About the Show

MasterChef Australia: The Professionals

It's a recipe like no other. Take the greatest elements of MasterChef Australia that you know and love, add culinary legend Marco Pierre White, a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen, a 120-seat restaurant, and lay it all out on the table for 18 chefs at the top of their game from all over the country. MasterChef: The Professionals Australia will see these qualified chefs competing in the nation's toughest cooking environment.

The contestants will be guided by multi-Michelin star chef Marco Pierre White, who has trained some of the world's most successful chefs ? including Gordon Ramsay and Australia's own Shannon Bennett and Curtis Stone. This formidable talent will challenge, inspire and mentor the 18 professionals throughout the series.

By his side, ensuring that no element of the dish goes unnoticed, will be MasterChef Australia favourite, food critic Matt Preston. Be prepared to meet some of the country's most innovative and exciting chefs, competing to win a career-defining, money can't buy experience.

Marco Pierre White says, ?MasterChef is without question the greatest show on earth, the way the Australians do it. It's much more than a cooking show, it's educational, it's life stories, it's inspirational, it's just amazing?.