The Top 24 junior home cooks in America arrive in the MasterChef kitchen and are immediately put to the test to prove they can master any challenge thrown their way. These chef-testants begin to learn the importance of teamwork and speed in the kitchen, while facing two sets of eliminations.
Episode Viewers and Ratings
Season 7 Episode 1 of MasterChef Junior was watched by 2,820,000 viewers, resulting in a 0.80 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
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 - New Kids on the Block Synopsis and Schedule