The applying course of begins with hundreds of hopefuls trying to get their large break on the truth present. From the hundreds who apply, the sphere is finally narrowed "right down to about 20 or 30," in keeping with former contestant Ali Imdad, who spoke to Insider. Imdad revealed these chosen 20 or 30 potential contestants are then required "to see a psychologist to see if [they] might deal with the celebrity that may come from [being on the show]."
As soon as the ultimate bakers have been chosen, the arduous filming course of begins. After intense edits are made, the viewers solely sees the completed, polished product. Nevertheless, every one-hour episode takes about 10 to 16 hours to movie. Season 9 baker Antony Amourdoux revealed, "You begin early within the morning and it ends just a little after six or seven within the night." Amourdoux additionally admitted that the present is filmed largely over the weekend as effectively, as a result of, get this, a lot of the contestants are nonetheless holding down 9 to fives whereas filming. "So Saturday would be the complete day and Sunday might be early within the morning to round noon," he revealed.