In the mystery box challenge, the junior home cooks must craft desserts using natural sweeteners in place of sugar. The winner receives a sweet surprise and has his or her signature recipe featured in Family Circle magazine! In an intense elimination challenge, each young cook must prepare a dish inspired by their family's heritage. It is then up to the judges to decide who stays and who goes home.
Move over grown-ups... the kids are taking over the kitchen! "MasterChef Junior" is a new culinary competition series for talented kids between the ages of eight and 13 who love to cook.
The series will give budding cooks the exciting opportunity to showcase their talent, culinary smarts and passion for food through a series of delicious challenges and cook-offs.
Host and award-winning Chef Gordon Ramsay is joined by restaurateur and winemaker Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot on the judging panel. Together, the celebrated food experts will coach and encourage the promising hopefuls to cook like pros and teach them the tricks of the trade along the way.
MasterChef Junior - No Sugar, Sugar Synopsis and Schedule