Talking Teamwork and Travelogues
Talking Teamwork and Travelogues

Hear from Haylie as the guest judge looks ahead to Sunday, when finalists work in pairs for the first time.

Go Behind the Scenes
Go Behind the Scenes

Anything can happen when the cameras stop rolling — and these photos prove it.

Cold Opens and Hot Pans
Cold Opens and Hot Pans

Relive last week's premiere, complete with flare-ups and near meltdowns.

Food Network Star Extras
Quizzes: Are You a Food Network Superfan?
The Judges' Best-Ever Recipes

Bobby's and Giada's top recipes deliver tried-and-true results every time.

Star-Powered Cooking Chops
Star-Powered Cooking Chops
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  • The finalists shoot 30-second screen tests to explain what they are all about, which are then screened at a VIP event in Los Angeles in front of a Hollywood crowd. Mentors Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay surprise the finalists when an eliminated contestant from a previous season also joins the competition, then Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence help decide who will be the first to be sent home.

  • The final five Food Network Star alumni battle it out for a coveted spot in season 12. A surprise elimination occurs after the first challenge, where the competitors must conduct a fast-paced live webstream. Then, for the final challenge, the pressure is turned up further when they must work together to put on a 20-minute live show in front of a studio audience.

  • The finalists shoot 30-second screen tests to explain what they are all about, which are then screened at a VIP event in Los Angeles in front of a Hollywood crowd. Mentors Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay surprise the finalists when an eliminated contestant from a previous season also joins the competition, then Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence help decide who will be the first to be sent home.

  • Cooking Channel’s Haylie Duff and Rev Run join as guest judges, and first, Haylie helps Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay determine which pair of competitors should earn an advantage based on their culinary travelogue report. Then, Rev Run challenges the finalists to mash up two different cooking styles into one dish and compete in the food world equivalent of a rap battle! In a surprise twist, two finalists are sent packing.

  • Cooking Channel’s Haylie Duff and Rev Run join as guest judges, and first, Haylie helps Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay determine which pair of competitors should earn an advantage based on their culinary travelogue report. Then, Rev Run challenges the finalists to mash up two different cooking styles into one dish and compete in the food world equivalent of a rap battle! In a surprise twist, two finalists are sent packing.

  • Cooking Channel’s Haylie Duff and Rev Run join as guest judges, and first, Haylie helps Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay determine which pair of competitors should earn an advantage based on their culinary travelogue report. Then, Rev Run challenges the finalists to mash up two different cooking styles into one dish and compete in the food world equivalent of a rap battle! In a surprise twist, two finalists are sent packing.

  • Cooking Channel’s Haylie Duff and Rev Run join as guest judges, and first, Haylie helps Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay determine which pair of competitors should earn an advantage based on their culinary travelogue report. Then, Rev Run challenges the finalists to mash up two different cooking styles into one dish and compete in the food world equivalent of a rap battle! In a surprise twist, two finalists are sent packing.

  • Cooking Channel’s Haylie Duff and Rev Run join as guest judges, and first, Haylie helps Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay determine which pair of competitors should earn an advantage based on their culinary travelogue report. Then, Rev Run challenges the finalists to mash up two different cooking styles into one dish and compete in the food world equivalent of a rap battle! In a surprise twist, two finalists are sent packing.

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  • The finalists shoot 30-second screen tests to explain what they are all about, which are then screened at a VIP event in Los Angeles in front of a Hollywood crowd. Mentors Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay surprise the finalists when an eliminated contestant from a previous season also joins the competition, then Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence help decide who will be the first to be sent home.

  • The finalists shoot 30-second screen tests to explain what they are all about, which are then screened at a VIP event in Los Angeles in front of a Hollywood crowd. Mentors Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay surprise the finalists when an eliminated contestant from a previous season also joins the competition, then Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence help decide who will be the first to be sent home.

  • The finalists shoot 30-second screen tests to explain what they are all about, which are then screened at a VIP event in Los Angeles in front of a Hollywood crowd. Mentors Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay surprise the finalists when an eliminated contestant from a previous season also joins the competition, then Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence help decide who will be the first to be sent home.

  • The final five Food Network Star alumni battle it out for a coveted spot in season 12. A surprise elimination occurs after the first challenge, where the competitors must conduct a fast-paced live webstream. Then, for the final challenge, the pressure is turned up further when they must work together to put on a 20-minute live show in front of a studio audience.

  • The final five Food Network Star alumni battle it out for a coveted spot in season 12. A surprise elimination occurs after the first challenge, where the competitors must conduct a fast-paced live webstream. Then, for the final challenge, the pressure is turned up further when they must work together to put on a 20-minute live show in front of a studio audience.

  • The finalists shoot 30-second screen tests to explain what they are all about, which are then screened at a VIP event in Los Angeles in front of a Hollywood crowd. Mentors Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay surprise the finalists when an eliminated contestant from a previous season also joins the competition, then Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence help decide who will be the first to be sent home.

  • The finalists shoot 30-second screen tests to explain what they are all about, which are then screened at a VIP event in Los Angeles in front of a Hollywood crowd. Mentors Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay surprise the finalists when an eliminated contestant from a previous season also joins the competition, then Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence help decide who will be the first to be sent home.

  • The final five Food Network Star alumni battle it out for a coveted spot in season 12. A surprise elimination occurs after the first challenge, where the competitors must conduct a fast-paced live webstream. Then, for the final challenge, the pressure is turned up further when they must work together to put on a 20-minute live show in front of a studio audience.

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