The 10 members of the Red Team faced a two-round elimination challenge featuring potatoes. In the first round, they had 60 minutes to cook a classic side dish of chips and dip. Samuel, Arum and Eloise made the three best dishes, while Benjamin, Jess, Josh and Michelle served soggy chips, sending them to the second round, in which they had 60 minutes to make another a dish using potatoes. Jess and Michelle delivered exemplary dishes. While one of Benjamin’s sweet potato doughnuts was mushy, Josh’s undercooking of his potato resulted in his gnocchi being lumpy and his elimination.
The judges individually presented their respective simple dishes to the contestants in their MasterClass: George demonstrated the cooking of broccoli on a grill, Gary presented a dessert that featured chocolate and beetroot, and Matt cooked nuggets and chips. Gary helped George make his Lamb Tortellini with Butter Sauce and Yoghurt Dressing.
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MasterChef Australia Show Summary
MasterChef Australia has a different format from that of the original British MasterChef and MasterChef Goes Large formats. Initial rounds consist of a large number of hopeful contestants from across Australia individually “auditioning” by presenting a food dish before the three judges in order to gain one of 50 semi-final places. Entrants must be over 18 years old and their main source of income cannot come from preparing and cooking fresh food in a professional environment.
The semi-finalists then compete in several challenges that test their food knowledge and preparation skills. In Season 1, the top 50 competed until 20 were left, with the final 20 progressing to the main stage of the show. From Season 2 onwards, 24 contestants progress. The contestants will then be whittled down through a number of individual and team-based cooking challenges and weekly elimination rounds until a winning MasterChef is crowned. The winner plays for a prize that includes chef training from leading professional chefs, the chance to have their own cookbook published, and A$250,000 in cash.