Returning for its eighth season, MasterChef Australia will this year take the best of what has been before and combine it with more big name international guest chefs, bright new talent and exciting challenges to create a truly remarkable series
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MasterChef 2019 Grand Finale 11x61
It's been months of nail-biting challenges, but there can only be one winner to walk away with the life-changing title of Australia's MasterChef 2019.
Pressure Test: Peter Gilmore's White Coral 11x60
This semifinal is a pressure test set by acclaimed Quay executive chef Peter Gilmore. The three contestants who do the most impressive job recreating the dish will earn their spot in the grand finale.
Elimination Challenge: Asian, Farmhouse, or Sweet & MasterClass 5 11x59
By the end of the episode, five will become four as the trophy beckons. In a special MasterClass, contestants set their very own mystery box challenge for the judges and Curtis Stone.
Service Challenge: The Press Club 11x58
Contestants are cooking at Press Club, the brainchild of judge George Calombaris. With the Press Club announcing it will soon close, the top five take to the kitchen to prepare one of the final meals.
Top 5 Advantage Challenge: Cook Whatever You Want 11x57
Our top five are battling to win an advantage for the next challenge, which could secure them a spot in the semifinal. Contestants can cook whatever they want and decide how much time is on the clock.
Pressure Test: Ashley Palmer-Watts's Lamington Cake 11x56
The chef director behind Dinner by Heston in Melbourne and London, Ashley Palmer-Watts, sets a lamington-themed pressure test. One contestant will be sent home with only days remaining in the competition.
Mystery Box Challenge: Loved One's Choice & Invention Test: Judges' Choice 11x55
Each contestant has an ingredient chosen for them by a loved one, with a note explaining their choice. Later, the judges select an ingredient for each contestant to cook with in the invention test.
Pressure Test: Two Dishes by Santiago Fernandez & MasterClass 4 11x54
This pressure test is set by Santiago Fernandez and it's a doozy. The stakes are high and the least impressive cook will be sent home. Plus, catch a masterclass showing off delicious recipes.
Team Challenge: Three-Course Menu at Leeuwin Estate Safari Club 11x53
This episode's setting is the beautiful Leeuwin Estate Safari Club in Margaret River. Guided by head chef Dan Gedge, our contestants will battle it out in a team challenge.
Fast Track to Finals Week: Swan Valley 11x52
The winners from the previous two days now cook for an opportunity to fast-track themselves into Finals Week. Round two comes down to the wire as contestants are hungry for the win.