- Famed Chef Gordon Ramsay brings a new culinary competition series to
- Amateur cooks compete for kitchen glory -
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TORONTO, July 23 /CNW/ - Foodies rejoice! Chef Gordon Ramsay has joined
the CTV family. Based on the international smash hit format, the famed
culinary master Ramsay introduces a sizzling new cook-off competition
series MASTERCHEF, premiering Tuesday, July 27 at 9
p.m. ET on CTV (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).
After an extensive search for the best amateur home cooks, 50 hopefuls
vie for the first-ever MASTERCHEF title.
Along with renowned co-judges restaurateur Joe Bastianich and chef
Graham Elliott, chef Ramsay will challenge and coach the amateurs all
the way to the finish line. Known for his explosive outbursts, Ramsay
won't be afraid to tell the chefs the cold, hard truth about their
cooking along the way.
** Media Note ** Download photos of MASTERCHEF at www.ctvmedia.ca.
In the premiere episode (Tuesday, July 27 at 9 p.m. ET), the
cooking hopefuls have one hour to prepare their signature dishes and
present them to the distinguished MASTERCHEF judging panel:
Michelin-starred chef Ramsay; restaurateur and wine maker Bastianich;
and the youngest four-star chef in America, Elliot. The judges are
looking for passion, creativity and most importantly great flavour and
taste. Only the most deserving home cooks who impress the judges will
win the coveted white apron and advance to the next round of the
The 50 cooking hopefuls vary in different backgrounds from teachers and
homemakers to bartenders and medical consultants. For a full list of the
final 50 participants, please visit our media site.
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