MasterChef Australia
Season 11

s11e01 / Auditions Day 1

29th Apr '19 - 11:30am
Auditions Day 1

Each hopeful cook has 60 minutes to produce their dish. If the judges like the dish, they're through to the next stage. If not, sadly, they're heading home.

268 have watched this episode

s11e02 / Auditions Day 2

30th Apr '19 - 11:30am
Auditions Day 2

It's day two of auditions and 13 contestants return for a second chance to show the judges they deserve to be in the top 24. With 18 aprons given away yesterday, just six aprons are up for grabs.

250 have watched this episode

s11e03 / Desert Island Dish

1st May '19 - 11:30am
Desert Island Dish

The pantry is open, there's 75 minutes on the clock, and the contestants are asked to cook the dish they'd cook every day for the rest of their lives if they found themselves on a desert island.

277 have watched this episode

s11e04 / Immunity Challenge - Curtis Stone

2nd May '19 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge - Curtis Stone

It's the end of the first week in the kitchen and the winners from the previous challenge will cook for an immunity pin. But it won't be easy: they'll be cooking against chef Curtis Stone.

274 have watched this episode

s11e05 / Special Ingredient Mystery Box & Black Mystery Box Challenge

5th May '19 - 11:30am
Special Ingredient Mystery Box & Black Mystery Box Challenge

It's mystery box time and our cooks must create a delicious dish using at least one of the elected ingredients. Next up is the black mystery box, but this time, whoever cooks the worst dish is going home.

262 have watched this episode

s11e06 / Pressure Test - Darren Purchese

6th May '19 - 11:30am
Pressure Test - Darren Purchese

Those that failed to impress in the previous episode are facing the dreaded pressure test. Our cooks are charged with recreating a Darren Purchese dessert, and whoever doesn't impress the judges will be going home.

264 have watched this episode

s11e07 / Immunity Challenge - Max Sharrad

7th May '19 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge - Max Sharrad

The winners of the mystery box and invention test face the immunity challenge. History is made when the judges choose who will cook against Young Chef of the Year, Max Sharrad.

257 have watched this episode

s11e08 / Off-Site Team Challenge - Briagolong Drought Feast

8th May '19 - 11:30am
Off-Site Team Challenge - Briagolong Drought Feast

Contestants cook outside of the kitchen for the first time. Their challenge is to create a feast for volunteers, truckies, farmers and their families impacted by drought in Briagolong.

260 have watched this episode

s11e09 / Elimination Challenge - Choices! & Masterclass 1

9th May '19 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge - Choices! & Masterclass 1

Before each cook sits their favourite and least favourite ingredients. Round one: cook with either. But those that produce the bottom four dishes face round two with their remaining ingredient. Followed by a Masterclass with Billie, Poh and Matt.

256 have watched this episode

s11e10 / Nigella's Mystery Box Challenge & Team Relay Invention Test

12th May '19 - 11:30am
Nigella's Mystery Box Challenge & Team Relay Invention Test

It's Nigella Week. MasterChef favourite Nigella Lawson sets the mystery box ingredients. Whoever cooks the best dish heads into immunity, but the rest must compete in a relay invention test.

247 have watched this episode

s11e11 / Pressure Test - Nigella's Roast Chicken

13th May '19 - 11:30am
Pressure Test - Nigella's Roast Chicken

It's pressure test time for the losing team from the previous challenge. The contestants have 90 minutes to cook Nigella's infamous roast chicken with two sides and gravy. Who will fail to impress and be sent home?.

250 have watched this episode

s11e12 / Immunity Challenge - Coskun Uysal

14th May '19 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge - Coskun Uysal

Nigella week continues, and the four best cooks from her Mystery Box challenge must cook a dish that celebrates custard. The top contestant will compete against Coskun Uysal, of renowned Tulum restaurant.

250 have watched this episode

s11e13 / Off-Site Team Challenge - State Library of Victoria with Nigella

15th May '19 - 11:30am
Off-Site Team Challenge - State Library of Victoria with Nigella

Nigella and contestants are given historical recipes at the State Library of Victoria to inspire a three-course meal. The team who create the least impressive menu will head into the next elimination.

244 have watched this episode

s11e14 / Elimination Challenge - Condiments & Masterclass 2 with Nigella

16th May '19 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge - Condiments & Masterclass 2 with Nigella

The bottom team from the previous challenge are presented with an array of condiments they must identify correctly. The first five to guess incorrectly head into an elimination cook. Plus, a Masterclass with Nigella.

