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Watch: Top Outtakes from Star Salvation

by in Behind the Scenes, July 23, 2014

If you've seen an episode of Star Salvation, you probably know that it takes much more time to actually film one episode than the 10 to 13 minutes that is shown on FoodNetwork.com. So what happens to all that lost footage? Click play on the video above to watch the hilarious cuts that didn't makeRead more

What You Didn’t See on TV — Star Las Vegas Edition

by in Behind the Scenes, July 15, 2014

It takes dozens of crew members to pull off a production as large as Food Network Star, no matter if the show is being filmed in a studio or on location. This week the show traveled to Las Vegas. Unlike when taping in Food Star Kitchen, the production team had to deal with outside elements,Read more

Behind-the-Scenes Moments from the Premiere (Photos)

by in Behind the Scenes, June 3, 2014

Get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to make Food Network Star and go inside the finalists' challenges with weekly memorable moments galleries like the one from the premiere. The photos below didn't make the gallery, but Star Talk fans can get a glimpse of the mentors and Selection Committee when the director yells,Read more

Hometown Pride: Chris Reps Cleveland with Themed T-Shirts

by in Behind the Scenes, June 25, 2013

Just like their culinary points of view, Food Network Star finalists' wardrobes are unique to their individual tastes and styles. You've likely noticed Lovely, the ever-glam personal chef, rocking a red leopard-print blouse and silver-sequined sweater, and "Pie Man" Rodney is always sporting his signature fedora. But have you seen the printed t-shirts Chris has beenRead more

Photo Tour: On the Set of Food Network Star

by in Behind the Scenes, June 22, 2013

Episode 3 brought the contestants back to the set of Star, but this time they were tasked to cook in Food Star Kitchen. Cooking in a kitchen that isn't your own can be a tough mission. Where are the gadgets? What's in the pantry? Take a tour of the Food Network Star set below, setRead more

On Location: Burger Bash and the Mansion at Culver Studios

by in Behind the Scenes, June 11, 2013

After arriving at The Culver Studios Mansion to find an array of ground meats, plus various cheeses, buns and condiments, the contestants weren't surprised when the mentors revealed this week's challenge to be burger-themed. They had one hour to prepare a signature burger, which they demoed in front of a 100-person audience. Browse these behind-the-scenesRead more

PHOTOS: Behind the Scenes Moments From Episode One

by in Behind the Scenes, June 5, 2013

Each episode of Star takes hours to tape, so it's no surprise that not every moment and reaction is captured in the 60 minutes fans get to see on air. Every week, Star Talk will give readers an insider's look at what goes down on the set of Food Network Star — from the judges toRead more

Season 9 Dictionary + The Dial of Doom

by in Behind the Scenes, June 4, 2013

The newest season of Star kicked off this past Sunday night, and along with 12 new contestants, there are a couple of new features added to the show that may be unfamiliar to fans. This handy little guide should help navigate you through the next 10 weeks of competition. Challenges: This season there are twoRead more

Enhance Your Food Network Star Viewing Experience With IntoNow Every Sunday

by in Behind the Scenes, May 29, 2013

The quest to become the next Food Network Star is no ordinary competition, and as the show enters its ninth season, the challenges are getting more grueling and the expectations more demanding. And now fans can experience Star like never before. IntoNow from Yahoo! is teaming up with Food Network to bring fans an interactiveRead more

Star Scrapbooks: A Look Back

by in Behind the Scenes, Food Network Star, August 19, 2011

We started with 15 finalists in Los Angeles. Six moved on to New York City. And last Sunday night, a winner was crowned: Jeff Mauro is our new Sandwich King! 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 contenderRead more

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