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Masterchef

A nationwide search for the best home cooks in America. One of 50 hopefuls will become a culinary star and one of America's "Masterchefs."

Duration: 42 min

Quality: HD

Release: 2010

IMDb: 7.3

Season 1 - Masterchef
2010-07-27
"Cooks share their signature dishes with the judges in hopes of advancing to the next round of the competition."
2010-08-03
"Auditions continue as amateur cooks try to impress the judges."
2010-08-10
"The home cooks will have to prove that they have mastered basic kitchen skills such as cutting an onion and cooking an egg perfectly, and at the end fifteen of the thirty will be sent home."
2010-08-18
"The contestants enter the kitchen for the first time."
2010-08-18
"The remaining 14 chefs enter the MasterChef kitchen for the first time in order to prepare for their first team challenge: feeding hundreds of Marines at Camp Pendleton. The team that wins is safe from elimination, while the team that loses returns to the kitchen to compete during the first pressure test."
2010-08-25
"In their first challenge of the day, the chefs are asked to make one cupcake, which turns out to be harder then any of them expect. Cat Cora visits the MasterChef kitchen, and puts the contestants' cooking skills to the test."
2010-08-25
"The remaining chefs need to feed 100 truckers at a remote California truck stop. The losing team returns to the kitchen to face a pressure test, which consists of naming as many foods as they can from a table of farmer's market ingredients."
2010-09-01
"In their first challenge of the day, the chefs are asked to make a dish with dungeness crab"
2010-09-08
"The contestants undergo a Mystery Box challenge and an Invention Test."
Season 2 - Masterchef
2011-06-06
"100 amateur chefs are flown to Los Angeles to see if they have what it takes to be the next MasterChef. The contestants prepare their signature dishes for the panel of judges. Only those who impress the judges with their presentation, creativity, and originality will get an apron and move onto the next round."
2011-06-07
"Round 2 begins with the amateur chefs trying to impress the judges with their signature dishes. Contestants compete for a chance to win the MasterChef apron which guarantees them a spot in the next round."
2011-06-13
"The field has been narrowed down, and the top 38 are revealed."
2011-06-14
"The contestants must show the judges that they can pass two culinary stress tests before moving onto the next round. First, slicing apples consistently, and with as little waste as possible, and second, creating the best chicken dish they can in order to impress the judges, and move onto the next round."
2011-06-20
"The contestants have one hour to make a dish using mystery ingredients. The winner picks the main ingredient in the elimination round."
2011-06-21
"The contestants are split into two teams, each team creating a five course meal. One person is eliminated."
2011-06-27
"The contestants compete, and try to advance to the next round."
2011-06-28
"The remaining contestants compete in order to advance to the next round."
2011-07-05
"Vegetarian meals are made by the 13 remaining hopefuls. Then, Season 1 winner Whitney Miller shows up and challenges the wannabe chefs to prepare a dish from her cookbook."
2011-07-11
"The Top 12 prepare food for a celebrity cocktail party"
2011-07-18
"The hopefuls cook lobsters. Later, they compete in an aphrodisiac challenge."
2011-07-19
"The Top 10 cook for the judges' mothers. Later, they must prepare eggs Benedict."
2011-07-26
"The Top 9 home cooks flex their culinary muscles in another grueling challenge to prove to the judges they have the passion and skill it takes to advance to the next round. Find out which contestants wow the judges and who winds up on the chopping block in the next elimination round."
2011-08-01
"The contestants will need to prepare a slider and a side for each kid. But there's a catch: They cannot use beef or potatoes. And the kids aren't just the guests; they are the judges, too."
2011-08-02
"After no elimination last night, the Top 8 home cooks again flex their culinary muscles in another grueling challenge to prove to the judges they have the passion and skill it takes to advance to the next round. Find out which contestants wow the judges and who winds up on the chopping block in the next elimination round."
2011-08-08
"The remaining six home cooks arrive at the acclaimed Los Angeles restaurant Patina at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Chef Gordon Ramsay tells them that they won't be eating in the restaurant; they'll be cooking there."
2011-08-09
"The final five home cooks in the competition gather in the \"MasterChef\" kitchen, where judges Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, and Joe Bastianich reveal the latest Mystery Box Challenge. The contestants have to prepare, cook, and present an incredible dish using all or some of the ingredients inside a wooden crate: a variety of ground meats and an assortment of vegetables, rice, and potatoes."
2011-08-15
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2011-08-16
"The Top 3 chefs face off in a grueling final challenge, and the judges determine the winner in the Season 2 finale. At stake is $250,000 and the coveted title of MasterChef."
