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Help Your Favorite Finalists Top the Fan Poll

by in Food Network Star, May 29, 2014

You've read their first exclusive interviews, watched their earliest casting videos and heard all about their signature dishes, and on Sunday's premiere episode of Food Network Star (at 9|8c), you'll see the Season 10 finalists face off in the job interview of their lives. Now you can help your early favorites claim the top seatRead more

Watch: The Making of the Cast

by in Food Network Star, May 26, 2014

You've already met this year's 12 Food Network Star hopefuls, and just this month Star Talk shared the first exclusive interviews with each finalist to showcase their goals for the competition and their thoughts on the mentors. Now, just ahead of Sunday's all-new Season 10 premiere, it's time to reveal a look at the contestants before theyRead more

Star Kitchen Preview: Finalists Reveal Their Signature Dishes

by in Food Network Star, Interviews, May 21, 2014

Earlier this month FN Dish introduced each of the Food Network Star finalists, and for the first time, fans learned more about the competitors' culinary points of view (POVs), plus insider details, like their hopes for the contest, thoughts on the mentors and go-to midnight snacks. Much like POVs, cooks' signature dishes often reveal theirRead more

Food Network Chefs Offer Star Finalists Expert Industry Advice

by in Food Network Star, May 20, 2014

For 12 hopeful Food Network Star finalists, the journey to potential stardom is just beginning, and the world of food television is likely still endlessly exciting and overwhelmingly daunting at once. As they prepare for the ultimate hands-on interview and attempt to score the sought-after job of Food Network host, they'll need all the guidance andRead more

Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Food Network Star Mentors?

by in Food Network Star, May 17, 2014

No strangers to Food Network, Alton Brown, Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis are culinary superstars — and just the kind of icons that the Food Network Star finalists are hoping to become. To achieve such a level of fame both in the kitchen and on television, the contestants will have to prove to Alton,Read more

Star-a-Day: Sarah Penrod

by in Food Network Star, Interviews, May 16, 2014

Sarah Penrod, 30, is a born-and-bred Texan who comes from a family of entertainers. She's been performing for her whole life and also has serious culinary chops, as she now owns her own business. This feisty chef has worked with celebrities and athletes, and she always keeps things entertaining in the kitchen. Read on below toRead more

Star-a-Day: Reuben Ruiz

by in Community, Food Network Star, May 15, 2014

Reuben Ruiz, 27, grew up in a traditional Cuban family that owns restaurants, and he started working in kitchens when he was just 10 years old. After struggling with his weight for many years, he now specializes in healthy dishes with a Latin influence, and he's honest, outspoken and high energy with a strong workRead more

Star-a-Day: Nicole Gaffney

by in Food Network Star, Interviews, May 14, 2014

Nicole Gaffney, 29, isn’t just another personal chef — her magnetic personality and innate culinary talent set her apart from the crowd. She grew up cooking with her Sicilian grandparents and comes from a family of commercial fishermen, and her "coastal cuisine" take on food is heavily influenced by her family and growing up inRead more

Star-a-Day: Luca Della Casa

by in Food Network Star, Interviews, May 13, 2014

Luca Della Casa, 38, was born in Italy and is an adventurous, rugged outdoorsman with a passion for food. He worked his way up from dishwasher to executive chef, and he is determined to bring people together around a table to share food, Italian style. Read on below to hear from Luca, and learn about hisRead more

Star-a-Day: Loreal Gavin

by in Food Network Star, Interviews, May 12, 2014

Loreal Gavin, 26, is motorcycle-riding, guitar-playing chick who loves tattoos, and she's been trained in culinary arts, baking and pastry. She was raised by her grandmother, who taught her to cook from her soul. Read on below to hear from Loreal, and learn about her style of cooking and thoughts on the competition. Describe your cookingRead more