Fil-Am becomes finalist for "Food Network Star"

Balitang America Staff

Posted at Jun 02 2011 11:26 AM | Updated as of Jun 03 2011 12:22 AM

A Filipina restaurant owner from South Carolina is among the 15 finalists for Food Network’s Season 7 of "Food Network Star."

39- year-old Fil-Am Orchid Paulmeier, owner of "One Hot Mama" restaurant in Hilton Head, South Carolina made it to the finals of reality TV show "The Food Network Star."

Finalists from all over America will battle it out to be the next star chef and host of the Food Network show. She is already making a head start by leading the fan vote in this tight race to get fans' approval.

Season 7 of the "Food Network Star" begins Sunday, June 5 on the Food Network.

Story from Hilton Head Island Packet