Are you ready for the new season of MasterChef? FOX just released new details for the TV show’s 10th season.
Hosted by Gordon Ramsay, the culinary competition series features talented home cooks battling for the title and the grand prize of $250,000. Judges include Ramsay, Aarón Sánchez, and Joe Bastianich.
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THE MILESTONE 10TH SEASON OF “MASTERCHEF” KICKS OFF WITH ANOTHER CROP OF TALENTED HOME COOKS
Home Cooks from Across the U.S. Battle for a White Apron on the Season Premiere, Airing Wednesday, May 29, on FOX
Celebrating its milestone 10th season, television’s No. 1 cooking show, MASTERCHEF, will air two nights per week, kicking off Wednesday, May 29 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) and joining the Thursday lineup on Thursday, June 20 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
This season, the judges – award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, acclaimed chef Aarón Sánchez and renowned restaurateur Joe Bastianich – take the series to new heights, selecting just 20 incredible home cooks from a batch of top-notch culinary talent.
Throughout the season, the home cooks will face a series of challenges, including cooking for a 10th anniversary pool party, catering a former MASTERCHEF winner’s wedding reception, feeding ravenous NASCAR drivers at the Irwindale Speedway and, for the first time ever, traveling to the U.K., to take over dinner service at Chef Ramsay’s flagship London restaurant, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay. Tough competition, surprise guests and many challenges are in store, with one home cook ultimately claiming the title of MASTERCHEF, the $250,000 grand prize and, for the first time in MASTERCHEF history, an opportunity to learn hands-on in each of the judge’s restaurants.
In the premiere episode, “The Epic 10th Season Auditions – Pt. 1,” airing Wednesday, May 29 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, dozens of hopefuls enter the MASTERCHEF kitchen for the first time and have one chance to wow the judges and secure a a spot in the Season 10 field of competitors. In the season’s second episode, “Auditions – Pt. 2 / Battle Round,” airing Wednesday, June 5 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), find out which cooks round out the top 20 home cooks for the season!
Below are the hometowns, names and professions of the home cooks who will participate in the MASTERCHEF Battle for a White Apron:
State/Hometown Name Profession
Arizona Phoenix Brielle Gunderson Stay-At-Home Mom
California Folsom Redondo Beach San Diego Simi Valley David Ke Fred Chang Sarah Faherty Deanna Colon Electrical Engineer Revenue Analyst Former Army Interrogator Vocal Coach
Georgia Atlanta Camerron Dangerfield Product Analyst Cartersville Epworth Dorian Hunter Noah Sims Creeler Septic Systems Foreman
Illinois Chicago Algean Garner II Clinical Psychologist
Italy Milan Luca Schifanella Scientist
Massachusetts Boston Kenny Palazzolo Carpenter
Michigan Durand Grand Rapids Liz Linn Micah Yaroch Events Consultant Kitchen Porter
Minnesota Minneapolis St. Paul Vivian Aronson Windy Ross Yoga Instructor Child Protection Supervisor
New Jersey Somerset Manjula Sarkar HR Director
New York Bronx Brooklyn New York Rochester Troy West Nyack Wuta Onda Evan Tesiny Kimberly White Lydia Carlston Shari Mukherjee Charli Spiegel Subha Ramiah English Teacher Sales Coordinator Shoe Designer Model Stay-At-Home Mom Bartender R&D Director
Oklahoma Ada Renee Rice Receptionist
Pennsylvania Philadelphia Sam Haaz Attorney Pittsburgh Michael Silverstein Real Estate Flipper
Rhode Island Barrington Nick DiGiovanni College Student
South Carolina Charleston Poly’s Island Summerville Jason Keefe Jamie Hough Anthony Rivera Ari Goodstein Truck Contractor Fisherman Telecom Service Manager Sales Manager
Texas Austin Allen Soriano Entrepreneur Dallas Bri Baker Mollie Guerra Cocktail Server Account Manager Sabina Pincus Software Sales
United Kingdom London Keturah King Freelance Writer
MASTERCHEF is produced by Endemol Shine North America and One Potato Two Potato, and is based on a format created by Franc Roddam and Endemol Shine. Elisabeth Murdoch, Georgie Hurford-Jones, Gordon Ramsay, Natalka Znak, Danny Schrader, Patricia Llewellyn and Ben Adler serve as executive producers. “Like” MASTERCHEF on Facebook at facebook.com/Masterchef/. Follow the series on Twitter @MasterChefonFOX and join the discussion with #MasterChef. See photos and videos on Instagram @MasterchefonFOX.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of MasterChef? Will you watch the new season?