airs 2017-07-24 (in 2 days ) Cooking Goes Live! Season: 13 | Episode: 8
The finalists must try their hand at something big; live cooking while streaming on social media; each finalist streams their take on a start-to-finish 15-minute weeknight meal while viewers cook along.
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Finalists report live on location by visiting popular food trucks; finalists partake in their own segment of a special called 'Up Your Game (Day),'' performing a demo of a special game-day dish while also tackling surprises along the way.
The finalists must try their hand at something big; live cooking while streaming on social media; each finalist streams their take on a start-to-finish 15-minute weeknight meal while viewers cook along.
The finalists go head-to-head to determine who will take on Bobby Flay; anyone who can beat Bobby is safe from elimination, but those who are not up to the challenge may lose their spot in the competition; guest Anne Burrell.
Finalists make their best potato dish; Tiffani Thiessen helps Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay judge the finalists' efforts as they each host a summer social gathering for a crowd of people in a park.
Finalists take on a typical shopping budget problem while creating an Instagram Story about their shopping trip; finalists perform Sunny Anderson's favorite problem-solving segments from ``The Kitchen'' in front of a studio audience.
The remaining finalists are divided into teams and sent into the wilderness. When they arrive at a campsite, they must use whatever camping food is in the back of their cars to create a 'glamping' meal. Each team will present their dishes to Giada De Laurentiis, along with guests Melissa d'Arabian and Andrew Zimmern, who will decide which finalist successfully elevated camping food to glamping dishes and gave the best tips for working with wilderness fare.
The ten remaining finalists divide into two teams, with each team creating a five-course menu for an experiential restaurant. Diners will experience a completely different environment for each course, such as an appetizer in the jungle and a main course in the desert. Each finalist must also make a video menu describing their dish for the diners, who will select which one they want to taste. Special guest Tyler Florence dines with Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay and helps decide which finalist is sent home.
The finalists host a party celebrating Disney's live-action feature Beauty and the Beast. The finalists are divided into three teams, with each team drawing inspiration from one of the iconic rooms of the castle to decorate a serving station and cook up a dish before presenting to a ballroom full of party guests. Special guest Sandra Lee attends the event with Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay to help pick a winning team, then two finalists from the losing team are sent home.
Twelve Food Network Star hopefuls arrive at the historic Orpheum Theater in downtown Los Angeles in search of their big break. Upon their arrival, Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay greet them with the troubling news that they must pass one more big audition before they will officially be considered finalists. On top of that, they learn there is one more person joining the competition: the winner of Food Network Star: Comeback Kitchen. Special guests Monti Carlo and Robert Irvine help Giada and Bobby decide who will be the first competitor sent home.
After 10 grueling weeks of the toughest culinary challenges on television, the remaining three finalists watch their Food Network pilots with hosts Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis. One finalist will be crowned the winner and will take their rightful place as the next Food Network Star!
It's down to three finalists, but there's a surprise in store when an eliminated finalist re-enters the competition, after winning Star Salvation on FoodNetwork.com. The final four competitors battle it out with the help of former finalists assisting as sous chefs. Past Food Network Star winner Aarti Sequeira is on hand to help select which three finalists move on to shoot their own Food Network pilots with none other than Guy Fieri directing them!
For the next challenge, the finalists are each assigned a different holiday party - St. Patrick's Day, Cinco de Mayo, Mardi Gras, New Year's Eve, or Easter - and take turns planning and hosting their own holiday special. Special guests, Tia Mowry and Donal Skehan, are on hand to help Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay taste the food and judge the holiday specials.
Guilty pleasures, everyone has them and Food Network stars love to dish on them. In this challenge, the remaining finalists join forces to create a five-course meal composed of nothing but over-the-top guilty pleasure dishes. Each finalist gives a presentation of their course, describing their unique take in all its guilty glory to hosts BobbyFlay and GiadaDe Laurentiis, and guest judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Trisha Yearwood. One finalists' guilty pleasure dish does not hit the mark, sending another competitor home.
The remaining six finalists have to be ready for anything, as they are tasked with baking a dish from a pantry stocked only with frozen foods. Special guest Lorraine Pascale helps hosts Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis determine whose dish makes the cut. Then it's time for one of the most festive trends out there - a Tiki party! The finalists are split into teams of three, as they must create an island-inspired menu, then take the stage for a team food demo to a crowd of partygoers. Special guest judge Anne Burrell will help Giada and Bobby pick the best Tiki team, and send another finalist home.
