Emmy Winner

1 Wins


First Aired:
2016
Rating:
7.3
Status:
Continuing
Episode 1
Battle for a White Apron: Part 1
In the season premiere episode, 40 of the best home cooks in America travel to Los Angeles to compete in the MASTERCHEF Battle of the Apron challenge, during which they will attempt to earn a coveted white apron and move forward to compete for the MASTERCHEF title, a cookbook deal and the $250,000 grand prize. Judging the battle rounds will be Ramsay and Tosi, who will taste for flavor, creativity and presentation. In order to move to the next round of the competition, the home cooks must displa
01 June 2016

Episode 2
Battle for a White Apron: Part 2
In a continuation of the season premiere episode, 40 of the best home cooks in America compete head-to-head in the MASTERCHEF Battle of the Apron challenge, during which they will attempt the to earn a coveted white apron and move forward to compete for the MASTERCHEF title. The remaining home cooks must display culinary skills, as well as an immense passion for food, and be determined to out-cook their rivals and make the next round.
08 June 2016

Episode 3
Wolfgang Puck
After the Battle of the Apron concludes, the Top 20 home cooks in America meet the first guest judge of the season - culinary icon Wolfgang Puck, who will introduce the season's first Mystery Box Challenge. Each contestant will have 60 minutes to create a dish of their choice that features one of the world's most fundamental ingredients - potatoes! The winner of the Mystery Box Challenge is rewarded with a significant decision going into the season's first elimination challenge, during which the
15 June 2016

Episode 4
A Masterchef Wedding
In their first MASTERCHEF field challenge, the Top 18 home cooks are divided in to two teams where they will have to prepare appetizers and entrees for a very special guest and member of the MASTERCHEF family, season 6 contestant Nick Nappi on his wedding day! Not only will they feel the pressure from Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi and a former contestant but also Nick's bride and 72 hungry wedding guests. The winning team will earn a significant advantage in the next elimination challenge.
22 June 2016

Episode 5
Top 17 Compete
After a dramatic elimination, the remaining 17 home cooks are greeted by Chef Ramsay and Tosi, as well as special guests Season Six winner Claudia Sandoval and guest culinary judge Aaron Sanchez, as they reveal the next mystery box challenge. Each contestant will have 60 minutes to create his/her own unique dish using a number of Sandoval's favorite ingredients. The winner of the challenge will not only be safe from the next elimination round, but will also help in deciding the fate of three oth
29 June 2016

Episode 6
Gordon Ramsay Masterclass
This week, the remaining 16 home cooks get a very special treat leading into the next challenge, as Chef Ramsay demonstrates how to properly deconstruct a lobster. They will then each have 25 minutes to kill, poach and shell a lobster, just as they learned from the master, and the winner will have the advantage of choosing which team he or she will join for the next field challenge. For the second part of the challenge, Chef Ramsay demonstrates how to make lobster tortellini in a seafood broth.
06 July 2016

Episode 7
Vets, Jets, and Home Cooks
The remaining 15 cooks split up into two teams for their second major field challenge, which includes prepping and serving a steak, two side dishes and a sauce for 101 veterans, whose votes will determine which group will face the pressure test.
13 July 2016

Episode 8
The Good, the Bad and the Offal
The contestants are introduced to special culinary guest judge Edward Lee, chef and owner of 610 Magnolia in Louisville, KY, who reveals the third Mystery Box challenge. Contestants lift their boxes only to find a $20 bill. They will each have five minutes to shop for ingredients priced in the pantry without spending more than $20. Then they will have 45 minutes to prepare four entree dishes to present to the judges. Not only will the winner and the winner's dish be featured in Family Circle mag
20 July 2016

Episode 9
A Piece of Cake
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27 July 2016

Episode 10
Episodes 10 & 11
The losing contestants from the Sweet 16 Challenge in last week's episode are faced with the Birthday Cake pressure test and will have 90 minutes to bake a three-layer birthday cake. After a dramatic elimination, the remaining contestants are dropped off in the middle of a vegetable field and surprised by the judges - Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi and guest judge Edward Lee - who inform them of their next team field challenge. The teams go head-to-head with 75 minutes to prepare and cook their d
03 August 2016

Episode 1
Battle for a White Apron: Part 1
In the Season Eight premiere episode, 40 of America's best home cooks travel to Los Angeles to compete in the MASTERCHEF Battle for a White Apron challenge, during which they will face off against each other to try to earn a place in the Top 20. Judging the battle rounds will be Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi, and new judge and award-winning chef Aarón Sánchez, who will taste for flavor, creativity and presentation. After each battle, the judges will decide whom they think deserves to make it to
31 May 2017

Episode 2
Battle for a White Apron: Part 2
In Part Two of the Battle for a White Apron, the remaining chefs compete for a spot in the Top 20. Only nine aprons remain and it will be up to the judges to decide who makes it and who goes home.
07 June 2017

Episode 3
America's Grocery Bag
In their first mystery box challenge of the season, the Top 20 will have to take 12 of the most popular ingredients found on any American home cook's shopping list and make the judges a MASTERCHEF-worthy dish. Whoever wins the challenge will have a huge advantage moving forward in the competition.
14 June 2017

Episode 4
Feeding the Lifeguards
The Top 19 take it to the sandy shore, where they will compete in their first team challenge of the season. The chefs will have to prepare and cook fresh fish for 101 lifeguards who will then vote on their favorite dish. The losing team will have to compete in a pressure test before the judges send one chef home.
21 June 2017

Episode 5
Shell-Shocked & Scrambled
The Top 18 face a mystery box challenge that includes cooking some of the finest shellfish in the world. The winner will receive a huge advantage moving forward, leaving the rest of the chefs to compete in an elimination challenge where they will have to create a Gordon Ramsay classic. It is then up to the judges to decide who will leave the kitchen.
28 June 2017

