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MasterChef Australia Season 8 (2016)
|8x01 Premiere |
MasterChef Australia returns with the best group of home cooks the competition has ever seen. In the first of three judges’ auditions, our amateur cooks are given one hour to cook ...
|May. 01, 2016|
|8x02 2nd Judges' Auditions |
In the second judges' auditions our amateur cooks are given one hour to cook their best dish. To receive an apron, the contestants must receive a yes from all three judges.
|May. 02, 2016|
|8x03 Final Round Judges' Auditions |
With the Final Round of the Judge's Audition comes the First Pressure Test, which involves a Shannon Bennett Chocolate Bar.
|May. 03, 2016|
|8x04 First Mystery Box Challenge |
2015's Masterchef, Billie McKay, knows exactly what this crop of aspirants are going through. Do you reckon she'll go easy on them when she picks the ingredients of the First Mystery ...
|May. 04, 2016|
|8x05 First Elimination Challenge |
In the first elimination challenge, three contestants choose a cloche containing a single ingredient to be used in a dish for the judges. The contestant with the least impressive dish ...
|May. 05, 2016|
|8x06 Mystery Box Challenge: Marco Pierre White |
The hopeful chefs suit up and show up for Marco Pierre White Week. With 75 minutes ticking away, they use the ingredients from Marco’s mystery box of ingredients.
|May. 08, 2016|
|8x07 Pressure Test: Marco Pierre White’s John Dory |
Marco Pierre White Week continues! The bottom 3 from the invention test must keep up with Marco as he demonstrates his classic John Dory dish. With no recipe or clock, who has cooked ...
|May. 09, 2016|
|8x08 Immunity Challenge: Jake Kellie |
The top three contestants from the invention test must make a filled pasta with a matching sauce. The winner will then enter a cook off for immunity against guest chef, Jake Kell ...
|May. 10, 2016|
|8x09 Team Challenge: Pub Lunch |
This challenge is all about the pub lunch. The contestants are split into two teams and must cook three courses for 70 people with Marco Pierre White running the pass.
|May. 11, 2016|
|8x10 Pressure Test & Masterclass |
The contestants from the losing pub lunch challenge team must correctly name an ingredient to avoid the elimination cook-off challenge, as the contestant with the least impressive ...
|May. 12, 2016|
|8x11 Mystery Box Challenge: Viewers |
This mystery box challenge has been chosen by the viewers. Contestants have 75 minutes to create a dish using at least one ingredient chosen by the viewers.
|May. 15, 2016|
|8x12 Elimination Challenge |
The three contestants with the least impressive dishes from last night's invention test face off in the pressure test. The contestant with the least impressive dish will be going h ...
|May. 16, 2016|
|8x13 Immunity Challenge |
The three best performers in the invention test must create a dish using popcorn as the core ingredient. The winner will then need to out-cook the professional guest chef for immun ...
|May. 17, 2016|
|8x14 Service Challenge |
In this service challenge, the contestants are split into two teams. Each team must cook a three-course meal for 30 people replicating dishes from two celebrated Melbourne restaura ...
|May. 18, 2016|
|8x15 Elimination Challenge: No Cooking |
The losing team from the service challenge now faces elimination as the contestants create a dish without any cooking. The bottom three will then cook-off to avoid elimination from ...
|May. 19, 2016|
|8x16 Mystery Box: Nigella Lawson |
It’s Nigella Lawson Week. Contestants have 75 minutes to create a delicious dish based on Nigella’s divine indulgences. The top three will have a chance at immunity while the ...
|May. 22, 2016|
|8x17 Pressure Test: Nigella Lawson’s Three-Course Meal |
The bottom three from Nigella’s invention test face elimination in what might be the toughest pressure test ever, as contestants have just one hour to recreate Nigella’s three-course ...
|May. 23, 2016|
|8x18 Immunity Challenge: Midnight Snack |
Matt Preston and Nigella Lawson arrive at the contestant house in the middle of the night as the three best from Nigella’s invention test are asked to create a midnight snack for ...
|May. 24, 2016|
|8x19 Team Challenge: Fete |
Split into three teams, each team must prepare one savory dish and two sweet dishes to sell at a fete held in honor of Nigella Lawson with all proceeds donated to the Royal Children’s ...
|May. 25, 2016|
|8x20 Elimination Challenge: Name That Cake & MasterClass 2 |
The losing fete challenge team now face elimination. Contestants must correctly name cakes, failure to do so and they will need to impress the judges with a cake of their own to stay ...
|May. 26, 2016|
|8x21 Mystery Box |
The contestants have 60 minutes to create a dish using the ingredients in the mystery box. The winner will cook off for a chance at immunity and the bottom three will face the elimination ...
