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  • 2013
  • 5 Seasons

MasterChef Junior USA is a reality television cooking competition that airs on the Fox Network. Produced by All3Media, the show is a spin-off of the popular MasterChef series and features talented young chefs between the ages of 8 and 13. Each season of MasterChef Junior USA consists of 13 episodes, with each episode featuring a different cooking challenge. The challenges are designed to test the young chefs' skills and creativity, and can range from cooking a three-course meal to creating a dish using only five ingredients.

The show is hosted by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, who is known for his no-nonsense attitude and high culinary standards. Alongside Ramsay are two other judges: renowned pastry chef Christina Tosi and celebrated restaurateur Joe Bastianich. Together, the judges taste and critique each dish, providing feedback to the contestants and ultimately deciding who will be eliminated each week.

One of the unique aspects of MasterChef Junior USA is the level of talent displayed by the young chefs. Despite their age, these aspiring chefs demonstrate remarkable cooking skills and creativity, often producing dishes that are on par with those of professional chefs. The show also emphasizes the importance of healthy cooking and using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.

Another feature of the show is the camaraderie amongst the contestants. Despite the competition, the young chefs develop strong friendships and support each other throughout the challenges. Viewers are also treated to stories about the contestants' backgrounds and personal journeys, adding a heartwarming element to the show.

Throughout the season, viewers are treated to a variety of cooking challenges, from creating gourmet hamburgers to making upscale macaroni and cheese. In addition to individual challenges, the chefs also participate in team challenges, showcasing their ability to work collaboratively and under pressure.

The season culminates in a grand finale, where the remaining contestants compete for the title of MasterChef Junior USA. In this final challenge, the young chefs must create a three-course meal that showcases their skills and culinary style. The winner is crowned the new MasterChef Junior, receiving a trophy and a $100,000 cash prize.

Overall, MasterChef Junior USA offers a unique and entertaining way to showcase the talents of young chefs. The show emphasizes healthy cooking, creativity, and teamwork, and offers viewers an inside look into the world of professional cooking. With its heartwarming moments and exciting challenges, MasterChef Junior USA has become a fan favorite and a must-watch for foodies and families alike.

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The Finale
15. The Finale
May 18, 2017
Season Finale: The judges want the finalists to prepare and present a three-course meal - appetizer, entr
The Semi Finals
14. The Semi Finals
May 18, 2017
Next up is the elimination challenge, during which each of the four contestants will have to create a dish using one of the world's most popular meats. Two of the young chefs will be sent home, leaving only two to battle it out for the grand prize on the season finale.
Pop-Up Restaurant
13. Pop-Up Restaurant
May 11, 2017
In this week's episode of MasterChef, the remaining contestants face a high-pressure team challenge, during which they must cook for food critics, chefs and journalists at a pop-up restaurant on the beautiful California coast. The winning team will go straight to the semifinals, but two young chefs from the losing team will have to leave the kitchen.
The Muppets Take MasterChef
12. The Muppets Take MasterChef
May 4, 2017
In this week's episode of MasterChef, the Top Six split up into two teams, and have 75 minutes to create an entr
Tag Team
11. Tag Team
April 20, 2017
MasterChef welcomes guest judge Chef Edward Lee...and the contestants' families! In the season's first mystery box challenge, the junior home cooks must prepare a delicious dish of their choice, inspired by their families. Then, in the next challenge, the young cooks team up in pairs to replicate a sushi platter and the judges will decide which two kids will go home.
Winter Wonderland
10. Winter Wonderland
April 13, 2017
The MasterChef kitchen is transformed into a winter wonderland! In the first challenge, the young chefs are split into teams of two and must replicate a gingerbread house. Then, in the next challenge, Aar
Scouts Honor
9. Scouts Honor
April 6, 2017
The Top 12 junior home cooks take their talents to the great outdoors, where they will cook for America's Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. For the first challenge, the kids are split into two teams and have to prepare and serve all scouts and troop leaders a dish that includes a pork chop entr
Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner
8. Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner
March 30, 2017
In this week's episode of MasterChef, guest judge Richard Blais enters the kitchen once again, but not to judge the remaining 10 junior home cooks. There's a big surprise in the MasterChef kitchen, as the judges bring back the six kids who have gone home, to give them another shot at reentering the competition!
7. Pie-Eyed
March 23, 2017
Guest judge Richard Blais enters the kitchen to see what the kids can cook up. In the first challenge, the Top 12 junior home cooks team up into groups of three and have 10 minutes to make as many pies as possible. The winning team will be safe from elimination. For the next challenge, the young chefs must use a blow torch to make either an appetizer, entr
A Presidential Mystery Box
6. A Presidential Mystery Box
March 16, 2017
The Top 14 receive a mystery box challenge inspired by the White House garden from former First Lady Michelle Obama. The young cooks must come up with an original recipe that is both healthy and presidential worthy. For the next challenge, Julie Bowen steps into the MasterChef kitchen to watch the kids make a dish in honor of their moms.
Kitchen Emergency
5. Kitchen Emergency
March 9, 2017
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Batter Hurry Up
4. Batter Hurry Up
March 2, 2017
The Top 18 return to the kitchen to face off in two challenges. In the first competition, the young cooks are split into teams and have 10 minutes to make a classic American dish - the corn dog. The winning team gets to turn the judges into a yummy treat. Later in the MasterChef kitchen, the contestants have to make a juicy burger, but there's a tough catch!
Just Like Gordon
3. Just Like Gordon
February 23, 2017
The Top 20 face the season's first mystery box challenge, during which they must cook dishes using both sweet and savory ingredients. Later in the MasterChef kitchen, the contestants must replicate Chef Ramsay's signature hand-roasted sea bass. Then, it's up to the judges to decide who stays and who goes home.
The Quest for an Apron Part 2
2. The Quest for an Apron Part 2
February 16, 2017
The remaining junior chefs compete for the final 12 spots in the Top 20. Making dishes ranging from cupcakes, to steak and lobster, the young chefs are tested to their limits and will find out if they will move on to the next round.
The Quest for an Apron Part 1
1. The Quest for an Apron Part 1
February 9, 2017
Sixteen of the country's finest junior home cooks compete for eight of the Top 20 spots on this season's MasterChef. After being split into four groups, each with a distinct signature dish, the kids get started. Only two contestants from each group will find out if they will succeed in moving on to the next round of challenges.
  • Premiere Date
    September 27, 2013