MasterChef FAQs

You asked, we answered! Here's all the FAQs for MasterChef Australia.

Who are the new MasterChef judges?

MasterChef Season 12 will see three new judges stepping up to the pannel, Jock ZonfrilloMelissa Leong and Andy Allen. Find out more about them here.

Who are the contestants for Season 12?

In an exciting new season of MasterChef Australia, we have 24 contestants from past seasons coming back to the kitchen to cook it out for the MasterChef 2020 title. Find out who's back at the contestant reveal article.

Who won MasterChef 2019 Season 11?

Larissa Takchi is the MasterChef Australia 2019 winner in season 11. Watch the MasterChef 2019 Grand Finale or view our MasterChef 2019 Grand Finale Photos which captures the best moments, including when Larissa was crowned MasterChef 2018.

Who won MasterChef 2018 Season 10?

Sashi Cheliah is the MasterChef Australia 2018 winner in season 10. Watch the MasterChef 2018 Grand Finale or view our MasterChef 2018 Grand Finale Photos which captures the best moments, including when Sashi was crowned MasterChef 2018.

Who won MasterChef 2017 Season 9?

Diana Chan was the MasterChef Australia 2017 winner in season 9. Watch Diana’s winner interview and flick through our MasterChef 2017 Grand Finale photos to relive the best moments.

Who won MasterChef 2016 Season 8?

Elena Duggan was the MasterChef Australia 2016 winner in season 8. Watch Elena’s winner interview and see what happened in the 2016 MasterChef Grand Finale.

Who won MasterChef 2015 Season 7?

Billie McKay was the MasterChef Australia 2015 winner in season 7. Watch Billie’s Winner interview or read about the moment Billie Mckaywas crowned the MasterChef for 2015.

Where can I watch MasterChef Australia online?

You can watch MasterChef Australia online on 10 play within Australia. Stream full episodes for free and catch up on all the cooking action with videos, extras and more on tenplay.

Can you watch MasterChef Live Online?

Yes, you can watch MasterChef Australia live online at 10 play within Australia. Check the live streaming schedule to find out when MasterChef will be on next.

What channel is MasterChef on?

MasterChef Australia is broadcast on Channel 10.

When is MasterChef on TV and what time?

MasterChef Australia airs on Channel 10 five days a week, 7.30pm Sunday to Thursday. Check out the TEN TV Guide for further details including local times.

When is the MasterChef Repeat?

Missed the latest episode? Watch a repeat of last night’s episode of MasterChef Australia at 1:00pm on Channel 10 or you can catch up online at 10 play.

MasterChef Recipes – Where can I find them?

You can find the MasterChef Australia recipes on our website, 10 play.

Where is MasterChef filmed?

MasterChef Australia is filmed in Melbourne.

What do the MasterChef winners win?

The 2018 MasterChef Australia winner walked away with the title of Australia’s MasterChef for 2018 as well as $250,000 to put toward their food dream and a monthly column in Australia’s leading premium food magazine, Delicious.

How can I apply to be a MasterChef contestant?

You can be a MasterChef Australia 2019 contestant by applying online. Unfortunately, applications are currently closed, but keep an eye out on 10 play for updates!

What happens to the food in MasterChef?

Leftover food from MasterChef gets collected by the charity SecondBite and is delivered to people in need. Any food waste that cannot be reused or collected by SecondBite, is turned into compost for the MasterChef garden.

Can MasterChef contestants use recipes?

During challenges, contestants are not allowed to use recipes on MasterChef. They are allowed to use recipes when instructed such as a Pressure Test challenge where contestants recreate a dish using the recipe from a well-known chef.

How long has MasterChef Australia been running?

MasterChef Australia started in 2009 and is now in its 12th season.

What are the MasterChef winners doing now?

MasterChef Australia has been the catalyst for many MasterChef contestants’ careers in food. See what your favourite contestants have been up to since leaving MasterChef with our Where Are They Now? series.

Who was eliminated from MasterChef?

Keep an eye on our MasterChef contestants page to find out who is left in the competition and who went home. Visit our MasterChef latest extras page to watch all the eliminated contestants’ exit interviews.