Date Night Service Challenge — The contestants, aside from Tommy, competed in a delivery service challenge, where they were split into four teams of four and tasked with cooking a three-course date night meal for 25 couples, with the bottom two teams facing an elimination challenge. The Purple Team, led by Aldo, had Ali’s advantage of having Andy cook with them for 15 minutes. The Orange Team, led by Julie, impressed the judges with their retro South Asian menu, and they were safe. The Teal Team struggled under Daniel’s leadership. They didn’t have enough broccolini in their entree and the pulled pork was unseasoned and bland. The judges liked the Pink Team’s meatball main, but they felt their entree and dessert were problematic. While the Purple Team’s pizzaiola sauce was rushed and their cauliflower puree lacked cauliflower flavour, their sticky date pudding was judged as the dish of the day, saving them and sending the Pink Team to the elimination.
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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.