Season 3 - Masterchef
2012-06-04
"After a nationwide search, only the best amateur cooks \u2013 including a stock broker, a professional opera singer, a plastic surgeon, as well as the first blind cook to enter the competition - were flown to Los Angeles for a chance to prepare their signature dishes and present them to the judges. The judges will taste for flavor, originality, creativity and presentation. But most importantly, the amateur cooks must demonstrate a genuine passion for food and a drive to win in order to earn a coveted white apron and move on to the next round."
2012-06-05
"The auditions continue as the judges critique the good and the bad and continue to winnow down the competition. Those who impress the judges will earn a coveted white apron and move one step closer to becoming the next MasterChef."
2012-06-11
"The final round of auditions is held in Los Angeles. Then, the 36 remaining hopefuls compete in a ground-beef challenge in hopes of earning a spot in the Top 18."
2012-06-12
"The Top 18 must create gourmet dishes using duck and bananas. Later, they're challenged to cook with unusual and intimidating ingredients."
2012-06-18
"Culinary boot camp awaits the 16 remaining hopefuls at California's Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, where they'll work in teams to prepare a healthy, balanced meal for 200 servicemen and women."
2012-06-19
"Fifteen hopefuls remain, and they're tasked with creating unique dishes using unconventional\u2014and unappetizing\u2014cuts of meat in a challenge that tests their resourcefulness."
2012-06-25
"The judges split the cooks into teams to prepare breakfast for hotel guests; the members of the losing team must prove they deserve to stay in the competition."
2012-06-26
"A budget-friendly mystery-box challenge requires the wannabe chefs to create a gourmet meal using only $20 worth of ingredients. Later, another hopeful is sent packing."
2012-07-02
"The 12 remaining hopefuls are split into three teams for a food-truck challenge that requires them to create budget-friendly meals for beachgoers."
2012-07-03
"Judge Graham Elliot joins the amateur cooks in the kitchen, taking part in a mystery-box challenge. Later, a double elimination sends two hopefuls home."
2012-07-09
"The amateur chefs must cook with exotic ingredients from the sea"
2012-07-16
"The amateur chefs are taken to a Southern California rodeo, where they'll work in teams to feed a hearty meal to 101 hungry cowboys. Members of the winning team advance to the next round of competition, while the others face off in a pressure test that has them preparing six eggs in four different ways."
2012-07-17
"Paula Deen is a guest judge for a Southern-inspired mystery-box challenge. Later, the hopefuls are paired up to cook a complicated Japanese dish."
2012-07-23
"Part 1 of 3. Eight previously eliminated contestants return and compete for a chance to win back their aprons and continue on in the competition. Each hopeful selects one ingredient to make up the mystery box, and then they are required to use all of the items to create a dish that proves they are worthy of a second chance."
2012-07-24
"Part 2 of 3. The seven remaining hopefuls find shrimp in the mystery basket, and must make standout dishes with a very limited pantry. The winner then determines which savory ingredient the others will have to incorporate into desserts in the elimination round."
2012-08-14
"Conclusion. The six remaining hopefuls compete in a team challenge at Hatfield's, a Hollywood hot spot, where they attempt to replicate the acclaimed restaurant's signature dishes. Later, members of the losing team face off in an elimination challenge that requires them to prepare steak three different ways."
2012-08-21
"A game-changing twist surprises the five remaining hopefuls during a mystery-box challenge. Later, the wannabe chefs are tasked with re-creating one of Graham Elliot's signature dishes that he served to President Obama at his flagship restaurant."
2012-08-28
"Four hopefuls remain, and they must work in teams of two to prepare a gourmet meal for three world-renowned chefs: Daniel Boulud, Alain Ducasse and Guy Savoy. The winning pair will each earn a spot in the Top 3, while the losing team face off in a pressure test featuring souffl\u00e9."
2012-09-04
"Part 1 of 2. Season 3 finale: The three remaining hopefuls are tasked with creating a dish that best embodies their personality and passion for food. Then, each prepares a pair of legs\u2014chicken, lamb and frog\u2014in hopes of scoring a spot in the Top 2."
Season 4 - Masterchef
2013-05-22
"Home cooks present dishes to the judges."
2013-05-22
"Home cooks present dishes to the judges."
2013-05-29
"The judges pare down the competition in the final round of auditions; the cooks take on a lamb challenge; the top 19 contestants face a mystery box challenge; the contestants face elimination."
