Watch Finalists' Casting Videos: The Competitors in Their Own Words
What started as a pool of countless applicants is now just a crop of 12: those lucky dozen hopefuls who are set to compete on Food Network Star, Season 12. But before the finalists became just that — the competitors who are officially part of the cast — they had to prove themselves, their culinary histories and their on-camera charisma in introductory casting videos. We got our hands on those first-person accounts, and now it's your turn, fans, to watch these exclusive clips and see what you think of the rivals as they present themselves. Read on below to view them all.
- Last-Minute Wisdom: 15 Chefs Share Insider Advice with the Finalists
- New Interviews with All 12 Rivals
- Finalists Reveal Their Culinary Mentors
- What Not to Do to Succeed on Food Network Star
- Exclusive: Bobby on the Importance of Focus, the Meaning of Star Power and the Advice He Follows
- Exclusive: Giada on the "Ballet" of Camera Work, Plus Her Take on the Job of a Food Network Star
Tune in to the premiere of Food Network Star on Sunday, May 22 at 9|8c.