Food Network Star Season 7
S07 E01Jun 6, 2011
Lights, Camera, Cook Jun 6, 2011 Fifteen eager Food Network 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.
S07 E02Jun 13, 2011
In the Line of Fire Jun 13, 2011 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!
S07 E03Jun 20, 2011
Dueling Desserts Jun 20, 2011 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.
S07 E04Jun 27, 2011
Cougar Town and Paula Deen Jun 27, 2011 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.
S07 E05Jul 4, 2011
Diners, Drive-Ins and Fourth of July Jul 4, 2011 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.
S07 E06Jul 11, 2011
Food Truck Face-Off Jul 11, 2011 It's Food Truck time! Tyler Florence splits the finalists into three teams.
S07 E07Jul 18, 2011
Dinner Party for Wolfgang Puck Jul 18, 2011 In this double elimination episode, Bobby Flay charges the eight finalists to create a signature dish and addresses their culinary weaknesses to help them shine before each finalist must demo their dish in front of the selection committee. Later, Bobby shows up at the finalists' house and reveals the next challenge: the seven remaining finalists must host a dinner party for important guests and create a menu with only the ingredients and supplies in the house. HGTV's Sabrina Soto makes a guest star appearance to help the finalists get the house dinner party ready, but it's a mad dash to the kitchen, and things get heated as the finalists battle over limited resources. The surprise guest, Wolfgang Puck, arrives with the judges to help decide which six finalists will head to New York City to finish the race to become a Food Network Star.
S07 E08Jul 25, 2011
Ina Garten & Rachael Ray Jul 25, 2011 The six remaining finalists arrive at Food Network headquarters in New York City and are greeted by Ina Garten and Bobby Flay. She challenges them to create unique cupcakes that best represent their personalities. Next,Rachael Ray joins them via satellite and informs them they must put on a live three-minute demonstration on the Rachael Ray Show. Each finalist puts their original twist on a traditional dinner dish hoping to impress the live studio audience and Rachael Ray herself.
S07 E09Aug 1, 2011
Comedy Roast Aug 1, 2011 The five finalists begin this episode scouring the stores of Chelsea Market in New York City searching for the "Best Thing I Ever Ate." Bobby Flay then directs them to describe why this dish is so wonderful and how it impacted them. Next, the finalists prepare a signature roast dish that will in turn get roasted by guest star comedians Gilbert Gottfried, Aubrey Plaza, Anthony Anderson, Louie Anderson and Judy Gold. The surprise guests reveal who preps the best slab of meat, and who's just comic relief.
S07 E10Aug 8, 2011
Iron Chef Aug 8, 2011 Tension rises as the four finalists enter today's challenge to battle it out Iron Chef America style. Alton Brown explains that two finalists will battle in Kitchen Stadium creating dishes inspired by a secret ingredient while the other two act as commentators trying to outdo each other's knowledge and finesse, and then the pairs switch roles. The heat is on in this head-to-head battle as the competitors taste and judge each other's food for the first time this season.
S07 E11Aug 15, 2011
Cook For Your Life & Pilots Aug 15, 2011 The three finalists prepare the best dishes of their life to present to the selection committee. In a final twist, only two finalists make it to the next challenge to film their signature pilot episode directed by surprise guest, Guy Fieri. After evaluations and deliberations, one finalist sees his or her photo added to the Food Network wall of fame and is named a Food Network Star.