Next Food Network Star, Season 6: Behind the Scenes of Episode Three's Finalist Challenges

Hooray for Hollywood

The finalists hit Tinseltown to take on their next challenge: Catering a Grammy Award after-party for ....

Colbie Caillat

The singer's red-carpet entrance at The Highlands marks the start of what will be a fun and food-filled evening.

Wise Guy

Food Network fave Guy Fieri, host of this challenge, offers the finalists some advice on walking the red carpet with Star style. After they strut their stuff, the finalists will team up in pairs to cater the party.

Is that Justin T?

Oh wait — it's Brad from The Next Food Network Star. (Wow, could they be brothers or what?)

Thousand-Watt Smile

Aria turns it on for the cameras.

Gun Show

Herb shows off his fitness chops for the red-carpet reporter.

Seasoned Pro

Guy shows the finalists how it's done.

Just Having a Good Time

Bright lights and flashing cameras don't seem to unnerve Aarti a bit.

Strike a Pose

Dzintra, Brianna and Serena spend some quality time with the camera.

Gratitude for Guy

Serena shares a heart-felt hug.


Mindful of her recent "distance" issues with event guests, Brianna puts extra effort into making friendly conversation. (Will it pay off?)

Table Talk

Aarti takes a moment to catch up with Aria and Dzintra, while Brad visits with a guest.

Working the Room

Food under control, Herb gets out from behind the table to enjoy some crowd time.

What's the Word?

DAS's easy-going nature comes in handy when it's time to request feedback.

Tough Job

Bob, Susie, Guy and Colbie have their work cut out for them with this challenge. First task: evaluate each of the three dishes per team. Then: rate each team on their rapport.

Score One for Team Sexy

With their solid teamwork, awesome food and dynamite attitude, Brianna and Herb run away with the Star challenge win.