Bake Off: The Professionals 2019 is on Channel 4 and from the contestants and judges to the latest results, here's all you need to know.
Bake Off: The Professionals continues tonight, Tuesday May 14 at 8PM on Channel 4.
Bake Off: The Professionals invites teams from top hotels, restaurants and small businesses to battle it out for their place in the competition.
Professional duos from across the U.K. will go head to head in a series of competitive heats judged by celebrated pastry chefs Cherish Finden and Benoit Blin.
In each episode the expert pairs will be challenged to two rounds that will test their professional ability and allow them to showcase their creative flair. A new presenting line up of Tom Allen and Liam Charles will offer their own comedic take on events in the professional’s kitchen.
Bake Off: The Professionals contestants and results
The 2019 Bake Off: The Professionals contestants are made up of duos of professional bakers who are split into two competing groups.
PALÉ HALL HOTEL
Palé Hall Hotel in Wales is represented by head pastry chef Adam and commis pastry chef Sam.
SOUTH PLACE HOTEL
Nelson and Evaldas represent South Place Hotel in London. Nelson is the head pastry chef at South Place, with Evaldas working under him as sous chef.
Hannah and Martina make up the team from Chiltern Firehouse in London.
DREAMWORLD CAKES PATISSERIE
Dreamworld Cakes Patisserie was founded by Richard and his fiancée Bernadett.
ANGES DE SUCRE - ELIMINATED SECOND
Reshmi started Anges de Sucre from home, first making and selling macarons via post. Daisy specializes in cake sculpting and collaborates with Anges de Sucre on occasion to create bespoke orders.
1884 - ELIMINATED FIRST
Team ‘1884’ is made up of Hull born Steven and Connor.
KIMPTON FITZROY LONDON
The Kimpton Fitzroy London team is made up of Team Captain Thibault and his team mate Erica.
Sarah is the Head Pastry Chef at the five-star Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa in Surrey. She is joined on the show by team mate Leyre.
FOUR SEASONS AT TEN TRINITY SQUARE
Representing Four Seasons at Ten Trinity Square in this year’s competition are Jake and Kevin.
THE COURTHOUSE CHESHIRE
As the youngest team in the competition, Sanjam and Exose feel they have a lot to prove.
Pauline and Robert have worked together at the boutique hotel Tigerlily in Scotland for 5 months. Pauline is the head pastry chef and Robert is the head chef.
Gaetano and Mark are great friends and have a terrific working relationship, even going as far as to say they are like ‘husband and wife’.
Bake Off: The Professionals judges and hosts
Celebrated pastry chefs Cherish Finden and Benoit Blin are judges for The Great British Bake Off's professionals spin-off.
Cherish Finden is Creative Development Chef at Godiva Chocolates. Benoit Blin is Chef Patissier at Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons.
Meanwhile, Tom Allen and Liam Charles will host.
Tom Allen is an award winning comedian best known for his unique style of sharp, acerbic wit and riotous storytelling. Liam Charles came fifth in The Great British Bake Off but to many he was one of the shows standout stars.
Bake Off spoilers!
In tonight's latest episode, the first heat continues.
The four remaining teams of professional pastry chefs face Asia week with the judges Cherish Finden and Benoit Blin pushing them to their limits with a secret recipe challenge.
For the Showpiece the teams construct chocolate towers with a moving part. By the end of the show, one team will have to leave the competition.ate an éclair tower to serve 48 people.
So whose patisserie journey will continue and whose will come to an end?