MasterChef Australia
Season 6

s06e01 / Series 6 Premiere

5th May '14 - 11:30am
Series 6 Premiere

MasterChef Australia returns with the best group of home cooks the competition has ever seen. In the first episode, our potential contestants are given one hour to cook their best dish and secure their spot in the top 24.

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s06e02 / Top 50: Core Skills Invention Test

6th May '14 - 11:30am
Top 50: Core Skills Invention Test

Just 10 aprons remain for the 18 remaining aspiring home cooks.The contestants are put through their paces in a core skills invention test, then, contestants must recreate George Calombaris' superb lemon lime and bitters dessert.

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s06e03 / Top 24: Mystery Box Challenge

7th May '14 - 11:30am
Top 24: Mystery Box Challenge

The top 24 contestants enter the MasterChef Australia kitchen for the very first time. First up tonight, the contestants face the classic mystery box challenge, but there's a surprise in store.

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s06e04 / Elimination Challenge: Chinese Fried Rice

8th May '14 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge: Chinese Fried Rice

In tonight's elimination episode, 21 contestants face elimination for the first time with a three-round challenge. The contestants are given just 30 minutes to cook a perfect Chinese fried rice. Who will be the first contestant to go?

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s06e05 / Mystery Box Challenge and Breakfast Invention Test

11th May '14 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge and Breakfast Invention Test

The 21 contestants enter the kitchen to find a mystery box at their bench. They have one hour to cook a dish using at least one of the ingredients.

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s06e06 / Pressure Test: Shannon Bennett's Fillet of Beef

12th May '14 - 11:30am
Pressure Test: Shannon Bennett's Fillet of Beef

The three contestants with the least impressive dishes from the invention test face off in the pressure test. They are given the challenge of re-creating guest chef Shannon Bennett's fillet of beef with a bone marrow crust.

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s06e07 / Off-Site Challenge: Lunch Service in St Kilda

13th May '14 - 11:30am
Off-Site Challenge: Lunch Service in St Kilda

In the season's first off-site challenge, the contestants split into two teams for a lunch service challenge at two popular St Kilda restaurants. The team with the most money in the till at the end of the challenge wins.

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s06e08 / Elimination Challenge: Three Dishes from One Snapper

14th May '14 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge: Three Dishes from One Snapper

The losing team from last night's challenge are all facing elimination and have to plan three dishes from one snapper. In an unexpected twist, one contestant takes the biggest risk in the history of MasterChef Australia. Will it pay off?

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s06e09 / Mystery Box Challenge: Maggie Beer

18th May '14 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge: Maggie Beer

In a special episode, the queen of the Australian kitchen, Maggie Beer, returns to the kitchen for the Mystery Box challenge. Who will impress the judges in the challenge?

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s06e10 / Pressure Test: Alla Wolf-Tasker's Rivers and Lakes

19th May '14 - 11:30am
Pressure Test: Alla Wolf-Tasker's Rivers and Lakes

The bottom three contestants from the Invention Test face off in the Pressure Test. Who will be hanging up their apron and leaving the MasterChef kitchen for the last time?

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s06e11 / Immunity Challenge: Ollie Gould & Kylie Kwong

20th May '14 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge: Ollie Gould & Kylie Kwong

The three best performing contestants in the Invention Test get to compete for immunity. Competing against chefs Ollie Gould and Kylie Kwong, who has what it takes to win the immunity?

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s06e12 / Team Challenge: Three Course Menu from Memory

21st May '14 - 11:30am
Team Challenge: Three Course Menu from Memory

In this challenge it's all about strategy, memory, communication, pace and teamwork as the contestants are split into two teams. However, as always, there's a twist.

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s06e13 / Elimination Challenge in Three Rounds

22nd May '14 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge in Three Rounds

The losing team from the latest challenge now face off over three rounds. By the end of round three, one of the 10 contestants will be eliminated from the competition.

