First, there was MasterChef. Then, there was MasterChef Junior. Now, FOX has announced they will air a new special, MasterChef Celebrity Showdown.
The two-hour event will air on January 18th.
The special, which will pit stars against each other in a series of cooking challenges, will feature supermodels Gigi Hadid and Devon Windsor in addition to Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Terry Crews and Empire‘s Kaitlin Doubleday and Ta’Rhonda Jones. A few former MasterChef and MasterChef Junior contestants will also join in. The competitors will be playing for their charity of choice.
Read the official announcement below:
STARS COMPETE IN A CULINARY BATTLE FOR CHARITY ON THE TWO-HOUR SPECIAL “MASTERCHEF CELEBRITY SHOWDOWN,” MONDAY, JANUARY 18, ON FOX
Celebrity Competitors Include Supermodels Gigi Hadid and Devon Windsor; BROOKLYN NINE-NINE’s Terry Crews and wife, Rebecca Crews; THE LAST MAN ON EARTH’s Boris Kodjoe and wife, Nicole Ari Parker; and EMPIRE’s Kaitlin Doubleday and Ta’Rhonda Jones; as well as MASTERCHEF Winners Luca Manfe, Christine Ha and Claudia Sandoval; and MASTERCHEF JUNIOR Season Four Contestants Addison, Amaya and Zac
Get ready for the ultimate snack-down when award-winning judge Gordon Ramsay and renowned pastry chef Christina Tosi invite celebrities into the MASTERCHEF kitchen to battle it out against each other for charity on the first-ever MASTERCHEF CELEBRITY SHOWDOWN, airing Monday, Jan. 18 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
The two-hour special tests the culinary skills of the celebrity competitors, and also pits previous MASTERCHEF winners against some of MASTERCHEF JUNIOR’s Season Four contestants, as they compete in the following showdowns to win a cash prize for the charities of their choice.”
What do you think? Are you a MasterChef fan? Will you be watching the special?