Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of America's best baking teams to create a kid's toy cake decoration. One team is sent packing, and the remaining three teams meet their special VIP client for the second round, teen ventriloquist and winner of America's Got Talent, Darci Lynne. She needs a cake for her 14th birthday sleepover party, so the bakers are challenged to make a cake that reflects her love of performing and features her puppets, Petunia and Oscar. The winning team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their epic cake at Darci Lynne's party.
Giada De Laurentiis welcomes four top baking teams and challenges them to create a cake decoration that honors their favorite fairy tale. One team is sent home without a happily ever after, and the remaining three teams meet their VIP clients, the stars of Broadway Princess Party, Laura Osnes, Susan Egan and Courtney Reed. These princesses are marking the third year of their live concert series and need a cake to celebrate with the cast and crew, so the bakers must make cakes with glitz and glitter fit for royalty. One team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake at a royal ball.
Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of the best cake-making teams in America to make a cake decoration that exemplifies the thrill of victory. One team falls short of the win and must go home. The three remaining teams then meet their VIP client, former NFL player and Dancing with the Stars champ, Rashad Jennings. He's is throwing a party to watch the big game with his family and friends, and he wants a cake to wow them. Each team creates a cake that combines Rashad's love of football with his love of dance, and the winners take home $10,000 and get their cake served on game day.
Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to create a cake decoration that looks like their favorite celebratory feast. After one team is sent home, the three remaining teams get a message from their VIP client, Guy Fieri. He's throwing a party for his crew to celebrate the 250th episode of Guy's Grocery Games, and he has sent longtime GGG judge Aarti Sequeira and his son, Hunter, to ask the bakers to make an epic, GGG-themed cake for the celebration. Cakes collapse and heads roll before one team takes home $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake to Guy and his crew.
Las Vegas is synonymous with celebrating, so Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to make Vegas-themed cake decorations. One team is sent home, and the three remaining teams get to meet their VIP client, Chef Michael Symon. He's opening a new restaurant in Las Vegas called Mabel's, and he wants a cake for the big opening event that embodies everything his barbecue joint is about -- meat, bourbon, good times and good food. The stakes are high when the bakers have to make a cake for an Iron Chef, but one team rises to the challenge and walks away with $10,000.
Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of the best cake-making teams to make anniversary-themed cake decorations. Only three teams are successful enough to move on to the second round, where they meet their VIP client, Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno. He asks the bakers to make a combination anniversary and birthday cake for his girlfriend, Bianca. The bakers' cakes need to capture everything important to this couple, from traveling the world to their puppy, Sesame. Apolo and Bianca choose one cake to serve at their party and award that team the $10,000 prize
Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to create a performance-themed cake decoration. The curtain closes on one team, and the remaining teams get to meet their VIP client, comedian Loni Love. She's helping throw a 55th anniversary party for The Improv, the club where many comedy legends got their start, and she asks the bakers to wow her with an epic cake that captures the spirit of comedy and The Improv. One team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake at the legendary venue.
Giada De Laurentiis challenges the bakers to make their best animal cake decorations for the first round. One team's party is over, and the remaining three meet their client. The Eric Carle Museum wants a cake for their kick-off celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. It isn't child's play as the baking teams make cakes that pay homage to one of the best-known children's books. One team wins $10,000 and gets their cake featured at the celebration.