Bake Off Greece

Bake Off Greece (also called Bake Off) is a Greek television baking competition, produced by Love Productions, in which a group of amateur bakers compete against each other in a series of rounds, attempting to impress a group of judges with their baking skills, with a contestant being eliminated in each round, with the winner being selected from the contestants who reach the finals. The show's first episode was aired on 23 September 2018.[1][2][3] The Show based on the BBC baking competition The Great British Bake Off.

Bake Off Greece
GenreBaking
Reality
Based onThe Great British Bake Off
Directed byAlekos Kiranis
Presented byIoanna Triantafyllidou
JudgesAkis Petretzikis
Nikolas Straggas
Dimitris Xronopoulos
Country of originGreece
Original languageGreek
No. of series1
No. of episodes28
Production
Executive producerMarilena Simadira
ProducerKostas Sousoulas
Production locationsVarympompi, Attica, Greece
Running time90 minutes
Production companyLove Productions
DistributorAlpha TV
Release
Original networkAlpha TV
Picture format16:9
Audio formatStereo
Original release23 September 2018 (2018-09-23) –
24 March 2019 (2019-03-24)
External links
Website

The programme is presenting by Ioanna Triantafyllidou, with judges Akis Petretzikis, Nikolas Straggas and Dimitris Xronopoulos.[4]

Host and judgesEdit

Key
  Host
  Judge
Cast member Seasons
1
Ioanna Triantafyllidou
Akis Petretzikis
Nikolas Straggas
Dimitris Xronopoulos

Series overviewEdit

Series Episodes Premiere Finale Winner Runner-up Timeslot Channel
1 28 23 September 2018 24 March 2019 Venia Flessa Lena Samerka Sunday 21:00pm (Episodes 1-24)
Sunday 20:00pm (Episodes 25-28)
Alpha TV
  • In series 1 the episodes 19, 21 and 23 were broadcast on Fridays at 21:00pm.

Season 1: 2018Edit

Series 1 of Bake Off Greece saw eighteen home bakers take part in a bake-off to test their baking skills as they battled to be crowned the Bake Off Greece best amateur baker. It began airing on 23 September 2018 on Alpha TV.[5]

The winner is Venia Flessa.[6]

BakersEdit

Baker Hometown Status
Venia Flessa Kalamata Winner
(Episode 28)
Lena Samerka Athens Runner-up
(Episode 28)
Anna-Maria Kefala Cyprus Eliminated
(Episode 27)
Georgia Mimigianni Agios Dimitrios Eliminated
(Episode 26)
Nikos Zotos Athens Eliminated
(Episode 24)
Dora Georgiou Livadeia Eliminated
(Episode 22)
Meli Karamelidou Thessaloniki Eliminated
(Episode 18)
Panos Zaredis Vari Eliminated
(Episode 16)
Orestis Feizo Piraeus Eliminated
(Episode 13)
Alexandra Legga Agia Varvara Eliminated
(Episode 12)
Mihalis Spiridakis Dafni Eliminated
(Episode 11)
Petros Fouskitakis Chania Eliminated
(Episode 8)
Katerina Kirpi Athens Eliminated
(Episode 7)
Eya Seimenaki Athens Eliminated
(Episode 6)
Panagiotis Barberis Keratsini Eliminated
(Episode 5)
Dora Kappi Athens Eliminated
(Episode 4)
Akis Adamopoulos Vounargo Eliminated
(Episode 3)
Jason Oikonomidis Chalandri Eliminated
(Episode 2)
Christina Alipradi Trikala Eliminated
(Episode 1)

Results summaryEdit

Elimination chart
Baker 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 27 28
Venia SB SB SB Winner
Lena SB SB Runner-up
Anna-Maria SB OUT
Georgia SB OUT
Nikos SB OUT
Dora G. SB SB OUT
Meli SB SB OUT
Panos OUT RET OUT
Orestis ARR OUT
Alexandra OUT
Mihalis OUT
Petros SB OUT
Katerina OUT
Eya OUT
Panagiotis OUT
Dora K. SB OUT
Akis OUT
Jason OUT
Christina OUT

Colour key:

  Baker was one of the judges' least favourite bakers that week, but was not eliminated.
  Baker was one of the judges' favourite bakers that week, but was not the Star Baker.
  Baker got through to the next round.
  Baker was eliminated.
  Baker was the Star Baker.
  Baker was Returned or Arrived
  Baker was a series runner-up.
  Baker was the series winner.

EpisodesEdit

Team faseEdit

Episode 1: PremiereEdit

Concursant Technical challenge
(Chocolate marquise)
Creative challenge
(6 mini pies)
Outcome
Orestis & Alexandra Champagne and Strawberry Advance
Venia & Anna Maria Lemon and orange Advance
Panagiotis & Eya Champagne and raspberry Advance
Dora G. & Georgia Chocolate and cream Advance
Mihalis & Panos Vanilla and blueberries Starbakers
Katerina & Petros Chocolate and grapes Nominated
Lena & Nikos Chocolate and red wine Nominated
Akis & Dora K. Strawberries and meringue Advance
Christina & Jason Cream and vanilla Eliminated

Episode 2: ChocolateEdit

Concursant Technical challenge
(Chocolate souffle)
Creative challenge
(24 kisses)
Outcome
Dora G. & Georgia Cream and orange Advance
Panagiotis & Eya Chocolate and cookies Advance
Anna Maria & Venia Chocolate and strawberries Starbakers
Mihalis & Panos Strawberries and raspberries Advance
Nikos & Lena Coffee liqueur Nominated
Akis & Dora K. Blueberries and bitter chocolate Eliminated
Orestis & Alexandra Grapefruit Advance
Katerina & Petros Chocolate and orange Nominated

