Wednesday, January 27, 2010

The Reveal - Challenge Airdate and Topic


A little over a month ago, we participated in a life changing experience -- Food Network's Challenge. You know, the show where you and an assistant have to create a cake masterpiece in 8 hours, completely edible, in one of the most high-stress, high-adrenaline competitions on national TV, with 4 of the best cake designers in the country, and numerous television cameras filming your every move. Challenge, indeed! Challenge starts long before you even board the plane, before the clock starts ticking and well before you roll out your fondant. Your "Challenge" starts the minute you accept the invitation!

Even before this specific Challenge topic was offered to Rick to compete in, we already knew he was going to do a competition in the near future, we just didn't know when it would be or what the topic would be. We had been in communications with the producers for quite some time and had turned away numerous Challenges because of our event bookings, which we would watch months later as they aired, and wondered when our time would come. When we finally had a date that worked, we had no idea how great the Challenge topic would be, and when it was offered to Rick, I nearly fell out of my chair with excitement. They could not have matched Rick up with a better topic -- of COURSE we'll take it! We also heard it was a very popular topic that everyone wanted. When we told Annie, his competition assistant, she was also very excited. Okay, we're a bit biased, but we both thought it was one of the best Challenge topics ever, and so lucky to be offered it for Rick's first Challenge!

Airdate: Rick and Annie's Challenge will be airing on the Food Network, Sunday, April 4th at 8pm Eastern time, which will be 2pm for all the Hawaii folks. That is Easter Sunday which should make it easier to remember.

Another reason to tune in aside from seeing 4 awesome cake designers in action is to see the brand spanking new AMAZING set, new host, and lots of surprises!

Now for the topic which so many of you have asked us about. The topic will be revealed in the form of a hint:

"Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?"

Any guesses?

Aloha, 'til next time!



7 comments:

JuSaMee said...

SO AWESOME!! i'm going to set a reminder on my phone now! i don't want to miss a second!! i've been really loving the cake challenges recently...the new twists on having a husband, fiance, or mommy help on the cakes!! so exciting!!

Les.Paoa said...

SWEEEEET! I heart the topic!! I'm super excited to watch. ;) Sam will have a laugh when I tell him the topic! I really am thrilled that you guys finally had the chance to accept the challenge and for Rick to compete! <3 you guys!

SweetThingsTO said...

Can't wait to see it - I bet its going to be an amazing Challenge! Hope it airs in Canada the same time!

Nancy Smith said...

Can't wait!! Will you send a reminder so I can set my dvr?

cakelava said...

It was an AMAZING Challenge to participate in! JuSaMee - the new "twists" in the challenges recently are a hit with the audience but stressful to the competitors. Trust me.. Les, Juanita and Nancy - We will have the airdate on our website so you can always check there, or on the Food Network site, which should update new listings soon.

BellaLovesPink said...

SOOoOO exciting! Can't wait!

SageMom said...

That's is so awesome! Love it when locals are featured national/worldwide! Can't wait to watch it...

and good hint...since i have kids I think i know the answer =)

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