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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Grand Finale 12x61
After a long culinary journey, the two finalists are competing for a $250,000 cash prize and the title of MasterChef Australia 2020.
In the semifinal challenge, our top three contestants compete for a place in the Grand Final. At the end of this challenge, three become two.
Elimination Challenge: Ordinary vs. Extraordinary Pantry 12x59
In this elimination challenge, contestants must choose to use either ingredients from an ordinary pantry or an extraordinary pantry.
Mystery Box Challenge: Gordon Ramsay 12x58
The contestants discover the mystery box, covered in a Union Jack flag, has been set by guest chef Gordon Ramsay.
Elimination Challenge: Four-course Menu 12x57
In this mammoth elimination challenge, the contestants discover not only will they be cooking a four-course meal for the MasterChef judges, but for six of the hottest chefs in the country.
Immunity Challenge: No Rules 12x56
Who will make the finals? With no set rules in place, the contestants must mutually decide the cook time to create a dish, sweet or savoury, that best proves to the judges they have come back to win.
Mystery Box Challenge: Inspired by Nature 12x55
The race to finals week is on! The makers of the top three dishes from the mystery box challenge will battle it out for one last chance at winning immunity this season.
Elimination Challenge: Potato, Mushroom and Cauliflower 12x54
Phil Wood, from two of Victoria's finest restaurants, reveals that round one is a pressure test. Contestants have 75 minutes to replicate his dish: potatoes duchess with shiitake mushrooms and cauliflower.
Immunity Challenge: Lucky Dip 12x53
In the battle for top five, contestants must choose two cloches and cook with the ingredients underneath. They can give up one cloche and select a third, however they must cook with the third ingredient.
Mystery Box Challenge: Colour 12x52
This episode's mystery box is inspired by colour. The dish can be sweet or savoury, and contestants can access the pantry with the garden also in play. So why is Melissa so emotional?