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season 9

 
Grand Final 09x64
25.07.2017
Who will be crowned the winner of 2017? The finalists are competing for a $250,000 cash prize and a column in Australia's leading premium food magazine, Delicious.
 
MasterChef 2017 Grand Finale 09x63
25.07.2017
Who will be crowned the winner of 2017? The finalists are competing for a $250,000 cash prize and a column in Australia's leading premium food magazine, Delicious.
 
Semi Final: Service Challenge 09x62
24.07.2017
The stakes are high as the three remaining contestants fight it out for the two places in the finale and the chance of winning the coveted prize.
 
Elimination Challenge: Design Your Own Challenge & MasterClass 5 09x61
21.07.2017
Three contestants must create a dish worthy of a place in the semifinal. Later, Curtis Stone drops by to take part in an invention test relay.
 
Service Challenge: Dinner by Heston 09x60
20.07.2017
The pressure is on as the top four contestants enter one of Melbourne's top restaurants, Dinner By Heston, for a service challenge. Who will be the first semifinalist?
 
Elimination Challenge: Service Challenge 09x59
19.07.2017
The top five contestants must create either a sweet or savoury dish and present seven plates of food for the judges as well as four of Australia's top chefs to avoid elimination from the competition.
 
Pressure Test: Shaun Quade's Pearl on the Ocean Floor 09x58
18.07.2017
The bottom three contestants from the invention test now cook off in a pressure test to avoid elimination. Who will be the next to leave the competition?
 
Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test: Everything & Anything 09x57
17.07.2017
It's finals week. The top six contestants enter the kitchen to face a mystery box challenge to prove to the judges just how far they have come in the competition.
 
Elimination Challenge: Memories from Home 09x56
14.07.2017
The three least impressive contestants from the service challenge must cook to stay in the competition and earn their place in finals week. Who will be the next to leave?
 
Service Challenge: Clare Smyth 09x55
13.07.2017
The judges reveal that each contestant will be in charge of either an entree, main or dessert to serve 50 hungry customers. The bottom three contestants will then be up for elimination.
 
Fast-Track to Finals Week Immunity Challenge: Frederico Zanellato 09x54
12.07.2017
The three best invention test performers now face a special souffle immunity challenge. Can our amateur chef out-cook a professional and find themselves cooking in finals week?
 
Pressure Test: Kylie Millar 09x53
11.07.2017
The three least impressive contestants from the invention test cook off in a pressure test set by MasterChef alumni, Kylie Millar. Who has cooked their last dish in the kitchen?
 
Mystery Box Challenge: Shannon Bennett & Re-Invention Test 09x52
10.07.2017
Contestants have an hour to create a dish from four mystery ingredients to gain advantage in the invention test. Later, contestants must recreate a classic dish and avoid facing elimination.
 
MasterClass 4 09x51
08.07.2017
Japan week concludes at Tateyama Castle for a very special MasterClass with Michelin star sushi chef who walks the contestants through the simplicity and beauty of the perfect sushi.
 
Elimination Challenge: Past and Future 09x50
07.07.2017
The losing team from the Yokocho street stall challenge must cook off to stay in the competition. Contestants must cook a dish that celebrates where they have come from and where they are going.
 
Team Challenge: Yokocho Street Stalls 09x49
06.07.2017
The judges welcome contestants to the heart of Shinjuku, where Tokyo comes alive at night. Contestants will be cooking at a local alleyway packed with street stalls to feed hundreds of hungry diners.
 
Immunity Challenge: Japanese Fruit & Tea Leaves 09x48
05.07.2017
The winning contestants from the invention test and the Kappo challenge now have a chance to fight it out for immunity in view of Mount Fuji at the Obuchi Tea Plantation.
 
Kappo-Style D├ęgustation Menu 09x47
04.07.2017
Each of the eight contestants will have to conceive, cook and deliver one course as part of an eight-course Kappo-Style D├ęgustation for some of Tokyo's food elite.
 
Mystery Box Challenge: Tokyo & Invention Test: Wasabi 09x46
03.07.2017
This program is about to get even bigger as the competition travels to the land of the cherry blossom, Japan. Contestants must explore Tokyo to find ingredients for the mystery box challenge.
 
Elimination Challenge: Choose or Lose 09x45
30.06.2017
The bottom four contestants from the team challenge now must cook off and produce a spectacular dish to stay alive in the competition.
 
Team Challenge: Identical Plates 09x44
29.06.2017
Split into pairs, each team must make two plates of the same dish and they must be identical, but they will not be able to see or taste what their team mate is cooking.
 
Immunity Challenge: Ben Devlin 09x43
28.06.2017
The three best performers from the invention test now compete for a chance at immunity. Will our amateur cook have what it takes to out-perform one of Australia's best chefs?
 
