An all-access pass for fans of television’s most challenging food fight . . . and the Food Network stars it has created
For seven delicious seasons, Food Network Star finalists have endured weeks of grueling and complex cooking challenges to compete for the biggest prize in television: their own Food Network show. Each finalist is put to the test to determine his or her culinary competence and on-screen star potential, and the stakes are high. The last finalist standing is launched into food and television celebrity.
Now, for the first time ever, go behind the scenes with the finalists as they compete to win a life-changingspot on Food Network. From the drama of the challenges to the delicious winning recipes, Food Network Star: The Official Insider’s Guide to America’s Hottest Food Show showcases hundreds of photosand stories from the finalists and celebrity judges, including the selection committee:
Giada De Laurentiis
and Food Network personalities:
Plus recipes and stories from Season Seven
You’ve watched them compete to earn their spot in Food Network’s lineup—now you can cook the star’s recipes in your own kitchen.
Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh’s Lobster Potpie
Guy Fieri’s Jackass Rolls
Amy Finley’s Eggs en Cocotte
Aaron McCargo Jr.’s Stuffed Pork Chops
Melissa d’Arabian’s Flexible Four-Step Chicken for Family and Company
Aarti Sequeira’s Ground Lamb Kofta Kebabs with Pomegranate Glaze
Ian Jackman is the author of numerous books, including The West Wing: The Official Companion and Eat This!: 1,001 Things to Eat Before You Diet.
A very good book for fans of the series and a cook book to boot. I still need to try some of the recipes.Published 17 months ago by Matthew Bovell
I started watching this show just a few years ago, so this book was an excellent way to quickly see the contestants & what happened in the earliest shows. Read morePublished on February 14, 2013 by MDP
This book is a delightful glance into the workings of a major new genre of broadcast entertainment -- the reality cooking shows. Read morePublished on January 7, 2013 by jane
Recipes, interviews and behind the scenes. If you are a fan of the network, or any of its stars, you (or someone on your gift list) will love it. Read morePublished on December 31, 2012 by Ken
Although paperback, this book is stuffed with bright color photos, similar to a cookbook. It takes the reader from Season 1 (Who? Read morePublished on January 20, 2012 by Fly By Light
Full disclosure: Although I have watched quite a bit of Next Food Network Star, I'm not quite a fan of the show, and I was a little skeptical about this book. Read morePublished on January 12, 2012 by Joseph
I was hoping for more of the contestants' reactions to the show or behind-the-scenes moments, but although there are a few Q&A's with judges and former contestants, it doesn't... Read morePublished on December 29, 2011 by Jennifer Donovan
My wife watches The Food Network about like I breathe--ALL THE TIME! And what's not to love about it? Read morePublished on December 5, 2011 by Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Man
Fun book! Lots of photos and the inside scoop behind the show. Some great recipes, too. I enjoyed reading this and have it on my coffee table for guests to check out when they... Read morePublished on November 13, 2011 by *rose*