The BEST Episodes of MasterChef Australia
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 5, 2021
Network: Network Ten
MasterChef Australia is an Australian competitive cooking game show based on the original British version of MasterChef. Food critic Melissa Leong, chef Andy Allen, and restaurateur and chef Jock Zonfrillo serve as the show's hosts and judges.
#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.
#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?
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#7 - Least & Most Comfortable (Team Challenge)
Season 13 - Episode 11 - Aired May 3, 2021
Each team must cook the same six dishes within the time allocated. Each contestant on the team will cook one of the dishes and will be judged against the same dish made by the other two teams.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#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!
#12 - 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.
#13 - Masterclass 5
Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired Jul 4, 2013
In tonight’s MasterClass, Brendan Pratt cooks slow roasted lamb shoulder with croquettes.
#14 - 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.
#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.
#16 - 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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - Grand Final
Season 12 - Episode 61 - Aired Jul 20, 2020
After a long culinary journey, the two finalists are competing for a $250,000 cash prize and the title of MasterChef Australia 2020.
#19 - 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.
#20 - Immunity Challenge
Season 4 - Episode 33 - Aired Jun 12, 2012
MasterChef welcomes iconic chef and culinary legend Jamie Oliver to the kitchen.
#21 - 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.
#22 - 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.
#23 - Poh, Callum & Reynold (Elimination Challenge)
Season 13 - Episode 10 - Aired May 2, 2021
MasterChef alumni Poh, Callum and Reynold present the contestants with three dishes from their venues. Contestants must create a dish worthy of a place on the menu at any of these establishments.
#24 - 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.
#25 - Masterclass 10
Season 5 - Episode 49 - Aired Aug 8, 2013
Heston offers a masterclass on how to create perfect scrambled eggs. He also creates a roasted leg of lamb with anchovies and rosemary and demonstrates how to carve for maximum flavour.