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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Elimination Challenge & MasterClass 1 10x14
The contestants in the losing team are in the kitchen for what will be the last time for one of them. Plus, the first Masterclass of the season with Nigella Lawson.
Team Challenge: Brunch Service 10x13
In a team service challenge, it will be a battle of the brunches, as in two groups of 10, they take over two cafes. Contestants will have real customers, with real orders and real dockets.
Immunity Challenge: Alanna Sapwell 10x12
The winning contestant from the mystery box challenge joins the top three contestants from the invention test in this episode's two round immunity challenge.
Pressure Test: Nigella's Chocolate Feast 10x11
The bottom three contestants from the previous invention test will face off in this episode's pressure test. The contestants have 75 minutes to complete four of Nigella Lawson's favourite chocolate dishes.
Mystery Box Challenge: Nigella Lawson & Invention Test: Snap, Crackle, Pop 10x10
Culinary goddess Nigella Lawson arrives in the kitchen for a week of challenges and surprises. The lid is lifted on Nigella's mystery box to reveal some of her favourite ingredients.
Elimination Challenge: Falling in Love with Food 10x09
The losing team from the MCG service challenge must face-off in this elimination challenge. The contestants must cook something inspired by the dish that made them fall in love with food.
Team Challenge: MCG 10x08
The contestants find themselves on the turf of the iconic MCG for the first team challenge. Split into two teams, each must cook delicious and nutritious food for 50 diners using a different protein.
Immunity Challenge: Shui Ishizaka 10x07
The winner of the mystery box challenge and the three best-performing cooks from the invention test will compete for immunity, with Shannon Bennett back in the kitchen to guide and mentor the contestants.How will the contestants make use of the humble egg? In the first immunity challenge of the season, one dish will crack, while the others will be eggs-quisite!
Pressure Test: Maggie Beer's Apple and Rosemary Tarte Tatin 10x06
The three contestants with the least impressive dishes from the invention test face-off in the pressure test. Queen of the kitchen Maggie Beer enters with the dish to be recreated.
Mystery Box Challenge: Who's Box is This & Invention Test: Surprise Inside 10x05
The 23 cooks enter the kitchen for the first mystery box challenge of the season. This time, the rules are changing: the winner of the mystery box will get a game-changing advantage.
Elimination Challenge: My Fridge 10x04
In the first elimination challenge of the season, three contestants fight to stay in the competition. They are given 75 minutes to cook, using only the ingredients contained in their fridges from home.