The final three are joined by the nine eliminated Finalists to view their pilots, along with Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay, Susie Fogelson and Bob Tuschman. After the screening, the Selection Committee deliberates, and Brooke Johnson, president of Food Network, announces the winner of Food Network Star!
The winner of Star Salvation rejoins the competition, and the remaining four Finalists each choose a sous chef from the eliminated contestants to help them cook the best dish of their lives. Following their presentations, Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay, Susie Fogelson and Bob Tuschman will determine which three Finalists will get to film pilots directed by special guest Rachael Ray.
In this week's challenges, the Finalists learn that there are no second takes in live TV. After cooking and demoing a dish based on an assigned theme, the Finalists cook a dish and host their own segment of a live ensemble show. The Kitchen's Jeff Mauro and Katie Lee assist Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay in determining which Finalist had the worst performance.
With a focus on their lifestyle brands, the Finalists first create and present a dish that a home cook can prepare in 30 to 45 minutes. Then, they cook and film a video for a dish that reflects a holiday through their culinary point of view. Damaris Phillips serves as guest director for their video presentations, and then joins Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay, Susie Fogelson and Bob Tuschman at the judging table.
In their first challenge, the Finalists create and present a portable version of their favorite brunch dish to Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay. Then, guest judge Richard Blais pairs the Finalists into teams, who create a social media promo video for their own food trucks. These videos will be shown to food truck enthusiasts, who will get food from the truck they most want to taste.
In the Mentor Challenge, the Finalists are tasked with creating and presenting an enticing pizza with kicked-up flavors for Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay, and guest judges Duff Goldman and Darin Harris, CEO of CiCi's Pizza. In the Star Challenge, Bobby and guest David Alan Grier randomly assign each Finalist several criteria for their dishes, which they'll present in a demo for a crowd filled with food and comedy fans. Susie Fogelson and Bob Tuschman assist Giada and Bobby in eliminating the least successful Finalist.
In the Mentor Challenge, the Finalists' favorite ingredients are swapped with that of another Finalist for a dish they prepare for Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay. Then, they arrive at Patina Restaurant in downtown Los Angeles where they are paired up to collaborate on a dish that blends their culinary styles, presenting that dish to first-time daters from Match. Anne Burrell and Joachim Splichal, Master Chef of Patina Group, join Giada and Bobby at the judging table.
The Finalists are split into teams of three, tasked with creating and presenting a cohesive menu to a crowd of hungry families at a 4th of July cookout. Guest judge Bobby Deen joins Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay to determine which team is safe and which Finalist will be sent home.
It's all about keeping up with the latest food trends when the Finalists first create and photograph their own version of tiny foods, and then create a five-course meal where each course corresponds to a buzzword. The Kitchen's Sunny Anderson and Geoffrey Zakarian join Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay to decide which Finalist failed to trend.
The Finalists are tested on their adaptability in the two challenges today. First, they create inspiring dishes using leftovers, which they present to Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay and guest judge Melissa d'Arabian. Then, they serve and present a savory dish inspired by the world of desserts to five of the country's finest pastry chefs. Guest Judge Alex Guarnaschelli will help Giada and Bobby determine which Finalist will be going home.
The 12 Food Network Star Finalists hit Los Angeles running, tasked with making an introductory video for the food festival being held the following day, where they will serve their signature dish. Along with Mentors Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay, their dishes and presentations will be judged by Food Network executives Bob Tuschman and Susie Fogelson, joined by People Magazine's JD Heyman.
The results are in! America has voted to determine who will be the next Food Network Star. Before the winner is revealed, all of the finalists are back in the studio to tell all and view never-before-seen footage from the season. Bobby Flay, Alton Brown and Giada De Laurentiis each share their favorite moments during an emotional look back at the final three's journey to the finale. Then, suspense rises as the time comes to reveal who will walk away as the new Food Network Star.
The final four contestants each shoot a promo for the show they want on Food Network while being coached by Alton Brown and Giada De Laurentiis. Bob Tuschman and Susie Fogelson are back to pick the final three, who will make pilots for their shows, which are directed by the toughest star on the network: Robert Irvine! After the episode airs, viewers will be able to vote online and via phone to determine who wins the ultimate prize at next week's finale.
Testing their abilities to think on their feet and react to any situation thrown at them, the finalists are tasked with solving a culinary problem for a Rachael Ray viewer. They must each create a dish that addresses the viewer's problem, then perform a demo of the dish on the Rachael Ray Show. The Selection Committee watches the action backstage and determines who will continue.