244 have watched this episode

s11e15 / Rick Stein's Mystery Box Challenge & Fish and Potatoes Invention Test

19th May '19 - 11:30am
Rick Stein's Mystery Box Challenge & Fish and Potatoes Invention Test

It's Legends Week and our cooks have to create a dish using Rick Stein's Mystery Box. Later, a fish and potatoes themed Invention Test determines who will face the Immunity Challenge and Pressure Test.

231 have watched this episode

s11e16 / Pressure Test - Clare Smyth's Dessert

20th May '19 - 11:30am
Pressure Test - Clare Smyth's Dessert

This episode's Pressure Test has contestants recreating a dessert from culinary legend Clare Smyth. During four hours of preparation time, there are tears and even a dish that collapses before the judges' eyes.

243 have watched this episode

s11e17 / Immunity Challenge - Donovan Cooke

21st May '19 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge - Donovan Cooke

Matt Sinclair mentors the Immunity cook which uses only equipment from a typical office kitchen. Best dish enters Round 2, where they will compete against culinary legend Donovan Cooke.

243 have watched this episode

s11e18 / Team Challenge - Street Food for 360!

22nd May '19 - 11:30am
Team Challenge - Street Food for 360!

Joined by Yotam Ottolenghi, our contestants are cooking street food for 360 people. Each team must hero a different cuisine, and the least impressive team will be sent into the next elimination.

239 have watched this episode

s11e19 / Elimination Challenge - Yotam Ottolenghi & The Deli Item Challenge

23rd May '19 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge - Yotam Ottolenghi & The Deli Item Challenge

Legends week continues as Yotam Ottolenghi hosts a deli item challenge. The first three contestants to incorrectly name a deli item must cook to stay in the competition. Who will be heading home?.

237 have watched this episode

s11e20 / Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test - Secret's Week

26th May '19 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test - Secret's Week

It's Secrets Week, and, after a quick workshop with Din Tai Fung's Edward Yulianto, our cooks must create a tasty dumpling dish and later invent a dish that incorporates a secret. Shh.

230 have watched this episode

s11e21 / Pressure Test - Paella by Leno Lattarulo

27th May '19 - 11:30am
Pressure Test - Paella by Leno Lattarulo

Three contestants face a pressure test and will cook a paella based on an award-winning dish by Leno Lattarulo from Melbourne's Simply Spanish. Simple, right? Wrong. It is Secrets Week, after all.

257 have watched this episode

s11e22 / Immunity Challenge - Sauce, Secrets and Citrus

28th May '19 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge - Sauce, Secrets and Citrus

These immunity rounds involve sauce, secrets and citrus. A contestant will face off against an established chef that will be kept secret from everyone, including the judges, until the very end.

239 have watched this episode

s11e23 / Team Challenge - Secret Weapons

29th May '19 - 11:30am
Team Challenge - Secret Weapons

Each team is allocated a 'secret weapon' and must create a four-course Italian meal for 40 diners. Whichever team serves the least impressive meal will go into the next pressure test.

224 have watched this episode

s11e24 / Elimination Challenge - Blindfold Taste Test & One Last Secret

30th May '19 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge - Blindfold Taste Test & One Last Secret

Secrets Week closes with the previous episode's losing team facing a blindfolded taste test. The first five to guess incorrectly have a 60-minute open pantry cook, but one last secret will ruffle some feathers.

222 have watched this episode

s11e25 / Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test - Queensland

2nd Jun '19 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test - Queensland

This episode's mystery box challenge has contestants creating dishes using Queensland's finest ingredients. The judges will taste the five most appealing dishes and the winner will head into an immunity challenge.

228 have watched this episode

s11e26 / Pressure Test - Shannon Kellam

3rd Jun '19 - 11:30am
Pressure Test - Shannon Kellam

Contestants must re-create one of Shannon Kellam's signature dishes, but without a recipe. The contestant who re-creates the dish least like Shannon's will be going home.

240 have watched this episode

s11e27 / Immunity Challenge - Ginger & Ben Williamson

4th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge - Ginger & Ben Williamson

In round one, contestants must prepare a sweet or savoury dish with one of Queensland's finest ingredients - ginger. The winner will cook off against chef Ben Williamson for an immunity pin.

229 have watched this episode

s11e28 / Team Challenge - BBQ For 150 Noosa Locals

5th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Team Challenge - BBQ For 150 Noosa Locals

The Queensland trip continues and the teams must cook a barbecue feast to serve 150 Noosa locals. The team that serves the least impressive feast will go into the next elimination.

229 have watched this episode

s11e29 / Elimination Challenge - Skills Test/ Seafood Platter Challenge & Masterclass with Ash Martin

6th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge - Skills Test/ Seafood Platter Challenge & Masterclass with Ash Martin

In this episode's elimination, contestants undergo a skills test followed by a seafood platter challenge including raw, fried and steamed elements. MasterClass with judges and Homage restaurant's Ash Martin.

