This hit cooking competition series sees award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay and other celebrity chefs put a group of contestants through a series of challenges and elimination rounds, in order to turn one home cook into a culinary master.
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S01 E01Jul 28, 2010
Auditions #1 Jul 28, 2010 Cooks share their signature dishes with the judges in hopes of advancing to the next round of the competition.
S01 E02Aug 4, 2010
Auditions #2 Aug 4, 2010 Auditions continue as amateur cooks try to impress the judges.
S01 E03Aug 11, 2010
Top 14 Revealed Aug 11, 2010 The home cooks will have to prove that they have mastered basic kitchen skills such as cutting an onion and cooking an egg perfectly, and at the end fifteen of the thirty will be sent home.
S01 E04Aug 19, 2010
One team faces a pressure test Aug 19, 2010 The contestants enter the kitchen for the first time.
S01 E05Aug 19, 2010
The cooks prepare their best dishes Aug 19, 2010 The remaining 14 chefs enter the MasterChef kitchen for the first time in order to prepare for their first team challenge: feeding hundreds of Marines at Camp Pendleton. The team that wins is safe from elimination, while the team that loses returns to the kitchen to compete during the first pressure test.
S01 E06Aug 26, 2010
Making a single cupcake Aug 26, 2010 In their first challenge of the day, the chefs are asked to make one cupcake, which turns out to be harder then any of them expect. Cat Cora visits the MasterChef kitchen, and puts the contestants' cooking skills to the test.
S01 E07Aug 26, 2010
11 Chefs Compete Aug 26, 2010 The remaining chefs need to feed 100 truckers at a remote California truck stop. The losing team returns to the kitchen to face a pressure test, which consists of naming as many foods as they can from a table of farmer's market ingredients.
S02 E01Jun 7, 2011
Audition 1 Jun 7, 2011 100 amateur chefs are flown to Los Angeles to see if they have what it takes to be the next MasterChef. The contestants prepare their signature dishes for the panel of judges. Only those who impress the judges with their presentation, creativity, and originality will get an apron and move onto the next round.
S02 E02Jun 8, 2011
Audition 2 Jun 8, 2011 Round 2 begins with the amateur chefs trying to impress the judges with their signature dishes. Contestants compete for a chance to win the MasterChef apron which guarantees them a spot in the next round.
S02 E03Jun 14, 2011
Top 38 Revealed Jun 14, 2011 The field has been narrowed down, and the top 38 are revealed.
S02 E04Jun 15, 2011
Top 18 Revealed Jun 15, 2011 The contestants must show the judges that they can pass two culinary stress tests before moving onto the next round. First, slicing apples consistently, and with as little waste as possible, and second, creating the best chicken dish they can in order to impress the judges, and move onto the next round.
S02 E05Jun 21, 2011
Top 16 Revealed Jun 21, 2011 The contestants have one hour to make a dish using mystery ingredients. The winner picks the main ingredient in the elimination round.
S02 E06Jun 22, 2011
Top 16 Compete Jun 22, 2011 The contestants are split into two teams, each team creating a five course meal. One person is eliminated.
S02 E07Jun 28, 2011
Top 15 Compete Jun 28, 2011 The contestants compete, and try to advance to the next round.
S03 E01Jun 5, 2012
Auditions No. 1 Jun 5, 2012 After a nationwide search, only the best amateur cooks – including a stock broker, a professional opera singer, a plastic surgeon, as well as the first blind cook to enter the competition - were flown to Los Angeles for a chance to prepare their signature dishes and present them to the judges. The judges will taste for flavor, originality, creativity and presentation. But most importantly, the amateur cooks must demonstrate a genuine passion for food and a drive to win in order to earn a coveted white apron and move on to the next round.
S03 E02Jun 6, 2012
Auditions No. 2 Jun 6, 2012 The auditions continue as the judges critique the good and the bad and continue to winnow down the competition. Those who impress the judges will earn a coveted white apron and move one step closer to becoming the next MasterChef.