2013-05-29
"The top 19 contestants face a mystery box challenge; the contestants face elimination."
2013-06-05
"The cooks must create a healthy meal for over 300 school children."
2013-06-05
"The cooks must prepare a dish using mystery box ingredients, which include cod; two contestants are sent home."
2013-06-12
"The cooks prepare a steak meal for firefighters; the challenge losers cook eggs benedict."
2013-06-12
"Four cooks prepare burger dishes at Gordon Ramsay BurGR in Las Vegas."
2013-06-19
"A mystery-box challenge involving foreign ingredients takes place; chef Lidia Bastianich judges pasta dishes."
2013-06-19
"The contestants prepare a meal for the cast and crew of \"Glee.\" Jane Lynch, Cory Monteith and Matthew Morrison serve as judges."
2013-06-26
"The contestants deal with a mystery-box challenge that involves an unusual ingredient and a limited pantry; Season 3 winner Christine Ha surprises the chefs."
2013-06-26
"A meal is prepared for a wedding party."
2013-07-10
"Restaurateur Eva Longoria selects Mexican-inspired ingredients for a mystery box challenge."
2013-07-10
"The contestants must prepare fish tacos for hungry surfers; in a pressure test, contestants must prepare a perfect chicken breast three different ways."
2013-07-17
"The nine remaining contestants make sausage link dishes using a sausage maker, with the winner choosing the ingredient to be used in the canned versus fresh challenge."
2013-07-24
"The cooks compete in an overnight challenge; the losing team faces a spun sugar dessert pressure test."
2013-07-31
"The cooks create dishes inspired by loved ones; tag-team sushi challenge."
2013-08-07
"Previously eliminated contestants get the chance to get back in the competition by perfectly frying an egg and preparing a salmon dish."
2013-08-14
"The cooks must prepare a T-bone steak dish; the challenge winner assigns a type of poultry to the other contestants."
2013-08-21
"The cooks must re-create popular dishes served at a fine-dining restaurant in downtown Los Angeles; the losing team must prepare a perfect plate of fried calamari with a side of marinara sauce."
2013-08-28
"The judges are joined by their sons, who help critique a mystery box challenge; re-creating a dish."
2013-08-28
"Two cooks advance to the finals while the remaining three face a pressure test."
2013-09-04
"The cooks split into two teams for the mystery box challenge."
2013-09-04
"The remaining three contestants cook more sophisticated versions of the dishes they made in their initial auditions."
2013-09-11
"The final two cooks prepare three-course meals; the judges choose the winner."
Season 5 - Masterchef
2014-05-26
"Host award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, along with fellow judges restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot return for Season Five, putting the latest group of contestants through a series of challenging elimination rounds and turning one home cook into a culinary master."
2014-06-02
"The contestants must prepare a unique dish in the first mystery box challenge -- which features ingredients typically used in desserts; in the next round, the contestants prepare a classic American dish."
2014-06-09
"The cooks compete to feed 500 male and female troops on a desert Army base; the losing team faces a pressure test featuring blueberry pie."
2014-06-16
"The contestants tackle a seafood challenge, with the winner choosing what dessert the others will prepare in the elimination round."
2014-06-23
"The contestants prepare a seafood menu for a beachfront wedding; one team faces a challenge featuring a meal with steak and fries."
2014-06-30
"A mystery-box challenge has the Top 16 chefs preparing dishes using canned foods. The winner will work with former \"MasterChef\" champion Luca Manfe and \"MasterChef Junior\" winner Alexander Weiss to select a specialty dish for the elimination round."
2014-07-07
"The contestants must put aside their difference as they pair up to create a surf-and-turf dish; the challenge losers face a pressure test featuring spring rolls."
2014-07-14
"The remaining 14 cooks work in two sets of teams at a busy, iconic diner in Los Angeles; the members of the losing team must make a three-layer red velvet cake during a pressure test."
2014-07-21
"The cooks must create a dish using Alaskan king salmon; during the elimination round, the cooks create a dish using one judge's favorite ingredients."
2014-07-28
"The cooks prepare romantic dinners for couples celebrating anniversaries; Ramsay's wife joins him for dinner; the losing team create their own truffle recipes for a box of chocolates."
2014-08-04
"For the first time, the contestants get to choose between two mystery boxes: one filled with high-end ingredients and one containing ordinary items; the winner of the challenge chooses which type of stuffed pasta the remaining cooks make."
2014-08-11
"The home cooks split into two teams and create menus of healthy football game concessions for an entire stadium; the cooks on the losing team must create three unique prawn dishes in a pressure test."
