Season 6 Episodes

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Rachael Ray Directs

Season 6, Episode 10 - Air Date: 8/15/2010
Audience feedback will play a pivotal role in tonight's selection, but first the three remaining finalists must create a pilot which Rachael Ray will direct.
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Iron Chef Battle

Season 6, Episode 9 - Air Date: 8/8/2010
The four remaining finalists travel back to Food Network's New York City home for their hardest challenge to date, an Iron Chef America competition.
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Cooking for Eva Longoria

Season 6, Episode 8 - Air Date: 8/1/2010
Family and emotions play a key role in tonight's challenges as the finalists are delivered an unexpected twist to the camera challenge by people they know, and then must devise a dish with a meaningful story for some star clients based on an emotion.
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Secret Supper Club

Season 6, Episode 7 - Air Date: 7/25/2010
A busy home cook herself, last year's winner, Melissa D'Arabian, drops by to task the finalists to relate to the busy home cook by making "dinner with breakfast" using cereal.
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Retro Palm Springs

Season 6, Episode 6 - Air Date: 7/18/2010
The seven remaining finalists must prove that they have another essential trait for a Food Network star: the ability to entertain.
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Lunch Trucks With Paula

Season 6, Episode 5 - Air Date: 7/11/2010
In a super-sized episode, the remaining eight finalists have to create their very own food product in a jar.
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Spicy Competition

Season 6, Episode 4 - Air Date: 6/27/2010
The heat turns up on the remaining nine finalists. Pepper Master Bobby Flay has the group make a mad dash to choose a pepper to cook with — the winner's dish is put on the menu of Bobby's famous restaurant, Mesa Grill.
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Grammy Award Celebration

Season 6, Episode 3 - Air Date: 6/20/2010
Ten remaining finalists get a crash course in the Hollywood way of life. First they have to present a dish to camera, inspired by a classic film genre.
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Sweet to Savory Carnival

Season 6, Episode 2 - Air Date: 6/13/2010
The remaining eleven finalists learn how hard it is to perform an assembly line demo in only eleven minutes.
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Welcome to Los Angeles!

Season 6, Episode 1 - Air Date: 6/6/2010
In a special two hour premiere episode of The Next Food Network Star, twelve hopefuls arrive in Los Angeles to compete for the ultimate dream job: To host their own show on The Food Network.