Pressure Test: Paul Carmichael's Bajan Fish Fry 09x42
27.06.2017
The contestants have three hours and 45 minutes to recreate Paul Carmichael's Bajan fish fry from Momofuku Seiobo. The contestant with the least impressive dish will be eliminated from the competition.
 
Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test: Peter Gilmore 09x41
26.06.2017
Contestants have an hour to create a dish from the Mystery Box ingredients, with only three dishes to be tasted. The maker of the winning dish will receive an advantage in the invention test.
 
Elimination Challenge: Not What It Seems & MasterClass 3 09x40
23.06.2017
Contestants have 75 minutes to cook a delicious dish to avoid elimination. Later, Heston Blumenthal's MasterClass shows how to cook a tasty BBQ leg of Mallee lamb.
 
Fire 09x39
22.06.2017
Contestants have 60 minutes to cook a savoury dish inspired by fire. The two least impressive dishes must then cook off to avoid the elimination challenge.
 
Team Challenge: Air 09x38
21.06.2017
The judges and Heston Blumenthal welcome the eight contestants to the Mildura salt pan. The contestants must cook dishes inspired by 'air' in teams of four.
 
Team Challenge: Earth 09x37
20.06.2017
Contestants split into pairs have 75 minutes to cook one main and one dessert that must incorporate the element of earth. The least impressive team will then need to cook off to avoid elimination.
 
Mystery Box Challenge: Heston Blumenthal & Invention Test: Water 09x36
19.06.2017
It's Heston Blumenthal week. Heston takes the top 12 contestants on a road trip through regional Victoria; the first stop is the mighty Murray River in Swan Hill.
 
Elimination Challenge: The Ultimate Potluck 09x35
16.06.2017
The six members of the losing team from the pop-up restaurant challenge enter the kitchen facing elimination. Who will be the next contestant to leave the competition?
 
Team Challenge: Pop-Up Restaurant 09x34
15.06.2017
MasterChef Australia2016 runner-up Matt Sinclair is on hand to mentor contestants in a pop-up restaurant team challenge to create a three-course menu for 100 diners.
 
Second Chance 09x33
14.06.2017
Twelve of the previously eliminated contestants now have a chance to cook their way back into the competition. Which one of the home cooks will secure themselves a second chance?
 
Pressure Test: Deniz Karaca's Passion for Caramel 09x32
13.06.2017
The bottom four contestants from the invention test must now cook off in the Pressure Test set by one of the world's top chocolatiers to avoid elimination. Who will be next to leave the competition?
 
Mystery Box Challenge: Curtis Stone & Invention Test: Power Pin 09x31
12.06.2017
Contestants have an hour to create a delicious dish from ingredients found in the Mystery Box set by international celebrity chef Curtis Stone.
 
Elimination Challenge: Core Ingredient Recognition & MasterClass 2 09x30
09.06.2017
The seven members of the losing team from the vegetarian feast challenge are facing elimination. Which favourite will be going home? Plus, a very special Yotam Ottolenghi MasterClass.
 
Team Challenge: Vegetarian Feast 09x29
08.06.2017
Split into two teams, each group must prepare a Yotam Ottolenghi-style vegetarian feast for a group of meat lovers. The team that serves the least impressive feast will be up for elimination.
 
Immunity Challenge: Blayne Bertoncello 09x28
07.06.2017
The three best performers in the invention test must first face off for a chance to cook against a professional chef for immunity. Does an amateur have what it takes to defeat a professional?
 
Pressure Test: Yotam Ottolenghi's Mezze Feast 09x27
06.06.2017
The three contestants with the least impressive dishes from the invention test must cook off to avoid elimination in a pressure test set by the master of Mediterranean cuisine, Yotam Ottolenghi.
 
Mystery Box Challenge: Yotam Ottolenghi & Invention Test: Stuffed 09x26
05.06.2017
Master of Mediterranean cuisine, Yotam Ottolenghi's mystery box challenge gives contestants 75 minutes to create a delicious dish to gain an advantage going into the invention test.
 
Elimination Challenge: Egg 09x25
02.06.2017
Eight contestants now face elimination and must survive three rounds if they are to keep their food dream alive. Will one of the top contenders fail to impress the judges?
 
Team Challenge: South Melbourne Market 09x24
01.06.2017
Each team must serve two dishes in one of four market-friendly ways at the famous South Melbourne Market. The two teams that make the least amount of money will face off in an elimination challenge.
 
Immunity Challenge: Clinton McIver 09x23
31.05.2017
The three best performers in the invention test battle it out for the chance to cook for an immunity pin. Will the amateur contestant have what it takes to out-cook a professional?
 
