10 Things You Don’t Know About Jeff Mauro

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You watched him compete all season on Food Network Star and now Jeff Mauro’s been crowned the season 7 winner. You know he loves sandwiches, but do you know what the Sandwich King won’t eat?

While taping his new show, we caught up with him and asked him 10 rapid-fire questions that would help his fans get to know him better.

FN Dish: When it comes to condiments, ketchup, mustard or mayo?

JM: Mustard
FN Dish: Potato chips or fries?

JM: Fries – if I had potato chips, they would be BBQ.

FN Dish: Sourdough, whole-wheat or white bread?
JM: Whole-wheat
FN Dish: Bacon or sausage?
JM: Bacon

FN Dish: If you could eat the ultimate sandwich right now, what would it be?

JM: Hand-cut pastrami on rye, one slice of cheese with honey-dijon mustard.

FN Dish: One food we won’t find you eating is _______________.

JM: Cottage cheese

FN Dish: What would you be listening to in the kitchen: Metallica or the Beatles?

JM: The Beatles
FN Dish: Cat or dog?
JM: Dog
FN Dish: Baseball or football?

JM: Football, more specifically the Chicago Bears.

FN Dish: Favorite guest judge on Food Network Star was ____________.

JM: Guy Fieri. He interacted the most with us and was peer-like.

Tune in: Sunday's at 11:30 a.m. Eastern/10:30 a.m. Central

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