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'Food Network Star' Finale Recap: One Mentor Stands Proud

In the Food Network Star finale, all 15 contestants are brought back to reminisce in a fancy studio along with the network and, of course, the show‘s mentors/producers/team leaders, Bobby, Giada and Alton.
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'Food Network Star' Recap: Surprise Chicken Livers, No Problem

Compared with some of the tougher challenges of this season, this week was fairly straightforward. This is not to say there weren‘t a few surprise twists and last-minute kitchen hysterics, but overall the contestants seem to be improving their culinary execution and presentation skills as the search for the next Food Network Star whittles down.
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'Food Network Star' Recap: One Team Chokes with an Unexpected Elimination

Now that the remaining contestants have been in the game for four weeks of intense back-to-back challenges, the three Food Network Star mentors visit their apartment for a little one-on-one time to assess their progress.
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'Food Network Star' Recap: Fashion Week Food Makeover

Star Challenge: Reinvent Unappealing Dishes for the RunwayBecause it‘s Fashion Week and Food Network Star is in New York, they obviously have to do a fashion-related challenge.
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'Food Network Star' Recap: The Teams Get Chopped

Star Challenge: Chopped DessertsEven with this special 1.5 hour episode, there‘s no time to spare, so the FNS contestants are given their star challenge straight away with the ominous entrance of Scott Conant, Alex Guarnaschelli and Marc Murphy - the judges of Chopped, "the one show that scares the daylights out of me," according to Josh.
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'Food Network Star' Season 8 Premiere: New and Impossible Beginnings

Season 8 of Food Network Star has officially begun, and this time it‘s all about the food celebrity-led teams.
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'Food Network Star' Recap: A Lesson in Food Tours and Being Genuine

This week proves first impressions can be deceiving when some of the strong contestants from last week‘s premiere struggle with their second challenge.
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Meet the Cast of 'Food Network Star' Season 8

15 contestants want to be the next TV-foodie sensation. Check them out here! Food Network Star season 8 begins on Sunday, May 13 at 9pm on Food Network.
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