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MasterChef Australia returns for its hugely anticipated ninth season with George, Gary and Matt, and fresh faces who will compete for the coveted crown of MasterChef Australia 2017!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Monday,19 Jun, 2017 - 23:00
  • Tuesday,20 Jun, 2017 - 09:30
  • Tuesday,20 Jun, 2017 - 13:00
  • Tuesday,20 Jun, 2017 - 18:30
  • Saturday,24 Jun, 2017 - 15:30
  • Sunday,25 Jun, 2017 - 09:00
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MasterChef Australia returns for its hugely anticipated ninth season with George, Gary and Matt, and fresh faces who will compete for the coveted crown of MasterChef Australia 2017!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Tuesday,20 Jun, 2017 - 23:00
  • Wednesday,21 Jun, 2017 - 09:30
  • Wednesday,21 Jun, 2017 - 13:30
  • Wednesday,21 Jun, 2017 - 19:00
  • Saturday,24 Jun, 2017 - 17:00
  • Sunday,25 Jun, 2017 - 10:30
#3
MasterChef Australia returns for its hugely anticipated ninth season with George, Gary and Matt, and fresh faces who will compete for the coveted crown of MasterChef Australia 2017!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Wednesday,21 Jun, 2017 - 23:00
  • Thursday,22 Jun, 2017 - 09:30
  • Thursday,22 Jun, 2017 - 13:30
  • Thursday,22 Jun, 2017 - 19:00
  • Saturday,24 Jun, 2017 - 18:00
  • Sunday,25 Jun, 2017 - 11:30
#4
MasterChef Australia returns for its hugely anticipated ninth season with George, Gary and Matt, and fresh faces who will compete for the coveted crown of MasterChef Australia 2017!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Thursday,22 Jun, 2017 - 23:00
  • Friday,23 Jun, 2017 - 09:30
  • Friday,23 Jun, 2017 - 13:30
  • Friday,23 Jun, 2017 - 19:00
  • Saturday,24 Jun, 2017 - 19:00
  • Sunday,25 Jun, 2017 - 12:30
#5
MasterChef Australia returns for its hugely anticipated ninth season with George, Gary and Matt, and fresh faces who will compete for the coveted crown of MasterChef Australia 2017!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Friday,23 Jun, 2017 - 23:00
  • Saturday,24 Jun, 2017 - 20:00
  • Sunday,25 Jun, 2017 - 13:30
  • Monday,26 Jun, 2017 - 09:30
  • Monday,26 Jun, 2017 - 13:30
  • Monday,26 Jun, 2017 - 19:00
#6
MasterChef Australia returns for its hugely anticipated ninth season with George, Gary and Matt, and fresh faces who will compete for the coveted crown of MasterChef Australia 2017!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Monday,26 Jun, 2017 - 23:00
  • Tuesday,27 Jun, 2017 - 09:30
  • Tuesday,27 Jun, 2017 - 13:00
  • Tuesday,27 Jun, 2017 - 18:30
#7
MasterChef Australia returns for its hugely anticipated ninth season with George, Gary and Matt, and fresh faces who will compete for the coveted crown of MasterChef Australia 2017!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Tuesday,27 Jun, 2017 - 23:00
  • Wednesday,28 Jun, 2017 - 09:30
  • Wednesday,28 Jun, 2017 - 13:30
  • Wednesday,28 Jun, 2017 - 19:00
#8
MasterChef Australia returns for its hugely anticipated ninth season with George, Gary and Matt, and fresh faces who will compete for the coveted crown of MasterChef Australia 2017!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Wednesday,28 Jun, 2017 - 23:00
  • Thursday,29 Jun, 2017 - 09:30
  • Thursday,29 Jun, 2017 - 13:00
  • Thursday,29 Jun, 2017 - 19:00
#9
MasterChef Australia returns for its hugely anticipated ninth season with George, Gary and Matt, and fresh faces who will compete for the coveted crown of MasterChef Australia 2017!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Thursday,29 Jun, 2017 - 23:00
  • Friday,30 Jun, 2017 - 09:30
  • Friday,30 Jun, 2017 - 13:30
  • Friday,30 Jun, 2017 - 19:00
#10
MasterChef Australia returns for its hugely anticipated ninth season with George, Gary and Matt, and fresh faces who will compete for the coveted crown of MasterChef Australia 2017!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Friday,30 Jun, 2017 - 23:00
#63
Who will be crowned the winner of MasterChef Australia 2016? The finalists are competing for a 250,000 cash prize and a column in Australia's leading premium food magazine, Delicious.
#9
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#10
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#11
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#12
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#13
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#14
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#15
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#16
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#17
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#18
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#19
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#20
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#21
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#22
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#23
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#24
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#25
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#26
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#27
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#28
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#29
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#30
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#31
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#32
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#33
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#34
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#35
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#36
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#37
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#38
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#39
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#40
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#41
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#42
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#43
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#44
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#45
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#46
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#47
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#48
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#49
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#50
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#51
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#52
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#53
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#54
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#55
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
#56
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Monday,22 May, 2017 - 19:00
  • Tuesday,23 May, 2017 - 00:00
  • Tuesday,23 May, 2017 - 08:30
  • Tuesday,23 May, 2017 - 12:30
  • Saturday,27 May, 2017 - 07:30
#57
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Tuesday,23 May, 2017 - 19:00
  • Wednesday,24 May, 2017 - 00:00
  • Wednesday,24 May, 2017 - 08:30
  • Wednesday,24 May, 2017 - 12:30
  • Saturday,27 May, 2017 - 09:00
#58
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Tuesday,23 May, 2017 - 20:00
  • Wednesday,24 May, 2017 - 01:00
  • Wednesday,24 May, 2017 - 09:30
  • Wednesday,24 May, 2017 - 13:30
  • Wednesday,24 May, 2017 - 19:00
  • Thursday,25 May, 2017 - 08:30
  • Thursday,25 May, 2017 - 12:30
  • Saturday,27 May, 2017 - 10:00
#59
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Wednesday,24 May, 2017 - 20:00
  • Thursday,25 May, 2017 - 00:00
  • Thursday,25 May, 2017 - 09:30
  • Thursday,25 May, 2017 - 13:30
  • Saturday,27 May, 2017 - 11:00
#60
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Thursday,25 May, 2017 - 19:00
  • Friday,26 May, 2017 - 00:00
  • Friday,26 May, 2017 - 08:30
  • Friday,26 May, 2017 - 12:30
  • Saturday,27 May, 2017 - 12:00
#61
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Friday,26 May, 2017 - 19:00
  • Saturday,27 May, 2017 - 00:00
  • Saturday,27 May, 2017 - 14:00
  • Sunday,28 May, 2017 - 09:00
  • Sunday,28 May, 2017 - 12:35
#62
MasterChef Australia is back with George, Gary and Matt, and the search is on, to crown Australia's 2015 MasterChef!
