JULY 31st ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1975 : Jimmy Hoffa disappeared | & more about history on this day in the video… James Riddle Hoffa, one of the most influential American labor leaders disappeared in Detroit, Michigan, and Continue reading 31st JULY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY
JULY 30th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1965 : Johnson signed Medicare into law | & more about history on this day in the video… President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Medicare health insurance program for elderly Americans, into law. The Continue reading 30th JULY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY
MASTERCHEF AUSTRALiA 2014 Winner ~ Brent Owens
6th series Grand Finale ~ Monday 28th July 2014
MasterChef Australia incredible Finale highlight, plus Brent and finalist Laura discuss their time on the show, and what the future holds, on Studio 10 (YouTube video)…Watch the full finale episode (107minutes) of MasterChef – Series 6 Episode 60 Grand Finale ~ Monday 28th July 2014 ~ TenPlay.com.au ~ See the massive finale played out in a culinary duel over 3 rounds for the 2014 Australian title, plus prizes of $250,000, an Alfa Romeo Giulietta, and a book publishing deal.
ABOUT BRENT OWENS
Prior to competing in MasterChef, Brent Owens was a bobcat driver, and played Australian rules football for Melton South Football Club in the Ballarat Football League (www.BFL.VCL.com.au). Brent has been in relationship with his high school sweetheart Madison Ancrum since 2008. She was the one who convinced him to sign up as a contestant on the show. Brent joined the workforce at the age of 18 and worked for Madison’s father’s excavation business. Brent Owens bought a house at the age of 19.
BRENT OWENS ONLiNE
Facebook public page : Facebook.com/BrentMasterChef2014
Facebook personal page : Facebook.com/Brent.Owens.984
Twitter : Twitter.com/Brent_Owens3
instagram : instagram.com/Brent.Owens
BRENT’S COOK BOOK out now!..
Classic recipes reinvented from the winner of MasterChef
DiG iN! features Brent’s original recipes, with chapters on entertaining with friends, quick meals, best breakfasts, Brent’s Masterchef recipe favourites, with his trademark taste and simplicity to Australian classics. This cookbook is an inspiring collection of dishes that will spark the fire in thousands of home cooks around the country.
BRENT OWENS in The NEWS
- DailyTelegraph.com.au : Masterchef winner Brent Owens set to change the way tradies eat: They can be pretty unhealthy (by Jonathon Moran (11th November 2014) BRENT Owens has tradies in his sights. The latest Masterchef winner worked as a bobcat driver before competing on the sixth season of the reality cooking show… read more
- TheGuardian.com : Brent Owens’ MasterChef win makes his cooking a big deal (29th July) Bobcat driver can feast his eyes on $250,000, as well as a book and car deal, after winning in the Network Ten series… read more
- News.com.au : MasterChef grand final: Brent Owens claims victory but was Ten’s plot twist too cruel? (29th July) It was a nail biting grand final but the big question on MasterChef viewer’s minds last night was whether Channel 10 went too far with their emotional plot twist… read more
- DailyTelegraph.com.au : Masterchef finale: Brent Owens’ win over Lottie Cassai was a triumph of quality over bitchiness (29th July 2014) In the end it was a triumph of niceness over bitchiness. This year’s Masterchef finale on Monday night, in which 24-year-old Bobcat driver Brent Owens beat teenager, Laura “Lottie” Cassai by just a few points in the cooking marathon had plenty of heart-warming moments… read more
- DailyMail.co.uk : From top chef to Top Model! MasterChef’s Brent Owens believes ‘I deserved to win’ as his girlfriend Madison Ancrum gets ready to battle it out on ANTM (29th July 2014) He won the coveted MasterChef title on Monday night but he has already set his sights on another reality TV title. Brent Owens’ girlfriend Madison Ancrum is getting ready to take to the catwalk and has already filled out her application form for Australia’s Next Top Model… read more & see the photos
- SMH.com.au : MasterChef winner Brent Owens to trade fine dining for frozen dinners (by Bhakthi Puvanenthiran – 29th July 2014) MasterChef king Brent Owens is not tempted by the world of fine dining, despite winning many accolades from the judges for his ‘plating’… read more
ABOUT MASTERCHEF AUSTRALiA
MasterChef Australia is a Logie Award-winning Australian competitive cooking game show based on the original British show. The Australian version is produced by Shine Australia and screens on Network Ten. Restaurateur and chef Gary Mehigan, chef George Calombaris and food critic Matt Preston serve as the show’s main judges. The first episode aired on the 27th April 2009, and the series one finale was broadcast on the 19th July 2009.
The first winner of MasterChef Australia was Julie Goodwin, a 38 year old I.T. office manager. The second series in Australia premiered on the 19th April 2010. The winner of the 2010 series was Adam Liaw, who won by a seven-point margin over his opponent Callum Hann. The third series in Australia went to air in 2011, and was won by Kate Bracks. The fourth series premiered on the 6th May 2012, and was won by Andy Allen. The 5th series in 2013 was won by Emma Dean.
MasterChef Australia is the most watched television series in Australia, with the season 2 finale being the 3rd most watched show in Australian television history. The Australian also won a Logie award for ‘Most Popular Reality Program’ in 2010. Many other countries also broadcast the Australian version, either dubbed or with subtitles.
MasterChef Australia ~ Wikipedia.org
YouTube channel : YouTube.com/user/MasterChefAUSTRALIA
Facebook verified : Facebook.com/MasterChefAU
Twitter verified : Twitter.com/MasterChefAu
instagram : instagram.com/MasterChefAu
Pinterest : Pinterest.com/MasterChefAu
APPLY FOR MASTERCHEF AUSTRALiA 2015
Australian applications for 2015 are open ~ Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris and Matt Preston want your application! If you have what it takes to become the 2015 winner, they want to hear from you. Apply now!..
