Competition is sweet and intense in this series as four pastry chefs face off each week in unique dessert challenges. Whoever impresses Ron Ben-Israel — the Sweet Genius himself — takes home $10,000. Sweet Genius is a sugar-packed competition series that challenges America’s premier pastry chefs to create magical and inventive desserts given inspiration, surprise ingredients and a finite amount of time to create a delectable chocolate, candy and cake dessert. Each episode sees four chefs competing in three unique pastry challenges, testing their creativity, ingenuity and imagination. The winners from each round will advance for a final test, with Ben-Israel crowning the remaining chef Sweet Genius and awarding them with the cash prize.