Upcoming Airings:
  • Saturday,27 May, 2017 - 15:30
  • Sunday,28 May, 2017 - 19:00
  • Sunday,28 May, 2017 - 23:30
  • Monday,29 May, 2017 - 08:30
  • Monday,29 May, 2017 - 12:30
MasterClass 2
Join in as chefs share their favourite recipes in today's MasterClass.
MasterClass 3
Join in as chefs share their favourite recipes in today's MasterClass.
MasterClass 4
Join in as chefs share their favourite recipes in today's MasterClass.
MasterClass 5
Join in as chefs share their favourite recipes in today's MasterClass.
Top 50 - Audition Dish
50 potential contestants arrive at Docklands and cook their best Audition Dish for the Judges in the hope of earning an apron into the Top 24.
Top 50 - Audition Dish
50 potential contestants arrive at Docklands and cook their best Audition Dish for the Judges in the hope of earning an apron into the Top 24.
Invention And Pressure Tests
18 contestants go into the second day of the top 50. In Part 1, contestants are put through the invention test of their core skills and in Part 2, remaining contestants go through a pressure test.
Invention And Pressure Tests
18 contestants go into the second day of the top 50. In Part 1, contestants are put through the invention test of their core skills and in Part 2, remaining contestants go through a pressure test.
Mystery Box
It's day one in the MasterChef kitchen and our contestants meet with their first Mystery Box challenge. The winners of Seasons 1-5 walk in and each has chosen an ingredient that is significant to them.
Kylie Kwong Elimination Challenge
The contestants get introduced to a new guest mentor - Kylie Kwong. The elimination challenge is split into three rounds with a Chinese cooking challenge in the first round.
Kylie Kwong Elimination Challenge
The contestants get introduced to a new guest mentor - Kylie Kwong. The elimination challenge is split into three rounds with a Chinese cooking challenge in the first round.
Mystery Box And Invention Test
Contestants have 60 minutes to cook a dish using at least one of the following ingredients - whole chicken, pineapple, pistachio nuts, beetroot, cinnamon, yoghurt, thyme and liquorice.
Pressure Test With Chef Shannon Bennett
Four cooks are up for elimination today where they undergo a pressure test with Chef Shannon Bennett.
Pressure Test With Chef Shannon Bennett
Four cooks are up for elimination today where they undergo a pressure test with Chef Shannon Bennett.
Team Challenge - Upstairs Downstairs
The contestants are split into two teams and each team is responsible for running a lunch service at a popular restaurant. They have to come up with their own menu and pricing for approximately 60 people.
Team Challenge - Upstairs Downstairs
The contestants are split into two teams and each team is responsible for running a lunch service at a popular restaurant. They have to come up with their own menu and pricing for approximately 60 people.
Elimination Challenge
The losing team from the offsite challenge has to compete against each other in a 3-round elimination. Cook three great dishes using only one snapper.
Elimination Challenge
The losing team from the offsite challenge has to compete against each other in a 3-round elimination. Cook three great dishes using only one snapper.
Behind The Scenes
Class of 2014 takes us behind the scenes, and provide a unique glimpse into the contestants' private lives with interviews, unseen audition footage and much much more.
Behind The Scenes
Class of 2014 takes us behind the scenes, and provide a unique glimpse into the contestants' private lives with interviews, unseen audition footage and much much more.
Mystery Box - Maggie Beer
The contestants discover eight difficult ingredients in a Mystery Box set by Maggie Beer and are given only one hour to cook their best dish.
Mystery Box - Maggie Beer
The contestants discover eight difficult ingredients in a Mystery Box set by Maggie Beer and are given only one hour to cook their best dish.
Elimination Challenge - Pressure Test
Three contestants are up for elimination in the pressure test and their challenge is to cook a dish brought in by Alla Wolf Tasker. It is a highly technical seafood dish and they have two hours to cook.
Elimination Challenge - Pressure Test
Three contestants are up for elimination in the pressure test and their challenge is to cook a dish brought in by Alla Wolf Tasker. It is a highly technical seafood dish and they have two hours to cook.
Immunity Challenge - Mini Mystery Box
Contestants have 30 minutes to make four amuse bouche using the tiny ingredients under their tiny mystery box in this challenge. The winner competes against the young chef of the year for immunity.
Immunity Challenge - Mini Mystery Box
Contestants have 30 minutes to make four amuse bouche using the tiny ingredients under their tiny mystery box in this challenge. The winner competes against the young chef of the year for immunity.
Team Challenge - Mirror The Menu
Teams have to replicate a three course meal for 30 guests where only the captain and vice-captain get to see and taste the original dishes in the restaurants.
Team Challenge - Mirror The Menu
Teams have to replicate a three course meal for 30 guests where only the captain and vice-captain get to see and taste the original dishes in the restaurants.
Elimination Challenge / MasterClass 1
In this 3-round elimination, time and ingredients gradually diminish after each round as contestants fight for their chance to stay in the MasterChef kitchen.
Elimination Challenge / MasterClass 1
In this 3-round elimination, time and ingredients gradually diminish after each round as contestants fight for their chance to stay in the MasterChef kitchen.
Mystery Box And Reverse Invention Test
The contestants have to make a dish that could work as a staff meal from the ingredients in their mystery boxes. The winner will have a 'never seen before' advantage in the next challenge.
Mystery Box And Reverse Invention Test
The contestants have to make a dish that could work as a staff meal from the ingredients in their mystery boxes. The winner will have a 'never seen before' advantage in the next challenge.
Pressure Test Elimination
Set as the hardest pressure test ever on MasterChef, the contestants have to replicate Christy Tania's Mango Alfonso which has 10 elements in it, the main one being choux pastry buns.
Pressure Test Elimination
Set as the hardest pressure test ever on MasterChef, the contestants have to replicate Christy Tania's Mango Alfonso which has 10 elements in it, the main one being choux pastry buns.
Chin Chin Immunity
Contestants have to cook-off against each other in a mini challenge to decide who will compete against guest chef Benjamin Cooper. Each contestant has to choose one out of 5 chillies with differing heat.
Chin Chin Immunity
Contestants have to cook-off against each other in a mini challenge to decide who will compete against guest chef Benjamin Cooper. Each contestant has to choose one out of 5 chillies with differing heat.