2014-08-18
"The cooks split into teams of two and prepare a poultry dish using different parts of the chicken; two pairs face a pressure test with eggs."
2014-08-25
"The remaining contestants receive hometown encouragement as they prepare savory apple dishes; while the challenge winner is safe from elimination, the other contestants form teams of two and make a variety of potstickers."
2014-09-01
"Ramsay works alongside the cooks as they take over a high-end restaurant in Los Angeles; croquembouche pressure test."
2014-09-08
"Joined by VIP kitchen guests, the cooks prepare dishes inspired by loved ones; the cooks face a challenge involving rare protein dishes."
2014-09-08
"A final team challenge establishes who will move on to the top three."
2014-09-15
"The Top 3 contestants create dishes for a panel of judges from all 50 U.S. states. The winner earns an automatic spot in the Top 2, while the other two chefs face a pressure test involving desserts."
Season 6 - Masterchef
2015-05-27
"After the Battle for the Apron concludes, the Top 22 home cooks in America will face their first Mystery Box Challenge. Each contestant is given 20 staple ingredients that anyone could find in their home and tasked with preparing a dish for the judges -- were the judges to show up at their homes for dinner. The winner of the Mystery Box Challenge will receive a significant advantage in the season's first pressure test, during which contestants must make their versions of an apple pie."
2015-05-27
"The Top 22 home cooks in America will face their first Mystery Box Challenge. Each contestant is given 20 staple ingredients that anyone could find in their home and tasked with preparing a dish for the judges -- were the judges to show up at their homes for dinner. The winner of the Mystery Box Challenge will receive a significant advantage in the season's first pressure test, during which contestants must make their versions of an apple pie."
2015-06-03
"The remaining 20 home cooks will face their first team challenge of the season at an amusement park. Once teams are decided, each team will be tasked with creating its version of an amusement park burger and fish and chips dish for thousands of amusement park guests. The winning team will be safe from elimination, while the losing team will have to face the first pressure test of the season, during which the home cooks will make 12 cinnamon rolls."
2015-06-17
"In the second field challenge of the season, the home cooks will take a surprise trip to Las Vegas, where they will be split into two teams to take over Drai's Nightclub and feed 101 Las Vegas performers. The team who receives the most winning votes from the Las Vegas performer diners will be safe from the next pressure test, while the losing team will be dealt with a deuce steak contest at Gordon Ramsay's Steak. In the pressure test, the home cooks will face two steak challenges testing temperature and taste, and one contestant will be sent home."
2015-06-24
"In the next challenge, it's proven that Breakfast is indeed the most important meal of the day when the home cooks are each tasked to create an elevated breakfast dish in 45 minutes. Not only will the winner have immunity in the next mystery box challenge, but they will also receive two additional advantages. Later, in the mystery box challenge, contestants must create TV dinners."
2015-07-01
"Each team will prepare a two-course menu for the 100th episode celebration, during which VIP guests will dine on oyster and caviar appetizers and a duck breast entr\u00e9e, followed by a special surprise dish by judge Christina Tosi. The losing team will face the next pressure test, in which contestants must create a three-layer birthday cake."
2015-07-08
"The remaining home cooks will learn from the best as they enter a special taste-it-and-make-it challenge. Each contestant must recreate Gordon Ramsay's signature Beef Wellington. The home cooks with the worst dishes will compete in the next pressure test, featuring another Gordon Ramsay dish \u2014 scallops with puree of English peas, bacon, and quail eggs, finished with shaved truffles. Find out who can keep up with the master and who will be sent home for good."
2015-07-15
"In the next mystery box challenge, the remaining home cooks must create a rice dish in 60 minutes. The contestant with the winning dish will be featured in Family Circle Magazine and will not have to participate in the next elimination challenge. Then, in the elimination challenge, contestants will be tasked with creating dishes based on dynamic duo ingredients. Find out who will make it into the Top 10 best home cooks in America."
2015-07-22
"The Top 10 home cooks enter the Wild West when they face their next team challenge and create steak meals for 101 cowboys and ranchers. The team that receives the most winning votes will moo-ve on in the competition, while the remaining home cooks will face the next pressure test. For the pressure test the losing team will bake tarts and see who can bake their way to victory."
2015-07-29
"The Top 10 home cooks will cook family style when they face their next team challenge and create family style meals for VIP diners. After each team prepares their family style meals, they are greeted by the dinner guests, their family members. Each diner will vote for one team's meal and the team with the most votes will be safe from the next pressure test. In the pressure test, the losing team home cooks must create a gnocchi-in-brown-sage-butter-sauce dish. Find out who will go home and who will move on."
