A nationwide search for the best home cooks in America. One of 50 hopefuls will become a culinary star and one of America's "Masterchefs."
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A nationwide search for the best home cooks in America. One of 50 hopefuls will become a culinary star and one of America's "Masterchefs."

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In season episode 8, Lee Knaz became the first contestant to win back to back challenges. The first was the Mystery Box Challenge and the second was the Elimination Challenge. See more »

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In many of the team challenges the first team that receives a certain number of votes fastest are the winners, however the speed shouldn't make a difference of which team wins and which team loses,what should determine which team wins is the team that receives the most votes overall. See more »

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Gordon Ramsey - Host: [repeated question to a contestant before they're eliminated, referring to the remaining contestants] who is going to win Masterchef?
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Loosely food based drama crap
21 June 2014 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

If you want to watch a show for culinary purposes this is not the show to watch! You should take a look at Masterchef Australia, which is leagues above this drama loaded TV crap in terms of actually taking time to teach dishes and the contestants are actually able to make restaurant style dishes. But if your looking for a show that is loosely based around food and has the typical American high school type drama then this is the show for you. This is by far the worst Masterchef. The contestants are disrespectful and are only bullying each other, covered by the usual dramatic background music. The judges acting like big bullies and beasts. The money from FOX can not buy the standards of Masterchef UK, Australia, New Zealand or Ireland!


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