Tag: Giada De Laurentiis

Photos: Mentors’ Most Memorable Facial Expressions

by in Judges, July 18, 2013

Now seven weeks into the competition, the remaining finalists are just now finding their footings in the Food Star Kitchen, and many are able to hold the attention of an audience on camera. They can turn out winning meals and garner high praises from focus groups, but their performances weren't always so star-worthy, and noRead more

VOTE: Who’s Your Favorite Star Judge?

by in Judges, June 20, 2013

This season, Alton, Bobby and Giada are playing two roles: mentors and judges. When they're not sharing their expert advice with the remaining contestants during challenges, they're making the tough decisions — who stays and who goes each week. While they work together as a team to make these verdicts, each judge has his andRead 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

The Early Days of Stardom — Giada De Laurentiis

by in Food Network Star, May 28, 2013

Three of Food Network's longest-standing chefs, Alton Brown, Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis, are no strangers to the demands of stardom, now having years of experience multitasking in front of the camera and cooking. But before they were industry professionals, Alton, Bobby and Giada, too, once had to learn the ins and outs ofRead more

Poll: Whose Team Will Prevail on Food Network Star?

by in Food Network Star, April 2, 2012

Star fans, buckle up. This season is a game-changer. In addition to 15 passionate hopefuls vying for their shot at a Food Network show, three all-star producers are also facing off as team leaders. You may have heard of them: None other than Alton Brown, Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis will each coach fiveRead more

Judge Spotlight: Giada’s Take

by in Behind the Scenes, June 14, 2011

This season is Giada De Laurentiis’ first as a full-time judge on Food Network Star. The Giada at Home star and cookbook author came on board last year as a mentor for the finalists and then moved into a seat on the selection committee with Bob, Bobby and Susie. Giada was actually discovered by oneRead more

You’re Invited!

by in Food Network Star, June 3, 2011

Join us for a live Twitter party to celebrate the premiere of Food Network Star Season 7 — and dish on every little detail, of course. An all-star guest list has already RSVP’d: Judges Bobby Flay (@bflay), Giada De Laurentiis (@gdelaurentiis) and Bob Tuschman (@bobtuschman) will be tweeting along with special guests from episode one. Alton Brown (@altonbrown),Read more

Foes, Frenemies, BFFs: The Many Faces of Serena and Brianna

by in Behind the Scenes, Community, July 15, 2010

Now it's your turn. You make the call: Should Serena and Brianna stay frenemies or foes or become BFFs? We want to see your comments (though the comments you've shared toward them in the past few weeks indicate you prefer warm and fuzzy to too cool for school). Tell us what you think. Then checkRead more

Chatterbox: Live Chat Archive, Episode 1

by in Community, June 7, 2010

Hey, hope you enjoyed the first show--we sure did. During the premiere, Susie Fogelson joined a few of us Food Network worker bees plus a whole bunch of Star fans in a live chat, talking about the finalists, the judging, Bobby's ties and Susie's hair. There were a few words, you can imagine, about injuredRead more