'Nailed It! Holiday' Season 2 celebrates epic baking fails as Nicole Byer brings the humor to the Jacques Torres-led Netflix show
Hosted by comedian Nicole Byer and ably mentored by Jacques Torres, renowned pastry chef and chocolatier, this special edition of 'Nailed It!' put together a flurry of fun moments, positively supported by festive cheer and true-blue competitive spirit
Not just another baking competition series, Netflix's 'Nailed It! Holiday!' is a good mix of comedy and drama. A show that celebrates human error over perfection. Those who can't tell the difference between a cake pop and fondant will most likely enjoy the spirit of the show and its cake makers.
The six-episode holiday special series witnessed aspiring bakers give cake-making their best shots, even as the challenges went from baking tiny cake desserts to shaping multi-tier cakes.
Hosted by comedian Nicole Byer and ably mentored by Jacques Torres, renowned pastry chef and chocolatier, this special edition of 'Nailed It!' put together a flurry of fun moments, positively supported by festive cheer and true-blue competitive spirit. The contenders were asked to imitate desserts/cakes that had elements of Christmas and Hanukkah in them, spread over two rounds.
Even though the difficulty level got higher with each round, the sporting contestants didn't lose hope. This is exactly what makes the show different and relatable. The home-chefs pick themselves up tried to laugh away their worries as the judges critiqued their masterpieces. Of course, Torres did pitch in with legit baking tips.
Meanwhile, fans could not wait for the next edition and thought the hosts, judges and contestants came together to put an entertaining show. "This New season of 'Nailed It! Holiday!' is cracking me up to the point where I was crying already. I feel a lot better. Thanks, Nicole Byer, Chef Jacques Torres, and Wes," expressed a fan. While another user said she loved that the users were able to keep the laugh quotient consistent throughout the series and stayed true to the idea of bake fails.
The winners -- Richard Sanchez, Candice Coleman, Paul Scheer, De'Jonnae Boyd, Lisa Chambers and Lora Ramey -- walked away with a trophy, baking supplies, appliances and a grand cash prize of $10,000.