The Food Network is hosting their first annual awards show, and challenge is getting into the act. Six cake decorators work in pairs (1 established Challenge winner and 1 regional winner) to create a cake sculpture that celebrates the Food Network. The winning team's creation will be featured at the Awards show.
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.
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.moreless