Pressure Test: Josue Lopez's After the Eucalypt Fire 09x22
30.05.2017
The bottom three contestants from the invention test now cook off in a three hour pressure test set by 2016's Chef of the Year. Who will impress and who has cooked their last dish in the competition?
 
Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test: David Thompson 09x21
29.05.2017
Contestants have 75 minutes to create a delicious dish from the mystery box of traditional Thai ingredients to gain advantage in the invention test.
 
Elimination Challenge: Blind Taste Test 09x20
26.05.2017
The losing team from the greenhouse challenge now face elimination. The first three to fail the blindfold taste test will have 75 minutes to prepare an impressive dish to stay in the competition.
 
Team Challenge: Edible Art Installation 09x19
25.05.2017
Contestants will be working in teams to build an edible art installation in a specially constructed greenhouse. With just eight hours to impress the judges, which team will be safe from elimination?
 
Immunity Challenge: Lauren Eldridge, Angelique Peretto and Reynold Poernomo 09x18
24.05.2017
The three best performing contestants from the invention test compete for immunity. Each contestant has 90 minutes to create a dessert while the professional chefs will only have 75 minutes.
 
Pressure Test: Christy Tania's Ice Cream Float 09x17
23.05.2017
The bottom three contestants from the invention test now face off in the pressure test elimination. The contestants have to recreate an ice cream float with helium-filled toffee balloon.
 
Mystery Box Challenge: Kirsten Tibballs & Invention Test: Janice Wong 09x16
22.05.2017
Contestants have 90 minutes to create a delicious dessert from the mystery box ingredients, however, only five dishes will be tasted and only three will move on to the immunity challenge.
 
Elimination Challenge: Spend Your Time Wisely 09x15
19.05.2017
The losing team from the relay challenge now face elimination and the contestants have 90 minutes which they can use to buy ingredients. Who will be the next to leave the competition?
 
Team Challenge: Relay 09x14
18.05.2017
The contestants are split into teams of four in a relay challenge as each member has 15 minutes to cook and only 45 seconds to hand over to the next cook in the relay.
 
Immunity Challenge: Charlie Carrington 09x13
17.05.2017
The three best performers from the invention test are now vying for a chance at immunity. Does the amateur cook have what it takes to out-cook the professional?
 
Pressure Test: Andy Bowdy's Rita Cake 09x12
16.05.2017
The bottom three contestants from the invention test now face a pressure test to recreate Andy Bowdy's Rita cake to avoid elimination. Who will be the next to leave the competition?
 
Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test: Ben Shewry 09x11
15.05.2017
Contestants have 75 minutes to create a dish using ingredients from the mystery box with the winner gaining the advantage in the invention test.
 
Elimination Challenge: Potato & MasterClass 1 09x10
12.05.2017
The losing team from the Italian service challenge face elimination. Who will be the next to leave the competition? Plus, don't miss the first MasterClass of 2017 led by judges Gary, George & Matt
 
Off-Site Challenge: Gradi 09x09
11.05.2017
The contestants gather at Gradi, one of Melbourne's leading Italian restaurants before being split into two teams who must prepare four dishes for 250 hungry diners to avoid the elimination challenge.
 
Immunity Challenge: Jarrod Di Blasi 09x08
10.05.2017
The top three contestants from the invention test now compete in creating a family meal for four in half an hour. The winner will then take on a professional chef for a chance at immunity.
 
Pressure Test: Gary's Roast Chicken 09x07
09.05.2017
The three contestants with the least impressive dishes from the invention test face off in the pressure test. To survive they must keep up with Gary Mehigan as he prepares his classic roast chicken.
 
Mystery Box Challenge: Home Cooking & Invention Test: George's Mum's Kitchen 09x06
08.05.2017
Each judge has placed three of their favourite ingredients into the mystery box and contestants will have 75 minutes to create a remarkable dish for a chance at immunity.
 
Elimination Challenge: Pairing Ingredients 09x05
05.05.2017
The bottom 4 will cook off in an elimination challenge. Who will be the first to leave MasterChef Australia 2017?
 
Mystery Box Challenge: Elena Duggan 09x04
05.05.2017
The Top 24 contestants enter the kitchen for their first mystery box challenge.
 
Auditions Part 3 09x03
04.05.2017
In the third and final round of the judge's auditions, six contestants are vying for the final apron, which will secure them a place in the top 24.
 
Auditions Part 2 09x02
03.05.2017
After a record-breaking first-round cook that saw an extraordinary 20 aprons handed out, only four aprons remain. Who will have what it takes to impress the judges?
 
Auditions Part 1 09x01
02.05.2017
The heat is on. A fresh group of home cooks from around the country will eagerly tackle challenges that will see one of them take home the title and $250,000.

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