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MasterChef’s George Calombaris, Brent Owens, Matt Preston (food critic), Laura Cassai & chef Gary Mehigan on TV Ten’s grand finale in 2014 ~ MasterChef Australia website

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MASTERCHEF AUSTRALiA 2014 Winner ~ Brent Owens

6th series Grand Finale ~ Monday 28th July 2014

Brent Owens won the title of MasterChef Australia 2014, which  also included prizes of $250,000, an Alfa Romeo Giulietta, and a book publishing deal. The Runner up was Laura Cassai.

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Brent Owens MasterChef Australia 2014 winner

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DiG iN! by Brent Owens ~ (see more details below)

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 2014TenPlay.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.

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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.

MasterChef contestant page – Brent Owens


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!..

DiG iN!..

Classic recipes reinvented from the winner of MasterChef 

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DiG iN! by Brent Owens

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.

DiG iN! Available @ : Bookworld.com.au |  Booktopia.com.auAngusRobertson.com.au

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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 AustraliaWikipedia.org

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Official MasterChef Australia website www.MasterChef.com.au TenPlay.com.au ~ Main menu : About | Episodes | Extras | Photos | Recipes | Trivia | Food Hub | Social

YouTube channel : YouTube.com/user/MasterChefAUSTRALIA

Facebook verified : Facebook.com/MasterChefAU

Twitter verified : Twitter.com/MasterChefAu

instagram : instagram.com/MasterChefAu

Pinterest : Pinterest.com/MasterChefAu


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 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

BBC Two 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 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)


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.auShannon 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)…

Billie McKay wins MasterChef 2015 following FIVE HOUR Pressure Test in nail-biting finale…  and wins dream job offer from Heston Blumenthal (Daily Mail Australia)

MasterChef winner scores cash, car, column AND a new job with Heston Blumenthal (News.com.au)

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)



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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…

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