if you know who prepared a recipe by looking at the dish.

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Your Food Network Victory

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Star Talk

Exclusive Interview with the Winner of Food Network Star, Season 13 Aug 13, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Hear from Jason Smith, the winner of Food Network Star, Season 13.

One-on-One with the Latest Food Network Star Finalist to Go Home Aug 6, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Hear from Matthew Grunwald, who was sent home in Week 10 of the Food Network Star, Season 13 competition.

Season 11 Winner Eddie Jackson Returns to Star … As a Judge Aug 3, 2017

By: Maria Russo

We caught up with Eddie Jackson on set about what he needs to see in rivals' performances and what it's like to return to his roots of Stardom.

One-on-One with the Latest Food Network Star Finalists to Go Home Jul 30, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Hear from Amy Pottinger, who was eliminated in Episode 9 of Food Network Star, Season 13.

Chatting with Guest Judges Jemele Hill and Jaymee Sire Jul 27, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Hear from Jemele Hill and Jaymee Sire about their upcoming appearance on Food Network Star, Season 13.

One-on-One with the Latest Food Network Star Finalist to Go Home Jul 23, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Hear from Cory Bahr, who was sent home in Episode 8 of Food Network Star.

One-on-One with the Latest Food Network Star Finalist Eliminated from the Competition Jul 16, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Hear from David Rose, who was sent home from Food Network Star, Season 13 in Episode 7.

Star Report: Who Flunked Midterms and Who’s in Good Shape for the Second Half Jul 10, 2017

By: Maria Russo

We're looking back on the highs and lows of Episode 6 of Food Network Star, Season 13.

One-on-One with the Latest Food Network Star Finalist to Go Home Jul 9, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Hear from Addie Gundry, who was sent home in Episode 6 of Food Network Star.

Star Recap: There’s a Lot to Love (and Hate) About Live Television Jul 2, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Relive the most-memorable moments from the fifth episode of Food Network Star, Season 13.

Season 0, Episode 12

Comeback Kitchen: A Fresh Star(t)

Former finalists return to the Food Network Star kitchen for a second shot at stardom! Hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence kick off the proceedings by identifying what kept each of the alumni from prevailing in their previous season. Then, the alumni each take on a retro dessert in desperate need of a comeback and shoot an Instagram video about their updated version. Duff Goldman joins Valerie and Tyler to help judge the results, and one contestant will be eliminated from the competition.

Sunday
May 28
6pm | 5c
Season 0, Episode 12

Comeback Kitchen: A Fresh Star(t)

Former finalists return to the Food Network Star kitchen for a second shot at stardom! Hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence kick off the proceedings by identifying what kept each of the alumni from prevailing in their previous season. Then, the alumni each take on a retro dessert in desperate need of a comeback and shoot an Instagram video about their updated version. Duff Goldman joins Valerie and Tyler to help judge the results, and one contestant will be eliminated from the competition.

Sunday
Jun 4
6pm | 5c
Season 0, Episode 13

Comeback Kitchen: Dinners of the Decades

For the Mentor Challenge, the competitors each take on a forgotten pantry ingredient and perform a live web stream, demonstrating how they used their ingredient in a creative and modern way. For the Star Challenge, the finalists go head-to-head, traveling back in time to a past decade and working with the tools of that era to create a decade-appropriate dish. After each alumnus presents their dish to co-hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence, another competitor is sent packing.

Sunday
Jun 4
7pm | 6c
Season 13, Episode 1

Auditions

Twelve Food Network Star hopefuls arrive at the historic Orpheum Theater in downtown Los Angeles in search of their big break. Upon their arrival, Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay greet them with the troubling news that they must pass one more big audition before they will officially be considered finalists. On top of that, they learn there is one more person joining the competition: the winner of Food Network Star: Comeback Kitchen. Special guests Monti Carlo and Robert Irvine help Giada and Bobby decide who will be the first competitor sent home.

