Cupcake Guys Training Camp
Linebacker Brian “Rak” Orakpo and safety Michael “Griff” Griffin played college football for the University of Texas and went pro with the Tennessee Titans, but now these retired players have an unexpected passion: cupcakes. With Griff as head baker, Rak as lead cupcake decorator and their lifelong friend “Little Bryan” Hynson handling the bakery business, they are known as “The Cupcake Guys” who went viral after a national commercial campaign and now own a booming shop in Austin, Texas. In Cupcake Guys Training Camp, executive produced by Michael Strahan and airing Saturday, February 6th at 1pm ET/PT on Food Network and streaming the same day on discovery+, they are ready to help aspiring entrepreneurs achieve their baking dreams. In the one-hour special, three talented bakers get 48 hours, a baking truck and, with coaching from Rak, Griff and Bryan, are tested on their baking and selling skills to determine who has what it takes to go pro. The last baker standing is awarded a seed money investment in their business.