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Star Talk

Star Report: 7 Key Takeaways from Finalists’ 5-Course Dinners Jun 19, 2017

By: Maria Russo

We're breaking down the ins and outs of the latest episode of Food Network Star, Season 13.

One-on-One with the Latest Food Network Star Finalist to Go Home Jun 18, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Hear from Suzanne Lossia, who was eliminated in Episode 3 of Food Network Star, Season 13.

Star Report: 9 Unforgettable Moments in Week 2 Jun 12, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Relive the most-unforgettable moments from the second episode of Food Network Star, Season 13.

One-on-One with the Latest Food Network Star Finalist to Go Home Jun 11, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Hear from Food Network Star, Season 13 finalist Toya Boudy, who was sent home in the second episode.

One-on-One with the Latest Food Network Star Finalist to Go Home Jun 11, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Hear from Food Network Star, Season 13 finalist Nancy Manlove, who was sent home in the second episode.

Star Report: 9 Things That Happened on the Premiere That Got Us Talking Jun 5, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Relive the most-unforgettable moments from the premiere of Food Network Star, Season 13.

Star-a-Day: Matthew Grunwald Jun 5, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Get to know Matthew Grunwald, a finalist on Food Network Star, Season 13.

One-on-One with the Winner of Comeback Kitchen Jun 5, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Hear from Matthew Grunwald, who earned a spot on Food Network Star, Season 13 following a victory on Comeback Kitchen.

One-on-One with the First Food Network Star Finalist to Go Home Jun 4, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Hear from Blake Baldwin, the first finalist eliminated from the competition.

Robert and Monti Talk the Making of a Food Network Star Jun 1, 2017

By: Maria Russo

Hear from Robert and Monti about what they'll be looking for when they judge the Food Network Star competitors on Sunday.

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 21
8pm | 7c
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.

Thursday
May 25
4pm | 3c
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.

Monday
May 29
3am | 2c
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 0, Episode 14

Comeback Kitchen: Passing the Bar

The final five competitors hack a classic salad bar, harvesting ingredients to create a dish while telling the entire tale in an Instagram Story. One alumnus is sent home based on the results. Then, for the final challenge, the remaining four competitors battle it out for the coveted spot as the 13th finalist on the new season of Food Network Star by creating their own dinner party and a video invitation to attract potential dinner guests. Co-hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence attend each dinner party and determine the ultimate winner.

Monday
Jun 5
3am | 2c
Season 0, Episode 14

Comeback Kitchen: Passing the Bar

The final five competitors hack a classic salad bar, harvesting ingredients to create a dish while telling the entire tale in an Instagram Story. One alumnus is sent home based on the results. Then, for the final challenge, the remaining four competitors battle it out for the coveted spot as the 13th finalist on the new season of Food Network Star by creating their own dinner party and a video invitation to attract potential dinner guests. Co-hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence attend each dinner party and determine the ultimate winner.

Thursday
Jun 8
4pm | 3c
Season 0, Episode 14

Comeback Kitchen: Passing the Bar

The final five competitors hack a classic salad bar, harvesting ingredients to create a dish while telling the entire tale in an Instagram Story. One alumnus is sent home based on the results. Then, for the final challenge, the remaining four competitors battle it out for the coveted spot as the 13th finalist on the new season of Food Network Star by creating their own dinner party and a video invitation to attract potential dinner guests. Co-hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence attend each dinner party and determine the ultimate winner.

Sunday
Jun 11
5pm | 4c
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 11
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 2

Beauty and the Beast

The finalists host a party celebrating Disney's live-action feature Beauty and the Beast. The finalists are divided into three teams, with each team drawing inspiration from one of the iconic rooms of the castle to decorate a serving station and cook up a dish before presenting to a ballroom full of party guests. Special guest Sandra Lee attends the event with Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay to help pick a winning team, then two finalists from the losing team are sent home.

Sunday
Jun 11
9pm | 8c
Season 13, Episode 2

Beauty and the Beast

The finalists host a party celebrating Disney's live-action feature Beauty and the Beast. The finalists are divided into three teams, with each team drawing inspiration from one of the iconic rooms of the castle to decorate a serving station and cook up a dish before presenting to a ballroom full of party guests. Special guest Sandra Lee attends the event with Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay to help pick a winning team, then two finalists from the losing team are sent home.

Monday
Jun 12
12am | 11c
Season 13, Episode 2

Beauty and the Beast

The finalists host a party celebrating Disney's live-action feature Beauty and the Beast. The finalists are divided into three teams, with each team drawing inspiration from one of the iconic rooms of the castle to decorate a serving station and cook up a dish before presenting to a ballroom full of party guests. Special guest Sandra Lee attends the event with Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay to help pick a winning team, then two finalists from the losing team are sent home.

Thursday
Jun 15
5pm | 4c
Season 13, Episode 2

Beauty and the Beast

The finalists host a party celebrating Disney's live-action feature Beauty and the Beast. The finalists are divided into three teams, with each team drawing inspiration from one of the iconic rooms of the castle to decorate a serving station and cook up a dish before presenting to a ballroom full of party guests. Special guest Sandra Lee attends the event with Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay to help pick a winning team, then two finalists from the losing team are sent home.

Sunday
Jun 18
6pm | 5c
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.

Sunday
Jun 18
9pm | 8c
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.

Thursday
Jun 22
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.

Sunday
Jun 25
6pm | 5c
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.

Monday
Jun 26
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.

Thursday
Jun 29
5pm | 4c
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 5

Sunny's Kitchen Hacks

First, the finalists pair up and take on a typical shopping budget problem while creating an Instagram Story about their shopping trip, with special guest Hannah Hart helping Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay judge their efforts. Then it's time for Sunny Anderson to hit the Food Network Star kitchen, bringing several of her favorite problem-solving segments from The Kitchen for the finalists to perform in front of a studio audience.

Sunday
Jul 2
9pm | 8c
Season 13, Episode 5

Sunny's Kitchen Hacks

First, the finalists pair up and take on a typical shopping budget problem while creating an Instagram Story about their shopping trip, with special guest Hannah Hart helping Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay judge their efforts. Then it's time for Sunny Anderson to hit the Food Network Star kitchen, bringing several of her favorite problem-solving segments from The Kitchen for the finalists to perform in front of a studio audience.

Monday
Jul 3
12am | 11c
Season 13, Episode 5

Sunny's Kitchen Hacks

First, the finalists pair up and take on a typical shopping budget problem while creating an Instagram Story about their shopping trip, with special guest Hannah Hart helping Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay judge their efforts. Then it's time for Sunny Anderson to hit the Food Network Star kitchen, bringing several of her favorite problem-solving segments from The Kitchen for the finalists to perform in front of a studio audience.

Thursday
Jul 6
5pm | 4c
Season 13, Episode 5

Sunny's Kitchen Hacks

First, the finalists pair up and take on a typical shopping budget problem while creating an Instagram Story about their shopping trip, with special guest Hannah Hart helping Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay judge their efforts. Then it's time for Sunny Anderson to hit the Food Network Star kitchen, bringing several of her favorite problem-solving segments from The Kitchen for the finalists to perform in front of a studio audience.

Sunday
Jul 9
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 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.

Thursday
Jul 13
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