Ten Dollar Dinners is a television program hosted by Melissa d'Arabian. It debuted August 9, 2009 at 12:30 PM EST. Melissa d'Arabian is the winner of the fifth season of The Next Food Network Star. The second season of her program premiered in January 2010 on the Food Network. During this season, she received a new kitchen set, which has the set up similar to a home kitchen. The third season of her program premiered in July 2010. In each show, Melissa d'Arabian shows the viewers how to cook up a dinner for four people based on a $10 budget. She shares tips she personally uses to save money while shopping. Each episode has its own theme and usually consists of an appetizer, main course, and dessert. In the beginning of each episode she recites her promise: "Four people, ten bucks, infinite possibilities".