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The thirteenth season of the American reality television series Food Network Star premiered June 4, 2017 on Food Network. Food Network chefs Bobby Flay and Giada de Laurentiis returned to the series as judges.

Food Network Star (season 13)
No. of contestants13
WinnerJason Smith
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes11
Release
Original networkFood Network
Original releaseJune 4 (2017-06-04) –
August 13, 2017 (2017-08-13)
Season chronology
← Previous
Season 12
Next →
Season 14

Contents

ContestantsEdit

WinnerEdit

Runners-upEdit

EliminatedEdit

(in order of elimination)

Contestant progressEdit

Contestant Week
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Mentor
Challenge
N/A N/A N/A N/A Matthew
Addie
Amy Jason1 Amy Matthew Cory
Jason
N/A
Jason HIGH IN HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH IN IN WINNER
Rusty IN IN IN LOW HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH LOW LOW RUNNER-UP
Cory IN HIGH IN IN IN LOW IN OUT IN RUNNER-UP2
Matthew IN LOW IN IN HIGH LOW HIGH HIGH IN OUT
Amy HIGH HIGH HIGH IN HIGH LOW LOW LOW OUT
David IN IN HIGH HIGH LOW LOW OUT
Addie IN HIGH IN LOW IN OUT
Caodan HIGH LOW LOW HIGH OUT
Trace IN HIGH LOW OUT
Suzanne IN IN OUT
Toya LOW OUT
Nancy LOW OUT
Blake OUT

^1 : Cory did not compete in the mentor challenge.
^2 : Cory was eliminated midway through the finale.

     (WINNER) The contestant won the competition and thus became the next Food Network Star.
     (RUNNER-UP) The contestant made it to the finale, but did not win.
     (HIGH) The contestant was one of the selection committee's favorites for that week.
     (IN) The contestant performed well enough to move on to the next week.
     (LOW) The contestant was one of the selection committee's least favorites for that week, but was not eliminated.
     (OUT) The contestant was the selection committee's least favorite for that week, and was eliminated.

Comeback KitchenEdit

ContestantsEdit

  • Rob Burmeister, Season 12
  • Danushka Lysek, Season 9
  • Emilia Cirker, Season 11
  • Jamika Pessoa, Season 5
  • Josh Lyons, Season 8
  • Joy Thompson, Season 12
  • Matthew Grunwald, Season 11

Contestant progressEdit

Contestant Week
1 2 3
Matthew HIGH WIN WIN
Jamika HIGH LOW OUT
Joy HIGH WIN OUT2
Danushka LOW LOW OUT2
Rob HIGH WIN OUT1
Emilia LOW OUT
Josh OUT

^1 : Rob was eliminated after the mentor challenge.
^2 : Danushka and Joy were eliminated after the star challenge.

     (WIN) The contestant won "Comeback Kitchen".
     (WIN) The contestant won the challenge for that week.
     (HIGH) The contestant did well in the challenge for that week.
     (LOW) The contestant was up for elimination, but was safe.
     (OUT) The contestant was eliminated.

Star SalvationEdit

This season of Star Salvation was hosted by Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and season 7 winner Jeff Mauro.[1]

Contestant progressEdit

Contestant Week
1 2 3 4 5 6
Cory IN WIN
Amy OUT
David IN IN OUT
Addie IN IN OUT
Trace IN IN IN OUT
Toya IN IN OUT
Caodan OUT
Blake IN OUT
Nancy OUT
Suzanne OUT
     (WIN) The chef won Star Salvation and returned to the main competition.
     (IN) The chef continued in the competition.
     (OUT) The chef lost in that week's Star Salvation and was eliminated from the competition.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Star Salvation". Food Network. Scripps Networks Interactive. Archived from the original on June 25, 2017. Retrieved June 25, 2017.