All Posts By FN Dish Editor

Ted Allen Answers Your Questions About Chopped

by in Food Network Chef, Shows, June 16th, 2009

Ted AllenI spent my afternoon coffee break with the one and only Ted Allen. Okay, it was a phone interview, but I did have my coffee and pen in hand. I can tell you, FN readers, I am officially a “Ted head.” Below are some of your questions Ted answered, as well as a few additional questions I was hungry to ask.

FN DishSetting aside the dropped food and tasting with cooking spoons, what’s the most cringe-worthy thing you’ve seen in the Chopped kitchens so far?

TED ALLEN: If you’re talking about the issue of hygiene, something that really freaks me out is chefs who sweat profusely. It seems like the sweatiest ones are the ones who like to lean over the plate while they’re tinkering with it. We can’t put all the blame on the chefs because the Chopped kitchen gets really hot. The judges are sweating too, but they’re not cooking. So, I kind of think if you’re a chef who gets really juicy, maybe a headband, hat, doo-rag? Something?

FN Dish: Are the baskets of food selected based upon the chef contestants, or are they selected at random?

Continue reading

Susie’s Answers – Episode 1

by in View All Posts, View Video Only, June 15th, 2009

[pickle url="http://my.foodnetwork.com/flshentrw.flash/cp20/VP/612966/1/15978360/15975519/1/1/1"]

Read Episode 1 Viewer Questions
- Watch Ask Susie – Episode 2

- Watch Ask Susie – Episode 3

Ask Susie – Episode 2

by in View All Posts, June 15th, 2009

Want to know what The Next Food Network Star judge, Susie Fogelson, really thinks about Episode 2? Now you can ask her!

Thank you for all your submitted questions (both the rants and the raves are appreciated)! Comments are now CLOSED for this week’s “Ask Susie” Episode 2. Click on the links below to watch Susie’s Answers to your questions.

- Watch Susie’s Answers – Episode 1
- Watch Susie’s Answers – Episode 2

“Girl’s Night Out” Photo Shoot

by in View All Posts, View Video Only, June 15th, 2009

Noah Starr crashes a photo shoot with Sunny Anderson, Aida Mollenkamp, Alex Guarnaschelli, and Anne Burrell for the August/September issue of Food Network Magazine.

ASK SUSIE – Episode 1

by in View All Posts, June 5th, 2009

Susie

Want to know what Susie is really thinking about The Next Food Network Star finalists? Now you can ask her!

*************

Thank you for all your submitted questions! Comments are now CLOSED for this week’s “Ask Susie” Episode 1. To watch Susie’s Answers, click on the below links.

- Watch Susie’s Answers – Episode 1
- Watch Susie’s Answers – Episode 2

NFNS Finalists Speak Up: Brett

by in View All Posts, June 3rd, 2009

Just 4 days remain until the premiere of The Next Food Nextwork Star. We’ve been sending out all 10 finalists to brettaugust foodie events and festivals around the country to stir up excitement about the chefs and the show. Here on The FN Dish, we’re giving the finalists their own platform to rant and rave about all the adventures along the road! Last week was Teddy Folkman’s turn….. now, hear from Brett August:

“Last Monday was my first live cooking event I have done since becoming a finalist on The Next Food Network Star. I wasn’t sure how the audience would react, with the show not having aired yet…

brett

CONTINUE READING

ASK SUSIE?

by in View All Posts, June 2nd, 2009

What does everyone think about Susie Fogelson, of The Next Food Network Star selection committee, posting her own vlogs each week here on The FN Dish?

Viewers would be invited to submit questions directly to Susie via FNDish.com after the premiere this Sunday, June 7th @9pm. Susie would then answer viewer submitted questions on a vlog post that following Friday, June 12th.

What do you guys think?

[poll id="4"]

...102030...495051...60...