2015-08-05
"The cooks prepare a flamb\u00e9 in a mystery box challenge, and the winner is safe from elimination and also gets to choose which Southern dish the contestants must make. The winner also receives two other significant advantages."
2015-08-12
"n the next team challenge, the remaining home cooks will split into teams to prepare vegetarian meals for guests of the MasterChef restaurant. Teams will have access to any ingredients that they choose in the MasterChef pantry, as long as the dishes are vegetarian. The winning team will be safe from elimination, while the losing team must cook in the next pressure test and create delicious well-composed meals using various cuts from an animal head."
2015-08-19
"The cooks must create a dish that features coffee as one of the main ingredients; during the pressure test, the contestants team up to re-create an elaborate party platter."
2015-08-26
"The remaining chefs are put into teams to take over a Los Angeles restaurant, where they have to come up with two appetizers and two entr\u00e9es for dining customers. The losing team take part in a pressure test that sees them having to come up with three different pasta dishes."
2015-09-02
"In the next mystery box challenge, the Top 5 home cooks must create a dish using pear, blue cheese, tomato, portabella mushroom, and chocolate. The winner receives both safety from elimination and the power to choose among 4 baskets of ingredients for the elimination challenge, baskets that were put together with the help of the 3 former MasterChef winners."
2015-09-09
"The 4 remaining contestants use special ingredients from Gordon and Graham in the next team challenge. Each team must create a unique appetizer and entr\u00e9e, and create them 3 times. The losing pair face a pressure test in which they must recreate judge Christina Tosi's world-famous Chocolate Malted Layer Cake to see who will round out the Top 3."
2015-09-16
"In the next challenge, with a little help from a few other home cooks, the remaining three contestants will create dishes for 30 restaurant guests who serve an important role in the judges' culinary world. The home cook with the most number of votes will move on in the competition, while the remaining two home cooks will face the next pressure test, during which they must complete three classic MasterChef dishes. The home cook with the best dishes will move on to the finals."
2015-09-16
"In the final challenge in the MasterChef kitchen, the Top Two home cooks will have one last chance to prove to the judges that they deserve the MasterChef title by creating a three-course meal. After evaluating the final dishes, the judges will reveal America's next MasterChef, and the deserving home cook will walk away with a MasterChef trophy, a book deal and the $250,000 grand prize."
Season 7 - Masterchef
2016-06-01
"Forty of the best home cooks in America travel to Los Angeles to compete in the Battle of the Apron challenge and attempt to move forward to compete for the title, a cookbook deal, and the $250,000 grand prize. Judging the battle rounds will be Ramsay and Tosi."
2016-06-08
"The chefs have use their culinary skills as the Battle of the Apron challenge continues."
2016-06-15
"After the Battle of the Apron concludes, the Top 20 home cooks in America meet the first guest judge of the season \u2013 culinary icon Wolfgang Puck.."
2016-06-22
"The Top 18 home cooks prepare appetizers and entrees for season 6 contestant Nick Nappi on his wedding day!"
2016-06-29
"The remaining 17 home cooks are greeted by Chefs Ramsay and Tosi, as well as Season 6 winner Claudia Sandoval and guest culinary judge Aar\u00f3n S\u00e1nchez."
2016-07-06
"The remaining 16 home cooks get a very special treat leading into the next challenge as Chef Ramsay demonstrates how to properly deconstruct a lobster."
2016-07-13
"The Top 15 home cooks are challenged to serve 101 hungry veterans!"
2016-07-20
"The contestants are introduced to special culinary guest judge Edward Lee, chef and owner of 610 Magnolia in Louisville, KY."
2016-07-27
"The remaining 12 contestants are broken up into two teams to prep, cook and plate 30 dishes for teenagers celebrating their Sweet 16 birthdays."
2016-08-03
"The losing sweet-16 team members must bake a three-layer birthday cake in 90 minutes, and then the remaining contestants are taken to a vegetable patch for their next team challenge, where they'll cook for and serve 100 farmers."
2016-08-03
"The Top 10 cooks have one hour to make breakfast using a chocolate-hazelnut spread, and the winner gets to choose the dish for the next elimination challenge."
2016-08-24
"Guest judge Kevin Sbraga cooks alongside the Top 9 in the next Mystery Box Challenge, as they create an impressive dish using unique upscale ingredients. The contestants then go head-to-head in the elimination challenge, cooking with either fresh salmon or canned salmon."
