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Hear from Damiano and Jernard as they reflect on the Food Network Star competition.

Host Bobby Flay with Finalists Jernard Wells, Tregaye Fraser and Damiano Carrara during the finale, as seen on Food Network's Food Network Star, Season 12.

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Damiano and Jernard discuss their Food Network Star journeys.

After 10 weeks of challenges, Food Network Star mentors Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis announced the newest member of the Food Network family in a life-changing finale on Sunday night. Damiano, Jernard and Tregaye all showed bright flickers of Star power this season, but ultimately it was Tregaye who earned the coveted title in an emotional reveal. We were on the set of the finale and caught up with Damiano and Jernard as they looked back on the competition and reflected on the journeys they took to land in this very spot.

Click the play button on the video above to hear from both guys in one-on-one interviews.

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