Masterchef 2020 proceeds with today around evening time (April 16) on BBC One with the penultimate episode of the hit cooking competition. MasterChef comes back for its 16th series, with judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace in charge.
Knives and forks good to go, MasterChef is back. The popular BBC cooking challenge returns for its 16th series and will see various beginner cooks from around the UK fight it out over the stoves once again, for the opportunity to bring home the MasterChef trophy.
Airing throughout the next two months, the new series includes some of the show’s attempted and tested challenges, with a few astonishing new ones too.
Following two months of competition, the rest of the contestants will have their abilities tested as far as possible in finals week.
The challenges will take them to an island paradise and see the chefs cook close by one of the world’s foremost pastry chefs before striving to impress John Torode and Gregg Wallace one last time in the MasterChef kitchen.
When is the MasterChef 2020 final?
The MasterChef 2020 final is planned for about two months after the beginning date.
Series 16 of MasterChef will close with the grand final on Friday, April 17, at 7.30 pm.
This comes toward the finish of finals week where the four finalists head to Mauritius where they are entrusted with making both high-end Mauritian fine-dining dishes and traditional street food.
Then they will come back to the UK to produce their translation of a classic dessert as they are guided by Albert Adria.
One chef will be sent home and three will experience the next phase of the MasterChef final.
Who are the contestants on MasterChef?
All we know at this stage is that a total of 60 contenders will contend through the span of the series.
They join from a scope of fields, incorporate cattle farming, hairdressing, music, and architecture.
Who are the MasterChef 2020 finalists?
Following five weeks of heats, each highlighting two groups of six chefs desperate to impress, the competition has steadily been limited by knockout week and the semi-finals to leave only four finalists:
The MasterChef finals week sees the staying four competitors fight it out in the kitchen, trusting they can endure to the last test.
- Thomas Frake, 32, from London – Banking and international finance worker
- David Rickett, 31, from London – Cyber Crime and Fraud Prevention worker
- Sandy Tang, 24, from Reading – Technology consultant
- Claire Fyfe, 35, from London – Interior design and landscape artist
Who are the judges on MasterChef 2020?
John Torode and Gregg Wallace are the judges on MasterChef and have co-hosted the show together since 2005.
Torode is a chef, known for his eponymous TV cooking shows, including John Torode’s Australia and John Torode’s Malaysian Adventure.
Wallace is a previous greengrocer who has worked with the BBC for various years. He was the debut moderator of Saturday Kitchen in 2002, a contestant in the 12th series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2014, and co-presents Eat Well for Less? – the latest series of which completed in January 2020.
What happens in MasterChef 2020 finals week?
The MasterChef 2020 finals week starts with an extraordinary opportunity for the group of four, as they fly off to Mauritious to confront a series of fascinating challenges.
They split into pairs to make street food in the fishing port of Mahebourg and cook with regarded Mauritian chef Nizam Peeroo in the capital, Port Louis, before showing what they’ve realized by setting up supper for some of the nation’s preeminent foodie figures.
All four chefs live to battle one more day, and are given another once-in-a-lifetime taste of the culinary high life as Albert Adria, one of the world’s extraordinary pastry chefs, welcomes them into his Cakes and Bubbles restaurant in London.
After reproducing two of his dishes for a table of pastry specialists, the finalists come back to the MasterChef kitchen, when they should make one extraordinary plate of nourishment to dazzle Torode and Wallace – with one contestant confronting the axe.
At that point, all that is left is the grand final, when the staying three chefs wear their aprons one final time to cook three courses for the two judges, who will pick the 16th MasterChef champion.
Where can I watch MasterChef 2020 final?
The present series is the show’s 16th and comprises of 24 episodes.
The show returned April 15 on BBC One at 9 pm.
It proceeds simultaneously on April 16 before arriving at its decision on Friday, April 17, at 7.30 pm.
That means every one of the three of the MasterChef finals week episodes is an hour-long, with Wednesday and Thursdays appear in their normal time slot of 9.00 pm on BBC One.
The grand final at that point happens at 7.30 pm on Friday, with all episodes, as usual, accessible on BBC iPlayer after broadcast.
Additionally, if you miss any episodes, at that point, you can get them on BBC iPlayer.
Who are the critics on MasterChef?
The quarter-finals see some of Britain’s most respected nourishment critics evaluate some of the competitors’ dishes.
Each invents a task for six of the cooks to take on; a test they have only an hour and a half to finish.
The critics lending their taste buds to the show this season, arranged by appearance, are: Jay Rayner, Grace Dent, William Sitwell, Tom Parker Bowles, and Jimi Famurewa.
What does the Masterchef 2020 winner get?
The winner of the competition gets the title of the best novice cook in the UK.
In any case, there is no official money prize, not at all like in the US version where winners get $250,000.
Albeit, a significant number of the winners have proceeded to open their restaurants and publish cookbooks.
Who won MasterChef 2019?
The winner of MasterChef 2019 was Irini Tzortzoglou, a former banker who dazzled judges Torode and Wallace with her Mediterranean cooking.
Her winning menu – inspired by her childhood in Crete, Greece – comprised of red mullet and squid risotto to start, griddled lamp chops with trahanas puree for the main, and a fig and hazelnut baklava for pudding.