Episode 6
Silenced by the Lambs
This week on MASTERCHEF, the cooks take part in a challenging skills test, during which they must prepare racks of lamb with fine artistry. Those who fail to impress the judges will face an elimination challenge that includes recreating Gordon Ramsay's signature lamb chop dish. It is then up to the judges to decide who will leave the kitchen.
12 July 2017

Episode 7
Breakfast, Lunch & Winner
This week on MASTERCHEF, the home cooks head to Beverly Hills, CA, to take over the dining room breakfast service for The Belvedere restaurant at the iconic five-star Peninsula Hotel. After splitting into two teams, the cooks will make a variety of dishes for diners. The team that fails the challenge will have to face a pressure test and cook a perfectly battered fish and chips dish. It is then up to the judges to decide who will leave the kitchen.
19 July 2017

Episode 8
Whole-y Cow!
The Top 15 face a mystery box challenge in which they randomly choose from boxes containing a different body part of a cow and use it as the star of a dish. The winner receives a huge advantage moving forward, while those who didn't impress must face off in an elimination challenge. It is then up to the judges to decide who leaves the kitchen.
26 July 2017

Episode 9
Holy Cannoli
The MASTERCHEF kitchen is transformed into a full dining room, as it welcomes purveyors of the finest local ingredients, ranging from butchers and vegetable farmers, to beekeepers and herb growers. After splitting into two teams, the home cooks must prepare dishes using the guests' own ingredients. The purveyors will then vote on which team created a better dish, forcing the losing team to head back to the kitchen for a pressure test, during which they will cook a classic Italian dessert, the ca
02 August 2017

Episode 10
The MasterChef Returns
Reigning champion Shaun O'Neale returns to the MASTERCHEF kitchen, as he chooses ingredients from his new cookbook to be part of the mystery box challenge. The winner will receive a huge advantage moving forward, leaving the other chefs to battle it out in a coconut-themed elimination challenge. It is then up to the judges to decide who will head home.
09 August 2017

Episode 11
Vegas Deluxe & Oyster Shucks
The Top 12 head to Sin City for a team challenge during which they will serve 50 VIPs in entertainment and hospitality at Caesars Palace for its 50th Anniversary party. Each guest will taste both teams' dishes and then will cast a vote for their favorite dish. The team with the most votes wins, sending the losing team back to the kitchen for a pressure test. It is then up to the judges to decide who will head home.
16 August 2017

Episode 12
In a Pinch
In this week's skills test, The Top 11 are given a bag of live crawfish and will have to carefully cook them in order to extract the most meat possible. The six weakest cooks will go head-to-head in an elimination challenge, during which they will make a crawfish dish created by none other than Gordon Ramsay. Then, the Top 10 face a chicken-and-potato team challenge. Find out which contestants will be eliminated.
23 August 2017

Episode 13
Gordon's Game of Chicken
In this week's skills test, The Top 11 are given a bag of live crawfish and will have to carefully cook them in order to extract the most meat possible. The six weakest cooks will go head-to-head in an elimination challenge, during which they will make a crawfish dish created by none other than Gordon Ramsay. Then, the Top 10 face a chicken-and-potato team challenge. Find out which contestants will be eliminated.
23 August 2017

Episode 14
A Mexican Tag Team Challenge
A Mexican Tag Team Challenge
30 August 2017

Episode 15
The Great Outdoors
The Great Outdoors
30 August 2017

Episode 17
Pop-Up Restaurant
The Top Six split up in teams for a classic MASTERCHEF challenge - to cook for food critics, writers and chefs at a pop-up restaurant in a Southern California vineyard. Find out which contestants will be eliminated.
06 September 2017

Episode 18
Something Fishy
The Top Six split up in teams for a classic MASTERCHEF challenge - to cook for food critics, writers and chefs at a pop-up restaurant in a Southern California vineyard. Find out which contestants will be eliminated.
13 September 2017

Episode 19
The Semi-Finals
In this week's mystery box challenge, the Top 6 get a special treat as their family members join them in the MASTERCHEF kitchen. The contestants will then have to cook a dish inspired by their families before competing in an elimination test that will send one or more of them home.
13 September 2017

Episode 20
The Finale: Part 1
The Finale: Part 1
20 September 2017

Episode 21
The Finale: Part 2
The Finale: Part 2
20 September 2017

Episode 1
Episode #9.1
Episode #9.1
30 May 2018

Episode 2
Episode #9.2
Episode #9.2
30 May 2018

Episode 3
The Judges Do Battle: Part 3
The Judges Do Battle: Part 3
06 June 2018

Episode 5
Gordon Ramsay Masterclass
In the first skills test of the season, Gordon teaches the home cooks how to properly break down a crab before the contestants must replicate his work. Those whose skills don't cut it face an elimination challenge during which Gordon will show them how to make his signature Crab Benedict dish. It is then up to the judges to decide who stays and who goes home.
13 June 2018

Episode 6
Trouble Brewing
The Top 20 chefs face the first team challenge of the season at the Anheuser Busch brewery. Teams must cook a beer-infused lunch for more than 100 employees. The team that receives the least amount of votes will head back to the kitchen for a banana cream pie pressure test that will determine who will be eliminated.
20 June 2018

Episode 7
World Cup Dishes
The contestants face a mystery box challenge where they must create a dish using one common ingredient walnuts. The winner will receive 3 huge advantages.Later, the MasterChef kitchen welcomes American soccer legend, Alexi Lalas, who will introduce a street-food themed elimination challenge that involves popular food among soccer fans in various countries. Then, it is up to the judges to decide who will be sent home.
27 June 2018

Episode 8
A Gordon Ramsay Wedding
A Gordon Ramsay Wedding
11 July 2018