Masterchef (US)
Season 8

s08e01 / Battle for a White Apron (1)

1st Jun '17 - 12:00am
Battle for a White Apron (1)

Forty of America's best home cooks travel to Los Angeles to compete in the Battle for a White Apron challenge, during which they will face off against each other to try to earn a place in the Top 20. Judging the battle rounds will be Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi, and new judge and award-winning chef Aarón Sánchez.

898 have watched this episode

s08e02 / Battle for a White Apron (2)

8th Jun '17 - 12:00am
Battle for a White Apron (2)

The remaining chefs compete for a spot in the Top 20. Only nine aprons remain and it will be up to the judges to decide who makes it and who goes home.

888 have watched this episode

s08e03 / America's Grocery Bag

15th Jun '17 - 12:00am
America's Grocery Bag

In their first mystery box challenge of the season, the Top 20 will have to take 12 of the most popular ingredients found on any American home cook's shopping list and make the judges a MASTERCHEF-worthy dish. Whoever wins the challenge will have a huge advantage moving forward in the competition.

867 have watched this episode

s08e04 / Feeding the Lifeguards

22nd Jun '17 - 12:00am
Feeding the Lifeguards

The Top 19 take it to the sandy shore, where they will compete in their first team challenge of the season. The chefs will have to prepare and cook fresh fish for 101 lifeguards who will then vote on their favorite dish. The losing team will have to compete in a pressure test before the judges send one chef home.

857 have watched this episode

s08e05 / Shell-Shocked & Scrambled

29th Jun '17 - 12:00am
Shell-Shocked & Scrambled

The Top 18 face a mystery box challenge that includes cooking some of the finest shellfish in the world. The winner will receive a huge advantage moving forward, leaving the rest of the home cooks to compete in an elimination challenge, during which they must create a Gordon Ramsay classic. Then, it is up to the judges to decide who will leave the kitchen.

808 have watched this episode

s08e06 / Silenced by the Lambs

13th Jul '17 - 12:00am
Silenced by the Lambs

The cooks take part in a challenging skills test, during which they must prepare racks of lamb with fine artistry. Those who fail to impress the judges face an elimination challenge that includes recreating Gordon Ramsay's signature lamb chop dish. It is then up to the judges to decide who leaves the kitchen.

839 have watched this episode

s08e07 / Breakfast, Lunch & Winner

20th Jul '17 - 12:00am
Breakfast, Lunch & Winner

The home cooks head to Beverly Hills, CA, to take over the dining room breakfast service for The Belvedere restaurant at the iconic five-star Peninsula Hotel. After splitting into two teams, the cooks makes a variety of dishes for diners. The team that fails the challenge has to face a pressure test and cook a perfectly battered fish and chips dish. It is then up to the judges to decide who leaves the kitchen.

818 have watched this episode

s08e08 / Whole-y Cow!

27th Jul '17 - 12:00am
Whole-y Cow!

The Top 15 face a mystery box challenge in which they randomly choose from boxes containing a different body part of a cow and use it as the star of a dish. The winner receives a huge advantage moving forward, while those who didn't impress must face off in an elimination challenge. It is then up to the judges to decide who leaves the kitchen.

794 have watched this episode

s08e09 / Holy Cannoli

3rd Aug '17 - 12:00am
Holy Cannoli

The kitchen is transformed into a full dining room, as it welcomes purveyors of the finest local ingredients, ranging from butchers and vegetable farmers, to beekeepers and herb growers. After splitting into two teams, the home cooks must prepare dishes using the guests' own ingredients. The purveyors then vote on which team created a better dish, forcing the losing team to head back to the kitchen for a pressure test, during which they cook a classic Italian dessert, the cannoli. It is then up to the judges to decide who heads home.

826 have watched this episode

s08e10 / The MasterChef Returns

10th Aug '17 - 12:00am
The MasterChef Returns

Reigning champion Shaun O'Neale returns to the MasterChef kitchen, as he chooses ingredients from his new cookbook to be part of the mystery box challenge. The winner receives a huge advantage moving forward, leaving the other chefs to battle it out in a coconut-themed elimination challenge. It is then up to the judges to decide who heads home.

816 have watched this episode

s08e11 / Vegas Deluxe & Oyster Shucks

17th Aug '17 - 12:00am
Vegas Deluxe & Oyster Shucks

The Top 12 head to Sin City for a team challenge during which they serve 50 VIPs in entertainment and hospitality at Caesars Palace for its 50th Anniversary party. Each guest tastes both teams' dishes and then casts a vote for their favorite dish. The team with the most votes wins, sending the losing team back to the kitchen for a pressure test. It is then up to the judges to decide who heads home.

808 have watched this episode

s08e12 / In a Pinch

24th Aug '17 - 12:00am
In a Pinch

In this week's skills test, the Top 11 are given a bag of live crawfish and have to carefully cook them in order to extract the most meat possible. The six weakest cooks go head-to-head in an elimination challenge, during which they will make a crawfish dish created by none other than Gordon Ramsay.

801 have watched this episode

s08e13 / Gordon's Game of Chicken

24th Aug '17 - 1:00am
Gordon's Game of Chicken

The Top 10 cooks compete in a chicken-and-potato team challenge. Find out which contestants will be eliminated.

797 have watched this episode

s08e14 / A Mexican Tag Team Challenge

31st Aug '17 - 12:00am
A Mexican Tag Team Challenge

In this week's mystery box challenge, the Top 9 must create a dish that is reminiscent of their favorite family breakfast, using Nutella as the key ingredient. The winner gets a huge advantage moving forward, leaving the rest of the chefs to pair up for a Mexican-themed tag team challenge.

756 have watched this episode

s08e15 / The Great Outdoors

31st Aug '17 - 1:00am
The Great Outdoors

The Top 8 head to Big Bear Lake to cook fresh fish. Find out which contestants will be eliminated.

753 have watched this episode

s08e16 / Chopsticks & Pasta

7th Sep '17 - 12:00am
Chopsticks & Pasta

In this week's mystery box challenge, the Top 7 must create an Asian-inspired dish that centers around one of the most prominent utensils in culinary history - chopsticks! The winner gets a huge advantage moving forward, leaving the remaining home cooks to compete in a pasta-themed elimination challenge.

811 have watched this episode

s08e17 / Pop-Up Restaurant

7th Sep '17 - 1:00am
Pop-Up Restaurant

The Top 6 split up in teams for a classic MasterChef challenge - to cook for food critics, writers, and chefs at a pop-up restaurant in a Southern California vineyard. Find out which contestant is eliminated.

800 have watched this episode

s08e18 / Something Fishy

14th Sep '17 - 12:00am
Something Fishy

In this week's mystery box challenge, the Top 6 get a special treat as their family members join them in the MasterChef kitchen. The contestants will then have to cook a dish inspired by their families before competing in an elimination test that will send one or more of them home.

793 have watched this episode

s08e19 / The Semi-Finals

14th Sep '17 - 1:00am
The Semi-Finals

The remaining home cooks will face a series of skills tests that will determine who will make it to the finale.

794 have watched this episode

s08e20 / The Finale (1)

21st Sep '17 - 12:00am
The Finale (1)

The remaining chefs compete for the trophy and the 0,000 prize. Guest judge: Joe Bastianich.

784 have watched this episode

s08e21 / The Finale (2)

21st Sep '17 - 1:00am
The Finale (2)

The remaining chefs compete for the trophy and the 0,000 prize. Guest judge: Joe Bastianich.

782 have watched this episode
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