The second group of five experience the pressure of a professional kitchen for the first time. They must cook a dish for John and Gregg that they would have on the menu of their own restaurant or feature in a cookbook.
In an unexpected twist, the contestants discover that they are not only presenting their food to John and Gregg, but also to legendary chef Marcus Wareing, who will be helping John and Gregg evaluate the five amateurs. At the end of this challenge, two of them will be going home.
The remaining three head to the Game Bird restaurant at the Stafford Hotel to work with culinary director Ben Tish. Unable to cook for the paying public, the three amateurs will face a busy lunch service, responsible for serving the restaurant’s staff. No-one knows the food better than they do, and expectations are high. Who will buckle under the intense pressure as they cook in a demanding and totally new environment?
In a competition where only the food matters, these amateurs will need to stand out to survive – taking another precious step towards being crowned MasterChef champion 2021.
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MasterChef UK Show Summary
It was in 1990 that MasterChef first hit our screens. With Loyd Grossman presenting, each series saw 3 contestants compete to be crowned Britain’s best amateur chef. From these humble beginnings MasterChef has gone on to be the most successful factual-entertainment format in the world, consistently breaking records and winning accolades.
What’s more, the show now exists in four formats: MasterChef, MasterChef: The Professionals, Celebrity MasterChef and Junior MasterChef.
Each focuses on finding the country’s best food talent through a series of cooking challenges while inspiring millions of viewers everywhere to believe that they too can transform their lives through food.