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Bake Off: The Professionals 2023 start date confirmed for new series on Channel 4

When is Bake Off: The Professionals back on TV?

Bake Off: The Professionals is back for a new series in 2023 – when does it start on TV?


The search for the best professional patisserie team in Britain returns with Liam Charles and new co-host Ellie Taylor welcoming a new batch of pastry chefs to the competition.

As ever, they face two days of testing challenges, judged by top patisserie experts Benoit Blin and Cherish Finden.

Judges Benoit & Cherish
Judges Benoit & Cherish

Each week one team will be eliminated until one is left standing to be crowned the winner.

When does Bake Off: The Professionals start?

The brand new series of Bake Off: The Professionals will start on Tuesday, 4 July at 8PM on Channel 4.

There are ten episodes which will air weekly.

The series is the sixth to air on Channel 4.


The new series welcomes teams of pastry chefs hailing from establishments in hotels, patisserie shops and small ventures around the UK.

A teaser of the new opening episode shares: “To kick the new series off, the judges have whipped up a surprise for the teams with a secret challenge. Without proper recipes to hand, they must rely on their patisserie instincts, innate knowledge, and above all their teamwork to create 36 individual opéra aux fruit and one chocolate amenity in just three hours.

“In the second challenge for their showpiece, the teams transform the classic banoffee pie into an incredible fine-dining experience, complete with towering edible showpiece sculptures. Which teams will earn a place in the next round, and who’ll be going home?”

You can watch Bake Off: The Professionals online via the All 4 player here with the past three series to air on Channel 4.


As well as the Professionals series the main series of Bake Off, it’s Celebrity specials and Junior Bake Off are all also available to stream.

The Great British Bake Off will return to Channel 4 in the autumn with what will be its twelfth series.