The Junior MasterChef TV cooking competition series originated in the United Kingdom, and was first broadcast by the BBC in 1994, until 1999. The show was a spin-off from the original MasterChef, which began in the UK in 1990. The junior series grew in popularity around the World, and has now been produced in 28 countries.
Junior MasterChef Australia 2020 ~ series 3
Australia’s best and brightest young cooks cooked up a storm on Network 10 for the very long awaited return of the show in 2020, with judges Jock Zonfrillo, Melissa Leong and Andy Allen. The new young chefs competing were aged between 9 and 14 years old, for the 3rd series in Australia.
The 2020 show series premiered @ 7:30pm on Sunday the 11th October 2020 in Australia
on Network 10 (filmed at Melbourne Showgrounds in Flemington)
The show premiere had over half a million viewers ( 524,000*) watching on the Sunday night premiere. *TV rating statistics provided by TV Tonight
Who won Junior MasterChef Australia 2020 grand finale?
on Monday 9th November 2020
11 year old Georgia from Victoria won the 3rd series, and took away $25,000 plus a big trophy
About JUNiOR MASTERCHEF AUSTRALiA
The Australian junior series is a spin-off from MasterChef Australia, which is an adaption of the British series. Series 1 of Junior MasterChef Australia started in 2010, with 50 contestants chosen from over 5000 children auditioned (produced by Shine Australia). Series 2 was in 2011, with no series for 8 years, until series 3 in 2020.
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Video : Junior MasterChef Grand Final on the 15th November 2010, featuring the winner announcement (MolksTVTalk edit)…
About SERiES 3 Junior MasterChef Australia 2020
14 new contestants were chosen from over 2000 applicants in late September. They’ll be competing in Eliminations, Mystery Boxes, Immunity Challenges and other surprises. A new addition to series 3 is The Immunity Gong, which allows 2 contestants to win the opportunity to bang the gong to save themselves from elimination.
What is the prize for winning Junior MasterChef Australia?
Who are the new contestants?.. & how old are they ?..
Ben ~ 10 year old from Bendigo, Victoria.
Georgia ~ 11 year old from Victoria.
Phenix ~ 11 year old from NSW.
Porsha ~ 11 year old from Queensland.
Ruby ~ 11 year old from Western Australia
Ryan ~ 11 year old from South Australia.
Carter ~ 12 year old from NSW.
Filo ~ 12 year old from Melbourne, Victoria.
Dev ~ 13 year old from Victoria.
Etka ~ 13 year old from Victoria.
Laura ~ 13 year old from the Gold Coast Hinterland in Queensland.
Salvo ~ 13 year old from Western Australia.
Vienna ~ 13 year old from Victoria.
Tiffany ~ 14 year old from Queensland.
Phenix & Carter (contestants) & Andy Allen (judge) from Junior MasterChef Australia interviewed by Kyle & Jackie O at KiiS FM (video uploaded on 8th October 2020 a few days before the show premiere)…
What’s on tonight’s episode, this week?
Monday 26th October 2020
The contestants arrive at the MasterChef kitchen for a mystery box challenge set by none other than MasterChef Australia: Back To Win winner Emelia Jackson.
Tuesday 27th October 2020
Contestants will have have 60 minutes to make a dish using hand-pulled noodles made by master Mr X. The best two noodle dishes will keep their makers safe from the next elimination.
Sunday 1st November 2020
The juniors enter the MasterChef Kitchen and discover a winter wonderland – it’s snowing! The Junior MasterChefs will be braving the cold of a two-round elimination challenge.
Monday 2nd November 2020
Curtis Stone sets this mystery box which is all about the humble potato. Contestants are vying for a place in the semifinal by creating a sweet or savoury dish featuring delicious spuds.
Tuesday 3rd November 2020
Contestants must hero a fruit or a vegetable in their dish. If they select a fruit, they need to produce a savoury dish, and if they select a vegetable, they need to create a sweet dish.
Sunday 8th November 2020
In this pressure test, contestants must re-create Kirsten Tibballs’ lemon meringue tart. The top three dishes will send their mini-makers into the Grand Finale, the others will be heading home.
Monday 9th November 2020
The Grand Finale will see one exceptional cook crowned Australia’s Junior MasterChef 2020, taking home a huge $25,000 in prize money.
Who won Junior MasterChef Australia?.. in 2010 ~ 2011
The 2 previous winners of Junior MasterChef Australia, in 2010 & 2011 :
2010 : Isabella Bliss
2010 Series 1 winner ~ Isabella Bliss, a 12 year old girl from Queensland, who entered the competition with her twin sister Sofia, finishing in 4th position. Isabella beat Jack Lark in the final two rounds, and won $15,000 plus a trophy. Jack won $10,000 for 2nd place, Siena Johnston won $5000 for 3rd place, and Isabella’s twin sister won $5000 for 4th place.
Video : Isabella Bliss wins Junior MasterChef Grand Final on the 15th November 2010 (MolksTVTalk edit)…
2011 : Greta Yaxley
2011 Series 2 winner ~ Greta Yaxley, an 11 year old girl from Western Australia. Greta beat Jack Kibble in the final round and won $15,000 plus a trophy. Jack won $10,000 for 2nd place.
Video : see Greta Yaxley in the Junior MasterChef Australia top 20 promo…
Where are the winners now?.. & what have they been doing since winning?..
Isabella Bliss won the first season of Junior MasterChef Australia in 2010 when she was 12 years old. In 2011 she worked with Cupcake for A Cure, and in 2013 she was named one of YWCA Queensland’s 125 Leading Women. In 2016 she completed Year 12 and commenced study at the University of Queensland. Isabella now works as a chef.
Greta Yaxley won the second season of Junior MasterChef Australia in 2011 when she was 11 years old. Greta’s appearances since winning : 2012 : Starlight Children’s Foundation (Perth), Healthy Children’s Expo (Queensland), Portico’s 3rd Anniversary (Jakarta, Indonesia), Every Woman Expo, Cupcakes for Cancer (Perth), Healthy Food Festival Cook Off (Port Hedland, WA), My Home Furniture & Reno Expo (Singapore), Five Chefs Dinner (Perth), Greta Yaxley Halloween Cooking Demo and Competition for Kids (Kuningan City), Christmas Cooking Class (Hong Kong) | 2013 : Platypus Charity (Vietnam), Yahoo! Kids Cooking Contest kickoff (Hong Kong). In 2020 Greta commenced a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at Curtin University, School of Engineering in Perth, Western Australia.
Video : Di Wilcox interviews Greta Yaxley (2015)…
..who won 2020 Junior MasterChef Australia?..
2020 Series 3 winner was 11 year old Georgia from Victoria
When does the next Junior MasterChef Australia series start in 2021?..
details to be announced
How to enter the next Junior MasterChef Australia in 2021?..
all the information to be announced
see everything about MasterChef Australia @ Azoosh
Junior MasterChef international versions : A to Z
Junior MasterChef has been syndicated in 29 countries
more details about each participating country here
MasterChef Junior Greece
Season 1 in 2011 / season 2 in 2018
2018 Grand Final : Popi, Katia and Konstantinos are the 3 finalists battling for the title of MasterChef Junior of Greece and the 15,000 euros cash prize (2nd & 3rd place will receive 5,000 euros). The final contestants prepare an appetizer, a main course and a dessert of their own choice and inspiration. This is the last and most difficult culinary test. Who wins?, watch and see…
more videos here
This page was last updated on the 22nd November 2020