The Search for Star Power Is On
A Contest Prequel Changes the Game
A Contest Prequel Changes the Game

Giada and Bobby are back to mentor new hopefuls — and a former finalist from a past season. Get the dish.

New: Exclusive Interviews
New: Exclusive Interviews

Hear from the rivals as they reveal their histories and hopes.

Meet the Comeback Kids
Meet the Comeback Kids

See which seven competitors are here for a second shot.

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Season 11's Dom Tesoriero earned sweet redemption after a hard-fought victory and rejoined the competition.

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  • Seven competitors from previous seasons return for a second shot at becoming the next Food Network Star. For the first challenge, hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence ask the competitors to redeem themselves by making a dish that haunts them from their first go-around, then shoot a one-minute video to explain what they've been up to and how they've improved. Based on the dishes and videos, the least-improved alumnus is eliminated.

  • Seven competitors from previous seasons return for a second shot at becoming the next Food Network Star. For the first challenge, hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence ask the competitors to redeem themselves by making a dish that haunts them from their first go-around, then shoot a one-minute video to explain what they've been up to and how they've improved. Based on the dishes and videos, the least-improved alumnus is eliminated.

  • Seven competitors from previous seasons return for a second shot at becoming the next Food Network Star. For the first challenge, hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence ask the competitors to redeem themselves by making a dish that haunts them from their first go-around, then shoot a one-minute video to explain what they've been up to and how they've improved. Based on the dishes and videos, the least-improved alumnus is eliminated.

  • Seven competitors from previous seasons return for a second shot at becoming the next Food Network Star. For the first challenge, hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence ask the competitors to redeem themselves by making a dish that haunts them from their first go-around, then shoot a one-minute video to explain what they've been up to and how they've improved. Based on the dishes and videos, the least-improved alumnus is eliminated.

  • Heading into week two, the Food Network Star alumni trying to stand out as they take on a new-school baking challenge, but using old-school tools. Then, the winner of the first challenge determines the amount of time each competitor gets to recreate a traditional diner dish.

  • Heading into week two, the Food Network Star alumni trying to stand out as they take on a new-school baking challenge, but using old-school tools. Then, the winner of the first challenge determines the amount of time each competitor gets to recreate a traditional diner dish.

  • Heading into week two, the Food Network Star alumni trying to stand out as they take on a new-school baking challenge, but using old-school tools. Then, the winner of the first challenge determines the amount of time each competitor gets to recreate a traditional diner dish.

  • Heading into week two, the Food Network Star alumni trying to stand out as they take on a new-school baking challenge, but using old-school tools. Then, the winner of the first challenge determines the amount of time each competitor gets to recreate a traditional diner dish.

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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