As Las Vegas is all about one-of-a-kind experiences, the finalists are divided into two teams, and each must each create a memorable dining experience for the Selection Committee along with special guest Penn Jillette. The team voted least successful lands in the bottom three.
The finalists are challenged with creating dishes that represent them, and each finalist must describe his or her dish to guests at a pool party at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The Selection Committee decides who did the best overall and sends one finalist home.
Each finalist is tasked with creating a product that represents his or her unique brand and culinary style. After receiving feedback from the judges, each finalist makes a commercial for his or her product in an unorthodox setting.
Live demos are a staple of every Food Network Star's repertoire. In this week's challenge the finalists take the stage at Knott's Berry Farm — an amusement park built on a deep culinary tradition — to perform a food demo for hundreds of park visitors. The finalist who fails to wow the crowd with his or her show and food goes home.
Today's Food Network Stars must have a multiplatform presence. In the Mentor Challenge, Bobby Flay tests the social-media acumen of the finalists by having them each create a behind-the-scenes video selfie in the Food Star Kitchen. For the Star Challenge, the finalists are teamed up to make an Internet marketing video for a Hershey's candy product. The videos are shot at YouTube's soundstages and judged by two YouTube executives. Whose video will have the judges wanting to hit forward, and whose will have them deleted from the competition?
A Food Network Star must have the knowledge and ability to adapt to any circumstance that arises. In two heats of five, the finalists bid on sabotages to saddle their competitors with, then battle it out in the kitchen, Cutthroat Kitchen style. Alton Brown runs the festivities, and the finalists' dishes are critiqued by Bobby Flay and Chef Jet Tila. The winning finalist in each heat keeps his or her winnings, while the least-successful competitor hits the road.
A Food Network Star must be able to teach home viewers how to prepare great meals. In the Mentor Challenge, Alton Brown challenges the finalists to teach him a recipe. Then for the Star Challenge, the finalists must create a video demonstrating one of their own dishes for the home viewer. What they don't know is that Chef Alex Guarnaschelli will be playing along, trying to make the dish. After Alex is revealed to the finalists, she helps the Selection Committee decide who will be sent home.
The results are in as America has voted to determine who will be the next Food Network Star. Before the winner is revealed, the finalists are back in the studio to tell all and view never-before-seen footage from the season. Bobby, Alton and Giada each share their favorite moments during an emotional look back at remaining finalists' journey to the finale. Then, suspense rises as the time comes to reveal who will walk away as the new Food Network Star.
Time for the remaining four contestants to explain their ideas to The executives of the Food Network, Bob Tuschman and Susie Fogelson. From these four ideas, only three will be chosen to come to life in a pilot episode helmed by Guy Fieri.
A Food Network Star must be able to offer tips and solutions for any culinary situation. Guest Robert Irvine leads the finalists on an impossible challenge: They must rehabilitate failing or outdated dishes on a restaurant's menu. The least successful finalist is sent home.
Since Food Network Stars are always describing food in a way that brings it to life, the finalists are divided into teams to film a three minute food story show about a pizza joint and a donut shop. Guest judges from The Hollywood Reporter screen and critique the shows, and the least successful team lands in the bottom three.
This week, the finalists are challenged to be adventurous, both on screen and in the kitchen. They each much use an unusual ingredient to create a dish which they will then auction to a roomful of adventurous eaters. The better their presentations, the higher the bids will get and the finalist whose dish fetches the highest price is safe from elimination. The selection committee will pick the best overall dish and send one finalist home.
Food Network Stars often participate in live TV events where they're required to think on their feet and react to any situation thrown at them. Special guest, Terrence Jenkins, from E! News, will host our finalists as they do live cooking demos — with some curveballs. Then the finalists participate in 4th of July Live, a one-take interactive show that helps the viewers at home with must-have recipes and tips for summer parties.
From foods, to products, to restaurants, Food Network Stars are participating in the latest culinary trends. The movie theater experience is being transformed with luxury cinemas popping up all over the country. This week, the finalists will compete at a one of these extravagant cinemas. Paired into teams of three, they will have to create a menu and a movie trailer for a focus group of movie enthusiasts. Whose concept will be a hit at the box office and who will go home?