Team Dessert Degustation
Teams have to create a four course dessert degustation, the first course has to be a preset table while the last needs to have a hot element. Each course has to feature a core ingredient as given.
Team Dessert Degustation
Teams have to create a four course dessert degustation, the first course has to be a preset table while the last needs to have a hot element. Each course has to feature a core ingredient as given.
Gumbo Elimination
Members of the losing team in the previous challenge have to face off in a blind taste test. Their task is to taste a mystery dish and write down as many ingredients as they can from that.
Gumbo Elimination
Members of the losing team in the previous challenge have to face off in a blind taste test. Their task is to taste a mystery dish and write down as many ingredients as they can from that.
Power Pick Invention Test
The winner from the previous mystery box challenge gets to decide the core protein, the time and the cuisine that everyone has to cook with.
Power Pick Invention Test
The winner from the previous mystery box challenge gets to decide the core protein, the time and the cuisine that everyone has to cook with.
Power Pick Invention Test
The winner from the previous mystery box challenge gets to decide the core protein, the time and the cuisine that everyone has to cook with.
St Crispin Pressure Test
The Pressure Test is set by the two co-head chefs from St Crispin. They brought in two dishes, one sweet and one savoury, which the contestants have to replicate in two hours.
St Crispin Pressure Test
The Pressure Test is set by the two co-head chefs from St Crispin. They brought in two dishes, one sweet and one savoury, which the contestants have to replicate in two hours.
St Crispin Pressure Test
The Pressure Test is set by the two co-head chefs from St Crispin. They brought in two dishes, one sweet and one savoury, which the contestants have to replicate in two hours.
Matt Stone Immunity Challenge
Three contestants participate in an instant knock-out round where they will touch, smell and taste cheeses in an attempt to name them correctly. The last one standing gets to cook for immunity.
Matt Stone Immunity Challenge
Three contestants participate in an instant knock-out round where they will touch, smell and taste cheeses in an attempt to name them correctly. The last one standing gets to cook for immunity.
Matt Stone Immunity Challenge
Three contestants participate in an instant knock-out round where they will touch, smell and taste cheeses in an attempt to name them correctly. The last one standing gets to cook for immunity.
Queen Vic Market Team Challenge
Contestants break up into four teams to run their own stall at the Queen Vic Night Market. Each team will be judged on how much profit they made, above what they spend on their produce.
Queen Vic Market Team Challenge
Contestants break up into four teams to run their own stall at the Queen Vic Night Market. Each team will be judged on how much profit they made, above what they spend on their produce.
Queen Vic Market Team Challenge
Contestants break up into four teams to run their own stall at the Queen Vic Night Market. Each team will be judged on how much profit they made, above what they spend on their produce.
Time Auction Elimination
Each contestant starts off with 100 minutes at hand. They then bid for the ingredients using the time they have and will use the remaining to prepare and cook their dish.
Time Auction Elimination
Each contestant starts off with 100 minutes at hand. They then bid for the ingredients using the time they have and will use the remaining to prepare and cook their dish.
Time Auction Elimination
Each contestant starts off with 100 minutes at hand. They then bid for the ingredients using the time they have and will use the remaining to prepare and cook their dish.
Mystery Box/Chocolate Invention
The winner of the mystery box challenge gets to put the contestants into 5 teams of 3 where they have to produce one sweet and one savoury dish using chocolate.
Mystery Box/Chocolate Invention
The winner of the mystery box challenge gets to put the contestants into 5 teams of 3 where they have to produce one sweet and one savoury dish using chocolate.
Mystery Box/Chocolate Invention
The winner of the mystery box challenge gets to put the contestants into 5 teams of 3 where they have to produce one sweet and one savoury dish using chocolate.
Nobu Pressure Test
The challenge is set at Nobu and the contestants have to make 4 of Nobu's sushi plates in 90 minutes. They did not have recipes and only got a demonstration at the start from Nobu instead.
Nobu Pressure Test
The challenge is set at Nobu and the contestants have to make 4 of Nobu's sushi plates in 90 minutes. They did not have recipes and only got a demonstration at the start from Nobu instead.
Nobu Pressure Test
The challenge is set at Nobu and the contestants have to make 4 of Nobu's sushi plates in 90 minutes. They did not have recipes and only got a demonstration at the start from Nobu instead.
Immunity Challenge - Jock Zonfrillo
The top 3 contestants from the Invention Test cooked with a chosen 'weapon' in 45 minutes. The winner gets to compete against Jack Zonfrillo for immunity, where he decides on the theme of the ingredients.
Immunity Challenge - Jock Zonfrillo
The top 3 contestants from the Invention Test cooked with a chosen 'weapon' in 45 minutes. The winner gets to compete against Jack Zonfrillo for immunity, where he decides on the theme of the ingredients.
Immunity Challenge - Jock Zonfrillo
The top 3 contestants from the Invention Test cooked with a chosen 'weapon' in 45 minutes. The winner gets to compete against Jack Zonfrillo for immunity, where he decides on the theme of the ingredients.
Team Challenge - Wedding Anniversary
The contestants cater for a diamond wedding anniversary. They have to cook a 3-course sit down meal for 40 people - an entree, a main and a two-tiered cake.
Team Challenge - Wedding Anniversary
The contestants cater for a diamond wedding anniversary. They have to cook a 3-course sit down meal for 40 people - an entree, a main and a two-tiered cake.
Team Challenge - Wedding Anniversary
The contestants cater for a diamond wedding anniversary. They have to cook a 3-course sit down meal for 40 people - an entree, a main and a two-tiered cake.
Name That Dish Elimination
The contestants are presented with 16 classic dishes and have to write down what they think it is without tasting or touching them. The first 3 people to get dish names wrong will have to cook in round 2.
Name That Dish Elimination
The contestants are presented with 16 classic dishes and have to write down what they think it is without tasting or touching them. The first 3 people to get dish names wrong will have to cook in round 2.
Name That Dish Elimination
The contestants are presented with 16 classic dishes and have to write down what they think it is without tasting or touching them. The first 3 people to get dish names wrong will have to cook in round 2.
Mystery Box And Invention Test
The remaining hopefuls are surprised to find Marco Pierre White, waiting for them and the winner of Marco's mystery box challenge gets to choose the core ingredient for the next invention test.
Pressure Test - Marco's White Heat Dish
Three contestants are put through the pressure test and the challenge comes from Marco's iconic cookbook, White Heat.
Pressure Test - Marco's White Heat Dish
Three contestants are put through the pressure test and the challenge comes from Marco's iconic cookbook, White Heat.
