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MasterChef: The Professionals
MasterChef: The Professionals Uncovered
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When Michel Roux Jr strolls around the MasterChef kitchen observing the professional chefs at work, who knew that he checks out which knife they’re using and even what shoes they’re wearing? Along with insights like this are reminders of previous series, including the chef who served peaches with lentils to a revolted Gregg Wallace and the skills test that prompted Monica Galetti to say, ”I hate watching you work. It’s dirty, it’s disgusting.”
But there’s dish after dish of glorious-looking food, though Michel admits he’s bored with all the “smears, schmears, wipes, and splodges” that decorate every plate.
A look behind the scenes of the culinary challenge that invites experienced chefs to demonstrate they have the skill and ambition to reach Michelin-star standard. Judges Michel Roux Jr, Monica Galetti and Gregg Wallace share memories of the best and worst dishes they have been presented with during the programme's five series, as well as revealing the best ways to make a good impression on the show.
Full Episode Guide
Gary Maclean wins MasterChef: the Professionals 2016
The Glaswegian chef triumphed in a tense final against Elly Wentworth and Matt Healy
MasterChef: The Professionals 2016: meet the final four
3 top cooking tips from MasterChef’s Monica Galetti
Eat like a Great British Menu judge
What's with all the honeycomb in MasterChef: The Professionals?
MasterChef's Marcus Wareing on learning from Gordon Ramsay – and why modern kitchens are too soft
MasterChef's Monica Galetti on kitchen punch-ups, female chefs and being mentored by Michel Roux Jr
Former MasterChef judge Michel Roux Jr on TV cooking contests: "Beating people is not the best way to approach life. It's wrong"
8 amazing cooking gifts – as recommended by the UK's top TV chefs
MasterChef: The Professionals - Michel, Monica and me
MasterChef: The Professionals 2012 - meet the finalists
MasterChef: The Professionals 2012 finalists - Anton Piotrowski biography