Tag: Aarti Sequeira

More Reasons to Paarti: Happy Birthday, Star!

by in Behind the Scenes, August 19, 2010

What a whirlwind for Aarti Sequeira. Sunday was her Star win, followed by a busy week of appearances and interviews. And today Aarti celebrates her 32nd birthday. We caught up with her up in Studio B at Food Network's Chelsea HQ with her husband, Brendan, and raised a fluffy-flowered cupcake in her honor. Watch herRead more

Welcome, Aarti!

by in Food Network Star, Judges, Recap, August 16, 2010

We have a winner. And I mean a real winner. Bobby, Susie and I agreed that Aarti is a fresh, natural and exciting talent. She’s both sophisticated and down to earth. Beautiful and relatable. Her food is both comforting and exotic. Mostly, I think she’s a natural television presence: relaxed, radiant and warm. Choosing wasn’tRead more

Recipe Roundup: Favorites from the Final Five

by in Food Network Star, Recipes, July 27, 2010

Now we’re down to the final five, all of whom have cooked some tempting food so far in the competition. They've also each had at least one not-so-shining culinary moment. Which dishes will you be adding to your recipe file? I'm running down my top picks from each remaining Star contender.

Keepin’ It Real: Episode 2

by in Behind the Scenes, Food Network Star, Judges, Recap, June 14, 2010

Alrighty! Let me dig in on some of my standout moments – and then I want to hear yours! I must admit, I was expecting (and hoping for) a little Dzintra Drama. From the comments I’ve read, she has clearly rubbed some of you the wrong way, but as I explained last week, I enjoyRead more