Pete Tidwell, owner of The Mighty Baker in Provo, and his assistant, Catrina Jones, won Food Network’s “Cake Wars” on Monday, August 1. Tidwell’s cake creation won first place in the “Halo” video-game inspired contest, earning him a trip to the Halo World Championships in Los Angeles and a $10,000 prize.
Tidwell graduated from BYU with a degree in advertising. His bakery creates custom cakes for weddings and other events, as well as gourmet desserts in their Provo storefront.
I interviewed Tidwell about whether competing on the Food Network is really a piece of cake.
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