|May. 29, 2016|
|8x22 Pressure Test: Jason Atherton's Quail Afternoon Tea Dish |
The bottom three from the invention test now face the elimination pressure test. Contestants have just over 3 hours to recreate UK chef Jason Atherton’s quail afternoon tea dish ...
|May. 30, 2016|
|8x23 Immunity Challenge |
With immunity up for grabs, contestants will work in pairs to create a savory & sweet jaffle in 45 minutes. The winning pair will then need to out cook professional chefs to secure ...
|May. 31, 2016|
|8x24 Off-site Challenge: Hellenic Republic |
Today’s off-site challenge will take place at George Calombaris’ Hellenic Republic restaurant. Split into two teams, each team must prepare a three course feast for 120 guests ...
|Jun. 01, 2016|
|8x25 Elimination Challenge: Blind Taste Test |
The losing Greek feast challenge team now face elimination. Contestants who fail the round one blind taste test must then impress the judges with a dish using the ingredient they ...
|Jun. 02, 2016|
|8x26 Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test |
The Queen of the Australian kitchen, Maggie Beer returns! The invention test winner will have the advantage going into the mystery box challenge when contestants have an hour to impress ...
|Jun. 05, 2016|
|8x27 Pressure Test: Anna Polyviou's Mess |
The bottom three contestants from the mystery box challenge face off in the elimination pressure test. Contestants have just three hours to recreate & 15 minutes to plate up Anna Polyviou's ...
|Jun. 06, 2016|
|8x28 Immunity Challenge |
The three best performers from Maggie Beer's mystery box are now vying for immunity. The contestant who produces the best éclair in round one will then cook off against a professional ...
|Jun. 07, 2016|
|8x29 Team Challenge: Chinese New Year |
Today's off-site team challenge marks the celebration of Chinese New Year joined by guest mentor, Kylie Kwong. Each team must prepare two set-price Asian street food dishes & sell them ...
|Jun. 08, 2016|
|8x30 Elimination Challenge |
The losing team from the Chinese New Year challenge must now cook a dish determined by lucky dip. With 75 minutes on the clock, the contestant with the least impressive dish will be ...
|Jun. 09, 2016|
|8x31 Mystery Box Challenge: Luke Nguyen & Invention Test |
Today's mystery box challenge has been set by guest chef Luke Nguyen, as contestants have 60 minutes to make an impressive dish. The winner will then gain the advantage going into the ...
|Jun. 12, 2016|
|8x32 Pressure Test: Ross Lusted |
The bottom three contestants from the invention test face off in the elimination pressure test. Contestants have just two hours to recreate two of guest chef Ross Lusted's signature ...
|Jun. 13, 2016|
|8x33 Top 12 |
The judges reveal to the top 12 contestants that today there are some special guests joining them in the MasterChef Australia kitchen.
|Jun. 14, 2016|
|8x34 Team Challenge |
Guest chef Curtis Stone joins today's off-site team challenge. Each team must prepare a six-course degustation menu for 50 guests in only two and half hours to avoid the elimination ...
|Jun. 15, 2016|
|8x35 Elimination Challenge |
The losing team from the Curtis Stone challenge now face elimination.
|Jun. 16, 2016|
|8x36 Mystery Box Challenge: Ugly Ingredients & Invention Test: Relay |
Today’s mystery box challenge contains eight of the ugliest ingredients ever seen. The contestants must impress the judges by creating a beautiful & delicious dish in only 60 m ...
|Jun. 19, 2016|
|8x37 Pressure Test: Flynn McGarry |
The losing team from the invention test relay challenge now face off in the pressure test. Contestants must recreate guest chef Flynn McGarry's signature dish to avoid elimination. ...
|Jun. 20, 2016|
|8x38 Immunity Challenge: Victor Liong |
The four contestants who impressed in the relay invention test cook for immunity. Does the winner of the first round have what it takes to out-cook guest chef Victor Liong from Lee ...
|Jun. 21, 2016|
|8x39 Team Challenge: Gourmet Cinema |
In today's gourmet cinema team challenge, the judges reveal that the contestants must cater for 165 cinema goers at a very special cinema event - the screening of MasterChef Australia's ...
|Jun. 22, 2016|
|8x40 Elimination Challenge |
The losing team from the gourmet cinema challenge are now cooking to save themselves from elimination. If they survive, they will make it into the top 10.
|Jun. 23, 2016|
|8x41 Heston Week |
Heston Week. Heston Blumenthal returns to MasterChef Australia in the biggest week ever. In a world first, the top 10 contestants open four Heston inspired & supervised MasterChef Australia ...
|Jun. 26, 2016|
|8x42 Team Challenge: Brighton Beach Ice Cream Stands |
For one day only, Melbourne's iconic Brighton Beach bathing boxes become ice cream stands selling Heston-inspired ice creams & ice blocks. The least impressive team will face elimi ...
