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MasterChef Junior is a cooking competition project broadcast by Fox Channel. The premiere episode was shown on the 27th of September, 2013. The creators were inspired by the original MasterChef TV project. The idea of MasterChef Junior belongs to Robin Ashbrook. The participants are judged by the professionals – Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi and Graham Elliot. The executive producers are Ben Adler, Robin Ashbrook, Paul Franklin, Eden Gaha, Patricia Llewellyn, Elisabeth Murdoch, Adeline Ramage Rooney and Gordon Ramsay. Produced by One Potato Two Potato.
Four seasons 34 episodes each are over now. What about the fifth one?
Format and Other Details
The participants of the show are American kids from 8 to 13 years old. They are chosen beforehand through the auditions. After 24 applicants are chosen, they get split into three groups – seafood group, pasta dishes group and dessert group. Twelve participants get to the next level after elimination. Those who were eliminated get small prizes and souvenirs. After passing through all the levels one winner is left. He or she gets a prize of $100,000 and a special unique trophy from the project.
Judges are the same as in the adults’ variant of the project:
Graham Elliot (isn’t going to participate in the 5th season)
There was some light criticism on the behavior of Gordon Ramsay who’s famous for his aggressive attitude to the contestants of the project. One of the kids said that Ramsey cursed two times while the show was filmed.
Season 5 Release Date
The show turned out to be a great success. After for seasons the producers decided to prolong MasterChef Junior for the 5th and 6th seasons. The casting for the 5th episode is already over. The casting for the 6th season is being held right now. it means that the fifth season is just round the corner, but the official release date hasn’t been announced yet and Fox keeps silent.