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Guest Judge on Best Baker in America

Watch me as a guest judge on the Season Premiere of Best Baker in America on the Food Network!
Gemma Stafford, Guest Judge on Best Baker in America on Food Network

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Hi Bold Bakers!

I’m Gemma Stafford, professional chef and host of Bigger Bolder Baking, one of the top baking shows online, where I show you how to bake with confidence anytime, anywhere.

I’m thrilled to share with you that May 7th was my Food Network debut as a guest judge on the season premiere of Best Baker in America! Watch Chef Marcela Valladolid, Chef Jason Smith and me as we put the brilliance of eight top bakers to the test. You’ll see them create mind-bending cakes you won’t want to miss.

I had so much fun filming this episode and I would really appreciate you tuning in and supporting me. Let Food Network know you want to see more Bold Baking on their channel across social media with the hashtag #BoldBaking. And be sure to share this post with anyone who loves baking.

Chef Gemma Stafford, Guest Judge on Best Baker in America
Judge Gemma Stafford during the Master Challenge, Mind Bending Cakes, as seen on Best Baker in America, Season 2.

Are you new to Bigger Bolder Baking? You can find 500+ baking recipes and videos that will get you baking with confidence!

Thank you so much for your support, Bold Bakers!

Gemma 🙂

Best Baker in America, Season 2 Episode 1

Nine of America’s elite professional bakers gather to begin the first in a series of 14 challenges designed to test the limits of their baking mastery. Host, Chef Scott Conant, tasks the bakers with baking perfect Petit Fours in the first Skills Challenge. In the Master Challenge, the bakers must create a mind-bending cake for fifty people using vanilla as the featured flavor. After deliberating with judges Marcela Valladolid, Jason Smith and guest judge Gemma Stafford, one baker is eliminated.

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Poojani Weerakkody
3 years ago

Nice to see one of my favorite chef in the tv. all the best Gemma. Following your recipes. And they all are awesome. Thanks a lot to share them with us.

5 years ago

Finally, my absolute faaaavorite chef in my absolute faaaavorite channel!

Lori L
Lori L
5 years ago

That was so exciting to see you on TV! Great job! You were awesome!

Jona Ozo
Jona Ozo
5 years ago

Awesome, what a treat.
You really are a ‘GEM’.
Patiently (impatiently) waiting for your next appearance.

5 years ago

Congratulations Gemma, your great works are speaking for you. You make us PROUD.

Lisa Vatistas
5 years ago

Congratulations!!! This is well earned…I’ve pretaped so I don’t miss it. So happy for you!!!

About Us

Meet Gemma

About Us

Meet Gemma

Hi Bold Bakers! I’m Gemma Stafford, a professional chef originally from Ireland, a cookbook author, and the creator of Bigger Bolder Baking. I want to help you bake with confidence anytime, anywhere with my trusted and tested recipes and baking tips. You may have seen one of my 500+ videos on YouTube & TikTok or as a guest judge on Nailed It! on Netflix or the Best Baker in America on Food Network. No matter your skills, my Bold Baking Team & I want to be your #1 go-to baking authority.


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