There was no shortage of communication from both sides of the Food Network Star judges' table this season, but there were indeed moments when what was being said simply stopped the cast — and fans watching at home — in their tracks. From premiere impressions about each other's styles to oddball antics unfolding in the dining room, the last 10 weeks provided plenty of opportunities for hilarious quips, straightforward comebacks, and unfiltered reactions from the mentors and hopefuls alike. Read on below to relive the best one-liners from the cast, then tune in to the Food Network Star finale this Sunday at 9|8c.
Donna: "I don't usually do that type of thing."
Bobby about Lenny: "Whoa, he's got sequins on, yo."
Giada: "She's very much a pageant girl."
Lenny: "I'm glad this isn't The Next Top Model."
Bobby to Lenny: "You're wild enough to shoot at."
Alton: "It's a date with my mom."
Nicole: "This is like P90X."
Lenny: "If Lenny dies, he can't compete."
Alton: "Everything hinged on you getting up and getting cray cray."
Nicole: "I have a chronic case of Resting Bitch Face."
Sarah: "Oh, with the big spoon. That's fine."
Alton to Emma: "You are friendly. You are likable. And then you burned some piglets in a barn."
Susie: "I'm just finding this whole experience kind of weird."
Luca: "You can downgrade that and use shrimp."
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