The other contestants arrived at chef Tsutomo Kodama’s Michelin-starred restaurant, where each had to cook a dish from a Japanese eight course degustation menu under George’s mentorship, and the two contestants who made the best dishes joined Ben in the immunity challenge. Tamara had the first course of shiso with crab and yuzu. Eliza was assigned to cook white asparagus accompanied with a quail egg for course 2. Diana’s assigned core ingredient for the third course were clams, producing a clam broth with spring onions and ginger floss. Mackerel was assigned for Eloise’s fourth course dish, with cauliflower, tomato and wasabi. Karlie had course 5 with mushrooms in different ways. Arum’s dish of marinated eye fillet with sake, broccoli and wasabi was course 6. Callan produced a dessert with matcha for course 7. Sarah was last with a savoury dessert of black sesame for the eighth course. All of their dishes (except Eloise’s and Callan’s, after struggling with the flavours) earned general acclaim from the judges and the customers. In the end, the dishes of Karlie and Sarah won overall praise from the judges and they joined Ben to compete for immunity.
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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.