S03 E03Jun 12, 2012
Auditions No. 3; Top 36 Bootcamp Jun 12, 2012 The final round of auditions is held in Los Angeles. Then, the 36 remaining hopefuls compete in a ground-beef challenge in hopes of earning a spot in the Top 18.
S03 E04Jun 13, 2012
Top 18 Compete Jun 13, 2012 The Top 18 must create gourmet dishes using duck and bananas. Later, they're challenged to cook with unusual and intimidating ingredients.
S03 E05Jun 19, 2012
Top 16 Compete Jun 19, 2012 Culinary boot camp awaits the 16 remaining hopefuls at California's Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, where they'll work in teams to prepare a healthy, balanced meal for 200 servicemen and women.
S03 E06Jun 20, 2012
Top 15 Compete Jun 20, 2012 Fifteen hopefuls remain, and they're tasked with creating unique dishes using unconventional—and unappetizing—cuts of meat in a challenge that tests their resourcefulness.
S03 E07Jun 26, 2012
Top 14 Compete Jun 26, 2012 The judges split the cooks into teams to prepare breakfast for hotel guests; the members of the losing team must prove they deserve to stay in the competition.
Season 4Rent or Buy
S04 E03May 30, 2013
Top 19 Revealed May 30, 2013 The judges pare down the competition in the final round of auditions; the cooks take on a lamb challenge; the top 19 contestants face a mystery box challenge; the contestants face elimination.
S04 E04May 30, 2013
Top 19 Compete May 30, 2013 The top 19 contestants face a mystery box challenge; the contestants face elimination.
S04 E05Jun 6, 2013
Top 18 Compete Jun 6, 2013 The cooks must create a healthy meal for over 300 school children.
S04 E06Jun 6, 2013
Top 17 Compete Jun 6, 2013 The cooks must prepare a dish using mystery box ingredients, which include cod; two contestants are sent home.
Season 5Hulu | Rent or Buy
S05 E01May 27, 2014
Top 30 Compete May 27, 2014 Host award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, along with fellow judges restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot return for Season Five, putting the latest group of contestants through a series of challenging elimination rounds and turning one home cook into a culinary master.
S05 E02Jun 3, 2014
Top 22 Compete Jun 3, 2014 The contestants must prepare a unique dish in the first mystery box challenge -- which features ingredients typically used in desserts; in the next round, the contestants prepare a classic American dish.
S05 E03Jun 10, 2014
Top 20 Compete Jun 10, 2014 The cooks compete to feed 500 male and female troops on a desert Army base; the losing team faces a pressure test featuring blueberry pie.
S05 E04Jun 17, 2014
Top 18 Compete Jun 17, 2014 The contestants tackle a seafood challenge, with the winner choosing what dessert the others will prepare in the elimination round.
S05 E05Jun 24, 2014
Top 17 Compete Jun 24, 2014 The contestants prepare a seafood menu for a beachfront wedding; one team faces a challenge featuring a meal with steak and fries.
S05 E06Jul 1, 2014
Top 16 Compete Jul 1, 2014 A mystery-box challenge has the Top 16 chefs preparing dishes using canned foods. The winner will work with former "MasterChef" champion Luca Manfe and "MasterChef Junior" winner Alexander Weiss to select a specialty dish for the elimination round.
Season 6Hulu | FOX | FOX | Yahoo View | Rent or Buy
S06 E01May 21, 2015
Let the Battle Commence May 21, 2015 Forty of the best home cooks in America travel to Los Angeles to present their signature dishes to the distinguished judging panel: Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, and new judge Christina Tosi.
S06 E02May 21, 2015
The Battle Continues May 21, 2015 After the Battle for the Apron concludes, the Top 22 home cooks in America will face their first Mystery Box Challenge. Each contestant is given 20 staple ingredients that anyone could find in their home and tasked with preparing a dish for the judges -- were the judges to show up at their homes for dinner. The winner of the Mystery Box Challenge will receive a significant advantage in the season's first pressure test, during which contestants must make their versions of an apple pie.
