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After her son was born in 2010, Heather Walker began to pursue her passion for cooking and baking by successfully competing in local and national food competitions.  She has since won over $100,000 in cash, prizes, worldwide travel, television appearances and print publications. Some of her biggest wins have come from companies such as Bertolli Olive Oil, Pepsi, Kraft and Kenmore.


In 2014 and 2015, Heather finished as a top five finalist at the World Food Championships, an achievement that earned her a commendation from Arizona Governor Doug Ducey.


She made her Food Network debut in October of 2016, where she won $15,000 on the pilot episode of Bakers vs. Fakers. In 2017, she quickly followed up as one of the nine finalists on Season 3 of Food Network's Spring Baking Championship.

In January of 2019, Heather and her mother Debbie had the honor of appearing on the  Discovery Family Channel's new show, "Bake It Like Buddy." The show featured family duos baking against each other at Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey for cash and prizes.  Heather and Debbie WON the "Sandcastle Cake" episode, judged by none other than the "Cake Boss" himself, Buddy Valastro!

In May of 2019, Heather made yet another Food Network appearance with Buddy Valastro on a show called "Bake You Rich." As the show's winner, she became Buddy's new business partner, selling her signature dish, the "Stuffed Chocolate Cake" on

Heather is a regular contributor to 3TV's Good Morning Arizona as a family food expert and regularly publishes recipes on here on her blog at Phoenix Family Foodie. Her culinary arsenal contains over 300 recipes, with multiple print and video publications for restaurants, websites and international culinary brands. 



-Food Network Chef-

"...awesome ideas, great thinking, delicious!"

- Food Network's "Spring Baking Championship"



 -Food Network Chef-

"I would slather it on CARDBOARD and eat it!"

- Food Network's "Bakers vs. Fakers"



-Star of "Cake Boss"-

"Heather is brilliant. You can tell. A creative mind...very, very smart." 

- Food Network's "Bake You Rich"


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