Damaris Phillips

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Damaris Phillips
NFNS chefs at Veggie U Dinner.jpg
L-R: Stacey Poon-Kinney, Phillips and Chris Hodgson at Veggie U (Milan, OH); July 13, 2013 (2013-07-13)
BornDamaris Lennon Phillips[1]
(1980-12-08) December 8, 1980 (age 33)[2]
Fayette County, Kentucky, United States[3]
EducationJefferson Community and Technical College[4]
Culinary career
Cooking styleSouthern cooking
Website
www.damarisphillips.com
 
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Damaris Phillips
NFNS chefs at Veggie U Dinner.jpg
L-R: Stacey Poon-Kinney, Phillips and Chris Hodgson at Veggie U (Milan, OH); July 13, 2013 (2013-07-13)
BornDamaris Lennon Phillips[1]
(1980-12-08) December 8, 1980 (age 33)[2]
Fayette County, Kentucky, United States[3]
EducationJefferson Community and Technical College[4]
Culinary career
Cooking styleSouthern cooking
Website
www.damarisphillips.com

Damaris Lennon Phillips (born December 8, 1980) is an American chef who won the ninth season of the Food Network television series Food Network Star.

Early life[edit]

Phillips was born in Fayette County, Kentucky. She has four brothers and sisters.[5]

Education[edit]

Phillips graduated from Jefferson Community and Technical College, where she earned a degree in Culinary Arts.[4] She has stated that she decided to attend culinary school because she "didn't know what to do in life".[5] Phillips later went on to become a culinary instructor.[6]

Food Network[edit]

Food Network Star[edit]

In early 2013, Phillips became a contestant on the ninth season of the Food Network series Food Network Star.[5] She eventually became one of the final three contestants, and she filmed a pilot for a potential series called Eat, Date, Love.[7] Phillips was announced as the winner of the competition on August 11, 2013.[4]

Southern at Heart[edit]

Phillips' series on Food Network is called Southern at Heart. The show premiered on October 27, 2013.[8] The first season aired on Sundays at 10:30 am/9:30c and consisted of six episodes.[9] Phillips posts regular show reviews and updates to her Facebook page.[10]

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