Tag: Exit Interview

One-on-One with the Latest Star Finalist to Go Home

by in Interviews, July 27, 2014

With only one episode until the final-four rivals will pitch their would-be Food Network show to executives, the pressure was on this week as the top-five hopefuls arrived in New York City for the last leg of their Food Network Star journey. If you haven't yet watched the episode, read no further because Star TalkRead more

One-on-One with the Latest Star Finalist to Go Home

by in Interviews, July 20, 2014

Sarah and Emma found themselves surviving elimination in Episode 7, and because anything can happen in Vegas, with luck changing by the minute, these ladies had the advantage of selecting the teammates they wanted to work with in this week's challenge: an unforgettable four-course dinner for the Selection Committee. It didn't seem like there wasRead more

One-on-One with the Latest Star Finalist to Go Home

by in Interviews, July 13, 2014

Just as the finalists were getting used to Food Star Kitchen, the competition moved from Los Angeles to the bright lights of Las Vegas this week. But that wasn't the only road bump the remaining finalists hit. Within the first few moments of the show, they learned that while they were competing, eliminated finalists fromRead more

One-on-One with the Latest Star Finalist to Go Home

by in Interviews, July 6, 2014

Being a Food Network Star means not just hosting a television show, but building a brand indicative of a unique point of view, and Episode 6 was all about honing that perspective and the products that would support it. The seven remaining finalists had to create products and package them in this episode, but thenRead more

One-on-One with the Latest Star Finalist to Go Home

by in Interviews, June 22, 2014

First the finalists are asked to "create a social media presence" in the Mentor Challenge by Bobby, then they are met with the toughest challenge of the competition yet. The contestants arrive at YouTube Space LA this week, where they'll have to create a buzz-worthy online marketing video for popular candy. Emma, coming off aRead more

One-on-One with the Latest Star Finalist to Go Home

by in Interviews, June 15, 2014

Star has seen many themed challenges over the seasons, including takes on Chopped, Burger Bash and even Thanksgiving Live. But for the first time in Star history, finalists faced off in a round of Cutthroat Kitchen-inspired competition. Alton brought all of his antics and even Cutthroat judge Jet Tila made a special appearance. If youRead more

One-on-One with the Latest Star Finalist to Go Home

by in Interviews, June 8, 2014

With the first challenges behind the them, the remaining 11 finalists took to Star Kitchen and were hit with two big surprises this week: teaching Alton how to prepare two of his favorite dishes (Green Bean Casserole and Chicken-Fried Steak) in the Mentor Challenge and having Alex Guarnaschelli follow along their live cooking demos inRead more

Chatting with the First Eliminated Star Finalist

by in Food Network Star, Interviews, June 1, 2014

Despite Food Network Star finalists' highest hopes for success and their best attempts to at once craft top-quality dishes and present a winning personality on camera, week after week another rival will be sent home, unable to survive in the face of stardom. It's up to judge-mentors Alton Brown, Bobby Flay and Giada De LaurentiisRead more

It’s Pie Style, Jack — An Interview with Rodney Henry

by in Interviews, August 15, 2013

There's no doubt about it: Rodney Henry is the Pie Man. What pie style is might still be out for debate, but this runner-up has proved to Food Network fans that whatever it is, it seems like a pretty good time. Through all the "suckers," "cool cats" and "it's pie style, jack," he's taken thisRead more

Star Exclusive: Watch the Winner’s First Interview

by in Interviews, August 11, 2013

It's been 11 weeks of ups and downs, tears and laughs, and moments that each finalist will never forget. The final three have been through the wringer, and now, thanks to loyal fans, Food Network has its newest Star. Star Talk caught up with the winner just moments after the memorable announcement. Click play onRead more