The ORiGiN of MASTERCHEF
The MasterChef television competitive cooking show franchise was created by Franc Roddam from ZijiPublishing.com, and originated in the UK in July 1990. The format was revived and updated for the BBC in February 2005.
The MasterChef show format is now produced in more than 40 countries, and airs in at least 200 territories. The format has appeared in 4 major versions: the main series, MasterChef: The Professionals for professional working chefs, Celebrity MasterChef featuring well known celebrities as the contestants and Junior MasterChef. Australia created a 5th version called MasterChef All-Stars in 2012, for former contestants to raise money for charity.
The revived format is sold internationally by the Shine Group production company.
Miscellaneous videos from around the World
MasterChef Junior USA Season 1 Episode 1 (video)…
The funny MasterChef music video with over 7 million views on YouTube ~ Masterchef Synesthesia – Swede Mason (video)…
One of chef Ramsay’s funny moments during the competition (video)…
BBC One MasterChef ~ BBC.co.uk ~ British Broadcasting Corporation ~ Amateur cooks compete to win the coveted MasterChef title, with John Torode and Gregg Wallace. ~ Website main menu : Episodes | Clips | Palate Test Recipes | Finalists | Celebrity MasterChef | MasterChef : The Professionals
MasterChef Australia ~ TenPlay.com ~ MasterChef Australia is one of the world’s most loved food and cooking shows. Website main menu : About | Episodes | Extras | Photos | Recipes | Trivia | Food Hub | Social
MasterChef ~ Wikipedia.org
MASTERCHEF AUSTRALiA 2015 ~ Season 7 ~ Starts in April
See a taste of what’s to come for the 7th season in 2015 @ Tenplay.com.au
MasterChef Australia Series 7 – First Look video…
MasterChef Australia Ordinary People, Extraordinary Food : Sneak Peek Video of Series 7…
MasterChef Australia 2015 ~ Season 7 ~ Episode 1 : Making Dreams Come True (video)…
2015 NEWS ABOUT MASTERCHEF
News.com.au : MasterChef Australia to return for seventh season in 2015 ~ Channel 10 announced that MasterChef Australia is returning for a seventh season in 2015, in a rare piece of good news for the struggling network. The move comes after a big turnaround in fortunes for the once all-conquering TV cooking show… read more
News.com.au : Shannon Bennett* replaces Kylie Kwong as guest mentor on this year’s MasterChef Australia – and is already stirring the pot (21st February 2015) The new guest mentor Shannon Bennett has told the contestants on this year’s MasterChef Australia to push the limits, but that has already got him in hot water with the show’s producers. The celebrated restaurateur has joined the Channel 10 cooking show as a regular guest mentor and it wasn’t long before he was stirring the pot… read more
The Sydney Morning Herald : MasterChef Australia season 7 begins : Would you like cries with that? (by Paul Kalina 5th May 2015) Are we full yet? Do we have room for another course? With My Kitchen Rules done and dusted, there’s been less than 24 hours before the next cooking-show juggernaut – MasterChef Australia – arrived on our screens… read more
News.com.au : MasterChef contestant Reynold Poernomo stuns the judges with a dessert worthy of a grand finale (11th May 2015) Twenty -year-old Sydney MasterChef contestant Reynold Poernomo has almost silenced the cooking show’s three judges with an incredible dessert they deemed “gobsmacking”… read more
*Shannon Bennett is an Australian chef and author, best known as the head chef of the Vue de monde restaurant, at the Rialto Tower in Melbourne. Shannon Bennett @ Twitter.com/VueBennett & Facebook.com/ShannonBennettChef
MASTERCHEF AUSTRALiA 2015 Winner ~ Billie McKay
Billie McKay wins MasterChef 2015 following a 5 hour Pressure Test in nail biting finale (YouTube video)…
MasterChef Australia winner 2015: Billie McKay triumphs in tense finale against Georgia Barnes (The Sydney Morning Herald)
The 2015 winner of MasterChef is Billie McKay (Woman’s Day)
Facebook.com/BillieMcKayOfficial (verified account)
MASTERCHEF AUSTRALiA 2016 ~ Season 8
APPLY FOR MASTERCHEF AUSTRALiA 2016
Applications are now open in Australia. If you have what it takes to become the 2016 winner, they want to hear from you now.. apply now!..
MasterChef The Professionals Claymation : Stop Motion video recreation of the trailer for Australian Master Chef The Professionals…
JULY 27th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1974 : The House Judiciary Committee began impeachment of Nixon | & more about history on this day in the video… The House Judiciary Committee recommended that America’s 37th president, Richard M. Nixon, be impeached and Continue reading 27th JULY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY
JULY 25th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1978 : The World’s first “test tube baby” born | & more about history on this day in the video… Louise Joy Brown, the world’s first baby to be conceived via in vitro fertilization (IVF) was born at Oldham & Continue reading 25th JULY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY
JULY 24th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1911 : Machu Picchu discovered | & more about history on this day in the video… American archeologist Hiram Bingham got his first look at the ancient Inca settlementat of Machu Picchu in Peru, now one of the world’s top tourist destinations. Machu Picchu is in the rocky countryside of northwest of Cuzco, and believed to have been a summer retreat for Inca leaders, whose civilization was virtually wiped out by Spanish invaders in the 16th century. For hundreds of years its existence was only secretly known to the peasants living the region, until the summer of 1911, when Hiram Bingham arrived with a small team of explorers to search for the famous lost cities of the Incas. Continue reading 24th JULY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY