|Born||February 11, 1984 (Age 31)
Hagerstown, Maryland, United States
Warner appeared on 24 Hour Restaurant Battle in August 2010 with his then-girlfriend J.J. Pyle. They won the episode with their brunch restaurant concept, but the restaurant itself never came to fruition.
Food Network Star
Later in 2012 Warner became a contestant on the eighth season of Food Network Star, mentored by Alton Brown. He did not watch the series before becoming a contestant, because he does not own a television. He eventually became one of the final four contestants, and he filmed a pilot for a potential series called Rebel with a Culinary Cause. He won the competition, but he has not confirmed that Rebel with a Culinary Cause will be the final title of the series. Alton Brown announced on January 4, 2013, that he will "regrettably" not be producing Justin's show. In March 2013, Justin Warner debuted a one-hour pilot special on Food Network titled Rebel Eats.
Warner was born on February 11, 1984 in Hagerstown, Maryland. His mother, Jan, is a schoolteacher, and his father was a psychologist. Warner was born when his father was 57 years old. His father died shortly after Justin graduated from South Hagerstown High School in 2002.
Warner has had no formal culinary training; he was inspired to learn to cook by his father. He is one of the co-owners of Do or Dine restaurant in Bed-Stuy, New York. Warner says that the apparent redness on his lips is not from lipstick, but from frequent use of Burt's Bees.
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