Pressure Test - Marco's White Heat Dish
Three contestants are put through the pressure test and the challenge comes from Marco's iconic cookbook, White Heat.
Immunity Challenge - Donovan Cooke
The winner from an onion dicing round cooks for immunity against Donovan Cooke. The contestant has a choice between extra time or the pick of the core ingredients.
Immunity Challenge - Donovan Cooke
The winner from an onion dicing round cooks for immunity against Donovan Cooke. The contestant has a choice between extra time or the pick of the core ingredients.
Immunity Challenge - Donovan Cooke
The winner from an onion dicing round cooks for immunity against Donovan Cooke. The contestant has a choice between extra time or the pick of the core ingredients.
Team Challenge - Taxi Restaurant Offsite
In two teams, the contestants have to serve 120 diners at Taxi Kitchen with Marco in charge. They have to come up with a 3 course British-inspired menu - 2 entrees, 2 mains and 1 dessert.
Team Challenge - Taxi Restaurant Offsite
In two teams, the contestants have to serve 120 diners at Taxi Kitchen with Marco in charge. They have to come up with a 3 course British-inspired menu - 2 entrees, 2 mains and 1 dessert.
Team Challenge - Taxi Restaurant Offsite
In two teams, the contestants have to serve 120 diners at Taxi Kitchen with Marco in charge. They have to come up with a 3 course British-inspired menu - 2 entrees, 2 mains and 1 dessert.
Elimination Challenge - Invention Test
Six contestants have to cook one dish to save themselves today. The dish is risotto, the MasterChef death dish, and they have 60 minutes to cook.
Elimination Challenge - Invention Test
Six contestants have to cook one dish to save themselves today. The dish is risotto, the MasterChef death dish, and they have 60 minutes to cook.
Elimination Challenge - Invention Test
Six contestants have to cook one dish to save themselves today. The dish is risotto, the MasterChef death dish, and they have 60 minutes to cook.
Mystery Box - Glory Box
The contestants walk in to see only 2 benches with mystery boxes in the kitchen. One leads to a pressure test while the other keeps someone safe for the entire week. Who volunteers in this challenge?
Mystery Box - Glory Box
The contestants walk in to see only 2 benches with mystery boxes in the kitchen. One leads to a pressure test while the other keeps someone safe for the entire week. Who volunteers in this challenge?
Mystery Box - Glory Box
The contestants walk in to see only 2 benches with mystery boxes in the kitchen. One leads to a pressure test while the other keeps someone safe for the entire week. Who volunteers in this challenge?
Pressure Test - Vikas Khanna
Four contestants face off in a pressure test, they must recreate Vikas Khanna's Michelin Star Indian dish - Rose Tea Smoked Chicken Tikka Masala in 75 minutes.
Pressure Test - Vikas Khanna
Four contestants face off in a pressure test, they must recreate Vikas Khanna's Michelin Star Indian dish - Rose Tea Smoked Chicken Tikka Masala in 75 minutes.
Pressure Test - Vikas Khanna
Four contestants face off in a pressure test, they must recreate Vikas Khanna's Michelin Star Indian dish - Rose Tea Smoked Chicken Tikka Masala in 75 minutes.
Mystery Box - Wood Or Steel
The eliminated contestants return for another chance and have to choose between two mystery boxes in front of them - one wooden and one silver.
Mystery Box - Wood Or Steel
The eliminated contestants return for another chance and have to choose between two mystery boxes in front of them - one wooden and one silver.
Mystery Box - Wood Or Steel
The eliminated contestants return for another chance and have to choose between two mystery boxes in front of them - one wooden and one silver.
Team Challenge - Starlight Foundation
In two teams, the contestants have to put on a 6-course degustation for 50 guests to raise money for Starlight. The team who raises the most money will win the chance to cook in the reward challenge.
Team Challenge - Starlight Foundation
In two teams, the contestants have to put on a 6-course degustation for 50 guests to raise money for Starlight. The team who raises the most money will win the chance to cook in the reward challenge.
The Ultimate Reward Challenge
Contestants play for the power apron - whoever wins it will have control over every challenge in the following week. They will be able to control what, how and sometimes who cooks in each challenge.
The Ultimate Reward Challenge
Contestants play for the power apron - whoever wins it will have control over every challenge in the following week. They will be able to control what, how and sometimes who cooks in each challenge.
Mystery Box And Invention Test
The ingredients in the mystery box is chosen by the power apron holder and the contestants have 45 minutes to cook and gain protection from the power apron.
Pressure Test - Croquembouche
Three contestants face elimination today. To stay, they have to make a croquembouche but there is only one recipe in the kitchen. Matt rips it into 3 parts, one for each contestant.
Pressure Test - Croquembouche
Three contestants face elimination today. To stay, they have to make a croquembouche but there is only one recipe in the kitchen. Matt rips it into 3 parts, one for each contestant.
Immunity Challenge - Head To Tail
In the first round, contestants have to cook a bar snack using beer and the winner gets to cook against a chef for immunity.
Immunity Challenge - Head To Tail
In the first round, contestants have to cook a bar snack using beer and the winner gets to cook against a chef for immunity.
Team Challenge - Great Ocean Road
The contestants have to cook a sharing banquet for a group of 20 food producers using their amazing produce from the local 'great ocean road' region. Teams have to 'buy' using time as their currency.
Team Challenge - Great Ocean Road
The contestants have to cook a sharing banquet for a group of 20 food producers using their amazing produce from the local 'great ocean road' region. Teams have to 'buy' using time as their currency.
Elimination Challenge - Mexican
In the first round, pairs have to produce one savoury Mexican dish in 45 minutes and the losing team faces off against each other, making a sweet Mexican dish in 60 minutes.
Elimination Challenge - Mexican
In the first round, pairs have to produce one savoury Mexican dish in 45 minutes and the losing team faces off against each other, making a sweet Mexican dish in 60 minutes.
Mystery Box - Choose The Box
The contestants discover that their box contains six of the same item and each contestant has a different item. They need to barter as many or as few items as they like with other contestants.
Mystery Box - Choose The Box
The contestants discover that their box contains six of the same item and each contestant has a different item. They need to barter as many or as few items as they like with other contestants.
Pressure Test - Gelato Messina
The contestants face off in a Pressure Test and must re-create a dish by Nick Palumbo from Gelato Messsina; the classic choc top. They have 120 minutes cook time and 15 minutes assembly time.
