To put this exciting and exhausting journey in perspective, take a look back through the finalists’ scrapbooks from the competition. Upon arrival in L.A., each contender was given a Food Network journal and a digital camera. We compiled their best pages and photos to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the unique experience of each Star finalist.
Who filled page after page with heartfelt reflections? Who drew lifelike sketches of their dishes and who wrote meticulous prep lists? Who took hilarious snapshots in the Star house? Flip through the pages of the finalists’ scrapbooks to see.
Jeff Mauro (Winner!)
Susie Jimenez (Runner-Up)
Vic “Vegas” Moea (Third Place)
Mary Beth Albright (Eliminated Week 10)
Whitney Chen (Eliminated Week 9)
Jyll Everman (Eliminated Week 8 )
Penny Davidi (Eliminated Week 7)
Chris Nirschel (Eliminated Week 7)
Orchid Paulmeier (Eliminated Week 6)
Justin Davis (Eliminated Week 5)
Justin Balmes (Eliminated Week 4)
Alicia Sanchez (Eliminated Week 3)
Katy Clark (Eliminated Week 2)
Juba Kali (Eliminated Week 2)
Howie Drummond (Eliminated Week 1)
See you next season, Star fans!
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