Next Food Network Star Winners

Thursday, April 28 by Frances Smith

How many of "The Next Food Network Star" winners can you remember? Each season on this popular Food Network television show, one winner receives their own Food Network television show. Read on to learn more about these

  1. Aarti Sequeira. The winner of season six of "The Next Food Network Star" was Aarti Sequeira from Los Angeles, California. Aarti hosts the new show "Aarti Party" on The Food Network. She was formerly a food blogger with an emphasis on Indian food.
  2. Melissa d'Arabian. The winner of season five of "The Next Food Network Star" was Melissa d'Arabian. She won the coveted winning spot in August 2009. Her current show on The Food Network is "Ten Dollar Dinners with Melissa d'Arabian."
  3. Aaron McCargo Jr. The "The Next Food Network Star" winner for season four was Aaron McCargo. He is from Philadelphia and films his new show "Big Daddy's House" there. His emphasis is on food with bold flavors and fun family cooking.
  4. Amy Finley. Season three's winner of "The Next Food Network Star" was Amy Finley. Amy is from San Diego, California and has lived in France. Her show was "The Gourmet Next Door." Her emphasis is on cooking French food easily.
  5. Guy Fieri. The winner of season two of "The Next Food Network Star" was Guy Fieri. He is from California and currently hosts three Food Network television shows:  "Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives," "Ultimate Recipe Showdown," and "Guy's Big Bite." He also hosts the TV show "Minute to Win It."
  6. The Hearty Boys. Season one's winner of "The Next Food Network Star" in 2005 was The Hearty Boys. The Hearty Boys are Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh. They hosted "Party Line with The Hearty Boys," a show emphasizing cooking for a party on the Food Network. They have since opened a restaurant and written a cookbook.
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