Kids Baking Championship

Kids Baking Championship

About the Show

Hosts and Judges Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli are putting eight child prodigy bakers, ranging in age from 10 to 13, through challenges to find the most impressive and talented one of the baking bunch.  Each young contestant will be tested on their baking skills and originality as they create delectable desserts, including mouth-watering cakes, cookies and pastries.

The pint-sized winner of Kids Baking Championship will take home the grand prize package consisting of a set of Food Network bakeware, a profile in Food Network Magazine, an original cake featured at Charm City Cakes and $10,000.

Host and Judge

Host and Judge

Duff Goldman

Duff has been cooking since the age of four, when his mom caught him in the kitchen swinging around a meat cleaver while watching legendary Chef Tell on TV. It was no surprise when this young enthusiasm lead to a life devoted to culinary pursuits. 

After graduating from university he worked at several acclaimed culinary destinations, including the French Laundry, the Vail Cascade Hotel and Todd English's Olives before returning to Baltimore in 2000 to become a personal chef.

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Host and Judge

Host and Judge

Valerie Bertinelli

Two-time Golden Globe Award-winning actress Valerie Bertinelli first became a household name for her role as Barbara on CBS' long-running series One Day at a Time. Over the years, her career has expanded to include television personality, spokesperson and the New York Times best-selling author of One Dish at a Time and Losing It, Finding It: And Satisfying My Hunger for Life Without Opening the Fridge.

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