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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.
No need to crane your neck, I did that for ya. While walking to work this morning, I spotted the 22’W x 30’H billboard featuring The Next Food Network Star right next to our Food Network offices in Chelsea Market. After initially shaking off the fact that I was not invited to the photo shoot (throat clear), I dug deep and found some (perhaps a bit scandoulous) photos that didn’t make it into the final cut, as well as a few great tid-bits on how the billboard came to be…
To amp up the energy, the photographer split the finalists up into boys only and girls only, with either set egging on the other. They had Beyonce and Lady Gaga blasting in the background, which got all the finalists dancing and playing. Here are some of my favorite cutting room floor shots that didn’t get used:
Just 4 days remain until the premiere of The Next Food Nextwork Star. We’ve been sending out all 10 finalists to 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…
If you’re a fan of fish and chips, grilled swordfish, fish chowder, sole mariniere, or other traditional New England seafood dishes, the fishermen and fish need your help. Check out this petition for a chance to weigh in on the future of New England’s groundfish fishing industry.
Katherine Alford, VP, Test Kitchen
Maybe if you fly in a dinner-jacketed Italian opera singer to sing to your cows, they won’t run away.
Rupa Bhattacharya, Culinary Writer
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?