S06 E03May 28, 2015
You're The Apple Of My Eye May 28, 2015 The Top 22 home cooks in America will face their first Mystery Box Challenge. Each contestant is given 20 staple ingredients that anyone could find in their home and tasked with preparing a dish for the judges -- were the judges to show up at their homes for dinner. The winner of the Mystery Box Challenge will receive a significant advantage in the season's first pressure test, during which contestants must make their versions of an apple pie.
S06 E04Jun 4, 2015
Cinnamon Roll-er Coaster Jun 4, 2015 The remaining 20 home cooks will face their first team challenge of the season at an amusement park. Once teams are decided, each team will be tasked with creating its version of an amusement park burger and fish and chips dish for thousands of amusement park guests. The winning team will be safe from elimination, while the losing team will have to face the first pressure test of the season, during which the home cooks will make 12 cinnamon rolls.
S06 E05Jun 11, 2015
Clawing to Victory Jun 11, 2015 The next mystery box challenge has the home cooks come out of their shells and prepare unique crab dishes for the judges. The home cook who prepares the best crab dish will receive a significant advantage before the next elimination challenge. Then the remaining home cooks will create their versions of sweet or savory dishes, using the same surprise ingredient of corn.
S06 E06Jun 18, 2015
What Happens in Vegas Steaks in Vegas Jun 18, 2015 In the second field challenge of the season, the home cooks will take a surprise trip to Las Vegas, where they will be split into two teams to take over Drai's Nightclub and feed 101 Las Vegas performers. The team who receives the most winning votes from the Las Vegas performer diners will be safe from the next pressure test, while the losing team will be dealt with a deuce steak contest at Gordon Ramsay's Steak. In the pressure test, the home cooks will face two steak challenges testing temperature and taste, and one contestant will be sent home.
S06 E07Jun 25, 2015
Bring Home the Bacon Jun 25, 2015 In the next challenge, it's proven that Breakfast is indeed the most important meal of the day when the home cooks are each tasked to create an elevated breakfast dish in 45 minutes. Not only will the winner have immunity in the next mystery box challenge, but they will also receive two additional advantages. Later, in the mystery box challenge, contestants must create TV dinners.
Season 7Hulu | FOX | FOX | Yahoo View | Rent or Buy
S07 E01Jun 2, 2016
Battle for a White Apron, Part 1 Jun 2, 2016 Forty of the best home cooks in America travel to Los Angeles to compete in the Battle of the Apron challenge and attempt to move forward to compete for the title, a cookbook deal, and the $250,000 grand prize. Judging the battle rounds will be Ramsay and Tosi.
S07 E02Jun 9, 2016
Battle for a White Apron, Part 2 Jun 9, 2016 The chefs have use their culinary skills as the Battle of the Apron challenge continues.
S07 E03Jun 16, 2016
Wolfgang Puck Jun 16, 2016 After the Battle of the Apron concludes, the Top 20 home cooks in America meet the first guest judge of the season – culinary icon Wolfgang Puck..
S07 E04Jun 23, 2016
A MasterChef Wedding Jun 23, 2016 The Top 18 home cooks prepare appetizers and entrees for season 6 contestant Nick Nappi on his wedding day!
S07 E05Jun 30, 2016
A Mexican Mystery Jun 30, 2016 The remaining 17 home cooks are greeted by Chefs Ramsay and Tosi, as well as Season 6 winner Claudia Sandoval and guest culinary judge Aarón Sánchez.
S07 E06Jul 7, 2016
Gordon Ramsay Masterclass Jul 7, 2016 The remaining 16 home cooks get a very special treat leading into the next challenge as Chef Ramsay demonstrates how to properly deconstruct a lobster.
