Local chef wins Food Network Cookie Challenge

Local chef wins Food Network Cookie Challenge

A local food pastry chef took home the top prize in the Food Network's Christmas Cookie Challenge.

Brittani Szczecina is the pastry chef at the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Resort & Spa.

The 29-year-old chef won four over bakers in three rounds and she took home not only bragging rights, but also a 10 thousand dollar prize.

Her gingerbread house is on display in the Marriott's lobby.

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