Kick start grilling season this summer with your Food Network favorites! Guy, Giada, Bobby, The Neely's and friends show you there's more to burgers than just ground beef and fries. Make your everyday burger bigger and better with FN's Big Burger Bash!
In the premiere episode of Food Network Star, 12 hopefuls arrive in Los Angeles to compete for the ultimate dream job: to host their own show on Food Network. The finalists arrive at the Food Network kitchens to greet their mentors; Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis and Alton Brown, who help prepare the finalists for the biggest audition of their lives. Each finalist films a pitch tape and prepares one dish to present to the network, Bob Tuschman and Susie Fogelson, and to a focus group of Food Network viewers who will help decide who has a shot at becoming a Food Network Star.
America has voted and a Food Network Star will be crowned tonight! After taking an emotional look back at each of the three remaining finalists' journeys, Bobby, Alton and Giada discuss why they think their finalist should win. The finalists' families join the final three and America's vote is revealed!
The six remaining hopefuls star in promos for their own Food Network shows, and a focus group of Food Network stars provide feedback. Then the field gets narrowed down to three finalists who film pilots of their shows, which viewers will vote on to determine the Season 8 winner.
The seven remaining hopefuls perform live cooking demos in front of huge crowds at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. Unbeknownst to them, each will face a technical glitch set up by producers and will be judged on their ability to bounce back from it.
This week, the finalists head to Miami for the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. Paula Deen is having a summer beach party for friends and family at SOBE -- and the finalists are cooking up the meal! Each finalist must create an adult dish for the party and a kids' version of the dish for this beachside bash. The final eight will also have to perform a 30-second entertaining tip on camera, which will be watched by the judging table.
Being a Food Network Star requires handling yourself with ease in the glare of the media spotlight. Finalists will be more exposed than ever as they film their own promotional video -- without the support of their producers! A panel of journalists grills each of the finalists with tough questions about their techniques, personal background and the show they want to bring to Food Network. Who can handle the journalists and who cracks under the pressure?
Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian challenges the 10 remaining hopefuls to feed 150 hungry shoppers in a food-court challenge that requires them to cook in a kiosk and incorporate a surprise mystery ingredient into their dishes.
It's Fashion Week in New York and the finalists are thrilled to learn that as potential stars, a makeover is essential ... but THEY aren't being made over; it's a food makeover! Each finalist will have to makeover a bland dish, making it look (and taste) good for the most fashionable crowd on the planet. Ted Allen will be on hand to judge the fashion shows, plus an extra prize is announced for the winning finalist.
The 13 remaining finalists meet Chopped judges Alex Guarnaschelli, Scott Conant, and Marc Murphy and are given their Star Challenge: desserts. But it's not just any dessert challenge. Each team must use a basket of ingredients to create their best sweet concoction in a head-to-head inter-team battle -- Chopped style!
The last three finalists prepare for their pilots, but there is a nasty surprise around the corner for them. Guy Fiery directs the pilots, but the finalists may not like quite as well the members of the focus group who will influence the committee's choice for this season's Food Network Star. Maybe it's just that I can give this time. Please come back here to be the first to know the story continued from every episode of TV series, especially the show The Next Food Network Star.
For the first time on Food Network Star, the finalists will try their hand at Best Thing I Ever Ate, with Bobby Flay showing them the ropes. Then the joke is on the finalists as they are subjected to a roast by an all-star lineup of top comedians: Louie Anderson, Gilbert Gottfried, Aubrey Plaza, Anthony Anderson and Judy Gold.
Who better to judge a cupcake challenge than the Barefoot Contessa? Ina Garten is the guest judge for a challenge which throws all of the finalists into a baking frenzy. Then Food Network Star returns to the Rachael Ray show for the ultimate pressure-cooker: a live-audience cooking demo.
For their midterm cooking challenge, the finalists have to cook their signature dish for the judges. Adding to the pressure, they also must incorporate everything they've learned up to this point. Next, Wolfgang Puck shows up for dinner at the finalists' house and one finalist gets an impromptu cooking lesson from the master.
Tyler Florence (The Great Food Truck Race) divides the nine finalists into three groups of three, challenging them to create and brand a unique menu for a lunch truck and sell their product to consumers. They must film an advertising spot promoting their truck and then serve mobile meals to viewers they inspired. Viewers can only visit the truck whose advertisement they liked best, so contestants have to put their best foot forward to stand out to consumers. Which team will master the art of selling and outshine all the other competitors?
