Season 6, Episode 1

Welcome to Los Angeles!

In a special two hour premiere episode of The Next Food Network Star, twelve hopefuls arrive in Los Angeles to compete for the ultimate dream job: To host their own show on The Food Network. The competition starts right away as they face their first on-camera test: preparing a meal that best represents who they are. Next, the finalists are taken to Paramount Studios where an A-list Hollywood Director films 30-second promos for the show that each finalist wants to host. Finally, the finalists must each create a Power Lunch for LA's biggest celebrity Chef, Wolfgang Puck.
See Tune-In Times

Recipes From This Episode

Stuffed Chicken Breast in Curry Sauce over Roasted Potatoes and Cauliflower

Limoncello and Meyer Lemon Sabayon with Crispy Macadamia Cakes and Candied Lemon Rind

Spiced Seared Scallops with Potato-Pear Pancake and Champagne Beurre Blanc

Chinese Five-Spice Chicken with Red Cabbage and Potato Gratin

Chicken and Potato Napoleon with Spicy Tomato Sambal Sauce

Yukon Gold Potato Soup with Chive Oil, Beet Reduction and Sweet Garlic Confit Croutons

Pan Seared Salmon with Asparagus Lemon Salad, Red Wine Reduction and Watercress Puree

Orange Chicken Scaloppine and Sunburst Squash Escabeche with Roasted Pepper Puree

Beignets with Rosemary Caramel and Local Honey

Ceviche with Crispy Plantains

Santa Barbara Olive Focaccia with Baked Goat Cheese

Crispy Chicken with Jalapeno Beurre Blanc and Spicy Poblano Pepper Puree

Mojo Marinated Chicken with Grilled Purple Potatoes and Charred Corn and Black Bean Salsa with Grilled Flour Tortilla

Crab and Guacamole Salad

Pan Sauteed Butter Chicken and Potatoes

Chicken Roulade with Mixed Vegetables and Pan Fried Potatoes

Arugula and Fennel Salad with Lemon-Herb Vinaigrette

Pan Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Mustard Spaetzle and Apple Cilantro Salsa

Previous Episode

FN Star - Finale

Next Episode

Sweet to Savory Carnival

On TV

The Pioneer Woman

9:30am | 8:30c

Girl Meets Farm

12:30pm | 11:30c

The Pioneer Woman

1:30pm | 12:30c

Chopped

3pm | 2c

Chopped

4pm | 3c

Chopped

5pm | 4c

Chopped

6pm | 5c

Chopped

7pm | 6c

Chopped

8pm | 7c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Chopped

9pm | 8c

Chopped

10pm | 9c

Chopped

11pm | 10c

Chopped

12am | 11c

Chopped

1am | 12c

Chopped

2am | 1c

Chopped

3am | 2c

What's New

Latest Stories