Westchester's Tina Zaccardi wins ABC's 'Great American Baking Show'

Dec 22, 2018 299

BY: Jeanne Muchnick

When it comes to cooking competitions, Westchester has some top-notch chefs and bakers. In August, Christian Petroni, the charismatic chef behind Westchester's Fortina restaurants tied with Pleasantville native (and food novelist) Jess Tom to become the "Next Food Network Star." 

And now, Eastchester resident Tina Zaccardi has bested 10 other bakers to be named  “America’s Best Amateur Baker"  on Season 4 of ABC's "Great American Baking Show."  Her win was announced on the series finale Dec. 20. Zaccardi navigated some difficult challenges and wowed the judges with her desserts, including a 20-layer cake with a chocolate glaze, garnished with candied hazelnut spikes and pistachios.

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