Season 8Hulu | Rent or Buy
S08 E01Jun 1, 2017
Battle for a White Apron, Pt. 1 Jun 1, 2017 In the Season Eight premiere episode, 40 of America's best home cooks travel to Los Angeles to compete in the MASTERCHEF Battle for a White Apron challenge, during which they will face off against each other to try to earn a place in the Top 20. Judging the battle rounds will be Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi, and new judge and award-winning chef Aarón Sánchez, who will taste for flavor, creativity and presentation. After each battle, the judges will decide whom they think deserves to make it to the next round and a chance to compete for the coveted title.
S08 E02Jun 8, 2017
Battle for a White Apron, Pt. 2 Jun 8, 2017 In Part Two of the Battle for a White Apron, the remaining chefs compete for a spot in the Top 20. Only nine aprons remain and it will be up to the judges to decide who makes it and who goes home.
S08 E03Jun 15, 2017
America's Grocery Bag Jun 15, 2017 Top 20 will have to take 12 of the most popular ingredients found on any American home cook’s shopping list and make the judges a MASTERCHEF-worthy dish.
S08 E04Jun 22, 2017
Feeding the Lifeguards Jun 22, 2017 The top 19 chefs will have to prepare and cook fresh fish for 101 lifeguards who will then vote on their favorite dish.
S08 E05Jun 29, 2017
Shell-Shocked & Scrambled Jun 29, 2017 The Top 18 home chefs must cook some of the world's finest shellfish for their mystery box challenge.
S08 E06Jul 13, 2017
Silenced By The Lambs Jul 13, 2017 This week on MASTERCHEF, the cooks take part in a challenging skills test, during which they must prepare racks of lamb with fine artistry. Those who fail to impress the judges will face an elimination challenge that includes recreating Gordon Ramsay's signature lamb chop dish. It is then up to the judges to decide who will leave the kitchen.
Season 9Hulu | FOX | FOX | Yahoo View | Rent or Buy
S09 E01May 20, 2015
Top 40 Compete May 20, 2015 Forty of America's best home cooks present their signature dishes to the judges: Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot and the newest addition to the panel, Christina Tosi.
S09 E02May 20, 2015
Top 22 Compete May 20, 2015 Some of America's best home cooks present their signature dishes to the judges: Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot and the newest addition to the panel, Christina Tosi.
S09 E03May 27, 2015
You're the Apple of My Pie May 27, 2015 The contestants are faced with their first mystery box challenge that includes ingredients that could be found in the average home; in a pressure test, contestants must prepare their version of an apple pie.
S09 E04Jun 3, 2015
Cinnamon Roll-er Coaster Jun 3, 2015 The teams create their own versions of an amusement park burger and a fish and chips dish for park guests; the losing team faces a cinnamon roll pressure test.
S09 E05Jun 10, 2015
Clawing to Victory Jun 10, 2015 The cooks compete to prepare the best crab dish, with the winner gaining a significant advantage before the elimination; the cooks create versions of dishes using corn.
S09 E06Jun 17, 2015
What Happens in Vegas Steaks in Vegas Jun 17, 2015 The cooks travel to Las Vegas and split into two teams to prepare food for 101 performers; the better-received team is safe from the pressure test; the cooks face steak challenges that measure temperature and taste.
Season 10Hulu | Rent or Buy
S10 E01Nov 6, 2015
Junior Edition: New Kids on the Chopping Block Nov 6, 2015 Twenty-four junior cooks tackle their first mystery-box challenge: preparing a signature burger and a side; the challenge winner selects the main ingredient for the remaining contestants to work with in the elimination round.
S10 E02Nov 13, 2015
Junior Edition: A Sweet Surprise Nov 13, 2015 Season 2 winner Logan shares some advice with the contestants; a cupcake frosting challenge; the contestants prepare a dish featuring scallops.
S10 E03Nov 20, 2015
Junior Edition: One Small Step Nov 20, 2015 Astronaut Tracy Dyson visits the junior cooks, who must prepare a unique dish highlighting a stellar ingredient; in the elimination challenge, the cooks make dishes featuring fish.
