Monday, November 14, 2022

Holiday Baking Championship Season 9

Photo - Food Network

The ninth season of Holiday Baking Championship airs on Monday nights at 8pm ET/PT on Food Network.  This season is once again hosted by Jesse Palmer and the judges are Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman, and Carla Hall.  This year there are twelve bakers competing for a $25,000 prize and a feature in Food Network Magazine. Season nine of Holiday Baking Championship is eight episodes long. 


The bakers competing for the $25,000 prize on season nine are:

  • Aaron Davis (cake decorator)— Surprise, AZ
  • Christine Herelle-Lewis (pastry chef) — New York, NY
  • Antoine Hopkins (pastry chef) — Philadelphia, PA
  • RaChelle Hubsmith (home baker — Salt Lake City, UT
  • Bill Makin (home baker) — Brooklyn, NY
  • Aishia Martinez (pastry chef)— Union City, NJ
  • Harshal Naik (pastry chef) — Bedford, PA
  • Zakiya Newton (pastry chef) — Gotha, FL
  • Sumera Syed (home baker) — Dallas, TX
  • Dru Tevis (pastry chef) — Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • Jessica Wang (pastry food stylist) — Los Angeles, CA
  • Kristen Weidlein (pastry chef) — Staten Island

The Holiday Baking Championship season finale will air on Monday, December 19th and I will do another post about that episode before it airs.  Feel free to discuss season 9 of Holiday Baking Championship in the comments of this post.