The hunt for a young chef who wants to make it to the top of the culinary world.
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Episode 7 11x07
In this heat, six more professional chefs from across the UK set out to prove they can become the culinary star of this year's competition. Starting their fight for the coveted title, the chefs face the infamous skills test. This is a chance for Monica, Marcus and Gregg to size up their skills and ability under pressure.
Episode 6 11x06
This quarter-final sees the six strongest chefs from this week's heats attempt to impress Monica and Marcus in two high-stakes challenges. First up the chefs face a brand new challenge - the judge's favourite ingredient test. The six chefs are challenged to invent a dish centred on one key ingredient. This week, Marcus has chosen for the chefs to elevate a great staple of any kitchen - the potato. With a whole host of varieties and a never-ending list of ways to cook the potato Marcus is hoping for ingenuity, elegance and above all great tasting plates of food from these chefs. The chefs have ten minutes to choose from a range of ingredients and 70 minutes to cook a plate of food that delivers the humble spud as the star of the show. Only the four stand out chefs go on to the next challenge, to cook for the restaurant critics - for two chefs it is the end of the competition.The remaining four professionals go on to cook their food for three of the UK's most discerning restaurant critics. They need to impress Tracey MacLeod, Tom Parker Bowles and Jay Rayner. The critics dish up their insight and unrestrained opinion on the food. With only one hour and 15 minutes to cook a two-course menu designed to dazzle the critics and the judges, the chefs battle to remain calm in the kitchen. Only the three most talented chefs will go through to Knockout Week and continue their pursuit of the MasterChef: The Professionals 2018 title.
Episode 5 11x05
In the second heat of the week, six of the UK's most determined chefs make the journey to the MasterChef kitchen ready to fight for the coveted title. Ahead of them are two challenges designed to challenge their ability in the kitchen - from taste and technical flair to creativity and ability to work under pressure. These chefs' every move will be watched over by Monica, Marcus and Gregg. At the end of the heat, only the three best chefs will go through to the quarter-final.
Episode 4 11x04
In this heat, six professional chefs from across the UK put their reputations on the line, competing to become MasterChef: The Professionals Champion 2018. Under the watchful eye of the three judges, the chefs must face two of their toughest challenges - firstly a test of their basic skills, followed by a chance to cook their own unique signature dish for the judges. At the end of this heat, three chefs are sent home and the strongest three go through to this week's quarter final.
Episode 3 11x03
In this first quarter final, the six strongest chefs from the first two heats attempt to impress Monica and Marcus in two high-stakes challenges. First up the chefs face a brand-new challenge - the Judges' Favourite Ingredient Test. The six chefs are challenged to invent a dish centred around one key ingredient. This week Monica has selected coconut - an all-time favourite of hers, so the chefs will be under pressure to use it to best effect in their cooking. With a whole range of ingredients to choose from the six chefs must deliver a plate of food that displays their own unique take on how to highlight this versatile flavour, whilst also maintaining perfect balance. With 10 minutes to select the ingredients and 70 minutes to cook, there's a lot riding on this plate. Only the four strongest chefs will go on to the next challenge, to cook for the restaurant critics, for two chefs it's the end of the competition.
Episode 2 11x02
In this heat, six professional chefs from all over the country arrive at the MasterChef kitchen and put their reputations on the line, to stake their claim to the coveted title. The chefs face two daunting challenges - at the end of which, three chefs are sent home and the strongest three go through to this week's quarter-final.
Episode 1 11x01
In this opening heat, six professional chefs from all over the country arrive at the MasterChef kitchen and put their reputations on the line, to stake their claim to the coveted title. The chefs face two daunting challenges - at the end of which, three chefs are sent home and the strongest three go through to this week's quarter-final.
Episode 21 10x21
Tonight is the final of MasterChef: The Professionals 2017. MasterChef presenter Gregg Wallace and two of Britain's leading chefs, Michelin-starred chef Marcus Wareing and Monica Galetti are edging closer to finding the 2017 champion. Just one almighty cook off remains for them to assess the talent of the finalists.
Episode 20 10x20
In the penultimate challenge, the four remaining chefs fight to secure their place amongst the final three. First, they must face a cook-off against each other in the MasterChef kitchen. For one chef, this will be the end of the competition, as only three can take the next step - being sent to the south of France to learn in the two Michelin-starred kitchens of the 4th best restaurant in the world, Mirazur.
Episode 19 10x19
It is finals week and the first challenge the four chefs face is the chance to cook at one of the most prestigious events in the UK culinary calendar - The Chef's Table. It allows the finalists to showcase their food to their professional heroes as 23 culinary giants descend on London for this unique annual event.
Episode 18 10x18
It is the last semi-final, and three of the remaining chefs are in close competition for a place in finals week. They are sent to cook at one of the UK's most famous restaurants, home of renowned chef Raymond Blanc OBE, where they meet long-serving executive head chef Gary Jones. Gary shows the professionals how to make his own unique lobster dish, before letting them explore the restaurant's two-acre gardens to collect fresh produce with which to create their own personalised version of Gary's dish. The three chefs are then made responsible for one of Le Manoir's dishes during a packed lunchtime service, in a bid to prove they have what it take to work as chefs at the very highest level. Finally, the chefs return to the MasterChef kitchen to cook against each other, creating a two-course menu to be judged by Monica, Marcus and Gregg.