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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.

Monday
May 22
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
May 28
8pm | 7c
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.

Monday
Jun 5
12am | 11c
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 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.

Thursday
Jun 8
5pm | 4c
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 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.

Monday
Jun 26
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.

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.

Thursday
Jul 13
5pm | 4c
Season 13, Episode 9

Game Day Special

The four remaining finalists try their hand at reporting live on location by visiting popular food trucks while Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay and special guest Sabin Lomac watch from the studio. Then, it's time for each finalist to partake in their own segment of a special called "Up Your Game (Day)," performing a demo of a special game-day dish while also tackling surprises along the way. ESPN's Jemele Hill and special guest Jaymee Sire watch the special with Bobby and Giada to help decide which finalist goes down in defeat.

Monday
Jul 31
12am | 11c
Season 13, Episode 11

The Newest Food Network Star

It all comes down to the final week, as Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay watch the Food Network pilots for the three finalists. Watch what happens behind the scenes of Food Network Star, and then find out who joins the Food Network family and is crowned the newest Food Network star!

Sunday
Aug 13
9pm | 8c
Season 13, Episode 11

The Newest Food Network Star

It all comes down to the final week, as Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay watch the Food Network pilots for the three finalists. Watch what happens behind the scenes of Food Network Star, and then find out who joins the Food Network family and is crowned the newest Food Network star!

Thursday
Aug 17
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
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
Jun 3
2pm | 1c
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
Jun 3
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
Jun 4
12am | 11c
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
Jun 10
2pm | 1c
Season 0, Episode 18

Comeback Kitchen: One More Shot at Stardom

The remaining five competitors battle for a coveted spot as a finalist on Food Network Star. In the first challenge, the alumni have to put an international spin on classic New York deli dishes and create an Instagram story about the creation of their dish. One contestant is eliminated, setting up a showdown of the final four. In the final challenge, each competitor is given a summer theme and must livestream for eight minutes, but to make it harder, fellow contestants join each other's streams to ask challenging questions. Co-hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence determine who wins and moves on to take their spot on Food Network Star.

Sunday
Jun 10
8pm | 7c
Season 14, Episode 1

Are You a Main Attraction?

Ten Food Network Star hopefuls are greeted by Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay at Universal Orlando Resort's Volcano Bay to kick off the competition with a surprise -- the results of Food Network Star: Comeback Kitchen and who will be joining the competition. Then each finalist must create a portable version of their signature dish and go head-to-head with another competitor to convince park guests to try their dish. The heat is on, and it's not just the volcano, as Giada and Bobby decide who gets sent home in the first elimination.

Sunday
Jun 10
9pm | 8c
Season 14, Episode 1

Are You a Main Attraction?

Ten Food Network Star hopefuls are greeted by Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay at Universal Orlando Resort's Volcano Bay to kick off the competition with a surprise -- the results of Food Network Star: Comeback Kitchen and who will be joining the competition. Then each finalist must create a portable version of their signature dish and go head-to-head with another competitor to convince park guests to try their dish. The heat is on, and it's not just the volcano, as Giada and Bobby decide who gets sent home in the first elimination.

Monday
Jun 11
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 18

Comeback Kitchen: One More Shot at Stardom

The remaining five competitors battle for a coveted spot as a finalist on Food Network Star. In the first challenge, the alumni have to put an international spin on classic New York deli dishes and create an Instagram story about the creation of their dish. One contestant is eliminated, setting up a showdown of the final four. In the final challenge, each competitor is given a summer theme and must livestream for eight minutes, but to make it harder, fellow contestants join each other's streams to ask challenging questions. Co-hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence determine who wins and moves on to take their spot on Food Network Star.

Monday
Jun 11
3am | 2c
Season 14, Episode 1

Are You a Main Attraction?

Ten Food Network Star hopefuls are greeted by Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay at Universal Orlando Resort's Volcano Bay to kick off the competition with a surprise -- the results of Food Network Star: Comeback Kitchen and who will be joining the competition. Then each finalist must create a portable version of their signature dish and go head-to-head with another competitor to convince park guests to try their dish. The heat is on, and it's not just the volcano, as Giada and Bobby decide who gets sent home in the first elimination.

Thursday
Jun 14
2pm | 1c
Season 0, Episode 18

Comeback Kitchen: One More Shot at Stardom

The remaining five competitors battle for a coveted spot as a finalist on Food Network Star. In the first challenge, the alumni have to put an international spin on classic New York deli dishes and create an Instagram story about the creation of their dish. One contestant is eliminated, setting up a showdown of the final four. In the final challenge, each competitor is given a summer theme and must livestream for eight minutes, but to make it harder, fellow contestants join each other's streams to ask challenging questions. Co-hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Tyler Florence determine who wins and moves on to take their spot on Food Network Star.

Sunday
Jun 17
2pm | 1c
Season 14, Episode 1

Are You a Main Attraction?

Ten Food Network Star hopefuls are greeted by Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay at Universal Orlando Resort's Volcano Bay to kick off the competition with a surprise -- the results of Food Network Star: Comeback Kitchen and who will be joining the competition. Then each finalist must create a portable version of their signature dish and go head-to-head with another competitor to convince park guests to try their dish. The heat is on, and it's not just the volcano, as Giada and Bobby decide who gets sent home in the first elimination.

Sunday
Jun 17
3pm | 2c

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