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MasterChef Australia Season 8

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Season 08, Episode 01 Episode 2

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May 1, 2016
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Episode 2 May 1, 2016 In the second judges' auditions our amateur cooks are given one hour to cook their best dish. To receive an apron, the contestants must receive a yes from all three judges.

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Season 08, Episode 02 Auditions Part 2

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May 2, 2016
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Auditions Part 2 May 2, 2016 In the second judges' auditions our amateur cooks are given one hour to cook their best dish. To receive an apron, the contestants must receive a yes from all three judges.

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Season 08, Episode 03 Final Round Judges' Auditions

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May 3, 2016
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Final Round Judges' Auditions May 3, 2016 With the Final Round of the Judge's Audition comes the First Pressure Test, which involves a Shannon Bennett Chocolate Bar.

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Season 08, Episode 04 First Mystery Box Challenge

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May 4, 2016
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First Mystery Box Challenge May 4, 2016 2015's Masterchef, Billie McKay, knows exactly what this crop of aspirants are going through. Do you reckon she'll go easy on them when she picks the ingredients of the First Mystery Box?

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Season 08, Episode 05 First Elimination Challenge

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May 5, 2016
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First Elimination Challenge May 5, 2016 In the first elimination challenge, three contestants choose a cloche containing a single ingredient to be used in a dish for the judges. The contestant with the least impressive dish will be going home.

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Season 08, Episode 06 Mystery Box Challenge: Marco Pierre White

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May 8, 2016
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Mystery Box Challenge: Marco Pierre White May 8, 2016 The hopeful chefs suit up and show up for Marco Pierre White Week. With 75 minutes ticking away, they use the ingredients from Marco's mystery box of ingredients.

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Season 08, Episode 07 Pressure Test: Marco Pierre White's John Dory

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May 9, 2016
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Pressure Test: Marco Pierre White's John Dory May 9, 2016 It takes 20 ovens, miles of stainless steel, an arsenal of appliances and knives that chop, cut, slice and dice, to discover the best amateur chef in Australia. Tasks include mystery boxes, celebrity chef challenges, masterclasses and off-site challenges. The usual elimination format applies. MasterChef experts are George Calombaris, Gary Mehigan and Matt Preston.

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Season 08, Episode 08 Immunity Challenge: Jake Kellie

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May 10, 2016
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Immunity Challenge: Jake Kellie May 10, 2016 The top three contestants from the invention test must make a filled pasta with a matching sauce. The winner will then enter a cook off for immunity against guest chef, Jake Kellie.

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Season 08, Episode 09 Team Challenge: Pub Lunch

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May 11, 2016
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Team Challenge: Pub Lunch May 11, 2016 This challenge is all about the pub lunch. The contestants are split into two teams and must cook three courses for 70 people with Marco Pierre White running the pass.

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Season 08, Episode 10 Pressure Test & Masterclass

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May 12, 2016
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Pressure Test & Masterclass May 12, 2016 The contestants from the losing pub lunch challenge team must correctly name an ingredient to avoid the elimination cook-off challenge, as the contestant with the least impressive dish will go home.

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Season 08, Episode 11 Mystery Box Challenge: Viewers

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May 15, 2016
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Mystery Box Challenge: Viewers May 15, 2016 This mystery box challenge has been chosen by the viewers. Contestants have 75 minutes to create a dish using at least one ingredient chosen by the viewers.

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Season 08, Episode 12 Elimination Challenge

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May 16, 2016
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Elimination Challenge May 16, 2016 The three contestants with the least impressive dishes from last nights the invention test face off in the pressure test. The contestant with the least impressive dish will be going home.

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Season 08, Episode 13 Immunity Challenge

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May 17, 2016
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Immunity Challenge May 17, 2016 The three best performers in the invention test must create a dish using popcorn as the core ingredient. The winner will then need to out-cook the professional guest chef for immunity.

