Get a sneak peek at the drama coming up on Episode 1 of Food Network Star.
America has voted for the next Food Network Star. Before the winner is revealed, the finalists are back in the studio, and Bobby, Alton and Giada share favorite memories. Then it's time to reveal the new Food Network Star.
The final four get to pitch a show to Food Network. Bob Tuschman and Susie Fogelson are back to choose the final three, based on the finalists' presentations, which will be made into pilots directed by past winner Guy Fieri.
A Food Network Star must be able to offer solutions for any culinary situation. Robert Irvine leads an "impossible" challenge: to rehabilitate a restaurant's failing or outdated dishes. The least successful finalist is sent home.
In teams, the finalists film a three-minute "food story show" about a pizza joint and a doughnut shop. Guest judges from The Hollywood Reporter screen and critique the shows; the least successful team lands in the bottom three.
The finalists must be adventurous onscreen and in the kitchen. Each must use an unusual ingredient in a dish to auction off. The better the presentations, the higher the bids; the chef whose dish fetches the highest price is safe.
Finalist come up with products representing their unique brands and styles. Then they must create, package and pitch them to a panel of successful food executives from Target, Kellogg's and Kraft, who will decide the winners.
Special guest Terrence Jenkins, from E! News, will host the finalists as they do live cooking demos - with some curveballs. Then the finalists participate in 4th of July Live, a one-take interactive show.
The movie theater experience is being transformed with luxury cinemas popping up all over. This week, paired into teams of three, the finalists must create a menu and a movie trailer for a focus group of movie fans.
A Food Network Star must take any combination of ingredients to new culinary heights. Each finalist identifies an exotic ingredient; the top two join Alex Guarnaschelli as judges as the rest battle it out Chopped style.
Food Network Star throws an over-the-top Burger Bash. The finalists must create the best burger of their lives and present it to 100 enthusiasts. Afterward, the fans decide whose burger they want to try, based on the live-demo presentations. After a vote on which burger is best, the least successful finalist is sent home.
Twelve hopefuls come to LA to compete for their own Food Network show. Their celebrity mentors help them prepare to audition, and each finalist makes a tape and a dish to present to Bob Tuschman, Susie Fogelson and a focus group.
America has voted, and a Food Network Star will be crowned tonight. After a look back at the three finalists' journeys, Bobby, Alton and Giada each tell why his or her finalist should win. Then America's vote is revealed.
The six finalists star in promos directed by their producers. A-list Food Network stars give feedback; three finalists make the cut. They make pilots for all of America to see, and viewers vote on who gets a show on Food Network.
The seven finalists are guests at a SOBE cooking-demo tent, where they're asked to take the stage for their very own demos in front of the crowd. During their demos, however, each faces a technical glitch set up by the producers.
Paula Deen hosts a beach party at Miami's South Beach Wine and Food Festival, and the finalists cook the meal. Each must create two versions of a dish; the final eight will also give a 30-second on-camera "entertaining tip."
Chefs, food experts and enthusiasts compete to become a Food Network Star!
After the Product Pitch episode (season 8, episode 6), in round three of Star Salvation, another finalist eliminated from Food Network Star joins the battle for a chance to reenter the competition.
Following the Big Screen Bites episode (season 8, episode 4), four previously eliminated finalists fight for another chance at stardom.
After the Star Charity Auction episode (season 8, episode 7), in round four of Star Salvation, another finalist eliminated from Food Network Star joins the battle for a chance to reenter the competition. Find out who wins Star Salvation.
After the 4th of July Live Challenge (season 8, episode 5), in round two of Star Salvation, another finalist eliminated from Food Network Star joins the battle for a chance to reenter the competition.
The Next Food Network Star: Season 4 movie trailer - Genre: Non-Fiction
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