It all started with a wedding cake. When Duff Goldman — the now-famous star of the former Food Network reality series “Ace of Cakes” — was working as a hotel pastry chef in Vail, Colo., a friend asked him to make a cake for his nuptials on the side. It was the amazed reaction of the venue owner more than anything that led him to change career paths.
As the minutes on the clock tick away, the chefs run about their kitchens furiously trying to complete their Taj Mahal-themed desserts.
He's only 28, but Dave Lieberman already has two cookbooks and two television shows on the Food Network. With no formal culinary training, Lieberman is among today's hottest young celebrity chefs.
Duff Goldman is the "extreme baker" of the Food Network's reality series, "The Ace of Cakes."