Pressure Test - Gelato Messina
The contestants face off in a Pressure Test and must re-create a dish by Nick Palumbo from Gelato Messsina; the classic choc top. They have 120 minutes cook time and 15 minutes assembly time.
Immunity Challenge - John Lawson
The contestants have to race to match cuts of beef from where it comes from on a cow. The first one to do it will win the right to cook for immunity.
Immunity Challenge - John Lawson
The contestants have to race to match cuts of beef from where it comes from on a cow. The first one to do it will win the right to cook for immunity.
Team Challenge - Asian Night Market
The contestants cook in 4 teams of 2 for 200 MasterChef superfans who will be arriving in 2.5 hours. Each team is allocated an Asian cuisine and a chef mentor to help them.
Team Challenge - Asian Night Market
The contestants cook in 4 teams of 2 for 200 MasterChef superfans who will be arriving in 2.5 hours. Each team is allocated an Asian cuisine and a chef mentor to help them.
Elimination Challenge - Recipe Review
The bottom two teams from yesterday's market challenge have to face an elimination. They have to recreate a signature dish from Dave Verhuell with only a review from Matt Preston to guide them.
Elimination Challenge - Recipe Review
The bottom two teams from yesterday's market challenge have to face an elimination. They have to recreate a signature dish from Dave Verhuell with only a review from Matt Preston to guide them.
Heston In Da House
Contestants have 1 hour to cook a dish to impress Heston, using only the ingredients they find in the house. They only have one burner and they must all share the other pieces of equipment.
Heston In Da House
Contestants have 1 hour to cook a dish to impress Heston, using only the ingredients they find in the house. They only have one burner and they must all share the other pieces of equipment.
Pressure Test - Heston Cook Along
The contestants must cook along with Heston to recreate his Beetroot Risotto. They don't have a recipe, they must listen and watch Heston in order to know what to do.
Pressure Test - Heston Cook Along
The contestants must cook along with Heston to recreate his Beetroot Risotto. They don't have a recipe, they must listen and watch Heston in order to know what to do.
Service Challenge - Pimp My Pub
Contestants walk into a local pub and find out their challenge is to 'pimp' the pub menu and run a service with Heston at the helm.
Service Challenge - Pimp My Pub
Contestants walk into a local pub and find out their challenge is to 'pimp' the pub menu and run a service with Heston at the helm.
Heston - 5 Senses
The contestants have to face a challenge based on the 5 senses, all of them had to highlight 'taste' in their dish, but on top of that, each cook was allocated one of the remaining four senses.
Heston - 5 Senses
The contestants have to face a challenge based on the 5 senses, all of them had to highlight 'taste' in their dish, but on top of that, each cook was allocated one of the remaining four senses.
Heston - Elimination
The contestants facing elimination have to create a dish that is delicious yet deceptive in some way -- where something on the plate is not as it seemed.
Heston - Elimination
The contestants facing elimination have to create a dish that is delicious yet deceptive in some way -- where something on the plate is not as it seemed.
Semi Finals Week - Pressure Test
The contestants lifted their lids to find that they all have different ingredients - ingredients picked by their loved ones and a letter wishing them luck as they enter Finals Week.
Semi Finals Week - Pressure Test
The contestants lifted their lids to find that they all have different ingredients - ingredients picked by their loved ones and a letter wishing them luck as they enter Finals Week.
Semi Finals Week - Prove Your Place
No rules, no restraints - the contestants can choose to cook whatever they want in 90 minutes as long as it is joyful, creative, delicious and inspiring.
Semi Finals Week - Prove Your Place
No rules, no restraints - the contestants can choose to cook whatever they want in 90 minutes as long as it is joyful, creative, delicious and inspiring.
Semi Finals Week - The Duel
The top four faces a series of 3 duel cook offs. Each cook is 30 mins and have a particular cuisine and protein that the contestants have to cook with.
Semi Finals Week - The Duel
The top four faces a series of 3 duel cook offs. Each cook is 30 mins and have a particular cuisine and protein that the contestants have to cook with.
Vue De Monde - Service Challenge
Three contestants compete in a service challenge at the 3-hatted Vue de Monde to see who will win an important advantage in the last elimination before the semi final.
Vue De Monde - Service Challenge
Three contestants compete in a service challenge at the 3-hatted Vue de Monde to see who will win an important advantage in the last elimination before the semi final.
Pressure Test - Chocolate Forest Floor
Three contestants face a Pressure Test to decide who ends up in the Top 3. They have to make a signature dessert by Martin Benn from Sepia, the Chocolate Forest Floor. in 3 hours.
Pressure Test - Chocolate Forest Floor
Three contestants face a Pressure Test to decide who ends up in the Top 3. They have to make a signature dessert by Martin Benn from Sepia, the Chocolate Forest Floor. in 3 hours.
Service Challenge - Semi Final
The Top 3 each have to cook two courses for 20 people on their own and the judges - a main and dessert. The least impressive performer will not go through to the grand finale.
Service Challenge - Semi Final
The Top 3 each have to cook two courses for 20 people on their own and the judges - a main and dessert. The least impressive performer will not go through to the grand finale.
Grand Finale
The final two contestants must cook a Mystery Box. They lift the lid and there is nothing underneath, they must take turns in deciding what ingredients they will both be cooking with.
MCG - Battle of the Sexes
22 brand new contestants arrive at Melbourne's iconic MCG to settle one of the oldest rivalries of all -- Men vs. Women. The teams cook their interpretation of a family dinner.
Protein Pick - Face-Off
The Battle of the Sexes continues, but this time contestants cook individually, with the bottom six facing an elimination challenge.
MasterClass 1
The first MasterClass of the season.
Boot Camp: Lamb
Battle Of The Sexes continues in Barossa Valley. The contestants must break down a lamb carcass in relay style, with 3 minutes each, until one team has ten cuts of meat.
Boot Camp: Chicken
The contestants arrive at Maggie Beer's property where Maggie demonstrates skinning a chicken in one piece and how to break it down. Each team then cooks four of Maggie Beer's recipes in tag-team style.
Boot Camp: Seafood
The contestants gather at Seppeltsfield winery, where the contestants pick their own three champions to take part in a relay shucking oysters, shelling prawns and filleting flathead.
Boot Camp: Double Elimination
Two contestants go home today after facing the protein that placed them in the bottom six, while the winners of the Battle Of The Sexes get to set the House Rules back in Melbourne.
Kid's Week
Each contestant has 60 minutes to make the best dish they can using the mystery ingredients in their lunch box. The winners go through to Round 2, where kids take over the judging.
Blindman's Pantry
The top five contestants have one minute to visit a pitch-black pantry and must cook with whatever they bring out.
