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MasterChef Australia Season 5 (2013)
|5x01 All Stars - Relay Challenge: Croquembouche |
22 brand new contestants are introduced as they begin their dream to become Australia’s next MasterChef.
|Jun. 02, 2013|
|5x02 All Stars - Head-to-Head Challenge: Name Your Champion, Name Your Cuisine |
The female contestants battle it out against the male contestants in a Protein Pick Face Off. The bottom six will go in to the first elimination challenge to take place tomorrow.
|Jun. 03, 2013|
|5x03 All Stars - Team Challenge: Sausage Sizzle |
In the first elimination, the contestants with the worst six dishes from last night’s Protein Pick Face Off face in an Invention Test with a twist. At the end of the show one of ...
|Jun. 04, 2013|
|5x04 All Stars - 4 |
For the first time ever, there is a twist featuring a studio audience member.
|Jun. 05, 2013|
|5x05 Barossa Boot Camp Day 1: Break Down a Lamb |
The girls-versus-boys themed challenge continues and they find themselves in the picturesque Barossa Valley instead of the Masterchef kitchen.
|Jun. 09, 2013|
|5x06 Barossa Boot Camp Day 2: Maggie Beer Tag Team Race |
The second day at the Barossa Boot Camp sees the contestants at the farm of food legend Maggie Beer where each team has to create four Maggie Beer recipes.
|Jun. 10, 2013|
|5x07 Barossa Boot Camp Day 3: Seafood at Seppeltsfield Winery |
The contestants are challenged at the Seppeltsfield winery in the Barossa, where they meet three seafood champions who show off their skills.
|Jun. 11, 2013|
|5x08 Barossa Boot Camp Day 4: Double Elimination Challenge |
The boys versus girls Barossa Boot Camp reaches it’s conclusion and it is also the final day for two MasterChef contestants.
|Jun. 12, 2013|
|5x09 Masterclass 2 |
The Barossa Boot Camp week wraps up with a MasterClass featuring great local produce and two of its favorite residents, Maggie Beer and William Wood, co-owner and head pastry chef ...
|Jun. 13, 2013|
|5x10 Kids Week Day 1: Lunch Box |
It’s Kids Week and the first challenge sees the contestants having 60 minutes to make the best dish they can using the ingredients that are found in a school lunch box.
|Jun. 16, 2013|
|5x11 Kids Week Day 2: Immunity Challenge |
It is the first Immunity Challenge of the current series and the judges inform the contestants that they have access to the pantry but there is a catch.
|Jun. 17, 2013|
|5x12 Kids Week Day 3: Tuck Shop Challenge |
The contestants make their way to Penleigh and Essendon High School where Gary introduces two very special guests who were previous students at the school. The challenge today sees ...
|Jun. 18, 2013|
|5x13 Kids Week Day 4: Elimination Challenge |
The losing team from the Tuck Shop Challenge faces elimination today. The challenge takes place in two parts which will leave the contestants scared.
|Jun. 19, 2013|
|5x14 Masterclass 3 |
The MasterChef kitchen is invaded…by lots of happy school kids.
|Jun. 20, 2013|
|5x15 Italian Week Day 1 |
The contestants get an early morning surprise when they read a secret letter informing them that it's Italian Week.
|Jun. 23, 2013|
|5x16 Italian Week Day 2: Elimination Challenge |
The pressure is high but Stefano gives Nicky some good advice, 'take a breather and read the recipe'.
|Jun. 24, 2013|
|5x17 Italian Week Day 3: MasterChef Pizzeria |
The contestants are surprised to hear that they have a secret 'pizza delivery' business that they didn't know about.
|Jun. 25, 2013|
|5x18 Italian Week Day 4: Elimination Challenge – Cooking by Colour |
Who doesn’t love pizza? Contestants are challenged to come up with a menu to win over 150 pizza fans.
|Jun. 26, 2013|
|5x19 Masterclass 4 |
The 'Godfather of Italian food', Antonio Carluccio creates Handkerchief pasta with Ligurian Pesto while Gary shows how to make the perfect carbonara.
|Jun. 27, 2013|
|5x20 Wild West Week Day 1: Cook What You Catch |
The top 15 find themselves having to to on Wild West Week in Western Australia. They are in Fremantle where they are divided into two teams. They head offshore to catch their own ...
|Jun. 30, 2013|
|5x21 Wild West Week Day 2: Immunity Challenge |
The team which lost yesterday’s Wild West Challenge battle it out for immunity tonight, or so they believe. After they show up at the Guillaume bistro there is a twist in the c ...
|Jul. 01, 2013|
|5x22 Wild West Week Day 3: Kylagh Station Barbecue |
The contestants travel to Kylagh Station in York where they have to create lunch for 20 hungry stockmen and women on limited supplies.
|Jul. 02, 2013|
|5x23 Wild West Week Day 4: Elimination Challenge |
In the Wild West Week elimination challenge, three contestants face off at Matt Stone’s restaurant, The Green House. Matt has designed a six dish tasting plate menu using local ...
