Food Network Star Season 9
S09 E01Jun 3, 2013
Are You Ready For Prime Time? Jun 3, 2013 12 hopefuls compete to host their own Food Network show. Each films a pitch tape and prepares one dish. Bob Tuschman, Susie Fogelson, and a focus group of Food Network viewers decide who will go on.
S09 E02Jun 10, 2013
Burger Bash Jun 10, 2013 The contestants are tasked with creating the ultimate burger and presenting it to 100 burger enthusiasts.
S09 E03Jun 17, 2013
A Star Is Chopped Jun 17, 2013 The remaining contestants are given an exotic ingredient and must be able to use their palate to identify and present what it is; the top two winners earn a seat at the judge's table.
S09 E04Jun 24, 2013
Big Screen Bites Jun 24, 2013 This week, the finalists will compete at a one of these extravagant cinemas. Paired into teams of three, they will have to create a menu and a movie trailer for a focus group of movie enthusiasts.
S09 E05Jul 1, 2013
4th of July Live Jul 1, 2013 Food Network Stars often participate in live TV events where they're required to think on their feet and react to any situation thrown at them. Special guest, Terrence Jenkins, from E! News, will host our finalists as they do live cooking demos — with some curveballs. Then the finalists participate in "4th of July Live," a one-take interactive show that helps the viewers at home with must-have recipes and tips for summer parties.
S09 E06Jul 8, 2013
Product Pitch Jul 8, 2013 Food Network Stars need to communicate big ideas quickly, so this week, each finalist will have to come up with a product representing their unique brand and culinary style and then create, package and pitch the product to a tough panel of successful food executives from Target, Kellogg's and Kraft. The selection committee will decide who did best overall, and who will go home.
S09 E07Jul 15, 2013
Star Charity Auction Jul 15, 2013 The finalists must use an unusual ingredient to create a dish which they will then auction to a roomful of adventurous eaters.
S09 E08Jul 22, 2013
Food Stories From The Road Jul 22, 2013 The finalists are divided into teams to film a three minute "food story show" about a pizza joint and a donut shop. Guest judges from The Hollywood Reporter screen and critique the shows, and the least successful team lands in the bottom three.
S09 E09Jul 29, 2013
Menu: Impossible Jul 29, 2013 Robert Irvine issues a challenge to the remaining contestants, asking them to rework outdated dishes on a restaurant's menu.
S09 E10Aug 5, 2013
Network Pitch Aug 5, 2013 The four finalists pitch their ideas for a show to Food Network executives Bob Tuschman and Susie Fogelson, who choose three of the concepts to be made into pilots directed by Guy Fieri.
S09 E11Aug 12, 2013
America Picks a Star Aug 12, 2013 The Season 9 winner is revealed during a reunion show featuring never-before-seen footage and reflections from the competitors and mentors.