2016-08-24
"The Top Eight remaining contenders must battle through a three-part potato proficiency challenge.. Guest judge Kevin Sbraga."
2016-08-31
"Three basic utensils are used by the Top 7 contestants in a mystery-box challenge."
2016-08-31
"The 6 remaining contestants compete in the series' classic pop-up restaurant challenge."
2016-09-07
"The 5 remaining contestants are introduced to special culinary guest judge Richard Blais \u2013 chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author \u2013 who reveals the seventh Mystery Box challenge. The winner will avoid competing in the elimination challenge and the remaining contestants are given five minutes to shop for a basket full of twenty ingredients. With an unexpected twist in the competition, one is eliminated."
2016-09-07
"The 4 remaining contestants are given 90 minutes to prepare either a halibut or duck entr\u00e9e for VIP food critics in the Studio Box challenge. The winning team will be exempt from the elimination challenge and the losing team will face the Pressure Test to recreate three pork dishes."
2016-09-13
"In the next challenge, with help from some familiar home cooks, the remaining 3 will have one hour to prepare an amazing appetizer dish. The contestants will then have one hour to create entrees and one hour to create a dessert. After evaluating the final dishes, the judges will reveal America's next MasterChef, and the deserving home cook will walk away with the trophy, a book deal, and the $250,000 grand prize."
2016-09-14
"The contestants will have one hour to create entrees and an hour to create a dessert. After evaluating the final dishes, the judges will reveal America's next MASTERCHEF, and the deserving home cook will walk away with a MASTERCHEF trophy, a book deal and the $250,000 grand prize."
Season 8 - Masterchef
2017-05-31
"In the Season Eight premiere episode, 40 of America's best home cooks travel to Los Angeles to compete in the MASTERCHEF Battle for a White Apron challenge, during which they will face off against each other to try to earn a place in the Top 20. Judging the battle rounds will be Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi, and new judge and award-winning chef Aar\u00f3n S\u00e1nchez, who will taste for flavor, creativity and presentation. After each battle, the judges will decide whom they think deserves to make it to the next round and a chance to compete for the coveted title."
2017-06-07
"In Part Two of the Battle for a White Apron, the remaining chefs compete for a spot in the Top 20. Only nine aprons remain and it will be up to the judges to decide who makes it and who goes home."
2017-06-14
"Top 20 will have to take 12 of the most popular ingredients found on any American home cook\u2019s shopping list and make the judges a MASTERCHEF-worthy dish."
2017-06-21
"The top 19 chefs will have to prepare and cook fresh fish for 101 lifeguards who will then vote on their favorite dish."
2017-06-28
"The Top 18 home chefs must cook some of the world's finest shellfish for their mystery box challenge."
2017-07-12
"This week on MASTERCHEF, the cooks take part in a challenging skills test, during which they must prepare racks of lamb with fine artistry. Those who fail to impress the judges will face an elimination challenge that includes recreating Gordon Ramsay's signature lamb chop dish. It is then up to the judges to decide who will leave the kitchen."
2017-07-19
"The home cooks travel for The Belvedere restaurant in Beverly Hills, to take over the dining room breakfast service in two teams."
2017-07-26
"The Top 15 are given a mystery box challenge that tasks them with creating a dish featuring a different body part of a cow."
2017-08-02
"The kitchen is transformed into a full dining room to welcome purveyors of local ingredients, including butchers, vegetable farmers, beekeepers and herb growers, when the contestants split up for a team challenge using their guests' products. Later, the losing team must prepare cannoli as part of a pressure test."
2017-08-09
"Reigning champion Shaun O'Neale returns and chooses ingredients from his cookbook to be part of the mystery-box challenge. The winner will receive an advantage moving forward, while the other chefs to battle in a coconut-theme elimination challenge."
2017-08-16
"The Top 12 head to Las Vegas for a team challenge in which they serve 50 VIPs in entertainment and hospitality at Caesars Palace for its 50th Anniversary party. Each guest will taste both teams' dishes and then cast a vote for their favorite dish."
2017-08-23
"The Top 11 are given a bag of live crawfish and have to cook them in order to extract the most meat possible. The six weakest cooks go head-to-head in an elimination challenge, during which they make a crawfish dish created by Gordon Ramsay. Then, the Top 10 face a chicken-and-potato team challenge."
2017-08-23
"The six weakest cooks go head-to-head in an elimination challenge, during which they make a crawfish dish created by Gordon Ramsay. Then, the Top 10 face a chicken-and-potato team challenge."
