Bake Off Team

The Bake Off Team

Bake Off will feature a fabulous array of special guests and judges! Thank you to our entire team for making the 2016 Bake Off what it is.

Vanessa Wagner


One of Australia’s most colourful, entertaining identities. At one time, a dedicated housewife and part time hostess, and crowned Sydney Mardi Gras Miss Fair Day in 1993. 


The Judges

Claire de Lune

Head Judge

French chef, Claire de Lune, of Claire's Kitchen at Le Salon, Darlinghurst.

Orlando Sanpo

Community Judge

Community Chef and Owner of Black Velvet Cupcakes, Sydney.

Maeve O'Meara

Celebrity Judge

Award-winning food and cooking author, journalist, broadcaster, television producer and presenter.


Special Guests

Mark Alsop


Aunty Mavis

Maitre D'

Coco Jumbo



Thanks as well to the incredible team who have donated their time!



Romany Brooks, 



Thank you to our generous prize donors too!