Food Network Casting Schedule “The Next Food Network Star” 2011 season


Food Network 2011 Casting Calls

Do you have a great personality, ability to teach and some insane cooking skills? If so then you can be “The Next Food Network Star”. The winner of the competition, may in fact get their own show on the Food Network. You do not need to be a professional chef to apply, the casting call is for both pro chefs and culinary enthusiasts. It is open to home cooks as well as executive chefs. Strong culinary skills are required to compete.

The Next Food Network Star is holding open casting calls nationwide. The full audition schedule is below:


Date: Monday, August 9th

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location: W Atlanta Midtown

188 14th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30361

Email: [email protected]


Date: Tuesday, August 10th

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location: Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel

2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505

Email: [email protected]


Date: Monday, August 16th

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location: W New Orleans

333 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Email: [email protected]


Date: Sunday, August 22nd

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location: Magnolia Hotel Denver

818 17th Street, Denver, CO 80202

Email: [email protected]


Date: Monday, August 30th

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location: Sutton Place

1015 2nd Avenue (between 53rd and 54th), New York, NY 10022

Email: [email protected]


Date: Tuesday, August 31st

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location: Loews Philadelphia Hotel

1200 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Email: [email protected]


Date: Monday, September 13th

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location: Hutton Hotel

1808 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203

Email: [email protected]


Date: Monday, September 20th

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location: Hyatt Regency Cleveland at The Arcade

420 Superior Avenue East, Cleveland, OH 44114

Email: [email protected]


About the show:

The Next Food Network Star airs Sunday nights.

Strong Culinary Skills
Personality that Pops
Passion for Cooking
Food Knowledge
Lots of Energy and Enthusiasm

What to Bring:
1. Two recent photos
2. A copy of your resume
3. A COMPLETED application (found at

If you can not make it to one of those Food Network open calls, you can still send in a video audition to be considered for the show. You can submit your video here.


you can mail your video

Mail in your 3-minute video (DVD/mini-DV tape) and the application to:

CBS/The Next Food Network Star, 524 West 57th St. NY, NY 10019.

PLEASE NOTE: If you attend an open call you DO NOT need to bring or submit a home video.