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Season 08, Episode 14 Service Challenge

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May 18, 2016
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Service Challenge May 18, 2016 In this service challenge, the contestants are split into two teams. Each team must cook a three-course meal for 30 people replicating dishes from two celebrated Melbourne restaurants.

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Season 08, Episode 15 Elimination Challenge: No Cooking

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May 19, 2016
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Elimination Challenge: No Cooking May 19, 2016 The losing team from the service challenge now faces elimination as the contestants create a dish without any cooking. The bottom three will then cook-off to avoid elimination from the competition.

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Season 08, Episode 16 Mystery Box: Nigella Lawson

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May 22, 2016
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Mystery Box: Nigella Lawson May 22, 2016 It's Nigella Lawson Week. Contestants have 75 minutes to create a delicious dish based on Nigella's divine indulgences. The top three will have a chance at immunity while the bottom three face elimination.

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Season 08, Episode 17 Elimination Challenge

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May 23, 2016
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Elimination Challenge May 23, 2016 The bottom three from Nigella's invention test face elimination in what might be the toughest pressure test ever, as contestants have just one hour to recreate Nigella's three-course meal.

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Season 08, Episode 18 Immunity Challenge: Midnight Snack

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May 24, 2016
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Immunity Challenge: Midnight Snack May 24, 2016 Matt Preston and Nigella Lawson arrive at the contestant house in the middle of the night as the three best from Nigella's invention test are asked to create a midnight snack for a chance at immunity.

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Season 08, Episode 19 Team Challenge: Fete

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May 25, 2016
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Team Challenge: Fete May 25, 2016 Split into three teams, each team must prepare one savoury dish and two sweet dishes to sell at a fete held in honour of Nigella Lawson with all proceeds donated to the Royal Children's Hospital.

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Season 08, Episode 20 Elimination Challenge: Name That Cake & MasterClass 2

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May 26, 2016
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Elimination Challenge: Name That Cake & MasterClass 2 May 26, 2016 The losing fete challenge team now face elimination. Contestants must correctly name cakes, fail to do so and they will need to impress the judges with a cake of their own to stay in the competition.

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Season 08, Episode 21 Mystery Box

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May 29, 2016
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Mystery Box May 29, 2016 The contestants have 60 minutes to create a dish using the ingredients in the mystery box. The winner will cook off for a chance at immunity and the bottom three will face the elimination pressure test.

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Season 08, Episode 22 Pressure Test: Jason Atherton's Quail Afternoon Tea Dish

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May 30, 2016
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Pressure Test: Jason Atherton's Quail Afternoon Tea Dish May 30, 2016 The bottom three from the invention test now face the elimination pressure test. Contestants have just over 3 hours to recreate UK chef Jason Atherton's quail afternoon tea dish to avoid elimination.

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Season 08, Episode 23 Season 8, Episode 23

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May 31, 2016
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Season 8, Episode 23 May 31, 2016 With immunity up for grabs, contestants will work in pairs to create a savoury & sweet jaffle in 45 minutes. The winning pair will then need to out cook professional chefs to secure an immunity pin.

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Season 08, Episode 24 Off-site Challenge: Hellenic Republic

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Jun 1, 2016
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Off-site Challenge: Hellenic Republic Jun 1, 2016 Today's off-site challenge will take place at George Calombaris' Hellenic Republic restaurant. Split into two teams, each team must prepare a three course feast for 120 guests to avoid elimination.

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Season 08, Episode 25 Elimination Challenge: Blind Taste Test

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Jun 2, 2016
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Elimination Challenge: Blind Taste Test Jun 2, 2016 The losing Greek feast challenge team now face elimination. Contestants who fail the Round 1 blind taste test must then impress the judges with a dish using the ingredient they did not correctly name.

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Season 08, Episode 26 Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test

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Jun 5, 2016
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Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test Jun 5, 2016 The Queen of the Australian kitchen, Maggie Beer returns! The invention test winner will have the advantage going into the mystery box challenge when contestants have an hour to impress the judges.