Old School Rivalry
The contestants split into teams to feed 450 hungry teenagers at lunchtime.
Pressure Test - Lolly Cake
After two rounds of quick-fire pressure tests, the bottom three contestants must compete in baking an 11-layer cake, in which each layer is inspired by a traditional lolly.
Lygon St - Italian Week
Contestants separate into teams, with each team running a food stall in Lygon Street. They have three hours to cook and sell.
Pressure Test: Elimination
Contestants must make a signature dish from restaurant Stefano's in Mildura, with chef Stefano De Pieri himself helping to choose the worst dish of the night.
Pizza Restaurant Challenge
The MasterChef kitchen is turned into a pizzeria, with two teams creating 4 pizza options. Each team must cook and feed 130 diners, as well as manage home deliveries.
Italian Week
The eight losing contestants from the previous pizza battle have 60 minutes to cook an Italian inspired dish of their choice.
Wild West
The contestants travel to Perth, Western Australia, where they split into teams and catch their protein on the prawn trawlers behind them and have 60 minutes to cook.
Wild West - Guillaume: Immunity
The winning team from the Prawn Challenge gather at Guillaume where only one of them will be chosen to cook against guest chef Russell Blaikie from Must Winebar for immunnity.
Wild West - Cattle Battle
The contestants arrive at Kylagh Station, a working cattle in York, WA. Contestants split into teams and must cook a buffet lunch over an open fire for the 20 hungry stockmen and women.
Wild West - Greenhouse
The 3 worst performers from the Cattle Battle arrive at the Greenhouse kitchen, where they meet owner/chef Matt Stone. Each contestant must cook part of Matt's six-dish tasting plate menu for 80 diners.
Heaven & Hell: Mystery Box
Contestants divide into teams and must choose whether they cook the Heaven or Hell Mystery Box.
Heaven & Hell: Elimination
The two losing teams from the Heaven & Hell Mystery Box Challenge face elimination today.
Heaven & Hell: Seven Deadly Sins
Contestants split into 2 teams and have two hours to prepare a banquet for 70 diners using ingredients representing Seven Deadly Sins.
Heaven & Hell: Last Supper
The seven losing contestants from the Seven Deadly Sins service challenge must cook their own 'last supper'. Emotions run high as each contestant tells the judges the story behind their personal dish.
MasterClass 6
The sixth MasterClass of the season.
Fast Food Week: Mystery Box
It's Fast Food Week, and contestants must divide into teams and create their own version of three fast food classics -- the burger, fried chicken and a kebab.
Fast Food Week: Auction
The three losing contestants from the Mystery Box Challenge must bid for the ingredients they want to cook with in a rapid fire auction - more minutes spent means less minutes for cooking.
Fast Food Week: Rally Challenge
The contestants arrive at Max's at Red Hill Estate to discover they will be cooking club sandwiches for 50 Alfa Romeo car club enthusiasts after completing a MasterChef car rally.
Fast Food Week: Hot Dog
The five losing contestants from the Rally Challenge must recreate guest chef Daniel Wilson's 'Perfect Hot Dog'.
MasterClass 7
The seventh MasterClass of the season.
Identical Twins
Contestants must work in pairs to make the same dish where each dish must be identical in taste and appearance. The twist: they will not be able to see or taste their partner's dish.
The Freezer
Guest chef Nick Palumbo from Sydney's Gelato Messina joins contestants as they attempt to recreate his famous Black Forest Cake while 'cooking' in a giant freezer.
Butter Invention Test
Contestants must cook one sweet and one savoury featuring the 'hero' ingredient: butter. The winning team earns an immunity pin for one member and a triumphant return to the competition for the other.
MasterClass 8
The eighth MasterClass of the season.
Hungry For Love Week: Mystery Box
It's the week of love on MasterChef and as a gift, contestants are to put together a Mystery Box for another contestant.
Pressure Test Elimination
Tonight, the 'Queen of Chocolate', Kirsten Tibballs, reveals her complicated layered ""Louros"" which contestants must replicate perfectly to avoid elimination.
Hungry For Love: 50 First Dates
Contestants cook a 2-course share plate for 50 couples on their first dates, with the least impressive meal sending its contestants into the next elimination challenge.
Hungry For Love: Morning After
The contestants will work the Breakfast service at Gary's own restaurant - The Boathouse. The non cooking contestants will be their waiters.
MasterClass 9
The ninth MasterClass of the season.
Jubilee Trifle Team Challenge
It's Heston Bluemental Week in the kitchen and to kick it off, the contestants face a pressure test and must cook, in teams, Heston's Jubilee Trifle -- a dish he made for the royal family.
Heston Week: Immunity Challenge
The winning team from the Jubilee Trifle Pressure Test all have the chance to win an immunity pin, but to do so, they must cook against Heston Blumenthal and beat him!
Heston Week: Medieval Feast
The contestants are split into 2 teams and will prepare a medieval feast for a noble court of 10 knights and their ladies as well as the judges and Heston.
Stimulate The Senses Elimination
In today's elimination challenge, contestants will have 90 minutes and an open pantry to create a dish that ""stimulates all senses"", has a sense of theatre and is packed full of flavor.
MasterClass 10
The 10th MasterClass of the season.
Ossiano Elimination Challenge
In today's Elimination Challenge, contestants must prepare a dinner for 50 VIP guests using the facilities of the Ossiano Kitchen.
World Food Week: El Desko
The judges welcome the Top 8 Contestants back to Australia where World Food Week continues. It starts as a team challenge where they will be cooking lunch for the workers in Melbourne.
World Map Elimination
The losing team from the previous challenge enters the MCK to find a map of the world made of food waiting for them. Each contestant picks a continent and must cook with 1 ingredient from that area.
MasterClass 11
The 11th MasterClass of the season.
Dreams Week: Loved Ones
The Top 7 contestants arrive at an empty MCK where the judges tell them they will be not be competing in a team challenge and it will not be taking place in the MCK.
Dreams Week: Dream Dishes
The Top 6 cooking contestants discuss their food dreams with the judges before being told that today they have to cook one plate of food that demonstrates their food dream.
Dreams Week: Live The Dream
The Top 6 contestants walk into Josie Bones in Collingwood and are met by ex MasterChef contestant and owner, Chris Badenoch, who acts as their mentor.
Dreams Week: Sweet Dreams
Darren Purchase and Kylie Millar, a MasterChef Alumni who now works with him, enter carrying the cloche containing today's pressure test - a Raspberry Rhubarb Ginger Chocolate Treat.