2017-08-30
"In this week's mystery box challenge, the Top Nine must create a dish that is reminiscent of their favorite family breakfast, using Nutella as the key ingredient. The winner gets a huge advantage moving forward, leaving the rest of the chefs to pair up for a Mexican-themed tag team challenge."
2017-08-30
"The Top Eight head to Big Bear Lake to cook fresh fish."
2017-09-06
"In this week's mystery box challenge, the Top 7 must create an Asian-inspired dish that centers around one of the most prominent utensils in culinary history - chopsticks! The winner gets a huge advantage moving forward, leaving the remaining home cooks to compete in a pasta-themed elimination challenge."
2017-09-06
"The Top 6 split up in teams for a classic MasterChef challenge - to cook for food critics, writers, and chefs at a pop-up restaurant in a Southern California vineyard."
2017-09-13
"In this week's mystery box challenge, the Top 6 get a special treat as their family members join them in the MasterChef kitchen. The contestants will then have to cook a dish inspired by their families before competing in an elimination test that will send one or more of them home."
2017-09-13
"The remaining home cooks will face a series of skills tests that will determine who will make it to the finale."
2017-09-20
"The remaining chefs compete for the trophy and the $250,000 prize with guest judge Joe Bastianich."
2017-09-20
"The remaining chefs compete for the trophy and the $250,000 prize with guest judge Joe Bastianich."
Season 9 - Masterchef
2018-05-30
"Judges Gordon Ramsay, Aar\u00f3n S\u00e1nchez and Joe Bastianich each will have eight aprons to hand out to the home cooks whom they deem worthy \u2013 and they then will mentor those contestants throughout the competition."
2018-05-30
"The three judges each choose eight home cooks to mentor throughout the competition."
2018-06-06
"Forty-three of America\u2019s finest home cooks compete in the Battle of the Apron challenge, during which they will face off against each other to earn a spot in the Top 24."
2018-06-06
"In the first mystery box challenge of the season, the Top 24 must prep, cook, and plate one dish featuring an ingredient unique to each of their home states."
2018-06-13
"In the first skills test of the season, MASTERCHEF host\/judge\/executive producer Gordon Ramsay teaches the home cooks how to properly break down a crab, before the contestants must replicate his work. The contestants whose skills don't cut it, face an elimination challenge during which Ramsay will show them how to make his signature Crab Benedict dish. It is then up to the judges to decide who stays and who goes home."
2018-06-20
"The Top 20 venture out of the kitchen and head to the historic Anheuser Busch brewery in Los Angeles for their first team challenge of the season. The two teams must cook a beer-infused lunch for more than 100 employees at the brewery who will each place a vote on his or her favorite dish. The team that receives the least amount of votes will head back to the kitchen for a banana cream pie pressure test that will determine who will be eliminated."
2018-06-27
"The contestants face a mystery box challenge where they must create a dish using one common ingredient\u2014walnuts. The winner will receive three huge advantages. Later, the kitchen welcomes American soccer legend and Fox Sports soccer analyst Alexi Lalas, who will introduce a street food-themed elimination challenge that involves popular food among soccer fans in various countries."
2018-07-11
"The contestants cook for Season 7 winner Shaun O'Neale's wedding."
2018-07-18
"The contestants face a mystery box filled with fresh seafood and must create a dish using two items from it. The chefs who fail to impress the judges will face an elimination challenge and be asked to upgrade one of the most popular frozen dinner dishes, Salisbury Steak."
2018-07-25
"The remaining home cooks pair up for a skills test to create a restaurant-quality dish featuring five ingredients\u2014only to leave one contestant without a pair. The contestant cooking solo gets a huge advantage in the challenge and gets the opportunity to cook alongside his-her mentor.The chefs who fail to impress the judges will face an elimination challenge and create the ever-challenging cheese souffl\u00e9 in just 40 minutes."
2018-08-01
"The Top 14 contestants are split into two teams to compete in a fine dining challenge and are to cook 39 dishes for a group of very discerning judges who have big expectations. Contestants are surprised when diners are revealed and forced to scramble and alter their dishes to accommodate the guests. Ultimately the winning team\u2019s recipe will be printed in Family Circle Magazine. The losing team will compete in a cupcake pressure test with special guest and pastry chef Christina Tosi."
2018-08-08
"The contestants must make a dish that features a deep-fried element as the judges cook alongside them; the elimination challenge features a citrus-centered dish."