|Jul. 03, 2013|
|5x24 Masterclass 5 |
In this Masterclass, we wrap up Wild West Week on Perth’s picturesque Cottesloe Beach. Joining the judges is guest chef Brendan Pratt, who puts slow roasted lamb shoulder to good ...
|Jul. 04, 2013|
|5x25 Heaven and Hell Week Day 1: Mystery Box |
This week’s Mystery box challenge pushes the remaining 14 contestants to their limits.
|Jul. 07, 2013|
|5x26 Heaven and Hell Week Day 2: Elimination Challenge |
Four contestants face the elimination challenge and are joined by Ian Curley. The two of them who create the two worst dishes then have to battle it out in round two and one of them ...
|Jul. 08, 2013|
|5x27 Heaven and Hell Week Day 3: Seven Deadly Sins Banquet |
The remaining hopefuls are divided into two teams, and they have to prepare a banquet for 70 diners using ingredients that represent the different Seven Deadly Sins.
|Jul. 09, 2013|
|5x28 Heaven and Hell Week Day 4: Elimination Challenge 2 |
The losing team from the Seven Deadly Sins challenge battle it out to try and save themselves from elimination.
|Jul. 10, 2013|
|5x29 Masterclass 6 |
Paul Wilson creates a traditional Mexican mole with lamb cutlets. The judges pit their skills against one another in creating a chocolate mousse.
|Jul. 11, 2013|
|5x30 Fast Food Week Day 1: Mystery Box |
Fast Food Week gets underway and in the mystery box challenge the twelve remaining contestants are split in four teams, each having to create their own creation of the burger, fried ...
|Jul. 14, 2013|
|5x31 Fast Food Week Day 2: Elimination Challenge |
In this elimination challenge the contestants must bid against each other for the items they want to cook with in a rapid fire auction, and instead of money, they’ll bid with minutes. ...
|Jul. 15, 2013|
|5x32 Fast Food Week Day 3: Alfa Romeo Race |
The remaining contestants travel to Red Hill Estate on the Mornington Peninsula where they have to create club sandwiches for 50 car club fans.
|Jul. 16, 2013|
|5x33 Fast Food Week Day 4: Elimination Challenge - Perfect Hotdog |
Guest chef Daniel Wilson from Melbourne’s popular Huxtable and Huxtaburger restaurants presents his perfect hotdog. The contestants up for elimination must re-create this hotdog ...
|Jul. 17, 2013|
|5x34 Masterclass 7 |
Gary has the challenge of proving that fast food can be healthy and he makes Vietnamese rice paper rolls with peanut dipping sauce. Matt embraces the idea of fast food but with a ...
|Jul. 18, 2013|
|5x35 Immunity Week Day 1: Skills Test and Yin & Yang Challenge |
Only 10 hopefuls remain in the running and with an immunity pin up for grabs, the tension in the kitchen is running high.
|Jul. 21, 2013|
|5x36 Immunity Week Day 2: Identical Dishes |
The remaining pairs in the immunity challenge are given free rein to cook whatever they like. However, they must produce two identical dishes, while being separated from their partners ...
|Jul. 22, 2013|
|5x37 Immunity Week Day 3: Black Forest Ice-Cream Cake Relay |
The pressure’s on today when the remaining pairs for immunity are tasked with the job of recreating Nick Palumbo’s black forest ice-cream cake, in a relay style challenge.
|Jul. 23, 2013|
|5x38 Immunity Week Day 4: Butter Invention Test |
Only four pairs remain vying for an elimination pin and in an invention test each pair must create a sweet and a savory dish with the hero ingredient butter, being integral to the ...
|Jul. 24, 2013|
|5x39 Masterclass 8 |
The class moves to the picturesque Bellarine Peninsula for today's MasterClass. Matt gets back to basics with a homemade tartare sauce. Meanwhile, Gary takes some fresh local produce ...
|Jul. 25, 2013|
|5x40 Week of Love Day 1: Mystery Box |
The ingredient in this week's pressure test is chocolate. The bottom three from yesterday's challenge have to recreate Kirsten Tibballs’ louros cake.
|Jul. 28, 2013|
|5x41 Week of Love Day 2: Elimination Challenge |
The ingredient in this week’s pressure test is chocolate. The bottom three from yesterday’s challenge have to recreate Kirsten Tibballs’ louros cake.
|Jul. 29, 2013|
|5x42 Week of Love Day 3: 50 First Dates |
The top 10 are split into two teams and given the challenge of creating a main dish and a dessert for 25 couples.
|Jul. 30, 2013|
|5x43 Week of Love Day 4: Elimination Challenge - Breakfast at Boathouse |
The five contestants facing elimination must design their own breakfast dish, prepare it in 90 minutes, and then serve it in just one hour to 100 hungry customers. At the end of the ...
|Jul. 31, 2013|
|5x44 Masterclass 9 |
Kirsten Tibballs shows how to make an indulgent chocolate dessert perfect for sharing. Gary creates a gorgeous dessert to tempt your loved one.
