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MasterChef

  • Season 17
  • 18 episodes
  • Food
  • Game show

Summary

John Torode and Gregg Wallace search for the country's next master chef.

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Episode 1: MasterChef

Summary

John Torode and Gregg Wallace return with the cookery competition as 40 contestants are put through gruelling culinary challenges to test not just their skills, but also their knowledge of food and ability to cope in a professional kitchen. They have to cook not only for their place in the competition but also for the right to wear a coveted MasterChef apron, with the first five contestants beginning by preparing their signature dish.

Review

“I love this fella! That dish is a revelation,” booms Gregg Wallace. And for once it’s not a pudding. “It is daring, it is bold,” enthuses John Torode. Former winners Ping Coombes (2014) and Thomas Frake (2020) – who are today’s guest judges – wholeheartedly agree, so I think we can assume that “this fella” is going far. 

But before we get to that point, five impressive home cooks battle it out for the right to wear a MasterChef apron. They get off to a cracking start, although one person makes enough food for 27 people (lucky film crew) and another produces a dish that’s delicious but hasn’t required much cooking. Does that count, we wonder? Meanwhile, John and Gregg prowl the kitchen like urban foxes sniffing out tasty titbits on bin night.

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JudgeJohn Torode
JudgeGregg Wallace
NarratorIndia Fisher
UnknownDave Crerar
UnknownKatie Attwood
EditorSteve Wey
UnknownDavid Ambler

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