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Guy Fieri's Son Hunter Is Ready to Take His Father's Place as a Food Network Star — Meet Him

Lois Oladejo
Sep 26, 2020
09:30 A.M.

Guy Fieri is father to son Hunter who already appears on "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives." He is undoubtedly ready to be a Food Network star with his enthusiasm for culinary art just like his dad.

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Guy Fieri's son Hunter is a star in the making, and he is ready to replace his father as a renowned Food Network star.

In an Instagram post shared by Hunter last month, the father-son announced a competition for Guy's show, "Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives." The winner of the contest was promised a $1000 prize and a feature on the show.

Guy Fieri at Z100 Studio on February 26, 2020 in New York City. | Photo: Getty Images

Guy Fieri at Z100 Studio on February 26, 2020 in New York City. | Photo: Getty Images

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During an interview, Hunter revealed that he works with his dad, whom he described as his best friend. This comes as no surprise as the duo share a lot in common.

Last December, Hunter graduated from the University of Nevada, his father's alma mater. There, he bagged a degree in hospitality and restaurant management.

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Initially, Hunter was supposed to travel and work with some of Guy's friends that own restaurants. His plans were, however, put on hold following the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.

Despite the change in plans, Hunter made the best of the situation. In May, he started appearing alongside his father on the Takeout edition of "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," where he gave commentary while Guy had video calls with his fan-favorite chefs.

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Hunter said that he always wanted to be on TV with his father but was camera shy as a kid. However, as an adult, he is more comfortable with the show.

Hunter's love for culinary is no surprise. As a child, his dad taught him how to use a knife, and at 5, he was already cutting onions.

A few years later, Guy told his son he would not make breakfast for him anymore, and with that, the young lad started his culinary journey.

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Now, Hunter is ready to step into the family business and is expected to join his dad in October, for a new season of "Guy's Grocery Games."

On fans' perception of Hunter, many seem to have taken a liking to him and deem him a perfect successor for his famous father.

In addition to Hunter, Guy is also a father to son Ryder. He shares his two sons with his wife Lori, whom he married over two decades ago.

Lori is also to be a great cook, just like her husband. Without a doubt, theirs is a family characterized by excellent culinary skills, and Hunter's interest is definitely no surprise.

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