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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.

Thursday
Jun 1
4pm | 3c
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.

Monday
Jun 12
12am | 11c
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 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 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.

Thursday
Jul 6
5pm | 4c
Season 13, Episode 7

Beat Bobby Flay

The finalists take on the hit Food Network show, Beat Bobby Flay! In the first round of cooking, the finalists go head-to-head to determine who will take on the master himself, Bobby Flay, in round two. Anyone who can beat Bobby is safe from elimination, but those who are not up to the challenge may lose their spot in the competition. Special guest Anne Burrell helps determine which finalist will not be moving on.

Sunday
Jul 16
9pm | 8c
Season 13, Episode 8

Cooking Goes Live!

The finalists must try their hand at something big, taking their inspiration from Josh Denny and his hit Food Network show, Ginormous Food. Then, it's time for the up-to-the-minute trend of live cooking while streaming on social media. Each finalist streams their take on a start-to-finish 15-minute weeknight meal while viewers cook along. Surprise guest Alex Guarnaschelli provides feedback on the finalists' performances as Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay send one more finalist on their way.

Sunday
Jul 23
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 15

Star Salvation 3

One ousted rival will rejoin the competition, but only if he or she can survive a six-week journey on Star Salvation, hosted by Alex Guarnaschelli and Jeff Mauro.

Thursday
Aug 10
4pm | 3c
Season 13, Episode 10

Who Wants a Pilot?

The three remaining finalists are in for a shock when they learn that a previously eliminated finalist is reentering the competition after winning Star Salvation on FoodNetwork.com. With the help of former finalists, the last four competitors must cook the dish of their lives for the privilege of making a pilot. Former Food Network Star winner Eddie Jackson is back to help select the three finalists, who then shoot pilots directed by none other than Guy Fieri!

Thursday
Aug 10
5pm | 4c
Season 0, Episode 16

Comeback Kitchen: Reheat or Reinvent

Eight former finalists are back in the Food Network Star kitchen for a second shot at stardom. Co-hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence challenge the alumni with reinventing a TV dinner while demonstrating that they've improved upon their flaws from the past. For the Star Challenge, the finalists have to marry two unlikely favorites, cereal and dessert, and show off their creations in a one-minute demo. In the end, one hopeful is eliminated from the competition.

Sunday
May 27
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 16

Comeback Kitchen: Reheat or Reinvent

Eight former finalists are back in the Food Network Star kitchen for a second shot at stardom. Co-hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence challenge the alumni with reinventing a TV dinner while demonstrating that they've improved upon their flaws from the past. For the Star Challenge, the finalists have to marry two unlikely favorites, cereal and dessert, and show off their creations in a one-minute demo. In the end, one hopeful is eliminated from the competition.

Monday
May 28
12am | 11c

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.

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