Passion is my main ingredient.


Dean's Journey

Dean Brettschneider is one part professional baker and one part entrepreneur. Arguably one of the world’s best bakers with an international following, Dean is truly a global baker. Follow Dean’s journey from a humble childhood in a small Kiwi town, to the blistering success of his global baking empire.

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Dean Bakes & Cooks

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Dean On Screen

Dean is a regular host for TV series and presents in various TV programmes and advertisements promoting baking excellence, travel, food and culture. He appears as co-host and lead judge of the successful reality TV series, the Great Kiwi Bake Off and New Zealand’s Hottest Home Baker, as well as hosting the Kiwi Baker series in Shanghai, France, Singapore and California.

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Dean Teaches

A natural-born teacher, Dean is passionate about educating home bakers and cooks about quality ingredients, proper baking and cooking techniques, and thoughtful presentation. His mission in an era of fast food is to keep the art of baking and cooking alive.

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Dean Writes

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