2018-08-15
"The Top 12 face their third skills test and replicate the proper way to break down a halibut. Those who fail to impress the judges are then tasked with creating a stunning original dish using their broken-down fish. Some contestants yield a bountiful filet, while others offer up a poor portion of protein."
2018-08-22
"The cooks split into two teams and must serve 100 dishes to airmen in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the March Air Reserve Base."
2018-08-22
"The contestants learn they will be competing in the Tag Team Challenge."
2018-08-29
"The remaining home cooks must serve restaurant-quality dishes to 25 California firefighters."
2018-08-29
"A mystery box challenge involving food scraps; a mystery box challenge involving fresh ingredients."
2018-09-05
"The Top Six face the Restaurant Takeover Challenge at Providence in Los Angeles. The home cooks split into two teams and must feed a dining room filled with 48 guests."
2018-09-05
"Then, the remaining five receive a heart-warming mystery box challenge in which contestants will create a dish inspired by their loved-one."
2018-09-12
"The cooks face a series of pressure-filled skills tests using beef; the two weakest contestants go head-to-head."
2018-09-12
"The final four split into two teams to cook one entr\u00e9e for the judges' mentors: chefs Daniel Boulud, Jonathan Waxman and Lidia Bastianich; an elimination leaves three cooks moving on to the finale."
2018-09-19
"The three remaining home cooks must each prepare a three-course menu for the judges."
2018-09-19
"The three remaining home cooks must each prepare a three-course menu for the judges; the home cook with the best overall menu wins the prize and the coveted title of MasterChef."
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"Thirty-six home cooks arrive with the intent of being placed in the Top 20, but the contestants must pass the audition rounds and impress the judges to earn the coveted apron; the contestants hope to earn a valuable \"Judges' Pass.\""
2019-06-05
"Only eight aprons are left for the hopeful home cooks to earn so they can pass through the audition rounds, where they have less than 45 minutes to prepare their signature dish and leave the judges wanting for more before the Top 20 are chosen."
2019-06-12
"The Top 20 must quickly demonstrate their culinary expertise before they encounter their first mystery box challenge, where they must create a Ramsay-inspired dish, but only 18 home cooks can progress further in the competition."
2019-06-19
"In two teams of nine cooks, the Top 18 prepare for a 10th anniversary-themed pool party by preparing food for 100 important guests that include former \"MasterChef\" winners and contestants, but only one team can earn immunity."
2019-06-20
"The team who failed to impress the pool party guests are given only 45 minutes to completely break down a chicken and prepare it into a delectable dish, but one contestant will be forced to surrender their apron after the timer runs out."
2019-06-26
"Model Alessandra Ambrosio offers input for the Top 17's next mystery box challenge, which includes an additional twist that throws some cooks off balance, but only 15 home cooks can be chosen to continue on to the next round."
2019-06-27
"The remaining home cooks face another elimination challenge in which they have 60 minutes to closely replicate the dish du jour, tarte Tatin that must be prepared with silky cr\u00e8me anglaise sauce, or risk surrendering their apron and going home."
2019-07-10
"The top 16 cooks fight for immunity in a challenge to create an authentic three-course Italian meal."
2019-07-11
"With two eliminations on the line, the pressure is on for the losing team in the tag-team challenge."
2019-07-17
"The home cooks split into two teams to prepare 45 meals for Gerron Hurt's wedding."
2019-07-18
"The cooks have 60 minutes to present their best beef dish to the judges."
2019-07-24
"The top 13 must break down Alaskan king crabs; the contestants cook for chef Masaharu Morimoto."
2019-07-25
"Contestants must create a sweet dish and a savory dish from a surprise ingredient; an elimination."
2019-07-31
"In under 75 minutes, the contestants must replicate a cake for the judges."
2019-08-01
"Special guest judge Candace Nelson gives the home cooks 75 minutes to create one dozen macarons."
2019-08-07
"The top 10 contestants test their speed in a special team challenge at the Irwindale Speedway, where they have 75 minutes to cook for 101 race car crew members."
2019-08-08
"The contestants face a mystery box challenge with more mystery ingredients than ever before."
2019-08-14
"The cooks are introduced to Grant Achatz, who shows the them the art of unconventional plating."
2019-08-15
"The cooks produce a dish with their own version of homemade sausage in less than an hour."
2019-08-21
"TV host Daphne Oz reveals the contents of the week's mystery box challenge to the top eight, leaving the contestants 60 minutes to create an elevated one-pan dish using the cast iron pan."
2019-08-28
"Loved ones of the top seven watch the contestants make their favorite family-inspired dishes."
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