The WORST episodes of Celebrity MasterChef
Every episode of Celebrity MasterChef ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Celebrity MasterChef!
Chef and restaurateur John Torode and food writer and ingredients expert Gregg Wallace search for the country's top celebrity chef.
#1 - Semifinal day three
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/13/2010
The four semi-finalists must cook their best two-course meal to impress three world-class caterers. The pressure's really on as at the end of the show judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace decide which one of the celebrities must leave the competition.
#2 - Knockout rounds four
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/10/2008
Andi Peters, DJ Spoony and Noel Whelan cook for the judges and paying restaurant customers at Belgo in the first heat. In the second, Debra Stephenson, Josie d'Arby and Andrew Castle cook at the National Dining Rooms.
#3 - Knockout rounds three
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/9/2008
In the first heat Linda Robson, Denise Lewis and Mark Moraghan cook for the judges and paying restaurant customers at the Gallery Restaurant situated in Fortnum and Mason. In the second heat Michael Buerk, Julia Bradbury and Liz McClarnon cook at the Larder in the Hilton Hotel. Who will make it through to the quarter-final?
#4 - Quarterfinal one
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/4/2008
It is the quarter final stage and the four winning celebrity chefs from this week's heats battle it out for two of the semi-final places.
#5 - Knockout rounds two
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/3/2008
In the first heat Claire Richards, Sean Wilson and Kaye Adams cook for the judges and paying customers at One O One, and in the second heat Vicki Michelle, Chris Parker and Louis Emerick cook at The Criterion. Only two of the contestants will progress to the quarter-final.
#6 - Knockout rounds one
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/2/2008
In the first heat Andi Peters, Joe McGann and Clare Grogan cook for the judges and paying customers at Bertorelli, and in the second Ninia Benjamin, Steven Pinder and Hywel Simons cook at Kenza. Only two of the contestants will get through to the quarter final.
#7 - Grand final
Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/20/2010
The three finalists have to cook their best three-course meal for one final judgement from judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace. At the end of the show one of them will be crowned Celebrity MasterChef Champion.
#8 - Final day two
Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 8/19/2010
It's the penultimate Celebrity MasterChef, and the three finalists are challenged to create two fine dining menus. They must cater for travellers on the Orient Express, before preparing a three-course meal for five of the country's best chefs at the Michelin-starred L'autre Pied.
#9 - Final day one
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/18/2010
The Celebrity MasterChef finals begin, and the three celebrities are set their toughest challenge yet - impressing the French! They must cook for dancers at the Moulin Rouge in Paris, before catering an exclusive Chateau dinner for the Champagne masters of France.
#10 - Quarterfinal two
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/11/2008
The four winning celebrity chefs from this week's heats battle it out for a place in the semi-final.
#11 - Semifinal day two
Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/12/2010
The four semi-finalists face an Olympian challenge: catering for hundreds of workers on the Olympic Stadium, then cooking an exquisite 'Best of British' dinner, hosted by Lord Coe of London 2012. Guests include Dame Kelly Holmes and Dame Tanni Grey Thompson.
#12 - Semifinal day one
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/11/2010
The four best celebrity cooks remain and face three mammoth tasks. First they are sent to battle - to cater for soldiers of the Sealed Knot, then it's back to school to cater for 800 schoolboys at Harrow School. Finally they have to cook an exquisite dinner hosted by the headmaster of Harrow.
#13 - Quarterfinal five
Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/6/2010
The final five celebrities cook one dish for their MasterChef lives. Only four can become semi-finalists. Judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace must decide who has what it takes.
#14 - Quarterfinal four
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/5/2010
Three celebrities are put through a series of gruelling challenges, including cooking a lunchtime service at Iberica. MasterChef judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace must decide who stays and who goes.
#15 - Quarterfinal three
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/4/2010
Three celebrities are put through a series of gruelling challenges, including cooking a lunchtime service at Asia de Cuba. MasterChef judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace will have to decide who stays and who goes.
#16 - Quarterfinal two
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/30/2010
The four best celebrity chefs from the week's heats battle it out in the kitchen and have to impress some harsh critics - three cookery judges from the Women's Institute. Only three celebrities can go through to the next round. One will go home.
#17 - Knockout rounds four
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/29/2010
Actors Chris Walker and Lisa Faulkner, comedian Mark Little, Radio DJ Mark 'Chappers' Chapman and model Danielle Lloyd battle it out in the kitchen as they try and impress judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace. Only two of the celebrities can go through to the quarter finals: who can stand the heat of the professional kitchen, and whose Hollandaise sauce will end in disaster?
#18 - Knockout rounds three
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/28/2010
Star of It's Not Easy Being Green, Dick Strawbridge, presenter Jennie Bond, actor Marcus Patrick, soul singer Kym Mazelle and former Olympic decathlete Dean Macey are put through a series of gruelling cooking challenges as they try to impress judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace. Only two of them can go through to the week's quarter final, taking them one step closer to becoming the next Celebrity MasterChef.
#19 - Semifinal day one
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/16/2008
In the first of the semi-finals, the four best celebrity cooks cater en masse for 600 brickies.
#20 - Semifinal day two
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/17/2008
It's the second day of the semi finals and the four best celebrity cooks cater for a dinner party at the prestigious Penshurst Place home, to Lord and Lady de L'Isle.
#21 - Semifinal day three
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/18/2008
The four semi finalists have to cook a two-course meal for three of the country's most respected restaurant critics, Charles Campion, Kate Spicer and Jay Rayner. Tensions and emotions run high as one of the contestants is sent home.
#22 - Final day one
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/23/2008
The three finalists are faced with their toughest challenge yet as they cook breakfast for a group of Officer Cadets from Sandhurst, fresh from a 10-day field training exercise. Later they are sent to some of London's best restaurants to fine tune their cooking styles.
#23 - Final day two
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/24/2008
The three finalists are flown 6,000 miles to cook in the intense heat of the Mozambique border. Then they return to the kitchen for their final challenge as they prepare a three-course meal for some of the country's most accomplished chefs, including Michel Roux J, at the two Michelin star Petrus restaurant.
#24 - Grand final
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/25/2008
It is the grand final and the finalists have to cook their best three-course meal for one final judgement in which the winner will be crowned Celebrity Masterchef champion.
#25 - Knockout rounds one
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/28/2007
Sally Gunnell, Martin Hancock and Emma Forbes take on two tests for a place in the quarter-final, by cooking for the judges and for paying restaurant customers at Quaglino's.