PLENTY TAKES MASTERCHEF LIVE
CHALLENGE TO LONDON’S OLYMPIA
the success of the MasterChef LIVE Challenge in Birmingham at The BBC Good Food
Show Summer, the competition will now travel to London to debut at MasterChef’s
showcase live show, MasterChef LIVE from 11th-13th November at
organisers are now looking for keen culinary members of the public to take part
in this thrilling competition and cook their signature dish live on stage for
John Torode and Gregg Wallace.
MasterChef LIVE Challenge, sponsored by Plenty, will see contestants battle to
win over John and Gregg’s approval with one dish in just 45 minutes. In keeping
with the programme, contestants will use their cooking skills in a bid to
impress the judges, using their own ingredients and innovation.
challenge will begin on Friday 11th November 2011 with a winner from
each day competing in a Grand Final on Sunday afternoon. The overall winner from
the weekend will then be crowned MasterChef LIVE Challenge London Champion 2011.
As well as
the prestigious title, the winner will receive £500 worth of Sainsbury’s
vouchers and a ‘money can’t buy prize’ of a day
in the kitchens at Gauthier Soho. This amazing day’s experience will include
working under Michelin-starred Alexis Gauthier, as well as the chance to savour
Alexis’s food on the other side of the pass, with a complimentary meal for two
at Gauthiers, every season for a year.*
said: “This is the competitor’s chance to be judged like all the MasterChef
elite from the series but LIVE. This is no time for lumpy mash or burnt sausages
– this is an opportunity to truly impress us with culinary creations.”
Wallace added: “If the competitors are thinking about cooking an omelette, they
can go home now.”
challenge is just one of the many features at MasterChef LIVE, the must visit
foodie event that is now in its third year. As well as all the familiar
MasterChef faces including Michel Roux Jr, Monica Galetti, previous winners, Tim
Anderson, Dhruv Baker and Mat Follas, and finalists Tom, Sara and Jackie, there
is also a huge array of food products to sample, with live demonstrations to
tantalise the taste buds.
Juan Sheet will also be on hand throughout the live challenge, to mop up spills
as the contestants cook away.
Challenge takes place in front of an audience at MasterChef Live, London’s
Olympia. For more info and to buy tickets log on to
masterchefliveevents.com or call 0844 581 1341.
can apply by visiting
masterchefliveevents.com and filling in the online application form.
Entries close at midnight on Friday 14th October