Bake Off: The Professionals 2022: release date, participants and new presenter

Stacey Solomon joins former Bake Off contestant Liam Charles as host for a new season of Bake Off: The Professionals

Bake Off: The Professionals Season 5 starts Tuesday 24th May on Channel 4.

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Here’s everything you need to know about Bake Off: The Professionals.

Why is?

Similar to the amateur version of The Great British Bake Off, bakers are presented with a series of challenges to prove which of them is the best baker – the only difference being that, as you might have guessed, these competitors are all professional confectioners are.

Bakers from Manchester, Wiltshire, Cumbria, Birmingham and London compete to see who is the best baker.

Who are the candidates?

In the first episode, three groups of participants compete against each other.

Rob and Mirea from Levens Kitchen who are pastry chefs at the historic Levens Hall in the Lake District.

partner Boglarka and Krisztian by Jó Szerencsét, a Gloucestershire patisserie.

Nathan and Kevin, both employees who previously baked professionally in France.

Who are the hosts and judges?

Liam, Benoit, Cherish and Stacey on the set of Bake Off: The Professionals (Credit: Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions)

Benoit Blin and Cherish will be judging this series of Bake Off: The Professionals as they have done in years past. Blin is a pastry chef specializing in desserts, while Orten is an executive pastry chef, sometimes referred to as the grande dame of British pastry.

Liam Charles is a former Bake Off competitor, a fan favorite from the first Channel 4 series. Since entering the competition that year, he has been the presenter of Bake Off: The Professionals since it began on Channel 4 and served as a judge on the Junior Bake Off series.

Stacey Solomon replaces Tom Allen as co-host. Solomon is a presenter and television personality who is a regular panellist and presenter on Loose Women. She also placed third in the series “X Factor” in 2009 and won the tenth season of “I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!” one year later.

Is there a trailer

Not yet, but we’ll update this post with the trailer if one is available.

What are they going to do?

In the first episode, the bakers are presented with a secret challenge: Without a recipe, they must make 36 individual strawberry cutters and a chocolate seriousness in three hours.

In their second task, the bakers are to transform a syrup tart into an incredible eye-catcher.

When and where can I watch Bake Off: The Professionals?

Bake Off: The Professionals begins Tuesday 24 May at 8pm on Channel 4, with new episodes airing weekly.

You can also catch up on All4 if you miss an episode.

How many episodes does Bake Off: The Professionals have?

There will be ten episodes of this series of Bake Off: The Professionals, airing weekly on Tuesdays.

Who won Bake Off: The Professionals 2021?

Michael Coggan and Andrew Minto (of Gin & Bake in Cardiff) won Bake Off: The Professionals in 2021.

How long until The Great British Bake Off airs in 2022?

Season 13 of The Great British Bake Off is scheduled to air this autumn.

Given the start of previous GBBO series, it’s likely that the series will begin in late September. Bake Off: The Professionals 2022: release date, participants and new presenter


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