Type
Reality/Game Show
Premiered
Apr. 27, 2009
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
Australia
Network
Ten TV Network
Genre

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MasterChef Australia

MasterChef Australia gives budding chefs the ultimate once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to develop their cooking skills, to be mentored by the best.

MasterChef Australia Season 8 (2016)

8x01 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 8x35 Elimination Challenge
The losing team from the Curtis Stone challenge now face elimination.
Jun. 16, 2016
8x36 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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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