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Stacey Solomon is getting her teeth into something new as she joins Bake Off: The Professionals.
She will be taking over the role from Tom Allen, who has said it is "time to move on".
The show announced the news by tweeting a picture of Solomon with her co-host Charles, who was previously a Bake Off contestant, and judges Benoit Blin and Cherish Finden.
Choux la la! We're chuffed to announce that @StaceySolomon will be joining @LiamCBakes, @BenoitBlin_MCA and @Cherish_Finden for the next series of Bake Off: The Professionals.
Welcome to the petit fours-ome, Stacey! #GBBO pic.twitter.com/loPzV6TJTb
— British Bake Off (@BritishBakeOff) February 24, 2022
“Choux la la!” the message said.
“We're chuffed to announce that @StaceySolomon will be joining @LiamCBakes, @BenoitBlin_MCA and @Cherish_Finden for the next series of Bake Off: The Professionals.
“Welcome to the petit fours-ome, Stacey!”
Allen has been a host of The Professionals – which sees pastry chefs going up against each other in a series of challenges – since it moved to Channel 4 in 2018.
He posted a message on Instagram wishing Solomon well.
“I’ve had the best time co-hosting The Professionals down in Sussex with my wonderful friend Liam but now is the time to move on,” he said.
“Stacey Solomon you are going to be absolutely amazing I can’t think of anyone better to be doing it!
"It was my first TV presenting job back in 2018 and it has taught me so much - thanks to the amazing team with whom I’ve loved working, all the incredible chefs and most of all Benoit, Cherish and of course the brilliant Liam. Have a great series you guys!! X.”
Solomon is known to viewers as a Loose Women panellist but has had some time off following the birth of her fourth child, daughter Rose, last year.
Bake Off: The Professionals will be back on Channel 4 later this year.
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