The Truth About Jahmal Dailey From Spring Baking Championship, Season 7

Reality TV shows such as Spring Baking Championship are incredibly fun to watch. Intense cook-offs, delicious recipes, extreme emotions and a dash of drama — what's not to like? On that note, the Food Network show has returned with its seventh edition and 11 fierce competitors who are determined to win the top prize. One of the promising contestants is chef Jahmal Dailey from Brooklyn, New York where he works as a pastry chef (via Food Network).

One of his specialities is working on classic dessert recipes and recreating them in his style. The chef, it must be said, is pumped about the competition and has been posting regular updates on his Instagram account. His latest post features an irresistible entremet covered in cow print and filled with cookies and cream among other amazing ingredients. Delicious.

Curious to learn more about Dailey and his culinary background? Read on for more details about him and his work.

Dailey is an ambitious chef and has his own pastry company

Jahmal Dailey is a fierce competitor. In fact, he has a business of his own called The Dailey Pastry that attempts to introduce consumers to the magic of macarons. As per his company website, the chef started sharpening his skill set when he was only six years old. His love for baking was second to none and he studied baking, hospitality management, and pastry making at Johnson & Wales University Charlotte. 

Professionally, he has worked with several distinguished names such as Walt Disney World, Marriott resorts, Eleven Madison Park, The Mark Hotel, The Peninsula New York, and more. For him, it's also important to focus on making desserts accessible for everyone. With that in mind, he has crafted his macarons to be vegan, gluten-free, and even nut-free. How impressive is that? With his unique background and determined approach, Dailey is definitely a strong contestant on the show.