Meet the Judges of Guy's Grocery Games

On each episode of Guy's Grocery Games, a panel of three judges evaluate the competitors' dishes. Get to know the roster of experts.
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Aarti Sequeira

Aarti won the sixth season of Food Network Star, and went on to host Aarti Party. On Cooking Channel she hosts Taste in Translation and appears on Drop 5 Lbs with Good Housekeeping. Aarti also runs the blog and online cooking-variety show AartiPaarti.com. Her first cookbook is Aarti Paarti: An American Kitchen with an Indian Soul.

Aida Mollenkamp

Aida trained at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration and Le Cordon Bleu Paris. She was the food editor at CHOW.com and has hosted Food Network’s Ask Aida and Cooking Channel's FoodCrafters. Currently Aida hosts the Yahoo! series In the Pantry and runs her own site AidaMollenkamp.com. Her latest cookbook is Keys to the Kitchen.

Beau MacMillan

Beau is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University and the executive chef of Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain in Arizona. He co-hosted Season 1 of Food Network's Worst Cooks in America and won Iron Chef America against Bobby Flay in Battle Kobe Beef.

Brian Malarkey

Brian is a chef and co-owner of seven successful restaurants. He attended Le Cordon Bleu in Portland, Oregon, before making his mark on the L.A. restaurant scene. He previously served as a judge/mentor on ABC's The Taste and was a Top Chef finalist in Season 3, Miami. His latest cookbook is Come Early, Stay Late.

Catherine McCord

Catherine McCord is a food blogger, mother of three, and former print and runway model. She shares family-friendly recipes and eating tips on Weelicious.com and in her cookbooks, Weelicious: One Family, One Meal and Weelicious Lunches. Her organic meal delivery kit, One Potato, offers family-friendly dishes.

Christy Vega

Christy started her career as a restaurateur after graduating from Saint Mary’s College of California. She began working at Casa Vega in Sherman Oaks, Calif., her family’s Mexican restaurant, which she now owns. When Christy’s not working at Casa Vega or re-creating her family’s recipes in the kitchen, she’s spending time with her husband and three sons.

Duskie Estes

Duskie has appeared on seasons 3 and 5 of Next Iron Chef. Along with her husband, she runs ZAZU Kitchen + Farm, Black Pig Meat Co., and MacBryde Farm. As an advocate of "snout-to-tail" cooking, Duskie is an avid farmer and rancher, growing much of her ingredients and raising her own animals for the restaurants.

G. Garvin

G. Garvin is a chef, cookbook author and host of Cooking Channel's Road Trip with G. Garvin. Growing up in Atlanta, he learned to cook beside his mother and eventually left for the West Coast, finding acclaim in L.A., where he catered to celebrities and presidents. He now runs LowCountry in Atlanta.

Judy Joo

Judy Joo is an Iron Chef UK and the executive chef of Jinjuu in London. After graduating from Columbia University, Judy worked for Morgan Stanley, but found cooking to be her true passion and enrolled at the French Culinary Institute. Judy also writes restaurant reviews for Time Out magazine.

Madison Cowan

Chef and TV personality Madison was the first Chopped Grand Champion. He's been cooking since the age of 14 and got his big break working at Tavern on the Green under the tutelage of Patrick Clark. He's active in first lady Michelle Obama's Chefs Move to Schools initiative. Madison also runs a private catering and events company, Avenue Inc.

Melissa d'Arabian

Melissa won the fifth season of Food Network Star and hosts Ten Dollar Dinners on Food Network. Her Web series, The Picky Eaters Project, shows parents how they can start a plan to help their kids become more adventurous eaters. Her latest cookbook is Supermarket Healthy.

Richard Blais

Richard runs three restaurants in Atlanta and is well-known for winning the first season of Top Chef: All-Stars. He's previously appeared on Food Network's Chopped: All-Stars and Iron Chef America in Battle Chickpea. His latest cookbook is Try This at Home.

Troy Johnson

Troy is a journalist and food critic for San Diego Magazine. He began his career as a music journalist before transitioning to food writing. He previously hosted Food Network's Crave.

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