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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: A Shocking Elimination Before the Finale

The time has come for the culmination of Food Network Star: the pilots. After weeks of grueling challenges, personal revelations and mentorship by Food Network hotshots Bobby, Giada and Alton, the remaining six finalists have one final stretch to make their cooking show dreams come true.
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'Food Network Star' Predictions: Who Will Win Season 8?

With only six contestants left (two each for Teams Bobby, Giada and Alton), the Food Network Star competition is nearing its end.
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'Food Network Star' Recap: Anything Can Happen ('We've Made Sure of It')

Food Network Star is in Miami for the South Beach Food and Wine Festival and we can feel the weeks ticking down to the finale, with only two members left for Teams Alton and Bobby, and three for Team Giada (which will most likely change after tonight‘s episode).
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'Food Network Star' Recap: Beach Party with Paula Deen

This week, the remaining eight finalists bid farewell to the Manhattan rush and head to the sun-soaked beaches of Miami.
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'Food Network Star' Recap: The Press-ure Is On

It‘s week 7 and the competition has whittled down to three finalists on each team, so it‘s time to take the show to the next level.
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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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