Series Premiere: Tonight at 8!

MASTERCHEF JUNIOR: The new culinary competition series for talented kids, gives budding cooks between the ages of eight and 13 the opportunity to showcase their talent, culinary smarts and passion for food through a series of delicious challenges and cook-offs. Award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay (back row C), restaurateur and winemaker Joe Bastianich (back row R) and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot (back row L) coach and encourage the promising hopefuls to cook like pros and teach them the tricks of the trade along the way. The new culinary competition premieres Friday, September 26 on FOX 50.


Move over grown-ups…the kids are taking over the kitchen!  MASTERCHEF JUNIOR premieres Tonight at 8 on FOX 50!


On the new MASTERCHEF JUNIOR, 24 of the best junior home cooks in the country between the ages of eight and 13 will create their tastiest seafood, pasta or dessert dish in the auditions round and present it to the renowned MASTERCHEF judging panel: host and award-winning Chef Gordon Ramsay, restaurateur and winemaker Joe Bastianich (Del Posto, Eataly) and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot (Graham Elliot, Graham Elliot Bistro). 12 kids who impress the judges will continue in the competition and move one step closer to becoming America’s youngest MASTERCHEF.

To celebrate the premiere, FOX 50 is giving some cool MASTERCHEF JUNIOR swag!

To enter:

  • Watch the MASTERCHEF JUNIOR premiere Tonight at 8 on FOX 50.
  • After the show, go to our Facebook page and look for a special post about the show.
  • Leave a comment on something you liked about the show (a contestant, a dish, a judge)

It's just that easy!  We'll choose winners at random to get swag!
But don't wait, the deadline is 11:59 PM Friday!

No purchase necessary.  Must be 18 or older & legal, permanent US & NC resident.  Contest ends 9/27/13 at 11:59p.  Winners drawn at random & announced/contacted 9/30/13.  Other restrictions apply.  Official rules at

BONUS CLIP: In a surprisingly intimate interview, MasterChef Junior Host/Judge Gordon Ramsay explains what doing this show means to him.

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