PHOTOS: Behind the Scenes of the Premiere of Comeback Kitchen

by in Behind the Scenes, Food Network Star, May 9, 2016

Food Network Star, Season 12You see the challenges and deliberations, and you watch intently as the Comeback Kitchen mentors deliver the news of elimination. But what happens when the cameras stop rolling? For an all-access look at what goes down on set between takes, browse these brand-new photos of the Comeback Kitchen premiere from inside Food Star Kitchen.

Food Network Star, Season 12What's So Funny?

Tyler Florence and Valerie Bertinelli could hardly contain themselves as they laughed during a rare break in filming the Mentor Challenge.

Food Network Star, Season 12Peek-a-Judge

While waiting for his next scene to start, Tyler popped his head into Food Star Kitchen to observe the action unfolding.

Food Network Star, Season 12What Rivalry?

No matter the high stakes and the fierce competition among the hopefuls, Chris and Penny came together for friendly banter as they worked on their dishes.

Food Network Star, Season 12Cooking Companions

Where the finalists went, the cameras nearly always went, too, recording each high and low moment of the contest.

Food Network Star, Season 12No Time to Waste

Don't be fooled: Food Network Star is very much a physical competition. Time is tight in the cooking challenges, and there aren't any moments to waste.

Click here to browse more behind-the-scenes photos from the Comeback Kitchen premiere.

Tune in to Comeback Kitchen on Sunday at 8|7c.

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