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Filipino Canadian chef competes in

international baking championship

Chef Austin Granados is the owner of Cake-ology bakeshop in the heart of the Exchange District in Winnipeg, at 185 Arthur St. Photo courtesy of Chef Austin’s family

Winnipeg pastry chef, Austin Granados is one of the 10 bakers from the US and Canada competing on Food Network’s Summer Baking Championship Season 2 in California.

Hosted by Jesse Palmer, every episode serves up a thrilling creative process by the contestants resulting in delicious treats for the judges to relish. With every episode, the winner of the challenge receives a special prize.

For the second episode aired on May 20, 2024, the Granados family held a watch party with family and friends for Austin. The room was full of excitement as the attendees cheered every time Austin was shown on screen. And at the end of the episode, the cheers went even louder when Palmer announced Austin to be the winner of the Main Heat challenge.