Episode 3: Greek pastryEdit

Concursant Technical challenge
(Baklava)
Creative challenge
(Filled koulorakia)
Outcome
Katerina & Petros Almonds and chocolate Starbakers
Orestis & Alexandra Watermelon and melon Advance
Mihalis & Panos Caramel sauce Nominated
Anna Maria & Venia Caramelized almonds Advance
Dora & Georgia Chocolate and strawberries Advance
Nikos & Lena Nuts and raisins Nominated
Panagiotis & Eya Peanut butter Eliminated

Episode 4: Tiny episodeEdit

  • This was the last episode in the team fase
Concursant Technical challenge
(6 mini waffles)
Creative challenge
(48 petit fours)
Outcome
Anna Maria & Venia Red velvet / Blue velvet Advance
Orestis & Alexandra Cookie cake / Lemon pie Nominated
Katerina & Petros Apple pie / Chocolate financieros Eliminated
Dora & Georgia Orange financieros / Cheesecake Starbakers
Nikos & Lena Lemon pie / Cheesecake Advance
Mihalis & Panos Chocolate cake / Pavlova Nominated

Individual faseEdit

Episode 5: SnacksEdit

Concursant Technical challenge
(20 brigadeiros)
Creative challenge
(24 flavoured shuku-shuku)
Outcome
Dora Strawberry Starbaker
Panos Chocolate and coconut Advance
Georgia Coconut and banana Advance
Lena Chocolate Advance
Orestis Coffee liqueur Advance
Alexandra Milk and apple Nominated
Venia Coffee and coconut Advance
Nikos Bitter chocolate Nominated
Mihalis Chocolate and vanilla Eliminated
Anna Maria 10º Milk chocolate Advance

Episode 6: Salty and sweetEdit

Concursant Technical challenge
(6 cakepops)
Creative challenge
(Bread basket)
Outcome
Nikos Reggiano cheese and grilled sausage Advance
Georgia Bacon and brie cheese Starbaker
Panos Onion and cheese Advance
Anna-Maria Leek and cherry tomatoes Advance
Orestis Raw ham and bacon pork rinds Nominated
Alexandra Cherry tomatoes Eliminated
Lena Bacon pork rinds Advance
Dora Onion and cheese Advance
Venia Grilled sausage and reggiano cheese Nominated

Episode 7: Français pastryEdit

Concursant Technical challenge
(Opera cake)
Creative challenge
(Eclairs tower)
Outcome
Anna-Maria Custard cream and chocolate Advance
Venia Bitter chocolate Starbaker
Panos Milk and cream cheese Advance
Dora Strawberry and blueberries Nominated
Lena Chocolate and coffee liqueur Nominated
Orestis Banana and apple Eliminated
Georgia Coffee and bitter chocolate Advance
Nikos Chocolate brownie Advance

Episode 8: DessertsEdit

Concursant Technical challenge
(Charlotte tiramisu)
Creative challenge
(Triffle)
Outcome
Venia Chocolate and orange Advance
Dora Lemon and hazelnut Nominated
Lena Chocolate brownie Starbaker
Panos Maracuja mousse Eliminated
Anna-Maria Strawberry and pineapple Advance
Georgia Custard cream and strawberry Advance
Nikos Opera cake in a glass Nominated

Episode 9: JudgeEdit

  • In this episode the judge and the presenter was the encharged to decide the challenges
  • Technical challenge was decided by Nikolas and Akis / Creative challenge was decided by Ioanna and Dimitris
Concursant Technical challenge
(Paris-Brest cake)
Creative challenge
(Profiteroles construction)
Outcome
Lena Chocolate and mint Nominated
Nikos Lemon and banana Advance
Anna-Maria Chocolate and tomato jam Starbaker
Dora Strawberry and raspberries Eliminated
Venia Capuccino and raspberries Advance
Georgia Berries Nominated

Episode 10: CountriesEdit

Concursant Technical challenge
(Colors cake)
Creative challenge
(2 Flags cake)
Outcome
Venia Morocco and Turkey Nominated
Georgia USA and Italy Starbaker
Anna-Maria Cyprus and Israel Advance
Lena Argentina and Mexico Nominated
Nikos Brazil and Canada Eliminated

Episode 11: SemifinalEdit

Concursant Technical challenge
(Petit gateaux)
Creative challenge
(My favourite artist)
Outcome
Lena Salvador Dali Finalist
Anna Maria Pablo Picasso Finalist
Georgia Leonardo DaVinci Eliminated
Venia Nikos Engonopoulos Finalist

Episode 12: FinalEdit

Concursant Technical challenge
(Greek bake off cake)
Creative challenge
(The grand finale cake)
Outcome
Lena Love 2nd finalist
Venia V.F. Winner
Anna-Maria Cyprus flag 3rd finalist


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bake Off Greece: Δείτε το τρέιλερ του νέου ριάλιτι ζαχαροπλαστικής στον Alpha".
  2. ^ ""Bake Off Greece": Πότε κάνει πρεμιέρα;".
  3. ^ "Bake off Greece: Η εντυπωσιακή πρεμιέρα με την Ιωάννα Τριανταφυλλίδου σε ρόλο παρουσιάστριας".
  4. ^ "Η ανακοίνωση του Alpha για το "Bake Off Greece" με Πετρετζίκη -Τριανταφυλλίδου".
  5. ^ "Bake Off Greece: Αυτοί είναι οι παίκτες".
  6. ^ "Αυτή είναι η μεγάλη νικήτρια του Bake off Greece!".

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