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Finale

Season 3, Episode 9 - Air Date: 6/22/2007
The finalists, Amy and Rory, return to New York for the announcement of the Next Food Network Star. Amy and Rory's culinary history, along with recaps and clips of each episode including reflections by the eleven contestants lead up to the reveltion of the
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Meet the Press

Season 3, Episode 8 - Air Date: 6/15/2007
With three finalists left, it's time to face the media and an audience. First off, each finalist puts their best face forward when they're interviewed for the print media, on XM Radio, and has their first photo shoot.
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Iron Chef Showdown

Season 3, Episode 7 - Air Date: 6/8/2007
Guest host Alton Brown calls the action as the four finalists must become Iron Chefs. In two battles, each finalist must complete three dishes with the assistance of a surprise sous chef: an eliminated finalist.
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Alton's Classroom

Season 3, Episode 6 - Air Date: 6/30/2007
It's time for the finalists to face the camera for their first cooking demonstrations. Adding to the tension is guest judge Alton Brown, who brings both culinary and filmmaking skills to the competition.
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Fort Dix Challenge

Season 3, Episode 5 - Air Date: 6/23/2007
Giada deLaurentiis is guest judge for the first of two challenges which take the contestants to Fort Dix, New Jersey.
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NBA Chocolate Challenge

Season 3, Episode 4 - Air Date: 6/17/2007
Guy Fieri, Season Two Next Food Network Star winner, is the guest judge along with NBA star Darryl "Chocolate Thunder" Dawkins.
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Bon Appetit Challenge

Season 3, Episode 3 - Air Date: 6/10/2007
Giada deLaurentiis is the guest judge as the competitors have their first chance to appear before the camera, each presenting one minute of her recipe for Chicken Florentine.
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Potluck, Cakes and Wedding Challenge (2)

Season 3, Episode 2 - Air Date: 6/3/2007
Having survived the wedding cake challenge in Part I, the heat is on in Part II when Guest Chef Robert Irvine (Dinner Impossible) presents an even bigger challenge: cater a wedding reception for 100 guests.
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Potluck, Cakes and Wedding Challenge (1)

Season 3, Episode 1 - Air Date: 6/3/2007
The third season premiere of The Next Food Network Star introduces eleven new contestants and many new challenges!

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