About MasterChef USA Celebrity Showdown

Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi invite celebrities into the MasterChef USA kitchen to show off their culinary skills in head-to-head contests for charity. All celebrities receive $10,000 for their charity and the winner of each battle will receive an additional $15,000 for their cause.

About MasterChef USA Celebrity Showdown

2016 Celebrity Showdown

Actresses Ta'Rhonda Jones and Kaitlin Doubleday from the TV show Empire face off in a luxurious Mystery Box Challenge. In the next matchup, former NFL player and current film and TV star Terry Crews and his wife Rebecca take on TV and film stars Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker in the battle of the cupcakes.

Supermodels Gigi Hadid and Devon Windsor.

Supermodels Gigi Hadid and Devon Windsor.

Then, supermodels Gigi Hadid and Devon Windsor go head to head, cooking their signature dishes. In the final showdown of the night, three young home cooks from MasterChef USA Junior go up against MasterChef USA champions, Christine Ha, Luca Manfé, and Claudia Sandoval.

2017 Celebrity Showdown

In the second star-studded kitchen contest, there's another Empire pairing with Trai Byers and Grace Gealey from the TV show and then it's music versus muscle as former American football stars Ronde Barber and Tiki Barber take on Joel Madden and Benji Madden from the American pop punk band Good Charlotte in the Pastry Challenge.

Curb Your Enthusiasm's Cheryl Hines.

Curb Your Enthusiasm's Cheryl Hines.

Also look out for actress and comedian Cheryl Hines who played the role of Larry David's wife, Cheryl, on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm in the Mystery Box Challenge.

Plus, hosts Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi get hands on in the kitchen as they both team up with a celeb to take each other on in the Mystery Box Team Challenge.