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Season 08, Episode 27 Season 8, Episode 27

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Jun 6, 2016
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Season 8, Episode 27 Jun 6, 2016 The bottom three contestants from the mystery box challenge face off in the elimination pressure test. Contestants have just three hours to recreate & 15 minutes to plate up Anna Polyviou's mess.

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Season 08, Episode 28 Immunity Challenge

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Jun 7, 2016
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Immunity Challenge Jun 7, 2016 The three best performers from Maggie Beer's mystery box are now vying for immunity. The contestant who produces the best éclair in round one will then cook off against a professional chef.

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Season 08, Episode 29 Team Challenge: Chinese New Year

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Jun 8, 2016
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Team Challenge: Chinese New Year Jun 8, 2016 Today's off-site team challenge marks the celebration of Chinese New Year joined by guest mentor, Kylie Kwong. Each team must prepare two set-price Asian street food dishes & sell them to the public.

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Season 08, Episode 30 Elimination Challenge

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Jun 9, 2016
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Elimination Challenge Jun 9, 2016 The losing team from the Chinese New Year challenge must now cook a dish determined by lucky dip. With 75 minutes on the clock, the contestant with the least impressive dish will be eliminated.

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Season 08, Episode 31 Season 8, Episode 31

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Jun 12, 2016
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Season 8, Episode 31 Jun 12, 2016 Today's mystery box challenge has been set by guest chef Luke Nguyen, as contestants have 60 minutes to make an impressive dish. The winner will then gain the advantage going into the invention test.

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Season 08, Episode 32 Pressure Test: Ross Lusted

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Jun 13, 2016
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Pressure Test: Ross Lusted Jun 13, 2016 The bottom three contestants from the invention test face off in the elimination pressure test. Contestants have just two hours to recreate two of guest chef Ross Lusted's signature dishes.

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Season 08, Episode 33 Top 12

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Jun 14, 2016
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Top 12 Jun 14, 2016 The judges reveal to the top 12 contestants that today there are some special guests joining them in the MasterChef Australia kitchen.

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Season 08, Episode 34 Team Challenge

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Jun 15, 2016
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Team Challenge Jun 15, 2016 Guest chef Curtis Stone joins today's off-site team challenge. Each team must prepare a six-course degustation menu for 50 guests in only two and half hours to avoid the elimination challenge.

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Season 08, Episode 35 Season 8, Episode 35

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Jun 16, 2016
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Season 8, Episode 35 Jun 16, 2016 The losing team from the Curtis Stone challenge now face elimination. Who will be leaving the MasterChef Australia kitchen?

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Season 08, Episode 36 Mystery Box Challenge: Ugly Ingredients & Invention Test: Relay

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Jun 19, 2016
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Mystery Box Challenge: Ugly Ingredients & Invention Test: Relay Jun 19, 2016 Today's mystery box challenge contains eight of the ugliest ingredients ever seen. The contestants must impress the judges by creating a beautiful & delicious dish in only 60 minutes.

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Season 08, Episode 37 Pressure Test: Flynn McGarry

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Jun 20, 2016
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Pressure Test: Flynn McGarry Jun 20, 2016 The losing team from the invention test relay challenge now face off in the pressure test. Contestants must recreate guest chef Flynn McGarry's signature dish to avoid elimination.

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Season 08, Episode 38 Immunity Challenge: Victor Liong

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Jun 21, 2016
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Immunity Challenge: Victor Liong Jun 21, 2016 The four contestants who impressed in the relay invention test cook for immunity. Does the winner of the first round have what it takes to out-cook guest chef Victor Liong from Lee Ho Fook?

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Season 08, Episode 39 Team Challenge: Gourmet Cinema

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Jun 22, 2016
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Team Challenge: Gourmet Cinema Jun 22, 2016 In today's gourmet cinema team challenge, the judges reveal that the contestants must cater for 165 cinema goers at a very special cinema event - the screening of MasterChef Australia's Greatest Hits.

