BREAKING NEWS: Casting

Food Network hasn't officially announced this yet

....so we're leaking the news to you:

On Monday, Food Network will announce our nation-wide talent search for the 2010 season of The Next Food Network Star. But TODAY, we're giving you a heads up on the yet-to-be-released audition dates on The FN Dish!

Phoenix, AZ – Wednesday, July 8, 2009 from 10am-4pm

Embassy Suites Phoenix/Scottsdale
4415 East Paradise Village Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85032
Chicago, IL – Sunday, July 12, 2009 from 10am-4pm
Affinia Chicago Hotel
Chicago, IL 60611
Austin, TX – Friday, July 17, 2009 from 10am-4pm
Hyatt Regency Downtown
208 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704

San Francisco, CA – Sunday, July 26, 2009 from 10am-4pm

W San Francisco
181 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

New York, NY – Friday, July 31, 2009 from 10am-4pm

CBS
530 W. 57th Street, New York, NY 10019

Los Angeles, CA – Monday, August 10, 2009 from 10am-4pm

Saddle Ranch
8371 West Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069

San Diego, CA – Monday, August 17, 2009 from 12pm – 5pm

W San Diego
421 W. B Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Atlanta, GA – Monday, August 24, 2009 from 10am-4pm

W Atlanta Midtown
188 14th St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30361

"The network will conduct a nation-wide talent search and encourages both professional and amateur chefs to apply. Open-call auditions will be held around the country throughout July and August. Contestant hopefuls should bring an application, photograph and resume and/or bio to the auditions, which will allow them to meet with network casting directors. Interested candidates unable to attend an open casting call may submit a three minute audition video explaining why he/she should be Food Network’s newest star. For applications, contest rules, and submission instructions simply visit www.FoodNetwork.com/Star."

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