236 have watched this episode

s11e30 / Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test - The Dreaded Everything Box

9th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test - The Dreaded Everything Box

It is the dreaded Everything Box, where contestants must use every one of the eight ingredients. They will have to be extra creative if they want to win a place in the next immunity challenge.

228 have watched this episode

s11e31 / Pressure Test - The Surprise Twist!

10th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Pressure Test - The Surprise Twist!

Three contestants will face the chopping block in an elimination challenge with a surprise twist.

232 have watched this episode

s11e32 / Immunity Challenge - Letters from home & Jessie McTavish

11th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge - Letters from home & Jessie McTavish

Contestants awake with letters from home containing special instructions for round one of the immunity cook. The winner will cook off against chef Jessie McTavish from North Bondi Fish.

232 have watched this episode

s11e33 / Team Challenge - A Picnic At Hanging Rock with Maggie Bear

12th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Team Challenge - A Picnic At Hanging Rock with Maggie Bear

Contestants find themselves in the Macedon Ranges for this team challenge: a picnic at Hanging Rock. What will be a surprise is who is the guest chef - none other than the beloved Maggie Beer.

227 have watched this episode

s11e34 / Elimination Challenge - with Maggie Beer

13th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge - with Maggie Beer

Maggie Beer is back for the elimination challenge which will take place over two rounds. In round one, the contestants must celebrate herbs from the garden. In round two, they must feature spices.

234 have watched this episode

s11e35 / Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test with Heston Blumenthal - Sweet Week

16th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test with Heston Blumenthal - Sweet Week

Kicking off Sweet Week, molecular master Heston Blumenthal enters the kitchen with a mystery box for the contestants.

222 have watched this episode

s11e36 / Pressure Test - Kate Reid

17th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Pressure Test - Kate Reid

In a surprise twist, our bottom three contestants from the cereal invention test have been thrown straight into a pressure test. Aprons on: it's time to cook a unique creation by Kate Reid.

223 have watched this episode

s11e37 / Immunity Challenge - Ice Cream Challenge & Kate Wright

18th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge - Ice Cream Challenge & Kate Wright

Sweet Week continues with an immunity ice cream challenge. In round two, the best cook will go up against chef Alice Wright.

229 have watched this episode

s11e38 / Team Challenge - Identical!

19th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Team Challenge - Identical!

The team challenge requires contestants to create a delicious, sweet dish that is identical in look, texture and flavour to their teammate's dish. Communication is key.

224 have watched this episode

s11e39 / Elimination Challenge - The Dessert With No Sugar!

20th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge - The Dessert With No Sugar!

In a very challenging cook, the contestants must make a sweet dish without using refined sugar.

226 have watched this episode

s11e40 / Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test - Best Selling And Australia's Most Popular Ingredients

23rd Jun '19 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test - Best Selling And Australia's Most Popular Ingredients

This episode's mystery box holds some of the best-selling ingredients from Coles and along with these, contestants must cook with some of Australia's favourite ingredients: Vegemite, tomato sauce or Milo.

204 have watched this episode

s11e41 / Pressure Test - Jock Zonfrillo

24th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Pressure Test - Jock Zonfrillo

This episode's challenge has been set by special guest Jock Zonfrillo from Restaurant Orana. Contestants must create dishes that showcase one of his favourite native ingredients.

207 have watched this episode

s11e42 / Immunity Challenge - Beluga Caviar & Phil Wood

25th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge - Beluga Caviar & Phil Wood

The three winners of the challenges must create a dish featuring Beluga caviar. The best dish will see its maker compete for an immunity pin against Pt Leo Estate chef Phil Wood.

208 have watched this episode

s11e43 / Team Challenge - Best Diners & Best Ingredients

26th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Team Challenge - Best Diners & Best Ingredients

The contestants must cook a four-course meal for the Best Diners In The World while showcasing the Best Ingredients In The Country. Little do they know, the diners are their loved ones.

206 have watched this episode

s11e44 / Elimination Challenge - Massimo Bottura

27th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge - Massimo Bottura

The top 10 are joined by the world's top chef Massimo Bottura and asked to cook with ingredients that are very close to Massimo's heart: ones that are frequently disposed of.

208 have watched this episode

s11e45 / Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test: Deja Vu

30th Jun '19 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test: Deja Vu

This episode's mystery box involves some deja vu and later, in the invention test, contestants have 60 minutes to create a dish that takes the judges to a moment in time that evokes a particular memory.

188 have watched this episode

s11e46 / Pressure Test - Kirsten Tibballs

1st Jul '19 - 11:30am
Pressure Test - Kirsten Tibballs

Champion chocolatier Kirsten Tibballs is in the MasterChef kitchen for this episode's pressure test. Three contestants from the previous invention test must recreate Kirsten's apple pie. Who will be going home?.