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Season 08, Episode 40 Elimination Challenge

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Jun 23, 2016
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Elimination Challenge Jun 23, 2016 The losing team from the gourmet cinema challenge are now cooking to save themselves from elimination. If they survive, they will make it into the top 10.

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Season 08, Episode 41 Heston Week

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Jun 26, 2016
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Heston Week Jun 26, 2016 Heston Week. Heston Blumenthal returns to MasterChef Australia in the biggest week ever. In a world first, the top 10 contestants open four Heston inspired & supervised MasterChef Australia pop-ups in four days.

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Season 08, Episode 42 Team Challenge: Brighton Beach Ice Cream Stands

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Jun 27, 2016
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Team Challenge: Brighton Beach Ice Cream Stands Jun 27, 2016 Heston Week. For one day only, Melbourne's iconic Brighton Beach bathing boxes become ice cream stands selling Heston-inspired ice creams & ice blocks. The least impressive team will face elimination.

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Season 08, Episode 43 Team Challenge: Three-Course Dessert Spread

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Jun 28, 2016
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Team Challenge: Three-Course Dessert Spread Jun 28, 2016 Heston Week. Tonight's challenge, Heston inspires the contestants to create a three-course dessert spread using only the food of the Gods: chocolate. The least impressive team will face the elimination challenge.

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Season 08, Episode 44 Elimination Challenge: Recipes from the Past

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Jun 29, 2016
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Elimination Challenge: Recipes from the Past Jun 29, 2016 Heston Week. Heston's restaurants are all about taking recipes from the past & giving them a modern twist. Four contestants must prepare a single course inspired by recipes from the past to avoid elimination.

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Season 08, Episode 45 Elimination Challenge & MasterClass 3

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Jun 30, 2016
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Elimination Challenge & MasterClass 3 Jun 30, 2016 Masterclass. The seven contestants who created the least impressive dishes during the pop-ups now face off to stay in the competition in the final Heston-inspired challenge. Plus, a special Heston Masterclass.

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Season 08, Episode 46 Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test

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Jul 3, 2016
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Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test Jul 3, 2016 The judges reveal that this week will be the toughest ever! In today's invention test contestants must choose between three of the hardest invention test dishes ever from previous seasons.

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Season 08, Episode 47 Pressure Test

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Jul 4, 2016
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Pressure Test Jul 4, 2016 The three contestants with the least impressive dishes from last night's invention test face off in the pressure test. At the end of the cook, one of these contestants will be going home.

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Season 08, Episode 48 Immunity Challenge

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Jul 5, 2016
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Immunity Challenge Jul 5, 2016 The three best performers in the invention test must now impress the judges in Round One for a chance to cook off against a professional chef and gain immunity.

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Season 08, Episode 49 Team Challenge: Australian Produce

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Jul 6, 2016
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Team Challenge: Australian Produce Jul 6, 2016 The remaining eight contestants are split into teams of two to cook a two-course meal inspired by quality Australian produce for 80 diners. The two least impressive teams will face elimination.

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Season 08, Episode 50 Elimination Challenge

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Jul 7, 2016
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Elimination Challenge Jul 7, 2016 The four members of the losing teams from the service challenge now face elimination. With so much at stake, which contestant will fail to impress the judges and be sent home from the competition?

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Season 08, Episode 51 Mystery Box Challenge: San Francisco Produce & Invention Test

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Jul 10, 2016
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Mystery Box Challenge: San Francisco Produce & Invention Test Jul 10, 2016 California Week. The MasterChef Australia competition travels to California for the week. With just a map in hand the contestants must track down today's mystery box ingredients from local San Francisco produce shops.

