Food Network Star Season 13
S13 E01Jun 5, 2017
Auditions Jun 5, 2017 Twelve Food Network Star hopefuls arrive at the beautiful and historic Orpheum Theater in downtown Los Angeles, hoping for their big break. Upon their arrival, Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay greet them with some troubling news: they have to pass one more big audition before they will officially be considered finalists. But that’s not all, there is one more person joining the competition, and that’s the winner of Food Network Star: Comeback Kitchen. Special guests Robert Irvine and Monti Carlo help Giada and Bobby decide who will be the first competitor sent home.
S13 E01Jun 4, 2017
Auditions Jun 4, 2017 Twelve Food Network Star hopefuls arrive at the beautiful and historic Orpheum Theater in downtown Los Angeles, hoping for their big break. Upon their arrival, Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay greet them with some troubling news: they have to pass one more big audition before they will officially be considered finalists. But that's not all, there is one more person joining the competition, and that's the winner of Food Network Star: Comeback Kitchen. Special guests Robert Irvine and Monti Carlo help Giada and Bobby decide who will be the first competitor sent home.
S13 E01May 21, 2017
A Fresh Star(t) May 21, 2017 Former finalists return to the Food Network Star kitchen for a second shot at stardom! The alumni each take on a retro dessert in desperate need of a comeback and shoot an Instagram video about their updated version.
S13 E02Jun 12, 2017
Beauty and the Beast Jun 12, 2017 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.
S13 E02May 28, 2017
Flashback Dinner May 28, 2017 For the Mentor Challenge, the competitors use forgotten pantry ingredients in a creative and modern way. For the Star Challenge, the finalists go head-to-head, traveling back in time to create a decade-appropriate dish.
S13 E03Jun 4, 2017
Passing the Bar Jun 4, 2017 The final five competitors hack a classic salad bar to create a dish and share it on Instagram. For the final challenge, the last four competitors create a dinner party and a video invitation to attract potential dinner guests.
S13 E03Jun 19, 2017
All-Terrain Eats Jun 19, 2017 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.
S13 E04Jun 26, 2017
Glamping Jun 26, 2017 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.
S13 E05Jul 3, 2017
Sunny's Kitchen Hacks Jul 3, 2017 First, the finalists pair up and take on a typical shopping budget problem while creating an Instagram Story about their shopping trip, with special guest Hannah Hart helping Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay judge their efforts. Then it's time for Sunny Anderson to hit the Food Network Star kitchen, bringing several of her favorite problem-solving segments from The Kitchen for the finalists to perform in front of a studio audience.
S13 E06Jul 10, 2017
Summer Party Playoffs Jul 10, 2017 It's halfway through the competition, so it's time for midterms! Each of the remaining seven finalists must make their best potato dish and overcome the one thing in the competition that has been holding them back. Then it's time to celebrate summer with Tiffani Thiessen, who 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.
S13 E07Jul 17, 2017
Beat Bobby Flay Jul 17, 2017 The finalists take on the hit Food Network show, Beat Bobby Flay! In the first round of cooking, the finalists go head-to-head to determine who will take on the master himself, Bobby Flay, in round two. 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. Special guest Anne Burrell helps determine which finalist will not be moving on.
S13 E08Jul 24, 2017
Cooking Goes Live! Jul 24, 2017 The finalists must try their hand at something big, taking their inspiration from Josh Denny and his hit Food Network show, Ginormous Food. Then, it's time for the up-to-the-minute trend of 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. Surprise guest Alex Guarnaschelli provides feedback on the finalists' performances as Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay send one more finalist on their way.
S13 E09Jul 31, 2017
Game Day Special Jul 31, 2017 The four remaining finalists try their hand at reporting live on location by visiting popular food trucks while Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay and special guest Sabin Lomac watch from the studio. Then, it's time for each finalist to 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. ESPN's Jemele Hill and special guest Jaymee Sire watch the special with Bobby and Giada to help decide which finalist goes down in defeat.
S13 E10Aug 7, 2017
Who Wants A Pilot Aug 7, 2017 The three remaining finalists are in for a shock when they learn that a previously eliminated finalist is reentering the competition after winning Star Salvation. With the help of former finalists, the last four competitors must cook the dish of their lives for the privilege of making a pilot. Former Food Network Star winner Eddie Jackson is back to help select the three finalists, who then shoot pilots directed by none other than Guy Fieri!
S13 E11Aug 14, 2017
The Newest Food Network Star Aug 14, 2017 It all comes down to the final week, as Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay watch the Food Network pilots for the three finalists. Watch what happens behind the scenes of Food Network Star, and then find out who joins the Food Network family and is crowned the newest Food Network star!
S13 E12Jul 30, 2017
Mobile's Monster Meals Jul 30, 2017 Josh Denny rolls into Mobile, AL, in search of the most titanic eats.
S13 E13Aug 6, 2017
Star Salvation 3 Aug 6, 2017 Eliminated chefs battle for the chance to return to Food Network Star.
Season 13 One ousted rival rejoins the competition, but only if he or she can survive a six-week journey on Star Salvation.