Next Food Network Star Winner CrownedBy Kelly Dobkin | August 12, 2013 By Kelly Dobkin | August 12, 2013
Warning: spoilers ahead! The finale of season 9 of Next Food Network Star went down last night on Food Network, featuring finalists Damaris Phillips, Russell Jackson and Rodney Henry. Russell was eliminated first, which left Damaris and Rodney as the final two. Without further ado the winner is...Damaris! Stay tuned for an exit interview with the newly crowned champ later today.