It’s that time of year again when aspiring chefs are putting on their aprons and entering the Bake Off: The Professionals kitchen.

The 2019 series, is set to be as gripping as ever before, as the teams battle it out to create incredible puddings and pastries for the judges.

So, want to find out everything we know so far about the 2019 series? Keep reading.

Bake Off: The Professionals – Judges

When does it start?

The new series of Bake Off: The Professionals begins on Tuesday 30th April on Channel 4 at 8 pm.

The episode will see the professional teams compete to bake the perfect Linzer tortes and Bakewell tarts.

Then for their Showpiece, the duos must reinvent a traditional red velvet cake in just five hours.

Who are the judges?

Returning to judge for another year are celebrated pastry chefs Cherish Finden and Benoit Blin.

The judges certainly know their way around a pastry or two with Cherish acting as the Creative Development Chef at Godiva Chocolates and Benoit in charge as the Chef Patissier at Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons.

But the pair aren’t the only ones returning to the kitchen in 2019, with presenting duo, Tom Allen and Liam Charles also coming back for another year.

Judges Cherish Finden & Benoit Blin with Presenters Liam Charles & Tom Allen

Who are the cast of Bake Off: The Professionals?

The first episode will begin with 12 teams of two competing to impress judges Cherish and Benoit.

Want to find out who this year’s teams are on Bake Off: The Professionals 2019?

Check out our list below…

Dreamworld Cakes Patisserie

The DreamWorld Cakes Patisserie team is made up of Richard Winfield and Bernadett Szucs.

The contestants are primarily wedding cake makers, however, they also make sweet treats like macarons and eclairs.

The duo hail from Newcastle and run their patisserie shop together in Ouseburn.

Dreamworld Cakes Patisserie team

Pennyhill Park

Pennyhill Park

 

Chiltern Firehouse

The Chiltern Firehouse team

Anges De Sucre

Cake makers Reshmi Bennett and Daisy make up the Agnes De Sucre team.

Reshmi founded the bakery after quitting her job in banking, and is famous for her gigantic ‘freak cakes’.

The bakery even has their cakes stocked in Selfridges – fancy!

Anges de Sucre

Pale Hall Hotel

Pale Hall team

The South Place Hotel

The South Place Hotel team

Tigerlilly

Tigerlily team

1884

The 1884 consists of 19-year-old Conor Stow and 24-year-old Steven Lodge.

The pair are pastry chefs from Hull and work together at Tapas and wine bar 1884.

Connor was named Best Junior Pastry Chef in the UK for 2019 and is the youngest contestant to feature in a Bake Off series!

1884 team

Honore Patisserie

Honore Patisserie team

Kimpton Fitzroy London

Kimpton Fitzroy London team 2019

Four Seasons at Ten Trinity Square

Four Seasons at Ten Trinity Square team

The Courthouse Cheshire

The Courthouse Cheshire team

BAKE OFF: THE PROFESSIONALS STARTS TUESDAY 30TH APRIL ON CHANNEL 4 

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