Monday, August 1, 2011

Casting Call: Food Network Star

Food Network approved an eighth season of its reality series Food Network Star. A nationwide talent search inviting professional and amateur chefs to apply has launched.  

Open casting call audition dates also are announced for this summer in multiple cities: August 3 in Chicago; August 5 in New York; August 8 in Washington, D.C.; August 20 in Las Vegas; August 28 in Los Angeles; August 30 in Honolulu; and September 10 in Austin.  

Interested participants should bring an application, two photographs and a resume or bio to the auditions to meet with network casting directors.  Those who cannot attend an open casting call can visit for directions on how to submit a three-minute audition video. 

More information about contest rules and submission guidelines can be found at or email questions to

Good luck!