222 have watched this episode

s11e47 / Immunity Challenge - Same Ingredients/Different Styles & Adam D'Sylva

2nd Jul '19 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge - Same Ingredients/Different Styles & Adam D'Sylva

All contestants will cook with the same ingredient but in a different style. The winner of round one will be cooking against renowned chef Adam D'Sylva for the illustrious immunity pin.

223 have watched this episode

s11e48 / Team Challenge - Q Train Vegetarian Course

3rd Jul '19 - 11:30am
Team Challenge - Q Train Vegetarian Course

Aboard the Q Train travelling restaurant our contestants, in teams, must prepare a vegetarian course using oyster mushrooms, baby zucchini, eggplant or figs. The bottom two teams face elimination.

220 have watched this episode

s11e49 / Elimination Challenge - Time Auction

4th Jul '19 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge - Time Auction

This episode is the return of the time auction where contestants bid for ingredients with time rather than money. The more time they spend buying ingredients, the less time they have to cook.

217 have watched this episode

s11e50 / Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test - WA

7th Jul '19 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test - WA

The remaining contestants fly to Western Australia for a mystery box challenge and later an invention test, using all the great produce WA has to offer.

214 have watched this episode

s11e51 / Team Challenge - Wildflower 5 Course Degustation

8th Jul '19 - 11:30am
Team Challenge - Wildflower 5 Course Degustation

At Wildflower Restaurant in Perth, contestants will cook a five-course degustation featuring an ingredient that chef Matt Sartori has selected.

215 have watched this episode

s11e52 / Immunity Challenge - Fast Track to Finals Week

9th Jul '19 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge - Fast Track to Finals Week

The winners from the previous two days now cook for an opportunity to fast-track themselves into Finals Week. Round two comes down to the wire as contestants are hungry for the win.

210 have watched this episode

s11e53 / Team Challenge - Leeuwin Estate Safari Club

10th Jul '19 - 11:30am
Team Challenge - Leeuwin Estate Safari Club

This episode's setting is the beautiful Leeuwin Estate Safari Club in Margaret River. Guided by head chef Dan Gedge, our contestants will battle it out in a team challenge.

206 have watched this episode

s11e54 / Elimination Challenge - Santiago Fernandez & Masterclass

11th Jul '19 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge - Santiago Fernandez & Masterclass

This pressure test is set by Santiago Fernandez and it's a doozy. The stakes are high and the least impressive cook will be sent home. Plus, catch a masterclass showing off delicious recipes.

208 have watched this episode

s11e55 / Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test - The Loved One's Selection

14th Jul '19 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test - The Loved One's Selection

Each contestant has an ingredient chosen for them by a loved one, with the note explaining their choice. Later, the judges select an ingredient for each contestant to cook with in the invention test.

203 have watched this episode

s11e56 / Pressure Test - The Lamington

15th Jul '19 - 11:30am
Pressure Test - The Lamington

The chef director behind Dinner by Heston in Melbourne and London, Ashley Palmer-Watts, sets a lamington-themed pressure test. One contestant will be sent home with only days remaining in the competition.

209 have watched this episode

s11e57 / Advantage Challenge - Top 5

16th Jul '19 - 11:30am
Advantage Challenge - Top 5

Our top five are battling to win an advantage for the next challenge, which could secure them a spot in the semifinal. Contestants can cook whatever they want and decide how much time is on the clock.

208 have watched this episode

s11e58 / Top 5 Challenge - The Press Club

17th Jul '19 - 11:30am
Top 5 Challenge - The Press Club

Contestants are cooking at Press Club, the brainchild of judge George Calombaris. With the Press Club announcing it will soon close, the top five take to the kitchen to prepare one of the final meals.

209 have watched this episode

s11e59 / Grand Final Week - Elimination Challenge

21st Jul '19 - 11:30am
Grand Final Week - Elimination Challenge

By the end of the episode, five will become four as the trophy beckons. In a special MasterClass, contestants set their very own mystery box challenge for the judges and Curtis Stone.

203 have watched this episode

s11e60 / Semi Final with Peter Gilmore

22nd Jul '19 - 11:30am
Semi Final with Peter Gilmore

This semifinal is a pressure test set by acclaimed Quay executive chef Peter Gilmore. The three contestants who do the most impressive job recreating the dish will earn their spot in the grand finale.

201 have watched this episode

s11e61 / Grand Final

23rd Jul '19 - 11:30am
Grand Final

It's been months of nail-biting challenges, but there can only be one winner to walk away with the life-changing title of Australia's MasterChef 2019. Go Tessa!

198 have watched this episode
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