Cupcakes Nouveau to Star in Food Network's Cupcake Wars
Cristina Valdes and Shayrin Badillo
courtesy of Cupcakes Noveau
It seems like Miami will have a lot of talent to follow on TV this summer. We have Andrea Curto-Randazzo on Top Chef, Aria Kagan on The Next Food Network Star, and now the girls behind Cupcakes Nouveau will be starring in the new Food Network series, Cupcake Wars.
You can watch owners Cristina Valdes and Shayrin Badillo on the June 22 episode of the series, which debuts June 15 and pitches them against three California bakers: Chloe Coscarelli of
Cupcakery in Santa Barbara and Jeff Bonilla of Cups in La Jolla. The four bakers battle in a series of challenges for the chance to win $10,000 and present their cupcakes at a magazine party.
Of the competition Valdes said it was an insane run against time but a good experience. Food Network first made contact with the girls on Twitter and asked them to apply. Valdes and Badillo were selected and flown to Los Angeles for taping in March. Of course Food Network wouldn't allow them to share any clues on how they did, so you'll just have to watch.
Cupcake Wars airs on Tuesdays starting June 15 at 9 p.m. on the Food Network.
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