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s06e14 / Mystery Box Challenge and Invention Test

25th May '14 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge and Invention Test

A mystery box challenge quickly becomes a nightmare for some; while an invention test goes like a dream for others.

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s06e15 / Pressure Test

26th May '14 - 11:30am
Pressure Test

The bottom three contestants from the invention test face off in a pressure test where they have three hours to replicate a complex dessert. The worst dish will be eliminated from the competition.

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s06e16 / Immunity Challenge: Benjamin Cooper

27th May '14 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge: Benjamin Cooper

The contestant playing for immunity must cook off against Benjamin Cooper from leading restaurant, Chin Chin, even with a 15-minute head start, have they got what it takes to out-cook a professional?

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s06e17 / Team Challenge: Four-Course Dessert Menu

28th May '14 - 11:30am
Team Challenge: Four-Course Dessert Menu

The contestants are tasked to create a four-course dessert menu, with each team needing to prepare 10 serves of each dessert to the judges. Which team will go head to head in the elimination?

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s06e18 / Elimination Challenge: Blind Taste Test

29th May '14 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge: Blind Taste Test

The contestants from the losing team compete in a blind taste test. They must taste a mystery dish while blindfolded then recreate the dish. The worst dish will be hanging up the apron forever.

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s06e19 / Mystery Box Challenge

1st Jun '14 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge

The contestants enter the kitchen for another Mystery Box challenge, but there's a twist...The top three dishes will compete for immunity while the bottom three will face elimination.

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s06e20 / Pressure Test: Saint Crispin

2nd Jun '14 - 11:30am
Pressure Test: Saint Crispin

In an intense pressure test, the three contestants must recreate a dish made by the co-head chefs from leading Melbourne restaurant Saint Crispin. Who will be safe from elimination?

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s06e21 / Immunity Challenge: Matt Stone

3rd Jun '14 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge: Matt Stone

With immunity up for grabs the three contestants battle it out with cheese. Who will get the chance to cook for immunity and go up against celebrated chef Matt Stone?

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s06e22 / Team Challenge: Queen Victoria Market

4th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Team Challenge: Queen Victoria Market

The contestants arrive at Melbourne's Queen Victoria Market and are tasked to work in teams at four different stalls. The team with the lowest profit will face off in the elimination challenge.

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s06e23 / Elimination Challenge: Time Auction

5th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge: Time Auction

The losing team from the off-site challenge will compete in a time-auction elimination challenge and one contestant's dream will be over. Also, we end with a sweet Masterclass that's all about dessert.

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s06e24 / Invention Test: Chocolate

8th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Invention Test: Chocolate

In the invention test, each team has to produce one sweet and one savoury dish using chocolate, showing their versatility. The team that impresses the judges the most will win a chance at immunity.

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s06e25 / Pressure Test: Nobu Matsuhisa

9th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Pressure Test: Nobu Matsuhisa

In a pressure test like no other, internationally acclaimed chef Nobu Matsuhisa sets a challenge for the losing team from the invention test in one of the toughest cooks yet.

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s06e26 / Immunity Challenge

10th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge

The three best performers in the invention test are vying for immunity. However, they must produce a dish using either a blow torch, a smoking gun or a cream whip dispenser.

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s06e27 / Offsite Challenge: Wedding Anniversary at Ascot House

11th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Offsite Challenge: Wedding Anniversary at Ascot House

Love is in the air as the contestants arrive at Melbourne's prestigious Ascot House to celebrate a diamond jubilee wedding anniversary with no food. That's where the contestants come in.

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s06e28 / Elimination Challenge

12th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge

In a two-round elimination challenge the losing team from the off-site challenge go head-to-head to keep their place in the competition. Which amateur cook will say goodbye forever?

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s06e29 / Mystery Box: Marco Pierre White

15th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Mystery Box: Marco Pierre White

The contestants are stunned to find the Godfather of modern cooking, Marco Pierre White, waiting for them. The winner of Marco's mystery box challenge gets to choose the core ingredient in the invention test.

