Kids Baking Championship Season 11 With Valerie Bertinelli AND Duff Goldman Has A Twist

Kids Baking Championship will launch into its 11th season (there were some specials in there to make the seasons though to discern) as Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman bring a twist as they are looking for the top kids baker that also has some business skills as well. This is going to be a 10-week competition that leans a little more trendy and viral in the dessert avenue, but we also have our dessert imposter challenge as well. The winner will earn a grand prize that includes a post in Food Network Magazine and the title of Kids Baking Champion.

Everything To Know About Kids Baking Championship Season 11

Kids Baking Championship season 11 premieres on Boxing Day, and it’s time to share information about the upcoming installment of the beloved Food Network competition. Fans can’t wait to watch the show, which debuted in 2015. The series features the best child bakers from around the country, who compete against each other for a grand prize. It is one of the most treasured Food Network shows.

Kids Baking Championship: All-Star Holiday Homecoming 2022 - Format, prize money, release date and more details explored

This festive season, popular chefs Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli will host Kids Baking Championship: All-Star Holiday Homecoming.

The one-hour special episode will be released on Monday, November 28, at 8 pm ET on Food Network. It will also be made available on the network’s website one day after the television broadcast.

‘Kids Baking Championship’ Renewed for Season 11 at Food Network With New Entrepreneurship Twist (EXCLUSIVE)

“Kids Baking Championship” will return to Food Network for its 11th season. Premiering on Dec. 26 at 8 p.m., the season features a new twist, testing the children’s business savvy as well as their baking skills.

Emmy-Nominated Kids Baking Championship Returns With A Dozen Entrepreneurial Young Bakers Competing In New Challenges Designed To Test Their Baking And Business Skills

New Season Premieres on Food Network and discovery+ on Monday, December 26th at 8pm ET/PT

'Kids Baking Championship' returns with entrepreneurial young bakers competing in new challenges designed to test their baking & business skills

On Monday, Dec. 26 (8 p.m. ET/PT), the Emmy-nominated competition series “Kids Baking Championship” returns for a new season. For the first time, Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman welcome a dozen kid entrepreneurs with burgeoning baking businesses and will not only test the young bakers’ skills in the kitchen, but also their business savvy.

Kids Baking Championship

Kids Baking Championship is a competitive reality baking program produced by Levity Entertainment Group for the Food Network. Each week, the children compete to make the best dish, and are judged on presentation, taste, and creativity. All nine seasons of the series have been hosted and judged by actress Valerie Bertinelli and baker Duff Goldman of Charm City Cakes. In 2018, the show enjoyed its highest ratings ever that also eclipsed Duff Goldman’s earlier show, Ace of Cakes, as the highest rated series in the network’s history.[



Naiel Chaudry, left, and his sister Punhal craft sweets from their Los Altos kitchen and backyard work stations. Eliza Ridgeway/Town Crier

From saffron and cardamom to strawberries and cream: A sibling duo reflects the flavors of Los Altos

By Eliza Ridgeway Jun 8, 2022 Updated Jun 10, 2022

Los Altos residents Punhal and Naiel Chaudry have developed a cult following for their gulab jamun cupcakes, ras malai cakes and pastry-based riffs on falooda.

You’ll find their glossy creations on Instagram at LàJawab Treats, at special occasions across Los Altos and Mountain View, and also at school events and fundraisers. The siblings are 12 (Naiel) and 11 (Punhal).

Oak students’ efforts lift spirits of seniors in local health center

The coronavirus and its social-distancing implications have left many people lonely and isolated from their loved ones. That includes several seniors living at the Grant Cuesta Sub-Acute and Rehabilitation Center, who are not allowed to have visitors amid the pandemic.

“I have been working at the nursing home for three years now and have witnessed firsthand the toll this shelter-in-place order has taken on the residents’ morale and motivation, especially due to limited visitors and group activities,” said Dr. Aifra Ahmed, an internist who lives in Los Altos.


Courtesy of Dr. Aifra Ahmed Naiel Chaudry shows off a room filled with Joy Boxes, collections of customized cards and games sent to local seniors from community members.

Arte y Cultura, Eventos Locales, Local / By Lina Broydo  

Fabulous Holidays at Fairmont San Francisco

Events Around the Bay

Now through January 2, 2023

Santa loves spending his holidays at the Fairmont San Francisco and so will you. Since 1907 the iconic hotel has welcomed U.S. Presidents, world leaders and entertainment stars, and now you too can be a welcomed guest at the Fairmont’s magnificently decorated and turned into the Winter Wonderland, featuring an awe-inspiring exhibit of the giant Gingerbread House adorned by  thousands of delicious See’s Candies, the hotel’s partner for the holiday’s sweet and dreamy destination, which is open free to the public.

Naiel Chaudry


Courtesy of Naiel Chaudry 

Naiel Chaudry of Los Altos displays his nameplate for his

upcoming appearance on the Food Network’s “Kids Baking Championship.”

Naiel Chaudry of Los Altos displays his nameplate for his upcoming appearance on the Food Network’s “Kids Baking Championship.”

LA teen stars as featured contestant on Food Network’s ‘Kids Baking Championship’

Jennah Pendleton Dec 21, 2022

Los Altos resident Naiel Chaudry, 13, a baker and regular contributor to the Town Crier’s Food & Wine section, is a contestant on the 11th season of “Kids Baking Championship” on the Food Network, premiering 8 p.m. Monday.


The latest season of the show features an added competitive element wherein the kids will be tested both on their entrepreneurialism and their baking skills.



Los Altos siblings Punhal and Naiel Chaudry developed a local following for their gulab jamun cupcakes, ras malai cakes and pastry-based riffs on falooda before hitting age 13.

Try this at home: Chocolate celebration cake for the new (or non-) baker

Town Crier Staff Report Aug 31, 2022

Tasked with picking a recipe fit for a celebration that would be accessible for other local young cooks, they nominated “the ultimate chocolate mug cake” as a homemade treat that takes less than five minutes to make, requires no prior baking experience, but comes out with a hearty dose of dazzle.

Pumpkin Spice Bars bring holiday flavors – with a few shortcuts

By Punhal and Naiel Chaudry Nov 9, 2022

When the leaves start turning red and orange, we know it’s time to bake one of our favorite fall desserts. Nothing can match a nice pumpkin spice bar with a hot cup of tea next to the fire on a chilly fall night. We are so excited to share this recipe with you and hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Los Altos siblings Punhal and Naiel Chaudry are young bakers who offer accessible recipes for other local food enthusiasts. See their creations at

Nothing can match a nice pumpkin spice bar with a hot cup of tea next to the fire on a chilly fall night. Courtesy of Punhal and Naiel Chaudry
A gooey, buttery blondie meets peppermint and chocolate chips. Courtesy of Punhal and Naiel Chaudry

Holly Jolly Peppermint Blondies pair perfectly with hot cocoa

By Punhal and Naiel Chaudry Dec 14, 2022
’Tis the season to make Holly Jolly Peppermint Blondies, fa-la-la-la-la. Every winter, as the holiday cheer starts to show, we are ready to enjoy these chocolate gooey bars, a nostalgic sweet, with some steaming hot cocoa, while binge-watching iconic Christmas movies.


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