Food Network is one of the lifestyle channels that streams content like cooking recipes, Cake Wars, and Iron Chef shows in its channel. You can watch Live streams and on-demand shows through the Food Network GO app. It is accessible only in the US, and you can watch your saved cooking recipe on the channel. With the Food Network Go channel available on Roku, you can stream Food network shows on your TV.

How Much Does Food Network Cost on Roku

You can stream Food Network on Roku for free if you own a TV provider subscription. Some of the cable TV providers that support the Food Network channel are,

  • Dish
  • Xfinity
  • DirecTV
  • Verizon

How to Install Food Network on Roku

1: Turn on your Roku and go to the Home page.

2: Now select the Streaming channels option from the home screen.

Select Streaming Channels

3: Next, navigate to the Search Channels option.

4: On the search bar, type Food Network and search for the app.

Search Search Channels

5: Select the Food Network Go app from the search result and click on Add channel to install the app on Roku.

6: After installing the app, select the Go to Channel option.

How to Activate Food Network Go on Roku

Once you add the Food Network Go to Roku, you need to activate the platform.

1: Launch the app and get the Activation Code.

2: Now visit the Food Network Activation website using a web browser on a PC or Smartphone.

3: On the website, enter the Activation Code and click the Link TV provider button.

Enter the activation code to activate and stream Food network on Roku

4: In the next step, choose your Cable TV provider and enter the login credentials on the website.

5: Now, your TV will refresh for a second, and activate the Food Network app.

6: Start streaming your tasty cooking shows on your Roku.

Alternative Method to Watch Food Network on Roku

There are alternative ways to stream Food Network on Roku devices. You can stream Food network content using the Streaming services. These services are available in the Roku Channel Store for free download.


Philo is a US-based streaming service that consists of a single budget-friendly subscription package in its service. With a cheaper price, the service offers over 60+ channels, including the popular add-on packages in its premium.

Watch Food network on Philo service

By subscribing to the Philo premium for $25/ month, you can watch the Food Network channel on your Roku device easily. You can also avail of the 7-day free trial of Philo if you’re a new user of the service. It also offers Cloud DVR Storage to record the live streaming of TV channels.


Hulu is a popular streaming service with both live TV channels and on-demand content. The service has partnered with streaming services like Disney Plus and ESPN+ services to expand its content library. You can watch some of the on-demand content and Hulu original shows on its premium subscription.


Hulu offers Food Network in its 85+ TV channel lineup. To watch Food Network and watch Disney Plus and ESPN content on Hulu, subscribe to the Hulu+ Live TV package for $69.99/ month.


fuboTV streams sports content as primary in its premium subscription. It also streams movies and TV shows on the rest of other channels. With 1,000 hour DVR space, you can get to record some of your favorite shows and live matches on it to watch later at your convenient time.


The subscription plans of fuboTV are Pro ($74.99/ month), Elite ($84.99/ month), and Premier ($94.99/ month). You can subscribe to any of these subscriptions to stream your favorite Food Network shows on your fuboTV.

You can also watch Food Network TV channel on Vidgo, YouTube TV, and DirecTV Stream. It provides new episodes of TV shows on the same day of TV airing. You can stream TV shows with Closed Captions, and you can download TV shows for streaming offline.