MasterClass 12
The 12th MasterClass of the season.
Finals Week: I Am A...
Today's challenge takes place over 2 rounds. The first round consists of a Mystery Box with 10 ingredients and the second, an Invention Test.
Finals Week: Mentor Chef
Today is the first elimination of Finals week and the contestants will be provided with some much needed motivation. Each contestat will be matched with a Mentor Chef.
Ultimate Service Challenge
Each contestant will be cooking one entrée and one main course for a full dining room of 60 in the most difficult Ultimate Service Challenge seen yet on MasterChef 2013.
Finals Week: The Duel
A culinary duel awaits where contestants will need to beat the person opposite them. The best performer in the challenge gets to pick who he will cook against, what cuisine and which protein.
MasterClass 13
The 13th MasterClass of the season.
MasterClass 1
The 1st MasterClass of the series in sunny Daylesford.
MasterClass 6
2 contestants join Gary on a trip to Glenbernie Apple Orchard for a private MasterClass where they make an apple strudel. Back at the kitchen, Matt and George make Greek and Malaysian style ribs.
MasterClass 7
The contestants cover French Cooking. Also, Audra gets the chance to step up and show the contestants what it takes to create a winning dish. She cooks her winning mega mystery dish.
MasterClass 8
Held on location at the sensational Kangaroo Island, Gary takes Ben, Audra and Mindy to Cliffords Honey farm and forage for fresh honey which he then uses to make a dessert.
MasterClass 9
Matt makes Cauliflower Ice Cream with Caramelized Bread and Gary makes a classic single serve Guinness and Beef Pie.
MasterClass 10
Guest chefs Massimo Spigaroli and Benedetta give the contestants a lesson on cooking Guinea Fowl.
Final MasterClass
The contestants join Gary to meet Anthony Puharic from Victor Churchill. He shares his expert opinion on selecting the right cut of beef for the right meal.
Top 50: Mystery Box & Elimination
The top 50 contestants watch in shock as a giant Mystery Box filled with supermarket favourites is choppered onto the island. The bottom 10 will go immediately into an Adriano Zumba chocolate elimination.
Top 45: Elimination Rounds
The remaining 45 contestants arrive on Cockatoo Island and meet new regular MasterChef judge, Matt Moran. The first challenge is a basic skills bootcamp. Complete & you're safe!
Maggie Beer Dessert Pressure Test
Contestants are given two hours to cook a trio of desserts. Many contestants choose to cook elements of their dishes in groups, automatically earning themselves a place in tomorrow's bottom 10 elimination.
Risky Business' Elimination
The bottom 10 from the Maggie Beer Challenge arrive at the Cockatoo Island Passenger Wharf. The contestants face a choice: go fishing and cook what they catch, or risk cooking with the mystery ingredient.
Desert Island Dish Cookoff
With another 6 spots in the MasterChef Top 24 up for grabs, the final 30 contestants cook with their 5 favourite ingredients to create their ultimate Desert Island Dish.
MasterClass 1
4 contestants visit Maggie Beer to learn the secrets of the perfect pastry and roast chicken. Meanwhile, the rest of the Top 24 watch Gary put a new twist on green eggs and ham.
Top 24
24 contestants are still fighting on ‰ÛÒ half will stay and half will go. They compete in what appears to be a simple but formidable taste test - to name 26 of the 30 ingredients in Aria's signature dish.
Top 24 Cooking Challenge
A contestant has pulled out of the competition to serve in the Air Force. 24 contestants walk through the door but they haven't noticed that the clock is now ticking down and the challenge has started.
1st Team Challenge: Bakery
The top 24 are woken by George to be told they will be baking bread at Sonoma bakery throughout the night for 5 of the top restaurants in Sydney, and delivering it to them.
Immunity Challenge
A contestant competes aganst guest chef, Colin Fassnidge, for immunity. The contestant has 1 hour 50 minutes with a recipe while Fassnidge has only 1 hour 40 minutes with no recipe!
Mean Fiddler Offsite Challenge
At this team challenge, contestants have to cook for up to 700 punters at one of Sydney's busiest and largest pubs on a hot summer's day.
Elimination Challenge
Contestants cook off in a Rapid Fire elimination challenge involving three rounds in which they cook off to save themselves.
Lucky Dip' Mystery Box
Contestants will be cooking with unknown ingredients and they will have to apply creativity and adaptability in their approach in order to create an outstanding dish.
Sweet & Sour' Pressure Test
The three contestants cook off making a Sweet & Sour Fried Rice. There is no recipe and the main ingredient is not named. The protein inside is also not divulged to the contestants,
Sausage Sizzle & Gelato Challenge
Two teams make gelato and sausages from scratch and sell them on the beach at Cronulla for 500 nippers and their parents.
Skills Race' Elimination
In a skills race elimination, contestants have to complete 4 pastry elements in 75 minutes - a sponge, custard, toffee and ganache and then, create a beautiful finished dessert using all 4 elements.
24 Hr Mine Challenge
Contestants head to Western Australia to face the most daunting challenge ever - cooking for 24 hours for 450 miners in a gold mine in the heart of Western Australia.
Clairault Winery Invention Test
Winners from the previous challenge got flown to Margaret River where they had to cook as individuals in an Invention Test, each contestant with a different core ingredient, chosen at random.
Canned & Frozen Invention Test
Contestants have to cook any dish they like, with as many ingredients from the pantry they like - the catch is, there are only canned and frozen goods in the pantry.
Fix That Dish' Elimination
Contestants have to take a bowl of insipid, watery, unbalanced massaman and turn it into a delicious curry, using only 8 steps each, using only use one new ingredient per step in 10 minutes.
Spanish Super Invention Test
Contestants picked their ingredients for a Spanish dish only to have them swopped with another contestant's before the challenge begins.
Asian Inspired Dessert
The challenge is to recreate an Asian inspired dessert - Pandan Chiffon Cake with Palm Sugar and Black Sesame Ice Cream.
Offsite Challenge: Vaucluse House
Teams have to produce 6 dishes with a catch - only one person can be in the kitchen at any one time and only the first person in the kitchen will see the recipes.
One Ingredient Many Ways
Contestants have to make as many dishes as they can with one chicken each in 75 minutes.
MasterClass 6
5 recipes were shared with the contestants while a private MasterClass was attended in a Malaysian kitchen with Rick Stein and Chef Wan.
Qantas First Class Challenge
Contestants have to work in pairs to cook 8 different courses chosen from Neil Perry's first class Qantas menu.
