The BEST Episodes of MasterChef Australia

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 9, 2020

Network: Network Ten

MasterChef Australia is an Australian competitive cooking game show based on the original British version of MasterChef. Food critic Matt Preston, chef George Calombaris, and restaurateur and chef Gary Mehigan serve as the show's hosts and judges.

Grand Final

#1 - Grand Final

Season 4 - Episode 70 - Aired Jul 25, 2012

It all comes down to this. The MasterChef finale. The final three are hoping they have saved their best for last, as they step into the MasterChef kitchen for the last time.

star 9.21
53 votes
MasterChef 2014 Finale

#2 - MasterChef 2014 Finale

Season 6 - Episode 60 - Aired Jul 28, 2014

The massive finale will be played out in a culinary duel over three rounds with the chance to win $250,000 and prizes to change their lives forever. Who will be Australia's MasterChef for 2014?

star 8.99
95 votes
Mystery Box: Marco Pierre White

#3 - Mystery Box: Marco Pierre White

Season 6 - Episode 29 - Aired Jun 15, 2014

The contestants are stunned to find the Godfather of modern cooking, Marco Pierre White, waiting for them. The winner of Marco's mystery box challenge gets to choose the core ingredient in the invention test.

star 8.94
116 votes
Masterclass

#4 - Masterclass

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired May 18, 2012

Gary and George host a seafood-inspired MasterClass, while Phillipa Grogan from Phillipa's bakery in Melbourne teaches the contestants the art of breadmaking.

star 8.73
41 votes
Pressure Test

#5 - Pressure Test

Season 6 - Episode 58 - Aired Jul 24, 2014

Three contestants must cook off in an elimination pressure test with one leaving forever. Also, the contestants sit the final MasterClass, joined by special guest chefs Curtis Stone and Kylie Kwong.

star 8.65
79 votes
Pressure Test: Vikas Khanna

#6 - Pressure Test: Vikas Khanna

Season 6 - Episode 35 - Aired Jun 23, 2014

In the Pressure Test Challenge, the contestants must work with chef and host of MasterChef India, Vikas Khanna. The least impressive dish will leave the competition.

star 8.61
83 votes
Power Apron Mystery Box Challenge

#7 - Power Apron Mystery Box Challenge

Season 6 - Episode 38 - Aired Jun 26, 2014

In an intense Mystery Box challenge, the winning team from the service challenge play off for the power apron, which will mean they control every challenge played out next week.

star 8.53
83 votes
Masterclass 13

#8 - Masterclass 13

Season 5 - Episode 64 - Aired Aug 29, 2013

All of the contestants from this year's competition return to take part in the last Masterclass of the season. The tables are turned though as they set a mystery box challenge for George and Gary.

star 8.52
25 votes
Sudden Death Elimination Challenge

#9 - Sudden Death Elimination Challenge

Season 6 - Episode 53 - Aired Jul 17, 2014

Four contestants face off in a sudden death elimination challenge? and then an incredible Masterclass from Heston.

star 8.52
75 votes
Pressure Test

#10 - Pressure Test

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired May 28, 2012

The bottom three contestants from the last show arrive at the kitchen to face off in the Pressure Test. Later, three lucky contestants attend a very special private Master Class.

star 8.47
59 votes
Grand Final Part 2

#11 - Grand Final Part 2

Season 7 - Episode 62 - Aired Jul 27, 2015

Tune in as the winner of MasterChef Australia 2015 will be crowned. The finalists are competing for a $250,000 prize, a monthly column in Australia's leading premium food magazine 'Delicious' + more!

star 8.47
107 votes
Elimination Challenge: Risotto

#12 - Elimination Challenge: Risotto

Season 6 - Episode 33 - Aired Jun 19, 2014

Each contestant has one hour to cook a risotto, but to impress they must take this popular dish to another level. The contestant with the least impressive dish will leave the kitchen.

star 8.44
72 votes
Masterclass 2

#13 - Masterclass 2

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 30, 2010

The judges share their own food memories in this week's MasterClass. A good old English Sunday Roast was Gary's dish of the day while George cooked up lasagne with a twist.

star 8.43
74 votes
The Grand Finale

#14 - The Grand Finale

Season 1 - Episode 72 - Aired Jul 19, 2009

Finale Night - Poh and Julie competed against each other in three rounds consisting of a Taste Test, an Invention Test and a Pressure Test. Points would be earned for each test, with the winner decided based on the final tally after the three tests.

star 8.43
89 votes
Masterclass 12

#15 - Masterclass 12

Season 5 - Episode 59 - Aired Aug 22, 2013

Annie Smithers and John Reid are with the top five contestants & the judges, to create some great regional country produce.

star 8.42
19 votes
MasterClass 5

#16 - MasterClass 5

Season 8 - Episode 60 - Aired Jul 21, 2016

Masterclass. The final MasterClass of 2016 sees the return of the eliminated contestants. The shoe's on the other foot for George, Gary & Shannon who must cook a dish from ingredients from a special mystery box.

star 8.40
162 votes
Masterclass 5

#17 - Masterclass 5

Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired Jul 4, 2013

In tonight’s MasterClass, Brendan Pratt cooks slow roasted lamb shoulder with croquettes.

star 8.39
23 votes
Service Challenge: Vue de Monde

#18 - Service Challenge: Vue de Monde

Season 6 - Episode 57 - Aired Jul 23, 2014

With one contestant already through to the semi-final, the remaining three contestants compete in a service challenge at the three-hatted Vue de Monde restaurant in Melbourne.

star 8.38
86 votes
Pressure Test: White Heat

#19 - Pressure Test: White Heat

Season 6 - Episode 30 - Aired Jun 16, 2014

Marco Pierre White sets the pressure test challenge from his iconic cookbook, White Heat. Emotions run high when one contestant is sent packing forever.

star 8.34
87 votes
Masterclass 2

#20 - Masterclass 2

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 13, 2013

The Barossa Boot Camp comes to an end with a MasterClass featuring great local produce and two of its favourite residents, Maggie Beer and William Wood.

star 8.32
25 votes
Masterclass

#21 - Masterclass

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired May 25, 2012

It's a mega MasterClass tonight as Gary and Matt Moran teach the top 21 contestants about raw foods, herbs, and oils. Later Gary whips up a mushroom gnocchi and his 'Mum's Lamb Stew with Dumplings'.

star 8.25
8 votes
Service Challenge: Lake House

#22 - Service Challenge: Lake House

Season 8 - Episode 58 - Aired Jul 19, 2016

Finals Week. The Top Five contestants must cook five dishes from the menu of the Lake House in Daylesford under the guidance of legendary chef & owner, Alla Wolf-Tasker.

star 8.25
185 votes
MasterChef 2014 Semi Final

#23 - MasterChef 2014 Semi Final

Season 6 - Episode 59 - Aired Jul 27, 2014

The stakes are high as the three remaining contestants fight for a place in the finale. Will your favourite amateur cook make it through to the final two?

star 8.24
100 votes
Sweet Pressure Test

#24 - Sweet Pressure Test

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired May 10, 2012

Thirty three contestants compete in a Sweet Pressure Test created by superstar chef Shannon Bennett. With six more aprons up for grabs, his Peach Melba dessert is a challenge to say the least!

star 8.23
31 votes
Immunity Challenge

#25 - Immunity Challenge

Season 4 - Episode 33 - Aired Jun 12, 2012

MasterChef welcomes iconic chef and culinary legend Jamie Oliver to the kitchen.

star 8.23
31 votes