Ithaca, N.Y. — Ithacan Emma Frisch is still alive in “Food Network Star,” a TV show in which contestants compete to get their own Food Network cooking show, according to multiple stories.


Frisch watched the show’s third episode at Ithaca’s Cinemapolis Sunday night. has a rundown of one of the “heats” from the episode:

HEAT #2 – This is Sarah, Lenny, Kenny, Reuben and Emma and they will be making a Breakfast Plate. Let the scrambling begin in the kitchen.

They get back and the auction begins, as Alton brings out a trio of bacon (chocolate covered bacon, bacon chopped in a salad and a club sandwich) and the contestants must use them in their dish. Kenny wins for $1,000 and give the club sandwich to Sarah, the cobb salad to Lenny and chocolate covered bacon goes to Emma! …

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.