Guy Fieri rolls up in his classic red Camaro to guide the finalists through a segment of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Then the finalists head out to a Fourth of July bash where they must re-create American classic dishes AND perform their first cooking demo on stage.
Food Network Star alum Melissa d'Arabian challenges the finalists to use a Kellogg's product to create sophisticated and impressive hors d'oeuvres for a surprise guest. Paula Deen makes a surprise visit to the Food Star Kitchen. At the Star Challenge, the finalists go Hollywood as they team up to feed the cast and crew of the hit show Cougar Town.
The finalists have their work cut out for them during the Camera Challenge when they must use a sweet Hershey's product to turn dessert into dinner. Special guests Duff Goldman and Michael Symon challenge the finalists to create a Dueling Desserts party. When the finalists are split into two teams, tension mounts as they struggle to work together to beat their opponents and save themselves from elimination.
The 14 remaining finalists must create a pizza that reflects their culinary point of view. A surprise elimination shocks the finalists. The pressure is really on for the group during the Star Challenge when they have to cook in front of a panel of Food Network superstars!
Fifteen eager Food Star Finalists arrive at Hollywood's famous Grauman's Chinese Theater, where they meet each other for the first time and are welcomed by Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis. For their first Camera Challenge, the finalists must create a breakfast dish that reflects their personality and culinary point of view. Their first Star Challenge finds them shooting promos for their shows as well as cooking for a panel of Hollywood's press, including Mario Lopez from television's Extra. The first finalist is sent packing.
The final three arrive at the Food Network Kitchens and are blown away when RACHAEL RAY walks in to explain that she's going to take her years of experience and direct THEM in their pilots this year! Then the pilots will be shown to a focus group of Food Network fans, while the selection committee gauges their reactions and the finalists' performances as the pilots play. Meanwhile, the finalists will watch all of this remotely, anxiously awaiting their fate and trying to read every sign. After deliberation, finalists are called back into the studio and the Next Food Network Star will be announced!
The final four arrive in NYC! Alton Brown meets them at Food Star's version of Kitchen Stadium to explain that the finalists will compete in a real Iron Chef America battle! The challenge is two-pronged: one pair will battle in the kitchen head to head, while the other pair will act as commentators for the battle, try to outdo each other's knowledge and camera presence. The Selection Committee and guest Iron Chefs Michael Symon, Cat Cora, and Morimoto will judge.
The five remaining finalists are excited when Giada reveals they will cook their all-time favorite signature dish and present it to the camera, but surprise - there's a twist! It's not that easy. They have to add their least favorite ingredient, which was delivered by the family members of each finalist. After recovering from the emotional reunion of seeing their families, finalists are each assigned an emotion and must cook a dish and tell a story inspired by that emotion for special guests Eva Longoria and Todd English at their restaurant, Beso.
The remaining six finalists are thrilled to meet last year's Next Food Network Star winner, Melissa D'Arabian. Melissa challenges the finalists to cook dinner for breakfast with Kellogg's cereal. Next, the finalists band together to serve some of L.A.'s culinary elite at an Underground Supper Club location.
The seven remaining finalists must prove that they have another essential trait for a Food Network star: the ability to entertain. Special guest Ted Allen assigns each finalist a party theme in a basket. The finalists much create a party bite, and give an entertaining tip to camera. Next, the finalists head to Frank Sinatra's Estate in Palm Springs where they must serve a retro dish for a table of special guests.
In a super-sized episode, the remaining eight finalists have to create their very own food product in a jar. The twist: instead of presenting the product to camera, they must do a live demo in front of a crowd of hundreds. Then, special guest Paula Deen reveals four lunch trucks, and challenges the finalists (in teams of two) to create and operate their very own lunch truck business at Venice Beach.
The heat turns up on the remaining nine finalists. Pepper Master Bobby Flay assigns each finalist a pepper to cook with - the winner's dish is put on the menu of Bobby's famous restaurant, Mesa Grill. Next, Bobby introduces three culinary legends who challenge the finalists to re-invent the best thing they ever ate.
Ten remaining finalists get a crash course in the Hollywood way of life! First they have to present a dish to camera inspired by a classic Film Genre. Next they strut the red carpet at an After-Party for Grammy Award Winner Colbie Caillat. The twist: they also have to cater the event in teams of two.
The remaining eleven finalists learn how hard it is to perform an assembly line demo in only eleven minutes. Then, special guest star Duff Goldman from Ace of Cakes presents their next challenge: Duff is throwing a party for a hundred of his closest friend on the Santa Monica Pier. The finalists must each take a classic carnival sweet and transform it into a savory party bite for the guest of honor and all of his friends.
