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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 / ... 161 episodes, 2010-2018
Charlie Ryan Charlie Ryan ...  Narrator 115 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:

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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 five the judges rewrote the rules stating any contestant can be eliminated after any challenge. 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] It's not how you start, it's how you finish.
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Version of Kochchampion (2009) See more »

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Awful
7 March 2016 | by chungmusicSee all my reviews

As someone who has seen the other country versions of Masterchef, I personally expected fun. But this show is awful. There's a lot of things wrong with it.

First up - The contestants. Mix Big Brother-Real World with cooking in the middle and you'll get Masterchef US. My God, they are terrible - Arrogant, cynical, whiny. There is not an episode where they aren't insulting each other. Which is an extreme surprise because it's supposed to be a cooking competition and incredibly unlike the other Masterchefs (Australia for one is very viewer friendly) and even Top Chef might I add (which is also viewer friendly and actually has contestants keep up with their professionalisms). I personally don't know if it's scripted or spontaneous but it's a terrible watch full of probably psychologically challenged contestants who have anger issues and were probably bullies during their high school days.

Then it's the judges. I'm sorry but they are terrible, even Gordon in this one. One can watch Masterchef Aus and compare it to this one and witness major differences. The judges in the Aussie version are demanding, unrelenting, whilst being caring, and sharing genuine insight with the contestants as well as the viewers. It's dreadful, how the judges in this show acts. Absolute disaster.

The 1 star is just so that this review could pass for submission, my ratings for this show is absolute Zero out of Ten (0/10). Not recommended unless you want to be angry, and like to see people tear each other with no sense of decency instead of competing whilst showing class, then by all means you should watch it.


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