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2/18/2013

Food Network Star winner Justin Warner's 'Rebel Eats' premieres March 30 at 10pm ET-PT

NEW YORK - February 18, 2013 - Food Network Star season eight winner Justin Warner hits the road in search of unique culinary rule-breakers in the one-hour special Rebel Eats, airing Saturday, March 30th at 10pm ET/PT on Food Network. Armed with $300 in his pocket, a beat up car and a passion for unconventional food and eccentric people, Justin travels the back roads of the South to try everything from moonshine and bacon beer to BBQ in a jar and jelly fish pasta. Along the way, Justin meets the cooks and proprietors who, like him, march to their own beat through the world of food.   
 
Food Network Star's ninth season is currently in production in Los Angeles, with culinary superstars Alton Brown, Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay returning to the series. The new season is slated to premiere in June.
 
Known for his "Rebel with a Culinary Cause" point-of-view, Brooklyn's Justin Warner is the most current Food Network Star winner. He distinguished himself with a witty on-camera presence and unique, edgy spins on every dish he created - all fine-tuned over the course of the series by his Food Network Star mentor, Alton Brown. Justin is a self-taught cook and owner/chef of Do or Dine, a Brooklyn restaurant that he and his partners built from the ground up. Originally from Hagerstown, Md. he began working in restaurants at just thirteen years old and has knowledge of the industry that extends way beyond his years. Justin's approach to food reflects his personality - edgy, intense, passionate and witty.
 
Rebel Eats is produced by Karga 7. Food Network Star is produced by Triage Entertainment.
 
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