Food Network Challenge

Hosted by Claire Robinson
Thursdays 10a|9c

The Cake Awards

Six of the world's best cake decorators design culinary themed cakes with the grand prize of $10,000 and the honor of having the winning cake showcased at the first annual Food Network Awards.


TEAMS:

Team 1
Marina Sousa
Owner, Just Cake
Monterey Bay, Calif.

Courtney Clark
Mini Challenge Winner, Detroit Jazz Festival
Saline, Mich.

Dawn Nemec
Marina's Assistant
La Selva Beach, Calif.

Team 2
Bronwen Weber
Executive Chef, Frosted Art Bakery
Dallas, TX

Orlando Serrano
Mini Challenge Winner, Taste of Chicago
Roeser's Bakery
Chicago, Ill.

Jennifer Bartos
Bronwen's Assistant
Austin, TX

Team 3
Colette Peters
Owner, Colette's Cakes
New York, N.Y.

Linda Shonk
Mini Challenge Winner, Indy 500
Sweet Art Inc.
Indianapolis, Ind.

Mark Ramsdell
Colette's Assistant
Bethesda, Md.


Judges:

Mark O'Connor
VP of Marketing for Food Network
New York, N.Y.

Bruce Seidel
Senior VP Special Productions for Food Network
New York, N.Y.

Susan Stockton
Senior VP Food Network Kitchens
New York, N.Y.

(Episode: CC0409)