|Jun. 27, 2016|
|8x43 Team Challenge: Three-Course Dessert Spread |
Tonight's challenge, Heston inspires the contestants to create a three-course dessert spread using only the food of the Gods: chocolate. The least impressive team will face the elimination ...
|Jun. 28, 2016|
|8x44 Elimination Challenge: Recipes from the Past |
Heston's restaurants are all about taking recipes from the past and giving them a modern twist. Four contestants must prepare a single course inspired by recipes from the past to avoid ...
|Jun. 29, 2016|
|8x45 Elimination Challenge & MasterClass 3 |
Masterclass. The seven contestants who created the least impressive dishes during the pop-ups now face off to stay in the competition in the final Heston-inspired challenge. Plus, a ...
|Jun. 30, 2016|
|8x46 Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test |
The judges reveal that this week will be the toughest ever! In today's invention test contestants must choose between three of the hardest invention test dishes ever from previous ...
|Jul. 03, 2016|
|8x47 Pressure Test |
The three contestants with the least impressive dishes from last night's invention test face off in the pressure test. At the end of the cook, one of these contestants will be going ...
|Jul. 04, 2016|
|8x48 Immunity Challenge |
The three best performers in the invention test must now impress the judges in Round One for a chance to cook off against a professional chef and gain immunity.
|Jul. 05, 2016|
|8x49 Team Challenge: Australian Produce |
The remaining eight contestants are split into teams of two to cook a two-course meal inspired by quality Australian produce for 80 diners. The two least impressive teams will face ...
|Jul. 06, 2016|
|8x50 Elimination Challenge |
The four members of the losing teams from the service challenge now face elimination. With so much at stake, which contestant will fail to impress the judges and be sent home from the ...
|Jul. 07, 2016|
|8x51 Mystery Box Challenge: San Francisco Produce & Invention Test |
California Week. The MasterChef Australia competition travels to California for the week. With just a map in hand the contestants must track down today's mystery box ingredients from ...
|Jul. 10, 2016|
|8x52 Team Challenge: Dominque Creen's Signature Dishes |
California Week. Contestants must work in teams to recreate two of Dominque Creen's signature dishes. Dominque is a Michelin-starred chef and was recently voted the World's Best Female ...
|Jul. 11, 2016|
|8x53 Francis Ford Coppola's Inglenook Estate |
California Week. Today four of the most impressive contestants are cooking for a guaranteed place in finals week at Francis Ford Coppola's Inglenook Estate in the Napa Valley.
|Jul. 12, 2016|
|8x54 Team Challenge: Santa Monica Pier Food Trucks |
California Week. Today the contestants are split into teams to run their very own food trucks at the world famous Santa Monica Pier. There is plenty at stake with the winning team guaranteed ...
|Jul. 13, 2016|
|8x55 Elimination Challenge & MasterClass 4 |
Masterclass. The losing team from the Food Truck Challenge now face elimination. Under the mentorship of Curtis Stone, they must cook a dish that symbolizes what they're going to do ...
|Jul. 14, 2016|
|8x56 Mystery Box Challenge: Hottest Ingredients & Invention Test |
Finals Week. The top six contestants now face a mystery box challenge containing some of the hottest ingredients being used in the world right now. The winner will gain the advantage ...
|Jul. 17, 2016|
|8x57 Pressure Test: Christy Tania |
Finals Week. The bottom three contestants from the invention test now face the elimination pressure test set by pastry chef & dessert specialist, Christy Tania.
|Jul. 18, 2016|
|8x58 Service Challenge: Lake House |
Finals Week. The Top Five contestants must cook five dishes from the menu of the Lake House in Daylesford under the guidance of legendary chef & owner, Alla Wolf-Tasker.
|Jul. 19, 2016|
|8x59 Elimination Challenge: Audition Ingredients |
Finals Week. The bottom 3 contestants from the Lake House challenge now face elimination & must impress the judges with a dish produced from the ingredients that they each cooked with ...
|Jul. 20, 2016|
|8x60 MasterClass 5 |
Masterclass. The final MasterClass of 2016 sees the return of the eliminated contestants. The shoe's on the other foot for George, Gary & Shannon who must cook a dish from ingredients ...
|Jul. 21, 2016|
|8x61 Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test: Quarter Final |
Grand Final Week. In today's Quarter Final mystery box challenge & invention test, contestants cook off for a place in the Semi Final using ingredients chosen by their loved ones.
|Jul. 24, 2016|
|8x62 Service Challenge: Semi Final |
Grand Final Week. The final three contestants vie for a place in the Grand Finale in tonight's service challenge. Each contestant must prepare a main and a dessert for 20 guests plus ...
|Jul. 25, 2016|
|8x63 MasterChef 2016 Grand Finale |
Grand Finale. Who will be crowned the winner of MasterChef Australia 2016? The finalists are competing for a $250,000 cash prize & a column in Australia's leading premium food magazine, ...
|Jul. 26, 2016|
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