Here’s the list of judges for Cupcake Smackdown1.0. I will be tasting, but not judging.
Jennie Chen – MisoHungryNow.com & MakeitwithMoonshine.com – Will shake my cupcakes for frosting.
Nataya Anderson – FeteandFeast.com -The REAL Everyday Foodie
Michelle Cheng – foodieisthenewforty.com – Attorney and Cupcake at Law
Jessica Maher – Spoon & Co. – Eats cupcakes in a single bite
Peter Tsai – FoodingBlog.com – the Foodingblog photographer \ writer with a taste for fun
Lisa Lawless – Lisaiscooking.com -Red head with a palate for red velvets
Todd Duclephan – Executive Chef at Trio/Four Seasons – I could judge cupcakes in my sleep.
Chris Palomares – Chow Chow Connoisseur – Opa to cupcakes!
Paloma Efron– Paloma Custom Cakes – Cake decorating goddess. And damn fine baker, too.
Ryan Snedgar – wotonmera.com- “Ryan, Chief Arbiter of Cupcakes”
Phillip Speer – Pastry Chef at Uchi -Want some Uni on your cupcake?
Jodi Bart – Tasty Touring and KGSR – Has anyone invented a cupcake top?
Devrah Otten – winner of the tasting competition portion of That Takes The Cake(2008 and 2009) – Cupcake Mistress of the Delicious.
Kristin – Do512 – It’s not the size of the Cup it’s the shake of the Cake
Jenna Noel – Associate Publisher of Edible Austin – I drink frosting for breakfast.
Chris Speyer – Chief taster of the Speyer Ranch – Will judge for booze
Kristen Speyer – Betty Crocker in disguise – Are you looking at my cupcakes?
Marshall Wright – eatthislens.com – food writer/photographer
Darrell Joseph – BellaVerdiFarms – I grow cupcake farms.
Cecilia Nasti – KUT Growing Concerns – She eats from the garden and savors life (and would grow cupcakes if she could find some seeds).
Penny De Los Santos – Senior contributing photographer 4 Saveur Magazine. Travel & Food Photographer pennydelossantos.wordpress.com