Beaufort County restaurateur continues to advance in Food Network contest (update: Packet catches up with Orchid)

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Updated August 18: Packet columnist Justin Paprocki caught up with Orchid Paulmeier post her time on The Next Food Network Star.

You can read some of the interview here, with more to come next week in the Packet.

Updated July 11: Beaufort County's Orchid Paulmeier was sent packing from The Next Food Network Star in Sunday's most recent episode.

We'll send you over to a Wall Street Journal entertainment roundup of the episode here.

Reported June 14: "Mama” Orchid Paulmeier, owner of Hilton Head Island's One Hot Momma's, is continuing to roll along in her quest to become The Next Food Network Star.

In case you missed it Beaufort County's own Orchid is up against stiff competition in this weekly show that has cooks from across the country vying to win their own series on Food Network.

WSAV recently caught up with Orchid, and you can check that video out below.

A newspaper in the Phillipines also has an interesting piece on Orchid as now-prominent Filipino-American. You can check that out here.

Also, check out Orchid's official Faceboon fan page here.

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