S10 E04Nov 27, 2015
Junior Edition: The Good, the Bad and the Smelly Nov 27, 2015 In their first team challenge, the junior cooks must prepare a large serving of seven-layer dip; the winners of the challenge choose wrinkly, smelly or spicy ingredients for the remaining cooks to use in the elimination challenge.
S10 E05Dec 4, 2015
Junior Edition: Happy Birthday Dec 4, 2015 The junior cooks prepare food for a birthday party for children -- with special guests; the cooks who lose the challenge must prepare a croquembouche in the elimination test.
S10 E06Dec 11, 2015
Junior Edition: When Life Gives You Lemons Dec 11, 2015 The remaining junior home cooks are judged on their raspberry-mint lemonade; the losing team must make a dish from a decade in which one of the judges was born.
Season 11Rent or Buy
S11 E01Jun 1, 2016
Battle for a White Apron, Part 1 Jun 1, 2016 Forty of the country's best home cooks compete in the Battle of the Apron challenge; the judges assess the contestants based on their culinary skills, a passion for food and the determination to out-perform their rivals.
S11 E02Jun 8, 2016
Battle for a White Apron, Part 2 Jun 8, 2016 The home cooks go head-to-head with their culinary skills as the Battle of the Apron challenge continues.
S11 E03Jun 15, 2016
Wolfgang Puck Jun 15, 2016 The top 20 home cooks meet guest judge Wolfgang Puck, who introduces a potato-centric mystery box challenge; in the elimination challenge, the cooks must re-create one of Ramsay's signature dishes.
S11 E04Jun 22, 2016
A MasterChef Wedding Jun 22, 2016 The 18 cooks split into two teams to prepare appetizers and entrees for Season 6 contestant Nick Nappi's wedding day.
S11 E05Jun 29, 2016
A Mexican Mystery Jun 29, 2016 The remaining 17 cooks are joined by Season 6 winner Claudia Sandoval and guest culinary judge Aarón Sánchez for the next challenge; contestants have 60 minutes to create a dish using Sandoval's favorite ingredients.
S11 E06Jul 6, 2016
Gordon Ramsay Masterclass Jul 6, 2016 Chef Ramsay demonstrates how to make a lobster tortellini dish, then challenges the cooks to re-create the dish exactly as instructed.
Season 12Hulu | Rent or Buy
S12 E01Feb 9, 2017
Junior Edition: The Quest for an Apron Part 1 Feb 9, 2017 Sixteen junior home cooks from around the country compete for eight of the top 20 spots.
S12 E02Feb 16, 2017
Junior Edition: The Quest for an Apron, Pt. 2 Feb 16, 2017 The remaining junior cooks compete for the final 12 spots; dishes range from cupcakes to steak and lobster.
S12 E03Feb 23, 2017
Junior Edition: Just Like Gordon Feb 23, 2017 The top 20 cooks face the season's first mystery box challenge; the contestants must replicate chef Ramsay's hand-roasted sea bass; guest judge chef Aarón Sanchez.
S12 E04Mar 2, 2017
Junior Edition: Batter Hurry Up Mar 2, 2017 The cooks split into two teams and compete to prepare corn dogs; the contestants must prepare a juicy burger; guest judge Mayim Bialik.
S12 E05Mar 9, 2017
Junior Edition: Kitchen Emergencies Mar 9, 2017 The top 16 cooks face off in a team challenge, which involves cooking lunch for first responders; two cooks from the losing team get eliminated.
S12 E06Mar 16, 2017
Junior Edition: A Presidential Mystery Box Mar 16, 2017 The top 14 cooks receive a mystery box challenge inspired by the White House garden from former first lady Michelle Obama; actress Julie Bowen watches the kids make a dish in honor of their moms.
Season 13Rent or Buy
S13 E01May 31, 2017
Battle for a White Apron, Pt. 1 May 31, 2017 When America's best home cooks travel to Los Angeles to compete in a challenge, they will face off against each other in an attempt to earn a place in the top 20.