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s06e30 / Pressure Test: White Heat

16th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Pressure Test: White Heat

Marco Pierre White sets the pressure test challenge from his iconic cookbook, White Heat. Emotions run high when one contestant is sent packing forever.

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s06e31 / Immunity Challenge: Donovan Cooke

17th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge: Donovan Cooke

The contestant cooking for immunity must match skills with Donovan Cooke from the renowned Melbourne restaurant Atlantic. Have they got what it takes to take down a professional?

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s06e32 / Offsite Challenge: Taxi Kitchen

18th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Offsite Challenge: Taxi Kitchen

The off-site challenge sees the contestants split into two teams to cook a three-course, British-inspired menu for 120 diners at Taxi Kitchen, in Melbourne's Federation Square.

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s06e33 / Elimination Challenge: Risotto

19th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge: Risotto

Each contestant has one hour to cook a risotto, but to impress they must take this popular dish to another level. The contestant with the least impressive dish will leave the kitchen.

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s06e34 / Mystery Box Challenge

22nd Jun '14 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge

The contestants enter the MasterChef Australia kitchen to find two mystery boxes, but this week these two boxes will turn the competition on its head.

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s06e35 / Pressure Test: Vikas Khanna

23rd Jun '14 - 11:30am
Pressure Test: Vikas Khanna

In the Pressure Test Challenge, the contestants must work with chef and host of MasterChef India, Vikas Khanna. The least impressive dish will leave the competition.

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s06e36 / Mystery Box Challenge: Second Chances

24th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge: Second Chances

We are down to the Top Ten contestants; but this challenge will present the biggest shock in the competition so far. Only the most courageous will win.

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s06e37 / Service Challenge: Starlight Children's Foundation

25th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Service Challenge: Starlight Children's Foundation

Guest chef Curtis Stone leads the service challenge at the Starlight Children's Foundation charity lunch. The contestants are split in two teams and must raise the most money for the charity.

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s06e38 / Power Apron Mystery Box Challenge

26th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Power Apron Mystery Box Challenge

In an intense Mystery Box challenge, the winning team from the service challenge play off for the power apron, which will mean they control every challenge played out next week.

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s06e39 / Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test

29th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge & Invention Test

It's power apron week and the contestant holding the apron will have a big advantage in the Mystery Box challenge and the Invention test. Which three contestants will face-off for elimination?

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s06e40 / Pressure Test - Croquembouche

30th Jun '14 - 11:30am
Pressure Test - Croquembouche

In one of the most difficult pressure tests yet, the three contestants must battle it out to stay in the competition. However, the power apron plays a role yet again and one cook will say goodbye.

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s06e41 / Immunity Challenge

1st Jul '14 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge

In the immunity challenge the contestant with the power apron will compete for a chance at immunity. But will the power apron help the contestant get one over the professional chef?

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s06e42 / Service Challenge: Banquet for 20 Food Producers

2nd Jul '14 - 11:30am
Service Challenge: Banquet for 20 Food Producers

In the service challenge, the contestants are split into two teams to cook a banquet for 20 food producers. The power apron contestant gets to choose their team members for the challenge.

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s06e43 / Elimination Challenge: Mexican

3rd Jul '14 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge: Mexican

In a Mexican-themed elimination challenge, the five remaining contests will face-off to avoid elimination. However, the power apron contestant will play a vital role on who will be staying...

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s06e44 / Mystery Box Challenge: Barter

6th Jul '14 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge: Barter

With the same six items in each contestant's mystery box, they all must barter with each other to get a variety of ingredients. Which three contestants will battle it out for immunity?

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s06e45 / Pressure Test: Nick Palumbo's Choc-Top Ice Creams

7th Jul '14 - 11:30am
Pressure Test: Nick Palumbo's Choc-Top Ice Creams

In the Pressure Test, the contestants must make four of Nick Palumbo's classic choc-top ice creams from scratch. The least impressive dish will leave the competition forever.