|Aug. 01, 2013|
|5x45 Heston Blumenthal Week Day 1: Royal Jubilee Trifle |
The judges are joined by Heston Blumenthal and the contestants have two hours to recreate Heston’s royal jubilee trifle as they battle it out to win immunity.
|Aug. 04, 2013|
|5x46 Heston Blumenthal Week Day 2: Keep Up with Heston |
The contestants are given just 90 minutes to cook either an entree, main or dessert while Heston has to cook all three courses in the same time. There is a twist in the challenge ...
|Aug. 05, 2013|
|5x47 Heston Blumenthal Week Day 3: Medieval Knights Feast |
Each team has two-and-a-half hours to cook a delicious Heston-esque medieval feast for 10 noble knights and fair ladies as well as the four judges.
|Aug. 06, 2013|
|5x48 Heston Blumenthal Week Day 4: Elimination Challenge |
The contestants from the losing team battle it out in today’s elimination challenge.
|Aug. 07, 2013|
|5x49 Masterclass 10 |
Heston offers a masterclass on how to create perfect scrambled eggs. He also creates a roasted leg of lamb with anchovies and rosemary and demonstrates how to carve for maximum fl ...
|Aug. 08, 2013|
|5x50 World Food Week Day 1: VIP Banquet |
The remaining eight contestants are flown to Dubai and split into four teams of two the contestants to face a challenge that sees them shop in the local Souk Markets and then create ...
|Aug. 11, 2013|
|5x51 World Food Week Day 2: Elimination Challenge |
The 6 losing contestants from yesterday’s challenge are put in charge of the Ossiano kitchen at The Palms Hotel Atlantis, where they have to create dinner for 50 VIP Atlantis guests ...
|Aug. 12, 2013|
|5x52 Season 5, Episode 52 |
Back in Melbourne, the contestants are split in to two teams and must prepare a lunchtime menu for city based office workers composed of dishes from either Mexico or China. The worst ...
|Aug. 13, 2013|
|5x53 Season 5, Episode 53 |
As the contestants enter the room they find themselves standing in front of the Qantas World Map of Food. In a two round battle, the contestants must cook from various regions of ...
|Aug. 14, 2013|
|5x54 Masterclass 11 |
The two lucky contestants who won Sunday night's challenge are flown first class to Paris. Matt Preston shows them some of his favorite foodie haunts and they learn some culinary ...
|Aug. 15, 2013|
|5x55 Dreams Week Day 1: Service Challenge |
The seven remaining contestants begin to realize that their food dreams are a real possibility. The service challenge sees them having to create dinner for some very surprise gue ...
|Aug. 18, 2013|
|5x56 Dreams Week Day 2: Elimination Challenge |
Those facing elimination need to create and cook a plate of food that demonstrates their food dream.
|Aug. 19, 2013|
|5x57 Dreams Week Day 3: Josie Bones |
The final six contestants pay a visit to Josie Bones, a restaurant owned by Chris Badenoch, who was a former MasterChef contestant. They are split into teams and have to create three ...
|Aug. 20, 2013|
|5x58 Dreams Week Day 4: Darren's Raspberry Rhubarb Ginger Chocolate Dessert. |
The elimination challenge sees the contestants replicate former contestant, Darren Purchase’s, raspberry rhubarb ginger chocolate dessert. They have three and a half hours to attempt ...
|Aug. 21, 2013|
|5x59 Masterclass 12 |
Guest chefs Annie Smithers and John Reid join the top five contestants and the judges, to cook and share some great regional country produce. They sit around a rustic table at The ...
|Aug. 22, 2013|
|5x60 Finals Week Day 1: Mystery Box |
The latest mystery box challenge sees the contestants being given 10 ingredients, five chosen by the contestants and the other five chosen by the judges. They then have just sixty ...
|Aug. 25, 2013|
|5x61 Finals Week Day 2: Elimination Challenge |
The five contestants are matched with a chef that has a style and expertise to match their culinary ambitions in the latest elimination challenge.
|Aug. 26, 2013|
|5x62 Finals Week Day 3: The Atlantic Service Challenge |
The four hopefuls left in the running arrive at Donovan Cooke’s restaurant, The Atlantic. Each of them have to create a two course meal chosen by Donovan for some VIP Atlantic cu ...
|Aug. 27, 2013|
|5x63 Finals Week Day 4: Culinary Duel |
The hopefuls battle it out in a culinary duel over three different rounds. In each round, they have just thirty minutes and an open pantry to try and come up with their winning dishes. ...
|Aug. 28, 2013|
|5x64 Masterclass 13 |
All of the contestants from this year's competition return to take part in the last Masterclass of the season. The tables are turned though as they set a mystery box challenge for George ...
|Aug. 29, 2013|
|5x65 MasterChef 2013 Finale |
Emma Dean has won MasterChef Australia 2013. The 32-year-old former town planner from Victoria went up against Lynton and Samira in the finale but was awarded the title with a total ...
|Sep. 01, 2013|
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