Nikki Martin

Nikki Martin is a finalist on Season 8 of Food Network Star.

Nikki Martin, 31 (West Hollywood, Calif.), was exposed to the culinary world as a youngster through her mother’s former career as an executive at a nationwide food distributor. Nikki grew up to become an adventurous world traveler, learning about international cuisines and furthering her passion for all things edible. She is currently a food and beverage consultant and private chef, where she takes a farm-to-table approach and prepares bold, globally inspired dishes with seasonal ingredients