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Season 08, Episode 52 Team Challenge: Dominque Creen's Signature Dishes

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Jul 11, 2016
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Team Challenge: Dominque Creen's Signature Dishes Jul 11, 2016 California Week. Contestants must work in teams to recreate two of Dominque Creen's signature dishes. Dominque is a Michelin-starred chef & was recently voted the World's Best Female Chef.

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Season 08, Episode 53 Francis Ford Coppola's Inglenook Estate

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Jul 12, 2016
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Francis Ford Coppola's Inglenook Estate Jul 12, 2016 California Week. Today four of the most impressive contestants are cooking for a guaranteed place in finals week at Francis Ford Coppola's Inglenook Estate in the Napa Valley.

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Season 08, Episode 54 Team Challenge: Santa Monica Pier Food Trucks

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Jul 13, 2016
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Team Challenge: Santa Monica Pier Food Trucks Jul 13, 2016 California Week. Today the contestants are split into teams to run their very own food trucks at the world famous Santa Monica Pier. There is plenty at stake with the winning team guaranteed a place in finals week.

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Season 08, Episode 55 Elimination Challenge & MasterClass 4

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Jul 14, 2016
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Elimination Challenge & MasterClass 4 Jul 14, 2016 Masterclass. The losing team from the Food Truck Challenge now face elimination. Under the mentorship of Curtis Stone, they must cook a dish that symbolises what they're going to do once the competition is over.

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Season 08, Episode 56 Mystery Box Challenge: Hottest Ingredients & Invention Test

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Jul 17, 2016
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Mystery Box Challenge: Hottest Ingredients & Invention Test Jul 17, 2016 Finals Week. The top six contestants now face a mystery box challenge containing some of the hottest ingredients being used in the world right now. The winner will gain the advantage going into the invention test.

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Season 08, Episode 57 Elimination Challenge & MasterClass 4

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Jul 18, 2016
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Elimination Challenge & MasterClass 4 Jul 18, 2016 Masterclass. The losing team from the Food Truck Challenge now face elimination. Under the mentorship of Curtis Stone, they must cook a dish that symbolises what they're going to do once the competition is over.

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Season 08, Episode 58 Service Challenge: Lake House

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Jul 19, 2016
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Service Challenge: Lake House Jul 19, 2016 Finals Week. The Top Five contestants must cook five dishes from the menu of the Lake House in Daylesford under the guidance of legendary chef & owner, Alla Wolf-Tasker.

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Season 08, Episode 59 Elimination Challenge: Audition Ingredients

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Jul 20, 2016
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Elimination Challenge: Audition Ingredients Jul 20, 2016 Finals Week. The bottom 3 contestants from the Lake House challenge now face elimination & must impress the judges with a dish produced from the ingredients that they each cooked with to get into the competition.

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Season 08, Episode 60 MasterClass 5

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Jul 21, 2016
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MasterClass 5 Jul 21, 2016 Masterclass. The final MasterClass of 2016 sees the return of the eliminated contestants. The shoe's on the other foot for George, Gary & Shannon who must cook a dish from ingredients from a special mystery box.

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Season 08, Episode 61 Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test: Quarter Final

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Jul 24, 2016
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Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test: Quarter Final Jul 24, 2016 Grand Final Week. In today's Quarter Final mystery box challenge & invention test, contestants cook off for a place in the Semi Final using ingredients chosen by their loved ones.

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Season 08, Episode 62 Service Challenge: Semi Final

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Jul 25, 2016
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Service Challenge: Semi Final Jul 25, 2016 Grand Final Week. The final three contestants vie for a place in the Grand Finale in tonight's service challenge. Each contestant must prepare a main and a dessert for 20 guests plus the three judges.

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Season 08, Episode 63 MasterChef 2016 Grand Finale

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Jul 26, 2016
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MasterChef 2016 Grand Finale Jul 26, 2016 Grand Finale. Who will be crowned the winner of MasterChef Australia 2016? The finalists are competing for a $250,000 cash prize & a column in Australia's leading premium food magazine, Delicious.

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