A nationwide search for the best home cooks in America. One of 50 hopefuls will become a culinary star and one of America's "Masterchefs."
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A nationwide search for the best home cooks in America. One of 50 hopefuls will become a culinary star and one of America's "Masterchefs."

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Meet the tastemakers.

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The grand prize is $250,000, a cook book publishing deal, and the title of Masterchef. See more »

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The judges are inconsistent if every mystery box winner is required to participate in the elimination test. See more »

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Himself - Host: [Repeated line] It's not how you start, it's how you finish.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.100 (2010) See more »

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12 August 2014 | by (Göteborg) – See all my reviews

It is a petty to see how they took the Australian (or UK) show and changed it to break people instead of building and teaching.

It is a completely different atmosphere compared especially to the Aussie version.

The Brits and the Aussies also have the MasterClass episodes that are really educational.

There are elements that are interesting in seeing how contestants form informal teams as well as having to team up with "enemies". Still - quite more subtly executed in the original series. I recommend watching the Australian version.


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