Food Network Star (season 10)

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Food Network Star (season 10)
Country of origin United States
Release
Original network Food Network
Original release June 1 (2014-06-01) – August 10, 2014 (2014-08-10)
Additional information
No. of contestants 12
Winner Lenny McNab
Season chronology
← Previous
Season 9
Next →
Season 11

The tenth season of the American reality television series Food Network Star premiered June 1, 2014 on Food Network.[1]

Season 10 continued the season 8 concept of having Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis and Alton Brown mentor the contestants, as well as returning the Star Salvation web series from season 9. Star Salvation was hosted by season 9 winner Damaris Phillips and Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. In addition to eliminated contestants from this season, Chad Rosenthal (from season 9) and Martie Duncan (from season 8) competed in Star Salvation.

Contestants[edit]

Winner[edit]

Runners-up[edit]

Eliminated[edit]

(In order of elimination)

Contestant progress[edit]

Contestant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Lenny HIGH HIGH LOW LOW HIGH IN HIGH LOW HIGH IN WINNER
Luca IN OUT IN WIN HIGH IN RUNNER-UP
Nicole HIGH IN IN WIN IN LOW IN WIN LOW1 IN RUNNER-UP2
Sarah LOW IN IN IN IN IN LOW WIN LOW OUT
Loreal HIGH IN LOW IN HIGH HIGH IN LOW OUT
Emma LOW IN WIN WIN IN LOW LOW OUT
Chris IN LOW LOW IN IN HIGH OUT
Reuben IN IN IN WIN LOW OUT
Christopher IN IN WIN LOW OUT
Aryen IN IN IN OUT
Kenny IN LOW OUT
Donna OUT

^Note 1 : Nicole won the mini-challenge but was in the bottom three for the main challenge.
^Note 2 : Nicole was eliminated from the final three midway through the finale.

     (WINNER) The contestant won the competition and became the next "Food Network Star".
     (RUNNER-UP) The contestant made it to the finale, but did not win.
     (WIN) The contestant won the challenge for that week.
     (RETURNED) The contestant won Star Salvation and returned to the main competition.
     (HIGH) The contestant was one of the Selection Committee's favorites for that week.
     (IN) The contestant was not one of the Selection Committee's favorites nor their least favorites. They were not up for elimination.
     (LOW) The contestant was one of the Selection Committee's three or four least favorites for that week, but was not eliminated.
     (LOW) The contestant was one of the Selection Committee's two 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.

Star Salvation[edit]

Following the success of Season 9, Star Salvation returned for a second season. Hosted this time by Geoffrey Zakarian and season 9 champion Damaris Phillips, each episode will feature the most recently eliminated contestant competing against the remaining previously eliminated contestants for a second chance at winning. In addition, this season included Season 8 Fan Favorite Martie Duncan and Season 9 Fan Favorite Chad Rosenthal competing alongside the eliminated chefs.

Contestant 1 2 3 4 5 6
Luca IN IN IN IN WIN
Reuben OUT
Chad IN IN IN IN IN OUT
Christopher OUT
Aryen OUT
Kenny OUT
Martie IN OUT
Donna 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.

Episode 1[edit]

  • Advanced: Chad and Martie
  • Eliminated: Donna

Episode 2[edit]

  • Advanced: Chad and Luca
  • Eliminated: Martie

Episode 3[edit]

  • Advanced: Chad and Luca
  • Eliminated: Kenny

Episode 4[edit]

  • Advanced: Chad and Luca
  • Eliminated: Aryen

Episode 5[edit]

  • Advanced: Chad and Luca
  • Eliminated: Christopher

Episode 6[edit]

  • Advanced: Luca
  • Eliminated, Round 2: Reuben
  • Eliminated, Round 1: Chad

Episodes[edit]

Episode 1[edit]

  • High: Lenny, Loreal and Nicole
  • Low: Emma, Sarah and Donna
  • Out: Donna

Episode 2[edit]

  • High: Lenny
  • Low: Kenny, Chris and Luca
  • Out: Luca

Episode 3[edit]

  • Winner of Heat 1: Christopher
  • Winner of Heat 2: Emma
  • Low: Lenny, Chris, Loreal and Kenny
  • Out: Kenny

Episode 4[edit]

  • Winners: Emma, Nicole and Reuben
  • Low: Lenny, Christopher and Aryen
  • Out: Aryen

Episode 5[edit]

  • High: Lenny and Loreal
  • Low: Reuben and Christopher
  • Out: Christopher

Episode 6[edit]

  • High: Loreal and Chris
  • Low: Emma, Nicole and Reuben
  • Out: Reuben

Episode 7[edit]

The remaining contestants were sent to Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Returned: Luca
  • High: Lenny
  • Low: Emma, Sarah and Chris
  • Out: Chris

Episode 8[edit]

  • Winners: Sarah, Luca and Nicole
  • Low: Lenny, Loreal and Emma
  • Out: Emma

Episode 9[edit]

The remaining contestants were sent to New York, New York

  • High: Luca and Lenny
  • Low: Nicole, Sarah and Loreal
  • Out: Loreal

Episode 10[edit]

  • Advanced: Luca, Nicole, and Lenny
  • Out: Sarah

Episode 11[edit]

  • Runners-up: Nicole Gaffney and Luca Della Casa
  • The Next Food Network Star: Lenny McNab
  • Show on Food Network: Cowboy Up

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