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s06e46 / Immunity Challenge: John Lawson

8th Jul '14 - 11:30am
Immunity Challenge: John Lawson

The contestants vying for immunity must identify 12 cuts of a cow. The contestant that names all 12 correctly will go up against professional chef, John Lawson. Can they out-cook a professional?

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s06e47 / Offsite Challenge: Asian

9th Jul '14 - 11:30am
Offsite Challenge: Asian

In an Asian cuisine challenge, the contestants, in four teams must cook an Asian dish for 200 hungry fans who have the power to decide on their favourite dishes.

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s06e48 / Elimination Challenge: Dave Verhuel

10th Jul '14 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge: Dave Verhuel

The two losing teams from the team challenge must replicate a signature dish by chef Dave Verhuel without a recipe. The least impressive dish will be eliminated from the competition.

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s06e49 / Mystery Box: Heston Blumenthal & Invention Test

13th Jul '14 - 11:30am
Mystery Box: Heston Blumenthal & Invention Test

To the contestant's surprise, chef Heston Blumenthal will be heading up the challenges, starting with the first challenge and the Invention test.

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s06e50 / Pressure Test: Beetroot Risotto

14th Jul '14 - 11:30am
Pressure Test: Beetroot Risotto

The contestants must cook one of Heston's dishes: beetroot risotto. With no recipe, they must keep up with Heston as he cooks the dish in front of them, but they must finish cooking at the same time.

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s06e51 / Offsite Challenge

15th Jul '14 - 11:30am
Offsite Challenge

In the off-site challenge, Heston sets the task for the five contestants cooking. They must pimp the menu of a local Melbourne pub and run the service for 120 customers, with Heston at the helm.

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s06e52 / Elimination Challenge: Five Senses

16th Jul '14 - 11:30am
Elimination Challenge: Five Senses

The contestants must make a dish inspired by the five senses. Each cook has to include taste and the remaining senses are allocated between the contestants to include in their dish.

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s06e53 / Sudden Death Elimination Challenge

17th Jul '14 - 11:30am
Sudden Death Elimination Challenge

Four contestants face off in a sudden death elimination challenge? and then an incredible Masterclass from Heston.

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s06e54 / Mystery Box Challenge

20th Jul '14 - 11:30am
Mystery Box Challenge

The contestants open their mystery boxes and find ingredients chosen by their loved ones. They now have 45 minutes to cook something spectacular using those ingredients.

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s06e55 / Invention Test

21st Jul '14 - 11:30am
Invention Test

In an emotional invention test, the remaining five contestants are surprised to learn that there are no rules or restraints: they can cook whatever they choose with full access to the pantry.

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s06e56 / Duel Challenge Over Three Rounds

22nd Jul '14 - 11:30am
Duel Challenge Over Three Rounds

The top four contestants must cook off in a duel challenge over three rounds. There's a great deal at stake as the winner of the third round will secure a place in the semi-final.

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s06e57 / Service Challenge: Vue de Monde

23rd Jul '14 - 11:30am
Service Challenge: Vue de Monde

With one contestant already through to the semi-final, the remaining three contestants compete in a service challenge at the three-hatted Vue de Monde restaurant in Melbourne.

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s06e58 / Pressure Test

24th Jul '14 - 11:30am
Pressure Test

Three contestants must cook off in an elimination pressure test with one leaving forever. Also, the contestants sit the final MasterClass, joined by special guest chefs Curtis Stone and Kylie Kwong.

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s06e59 / MasterChef 2014 Semi Final

27th Jul '14 - 11:30am
MasterChef 2014 Semi Final

The stakes are high as the three remaining contestants fight for a place in the finale. Will your favourite amateur cook make it through to the final two?

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s06e60 / MasterChef 2014 Finale

28th Jul '14 - 11:30am
MasterChef 2014 Finale

The massive finale will be played out in a culinary duel over three rounds with the chance to win 0,000 and prizes to change their lives forever. Who will be Australia's MasterChef for 2014?

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