A three-legged challenge is held to make a dozen cupcakes. Later, Gordon's mom visits the kitchen as a guest judge when the remaining contestants prepare one of the host's favorite dishes from his childhood.moreless
The young chefs compete to see who can best flip a flapjack.
In the second-season premiere, 16 junior chefs are tasked to prepare dishes featuring Season 1 winner Alexander Weiss' favorite ingredients. The winner selects the proteins to be used in the elimination round before 12 contestants are chosen to advance in the competition.moreless
The Masterchef Junior hopefuls compete in a big mystery box challenge.
The remaining chefs are split up into teams. Judges, from the international MasterChef shows, are flown in to sample what America is offering. At least one person will be eliminated.
The remaining chefs compete in another Mystery Box challenge. The winner has a huge advantage in the elimination round. During the elimination challenge, the chefs must prepare a replica of one of Gordon Ramsay's dishes. At least one person will leave the MasterChef kitchen.moreless
The chefs are split into two teams, each team must prepare 2 appetizers and 2 entrees from L.A.'s famed Patina restaurant in the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Based on customer feedback, and performance in the kitchen, the judges will pick the winning team. The losing team must head back to the MasterChef kitchen and take part in a Pressure test. The them of the Pressure test is salmon.moreless