Louisiana chef Jay Ducote was not the big winner last night on this season's Food Network Star, but he remains optimistic about the future. The title went to former NFL player Eddie Jackson. Ducote found out along with everyone else that he is the runner-up on the cooking competition's 11th season.
Baton Rouge food blogger and radio host Jay Ducote will be competing in the finale of Food Network Star on August 16 to win his own show on the network. Three finalists made their own pilot for a cooking show in last night's episode where Ducote prepared fried catfish topped with crawfish etoufee as his showcase dish. The pilots for each finalist will be judged and the winner will be announced this Sunday. Ducote says he has enjoyed the experience and the unique opportunities the show has offered him. More
Baton Rouge Food Blogger and lover of Louisiana cuisine, Jay Ducote, is competing on Season 11 of Food Network Star which premieres this Sunday. The hit reality competition show awards the winner with their own series on the Food Network.