In a special two hour premiere episode of The Next Food Network Star, twelve hopefuls arrive in Los Angeles to compete for the ultimate dream job: To host their own show on The Food Network. The competition starts right away as they face their first on-camera test: preparing a meal that best represents who they are. Next, the finalists are taken to Paramount Studios where an A-list Hollywood Director films 30-second promos for the show that each finalist wants to host. Finally, the finalists must each create a Power Lunch for LA's biggest celebrity Chef, Wolfgang Puck.
The remaining three finalists lunch with Emeril Lagasse and learn that they must create a three-course menu for a group of culinary elite inspired by a screening of Columbia Pictures’ movie Julie & Julia. (In theaters August 7 and starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, Julie & Julia intertwines the lives of two women who discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and butter, anything is possible).
The remaining four finalists pack their bags and prepare to head to Miami for their next challenge. Before taking off with JetBlue, they meet Ted Allen and OTG Concept Chef Michael Coury and learn their next challenge: create a dish for one of OTG Management’s restaurants at JetBlue’s Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
In the spirit of her cooking and kids charity, Yum-o!, Food Network star Rachael Ray challenges the remaining six finalists to create kid-friendly dishes and convince a group of children to experiment with food they’ve never tried before.
Bobby Flay tests the remaining seven finalists by having them put their culinary point of view on a classic American dish – the burger! The finalists must whip up their ideal burger while sharing personal stories and their connections to their dish. The best burger lands a place on the menu of Bobby's new restaurant venture Bobby's Burger Palace. Then, Guy Fieri and USA WEEKEND Magazine associate editor, TJ Walter, surprise the finalists on the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, challenging each of them to create a dish using a basket of international ingredients for a group of returning American soldiers. The winner learns that his or her recipe will be featured on the July 3-5th cover of USA WEEKEND Magazine, and another finalist is eliminated.
The eight remaining finalists meet Tyler Florence who tells them they must shop for a family dinner and menu-plan while presenting money-saving tips to camera. The next day, the finalists head to the Hamptons to visit Ina Garten where they’ll be working in teams to plan menus and create a lavish meal for Ina and her friends. The next finalist is eliminated.
The nine remaining finalists receive their next challenge from Esquire's articles editor Ryan D'Agostino. They must create a recipe for the Esquire man that works for the magazine's Recipe for Men section. Then the finalists head to the Good Housekeeping test kitchen where they're greeted by Giada De Laurentiis and Good Housekeeping's editor-in-chief, Rosemary Ellis. The finalists are randomly assigned a holiday and must prepare a dish that represents their holiday in a new and exciting way. The challenge winner finds out he or she will be featured in Good Housekeeping's July issue, and the next finalist is eliminated.
In the season five premiere of The Next Food Network Star, the 10 finalists are immediately thrown into their first challenge. They head to Food Network Kitchens and are greeted by the selection committee (Iron Chef Bobby Flay and Food Network executives Bob Tuschman and Susie Fogelson), who inform the finalists that they’ll be split into two teams and catering Food Network’s Sweet 16 party. The teams are tasked with creating delicious dishes and serving tables packed with Food Network stars like Giada De Laurentiis, Alton Brown, Duff Goldman, Sunny Anderson and Masaharu Morimoto, and also Access Hollywood co-host Nancy O’Dell! The first finalist is then eliminated.
In the season finale, the final two contenders go head-to-head at Food Network performing pilot presentations of their dream shows and facing an impromptu interview with Food Network Magazine editor-in-chief Maile Carpenter.
Each of the remaining contestants are paired up with an 8-year-old Girl Scout for whom they will create a healthy and tasty meal. They next are informed that they will be appearing in front of a live studio audience where they will reveal this meal on the Rachael Ray Show.
Tyler Florence instructs the contestants in filming a video for the Food Network web site. Next, Iron Chef Michael Symon challenges them to create a unique seafood dish to be served to the US Coast Guard guests.
Chef Robert Irvine gives the nine remaining finalists a rude awakening at 2 AM by taking them in a race across Manhattan in a test of their knowledge in food. Then each team must prepare and serve an original brunch menu while on a moving train.
Three hopefuls remain and they head to Rachael Ray's daily talk show, where each will prepare a signature dish. Then, the final two contestants are chosen.
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