Heston Blumenthal Pressure Test
The four pressure test contestants were given Heston Blumental's perfect burger and fries to replicate, as well as producing their own creative side drink to serve with it - all in 3 hours 15 mins.
Immunity Challenge
Darren Purchese, Melbourne's answer to Adriano Zumbo, brought in a highly technical dessert to replicate, called Bananas, Rum and Caramel, in this Immunity Challenge.
Waste Not, Want Not
In two teams (red and blue), the contestants had to create a 6 course sharing menu to feed 50+ guests at the Greenhouse by Joost restaurant Circular Quay, creating as little waste as possible.
MasterClass 7
4 recipes were shared during MasterClass while three lucky contestants get to share a private MasterClass with James Privett.
Invention Pot With David Chang
All have to cook from a selection of pre‰Ûset Korean focused ingredients on the benches in a Golden Korean steaming pot. The only difference - the proteins.
Pressure Test
The pressure test was all about heart. They had to cook 4 of George's mum's Greek dishes - koupes, tzatziki and pita bread, humous and shamishi in 90 minutes.
Westfield 'Food Fight'
The contestants arrived at Westfield food precinct and were split into two random teams by George. Their challenge was to go head to head against 1 member of the other team and make the best possible dish.
MasterClass 8
The final 12 contestants attend a MasterClass for three recipes while two lucky contestants share a private MasterClass with Vincent Gadan.
Sheer It' Offsite Challenge
Contestants are whisked to regional NSW and to Matt Moran's dad's sheep farm to cook for 200 farmers and their families at Australia's biggest buffet lunch.
Stuffy & Fluffy Team Challenge
In two teams, the contestants had to cater for two very different events - one catered for a 3 course corporate for 13 VIPs while the other catered for 50 people at a 21st birthday cocktail party.
MasterClass 9
Four recipes were shared with the contestants while two lucky contestants attended three private MasterClasses in Wellington.
Mystery Box & Invention Test
The judges put a lot of emphasis on the need to win every challenge from here on out to the top ten contestants. The day was set up as a traditional MasterChef double header - mystery box & invention test.
Pressure Test & Elimination
The bottom 3 from the Middle Eastern Invention Test had to recreate exactly from a recipe: a salt crusted guinea fowl and thyme jus, as well as produce two side dishes of their own creation.
Immunity Challenge
The dish to be cooked was one off the Ormeggio menu that 'Gary picked', so neither knew what the dish was. The contestant had an advantage - a 10 minute head start over the guest chef.
Marco Pierre White Team Challenge
Each team had to cook a three course lunch menu, in their food theme, for 30 people at Felix, with just 3 hours to prep. They had to cook under English culinary food god Marco Pierre White.
Elimination Challenge
The contestants had to face 3 rounds of challenges, all based on basic kitchen techniques such as knife skills, trimming, frenching and trussing.
MasterClass 10
George, Gary and Matt shared three recipes with the MasterChef contestants while two lucky ones had a private MasterClass with Luke Nguyen from Red Lantern.
NY1: City Of Dreams
The contestants were each assigned an area of New York which they had to explore and take photos of and then come up with a dish inspired by their area.
NY2: United Nations Challenge
The contestants were told they had to cater for an Australian Mission event at the United Nations. Each of the contestants had to make one canape for the event - enough to feed 300 delegates & ambassadors.
NY3: Immunity Challenge
The immunity challenge was held in Central Park it was a cook off against Italian chef, Cesare Casella and make one of his own dishes - 'pasta amatriciana' in 60 minutes.
NY4: Ultimate Dinner Party
6 remaining contestants have to pair up and then cater for the ultimate dinner party. Each pair has to make one course, but the dish they have to make is a recipe from a top chef in New York.
MasterClass 11
The top 7 contestants attend a MasterClass with 3 guest chefs as they share 3 different recipes.
Dalai Lama Mystery Box Challenge
Remaining 7 contestants flew down to Melbourne and were floored when they were told they had to cook for one of the most recognised men on the planet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Autumn Dessert Pressure Test
The bottom three contestants from the Dalai Lama challenge had to compete in a traditional pressure test - same recipe, same ingredients, same time limit.
Qantas First Lounge
In 2 teams of 3 the contestants had to compete for the Top 5 spots in the competition. The losing team would go into an elimination where someone would go home.
MasterClass 12
Guest chefs, The Porteno Brothers, share 4 recipes with the top 5 contestants while two contestants get a private MasterClass with Mark Olive at Kur-ing-gai National Park.
Kris Kringle Mystery Box
Like a Kris Kringle present giving, the top 5 contestants were faced with a mystery box challenge where they have to choose 12 mystery ingredients for one of their competitors.
Cook For Someone You Love
An emotional love-fest with the top 5 contestants being told that they have to cook for some very special guests, people that would eclipse the likes of Heston and Marco.
Immunity Challenge
The last immunity challenge of the year. The contestant is up against Teage Ezard from Ginger Boy and Ezards in Melbourne, who brought in 3 of his entrees for them both to make: Taste of Ezards.
Worst Nightmare Challenge
The challenge is to cook a dish for George and his guests using one of the unusual core ingredients that the chefs were bringing in - pigs' tails, salsify, sea urchins, licorice and pumpkin.
MasterClass 13
The top 4 contestants share a cozy MasterClass where 3 recipes are shared as well as a private lesson with Anthea Leonard.
Sunday Challenge
Finals week kicked off with a Cookbook Challenge mentored by guest Curtis Stone. The contestants had to conceive a recipe that would then be cooked and photographed, before being tested and judged.
Maggie Beer Pressure Test
This is a regular pressure test and all the contestants had to replicate Maggie's dish to the tea: Chicken terrine, pickles and bread.
Autobiography Of Your Life Elimination
The challenge is to produce 3 courses that told the story of their life - their childhood, their formative years and where they are now. They had 3 hours and the bottom performer would be going home.
Keep Your Hat On
The final 3 each picked a course they wanted to cook and were then assigned a 3-hat restaurant in Sydney to cook at. Their job was to come up with a dish they could cook and serve during lunch.
Elimination Challenge
Adriano Zumbo returns to set a new challenge ‰ÛÒ the man who brought us the macaroon tower and The Giant Comedy Cloche of Chocolate delivers his new Tower of Terror ‰ÛÒ a gingerbread house Zumbo Style.
MasterClass 14
Top 24 Contestants are reunited back in the MCK with Gary & George hosting with guest chefs Matt Moran & Shannon Bennett.
Finale: The Best
The contestants are told there are 3 rounds to cook-off in and the winner is the person with the most points after the 3rd round (out of 100 points).