LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Louisville culinary instructor Damaris Phillips gave Kentucky a shout-out in the very first episode of her own cooking show.
Damaris won "Next Food Network Star" over the summer and her show "Southern at Heart" premiered Sunday morning.
Friends, family and fans showed their support by gathering at Molly Malone’s in the Highlands for a watch party.
Her mother told us she couldn't be prouder.
If you missed this week's premiere, "Southern at Heart" will be back with a new episode next Sunday.