New Orleans-based 16-year-old Kid Chef Eliana (Eliana de Las Casas), award-winning chef, cookbook author, and radio show host, won Food Network’s chopped Teen Tournament. The tournament had 16 teens battling for a cash prize of $25,000. Eliana's first show on Kidstar, Cool Kids Cook featured creative recipies and interviews of Top Chefs from around the world.
In 1990 during his 6th grade year at Shumway Elementary School in Chandler, Arizona, Andrew Malinski was known as “Amazing AJ,” one of Kidstar Radio’s DJ’s. He also worked as an engineer, “cueing up records and tapes,” further explaining, that there were “no CDs at that time!”
At a young age Mark was diagnosed with medium to severe autism. At 16 he no longer had autism and co-hosted a weekly Kidstar Radio program "The Tech Team" which boasted 32,000 monthly listeners at it's peak.