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Star Scrapbook: Aryen Moore-Alston

Aryen Moore-Alston was the fourth finalist eliminated on Food Network Star, Season 10. Relive the memorable moments from her time on the show.
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Aryen Moore-Alston

The fourth finalist eliminated from the competition, Aryen lives in Memphis and has a young daughter. Despite her impressive background of living internationally, she couldn't deliver the bold flavor notes needed to succeed as a future Star.

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In Aryen's Words

Each finalist was given a journal to use during the competition, and Aryen filled hers with ideas for future challenges, ingredient notes and reflections on mentor comments. She made the scrapbook her own by penning a scripted version of Food Network's logo on the first page.

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Global Message

On day one, Aryen was one of only a few finalists to tell an engaging story about herself. After she introduced her international point of view, Bobby told her, "You have an interesting story, which I'd like to hear a lot more about." Alton noted her potential, explaining: "If you've got an ability to adapt cuisines and bring things into our kitchen, then I think you could be onto something."

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Positive Thinking

"I'm so glad that I plated and that it tastes great," Aryen said after finishing work on her shrimp-leek pastry bites she made for the premiere party. She revealed that she was pressed for time, explaining: "I had to devein my shrimp, chop chives, leek[s], endive and garlic before I even began. Phew, I am going to have to step my game up."

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