Ron Ben-Israel is an Israeli pastry chef. He is the executive chef and owner of Ron Ben-Israel Cakes in New York City. He is known for his wedding and special occasion cakes and for his detail in sugar paste flowers. From 2011 - 2013, he also hosted the cooking competition TV show Sweet Genius, and he is currently a judge on Food Network's Cake Wars. Ron has also been a judge on a variety of Food Network shows, including Chopped, Guy's Grocery Games and Worst Cooks in America.