The BBC One cooking competition, presented by John Torode and Gregg Wallace, has launched the careers of Wahaca-founder Thomasina Miers and Tim Anderson (who runs restaurant Nanban).
Amateur chefs who fancy donning the Masterchef apron just need to fill out an application form on the show’s website before Friday 31st July.
Applicants must be over the age of 18 and must never have worked as a full time chef.
Series 16 concluded on 17th April, crowning Kent-based Thomas Frake as the competition winner. The financial professional won with a monk fish scampi starter, ox cheek braised in bleak treacle, bone marrow and Porter for the main course, and a salted caramel custard tart to finish.
MasterChef UK will be back on TV in 2021. Check out what else is on with our TV Guide.