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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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Series cast summary:
Gordon Ramsay ...  Himself - Host / ... 160 episodes, 2010-2018
Charlie Ryan Charlie Ryan ...  Narrator 114 episodes, 2011-2016
Joe Bastianich ...  Himself - Judge / ... 103 episodes, 2010-2018
Graham Elliot ...  Himself - Judge / ... 101 episodes, 2010-2015
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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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Official Sites:

Fox Channel

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 July 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amerikai mesterszakács See more »

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Trivia

In season 6 Christina Tosi replaced Joe Bastianich as a judge. See more »

Goofs

Whenever the contestants cook for the public particularly in the team challenges, the contestants don't always wear some type of protective cover for their hair, such as a hairnet. See more »

Quotes

Gordon Ramsey - Host: [Repeated line to a contestant after they have been eliminated] I'm sorry but you're not ready to be a Masterchef.
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Version of MasterChef (2011) See more »

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Cooking among Fools
22 May 2015 | by tboneincaliSee all my reviews

I am a huge fan of cooking shows. In fact, Masterchef Australia is one of the best cooking shows out there. The judges are kind, caring, supportive and yet demanding, inspiring and results oriented. This, along with the fact that they select the best amateur cooks in the country make for excellent cooking and cuisine driven television.

Masterchef US, however, is merely ratings based. It tends to gravitate towards idiots and cooks with anger, psychological and/or personality disorders in order to drive the pseudo drama that occurs in nearly every episode. Not only that, but these guys can't cook. If this show thinks that they are representative of America's best cooks then the producer and director need to be fired or watch and episode of 'Top Chef'.

Everything in this show is predictable and overwrought with fabricated drama including the sound effects and the comments. Additionally, these judges are ***holes. They have no empathy for the struggling home chef and all these facets create one dull drab show that is not worth its salt or the hour wasted watching this drivel. Ramsey and his two cohorts should stay abroad as they seem to have only taken on this show for the money and an opportunity to make Americans look the fool.


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