Sunday
Jun 4
9pm | 8c
Season 13, Episode 1

Auditions

Twelve Food Network Star hopefuls arrive at the historic Orpheum Theater in downtown Los Angeles in search of their big break. Upon their arrival, Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay greet them with the troubling news that they must pass one more big audition before they will officially be considered finalists. On top of that, they learn there is one more person joining the competition: the winner of Food Network Star: Comeback Kitchen. Special guests Monti Carlo and Robert Irvine help Giada and Bobby decide who will be the first competitor sent home.

Thursday
Jun 8
5pm | 4c
Season 13, Episode 3

All-Terrain Eats

The ten remaining finalists divide into two teams, with each team creating a five-course menu for an experiential restaurant. Diners will experience a completely different environment for each course, such as an appetizer in the jungle and a main course in the desert. Each finalist must also make a video menu describing their dish for the diners, who will select which one they want to taste. Special guest Tyler Florence dines with Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay and helps decide which finalist is sent home.

Monday
Jun 19
12am | 11c
Season 13, Episode 4

Glamping

The remaining finalists are divided into teams and sent into the wilderness. When they arrive at a campsite, they must use whatever camping food is in the back of their cars to create a "glamping" meal. Each team will present their dishes to Giada De Laurentiis, along with guests Melissa d'Arabian and Andrew Zimmern, who will decide which finalist successfully elevated camping food to glamping dishes and gave the best tips for working with wilderness fare.

Sunday
Jun 25
9pm | 8c
Season 13, Episode 4

Glamping

The remaining finalists are divided into teams and sent into the wilderness. When they arrive at a campsite, they must use whatever camping food is in the back of their cars to create a "glamping" meal. Each team will present their dishes to Giada De Laurentiis, along with guests Melissa d'Arabian and Andrew Zimmern, who will decide which finalist successfully elevated camping food to glamping dishes and gave the best tips for working with wilderness fare.

Sunday
Jul 2
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 6

Summer Party Playoffs

It's halfway through the competition, so it's time for midterms! Each of the remaining seven finalists must make their best potato dish and overcome the one thing in the competition that has been holding them back. Then it's time to celebrate summer with Tiffani Thiessen, who 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.

Sunday
Jul 9
9pm | 8c
Season 13, Episode 6

Summer Party Playoffs

It's halfway through the competition, so it's time for midterms! Each of the remaining seven finalists must make their best potato dish and overcome the one thing in the competition that has been holding them back. Then it's time to celebrate summer with Tiffani Thiessen, who 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.

Monday
Jul 10
12am | 11c
Season 13, Episode 7

Beat Bobby Flay

The finalists take on the hit Food Network show, Beat Bobby Flay! In the first round of cooking, the finalists go head-to-head to determine who will take on the master himself, Bobby Flay, in round two. Anyone who can beat Bobby is safe from elimination, but those who are not up to the challenge may lose their spot in the competition. Special guest Anne Burrell helps determine which finalist will not be moving on.

Monday
Jul 17
12am | 11c
Season 13, Episode 10

Who Wants a Pilot?

The three remaining finalists are in for a shock when they learn that a previously eliminated finalist is reentering the competition after winning Star Salvation on FoodNetwork.com. With the help of former finalists, the last four competitors must cook the dish of their lives for the privilege of making a pilot. Former Food Network Star winner Eddie Jackson is back to help select the three finalists, who then shoot pilots directed by none other than Guy Fieri!

Sunday
Aug 6
9pm | 8c
Season 13, Episode 10

Who Wants a Pilot?

The three remaining finalists are in for a shock when they learn that a previously eliminated finalist is reentering the competition after winning Star Salvation on FoodNetwork.com. With the help of former finalists, the last four competitors must cook the dish of their lives for the privilege of making a pilot. Former Food Network Star winner Eddie Jackson is back to help select the three finalists, who then shoot pilots directed by none other than Guy Fieri!

Sunday
Aug 13
3pm | 2c
Season 13, Episode 11

The Newest Food Network Star

It all comes down to the final week, as Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay watch the Food Network pilots for the three finalists. Watch what happens behind the scenes of Food Network Star, and then find out who joins the Food Network family and is crowned the newest Food Network star!

Sunday
Aug 20
5pm | 4c

Meet the Hosts

Before one finalist can be crowned the newest Star, hopefuls will have to impress judge-mentors Bobby and Giada during the job interview of their lives.

About the Mentors