There's a new judge in town as two Michelin star chef Marcus Wareing enters the kitchen to help find the next champion.
The acclaimed chef joins forces with formidable perfectionist, chef Monica Galetti, and MasterChef's seasoned diner, Gregg Wallace, to seek out up-and- coming culinary stars.
Marcus draws on his experience at top class restaurants around the world as he challenges and inspires the contestants to demonstrate culinary inventiveness in the MasterChef kitchen, as well as testing them on their mastery of classic dishes and techniques.
The talented hopefuls are also thrown into the high pressure restaurant kitchens of some of the most innovative chefs in Europe, learning from the best as they battle to reach the final and earn the chance to follow their professional dreams.
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