S13 E02Jun 7, 2017
Battle for a White Apron, Pt. 2 Jun 7, 2017 The contestants compete for one of the nine remaining spots in the Top 20.
S13 E03Jun 14, 2017
America's Grocery Bag Jun 14, 2017 The cooks create a dish using 12 of the most popular ingredients on any American's shopping list; the challenge winner gains an advantage moving forward.
S13 E04Jun 21, 2017
Feeding the Lifeguards Jun 21, 2017 The chefs prepare fresh fish for 101 lifeguards, who then vote for their favorite dish; the losing team competes in a pressure test.
S13 E05Jun 28, 2017
Shell-Shocked & Scrambled Jun 28, 2017 The Top 18 face a mystery box challenge that includes cooking some of the finest shellfish in the world; the lowest performing home cooks compete in an elimination challenge, during which they must create a Gordon Ramsay classic.
S13 E06Jul 12, 2017
Silenced by the Lambs Jul 12, 2017 The cooks must prepare racks of lamb with fine artistry; those who fail to impress the judges re-create Ramsay's signature lamb chop dish in an elimination challenge.
Season 14Hulu | Rent or Buy
S14 E01Mar 2, 2018
Junior Edition: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Mar 2, 2018 Twenty girls must make a flawless medium-rare filet mignon dish; 12 of them earn an apron and a chance to move on.
S14 E02Mar 2, 2018
Junior Edition: The Boys Are Back in Town Mar 2, 2018 Twenty boys must prepare a perfect chicken breast dish, and 12 of them earn a chance to move on.
S14 E03Mar 9, 2018
Junior Edition: Culinary ABCs Mar 9, 2018 The kids cook dishes using ingredients that start with each letter of the alphabet, with the winner receiving a huge advantage in the elimination challenge; the contestants craft fruit tarts; elimination.
S14 E04Mar 16, 2018
Junior Edition: American Classics Mar 16, 2018 The cooks break up into teams to prepare as many perfect-looking milkshakes as they can in 10 minutes; the kids put their own personal twist on a classic chicken-and-waffles dish; the judges decide who goes home.
S14 E05Mar 23, 2018
Junior Edition: Recipe for Love Mar 23, 2018 The top 20 compete in a team challenge in which they must prepare racks of lamb and pan-seared halibut for a wedding; an elimination.
S14 E06Mar 30, 2018
Junior Edition: No Sugar, Sugar Mar 30, 2018 The cooks craft desserts using natural sweeteners in place of sugar; each young contestant prepares a dish inspired by his or her family's heritage; the judges decide who to send home.
S14 E07Apr 6, 2018
Junior Edition: Donut Sweat It Apr 6, 2018 The junior chefs split up into pairs and must decorate as many doughnuts as they can in 10 minutes; Gordon's daughter teaches the chefs how to make her version of a hamburger and french fries; the chefs must replicate it to stay in the competition.
Season 15Hulu | Rent or Buy
S15 E01May 30, 2018
The Judges Do Battle May 30, 2018 Forty-three home cooks compete to earn a spot in the top 24.
S15 E02May 30, 2018
The Judges Do Battle, Pt. 2 May 30, 2018 The three judges each choose eight home cooks to mentor throughout the competition.
S15 E03Jun 6, 2018
The Judges Do Battle, Pt. 3 Jun 6, 2018 The cooks face off against one another to earn a spot in the top 24.
S15 E04Jun 6, 2018
Home State Heroes Jun 6, 2018 The contestants prep, cook and plate one dish featuring an ingredient unique to their home states.
S15 E05Jun 13, 2018
Gordon Ramsay Masterclass Jun 13, 2018 Gordon Ramsay teaches the home cooks how to properly break down a crab; the contestants must replicate his work; the cooks must make Ramsay's signature crab Benedict dish during an elimination challenge.
S15 E06Jun 20, 2018
Trouble Brewing Jun 20, 2018 The top 20 chefs face the first team challenge of the season; teams must cook a beer-infused lunch for more than 100 employees.