Meet the Contributors
Get to know the fun personalities providing colorful commentary about Unique Sweets this season.
Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark
Alie and Georgia are the best friends you wish you had. The hosts of Classy Ladies and Tripping Out with Alie and Georgia always have something fun to say about sweets from coast to coast.
When she's not talking about treats on TV, top pastry chef Paulette makes incredible designer cakes and blogs on her site, Polly Cooks & Eats. She was also head judge of Food Network's Sugar Dome and appears on King of Cones.
Jamika finished in fourth place on The Next Food Network Star, Season 5, and was a host on TLC's Home Made Simple. The Atlanta-based chef became known as the "Chef to the Stars" after being the go-to caterer for BET, Def Jam, Sony and more.
Aarti won The Next Food Network Star, Season 6
— and America's hearts. She has hosted Aarti Party and judged on Guy's Grocery Games, both on Food Network, and hosted Cooking Channel's Taste in Translation.
Since finishing in fourth place on Top Chef: Just Desserts in 2010, Zac has showed off his talents as the pastry chef at David Burke Kitchen in New York City. He also co-hosts our Web-original series Double Ovens.
Jocelyn Delk Adams
Jocelyn is the founder of Grandbaby Cakes, and the author of a cookbook and blog of the same name that put a modern spin on her family’s — particular her grandmother’s — cherished passed-down recipes.
Jimmy Bannos Jr.
Jimmy is a James Beard Award-winning chef who runs Italian-Greek-Spanish fusion restaurant The Purple Pig in Chicago.
Chuck is a standup comedian who is known for his former Radio Chick show in NYC, as well as for hosting HGTV’s Buy Like a Mega Millionaire and appearing on the Today show.
Lynn is an actress-turned-blogger — she writes The Actor’s Diet — who has appeared onstage at the Metropolitan Opera and on the TV show Fear the Walking Dead.
Michael is the chef at critically acclaimed Southeast Asian restaurant MoPho in New Orleans.
Fabio showed off his Italian cooking chops on Top Chef and Top Chef All-Stars, and owns and operates popular restaurant Siena Tavern in Chicago, as well as spots in four other states.
Tarik was on Anthony Bourdain’s team on cooking competition show The Taste in 2014 and hosts many pop-up brunches in Seattle.
Watch Unique Sweets
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