Local pastry chef wins Food Network Cookie Challenge

Posted at 10:10 PM, Nov 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-28 22:10:52-05

 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.