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The Next Food Network Star

National Geographic Channel Takes to the Big Easy to Launch New Food Programming

Ed Martin | Posted 01.03.2015 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

These days it seems there are more programs about food on basic cable networks than there are viewers available to watch them. It follows, then, that introducing new specials and series on this burgeoning subject, especially on a network not known for food programming, calls for special marketing and publicity strategies.

Has 'Food Network Star' Run Out Of Good Competitors?

Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.14.2013 | TV
Maggie Furlong

"Food Network Star" feels like sloppy seconds this season -- for good reason. It's the latest reality competition show to fall victim to several reality TV "professionals."

The Big Picture Behind Melissa d'Arabian's Ten Dollar Dinners

Regina Varolli | Posted 02.09.2013 | Home
Regina Varolli

The cooking of Food Network's Melissa d'Arabian is about more than Ten Dollar Dinners that are both easy and delicious; her brand of cooking is an extension of her life experiences and her philosophy about living well.

Food Network Star's Judson Allen's Weight Loss Success And Favorite Healthy Recipes

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.09.2012 | Black Voices

For 30-year-old Judson Allen, college graduation was bittersweet. On one hand he was poised to take the culinary world by storm -- following four year...

Maggie Furlong

Bobby Flay Teases New Twist On 'Food Network Star'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

"Food Network Star" is getting a whole new look. Now in its eighth season (premieres Sun., May 13, 9 p.m. ET on Food Network), they're mixing things u...

'Couples Therapy': Chris Goes Too Far After Getting Turned Down

Posted 04.12.2012 | TV

Chris Nirschel ("The Next Food Network Star") and Angelina Pivarnick ("Jersey Shore") were only two months into their relationship when they agreed to...

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Sunday Dinner With: Aaron McCargo, Jr.

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.18.2011 | Black Voices

Everyone's got a "Big Daddy" in their family -- that charismatic uncle, aunt or grandma who knows how to work the pots and get everyone into the holid...

Susie Jimenez Of 'The Next Food Network Star' Talks Upbringing And Immigration

Posted 10.17.2011 | Latino Voices

As a child, Susie Jimenez helped her Mexican parents pick fruit. Working alongside her family in the fields helped plant the seed for Jimenez's long r...

Bobby Flay Talks Career, Passion, and Food Network Stardom

Regina Varolli | Posted 09.30.2011 | Home
Regina Varolli

Despite not having people, Bobby Flay is a supernova in the culinary universe. He has cookbooks, restaurants, product lines and oodles of TV shows.

Meet Aarti Sequeira: The Next Next Food Network Star (VIDEOS & RECIPES)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Aarti Sequeira was named the winner of The Next Food Network Star's season six last night, beating her co-finalists Herb Mesa and Tom Pizzica. Watch ...

The Next Food Network Star (Maybe!) Dishes on Fave Chefs, Reality TV, and Relentless Determination

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Louise McCready Hart

I first met Serena Palumbo in April, at the NYU panel discussion, "Feeding Your Passion: Celebrating NYU Women in the Culinary Arts." A contestant in ...