The BEST seasons of MasterChef Australia

Every season of MasterChef Australia ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best seasons of MasterChef Australia!

MasterChef Australia is an Australian competitive cooking game show based on the original British version of MasterChef. Chef Andy Allen, restaurateur and chef Jean-Christophe Novelli, Poh Ling Yeow and food critic Sofia Levin serve as the show's hosts and judges.

Last Updated: 6/14/2024Network: Network 10Status: Continuing
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9.00
6 votes

#1 - Secrets & Surprises

First Aired 5/7/2023

Returning for its 15th season, MasterChef Australia is back to deliver a series full of twists and turns with Secrets & Surprises. Originally scheduled to premiere 1 May 2023, the series was postponed due to the sudden passing of judge Jock Zonfrillo the night before.

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9.00
1 votes

#2 - Season 16

First Aired 4/22/2024

This season feature 4 judges. Andy Allen, Sofia Levin, Jean-Christophe Novelli and Poh Ling Yeow. The number of contestants increased from 18 to 22. Like the previous 2 seasons, the season omitted the broadcast of the audition stage. Only one Immunity Pin is up for grabs this season.

Season 4
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8.67
9 votes

#3 - Season 4

First Aired 5/6/2012

Season 2
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8.63
8 votes

#4 - Season 2

First Aired 4/19/2010

Season 1
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8.60
10 votes

#5 - Season 1

First Aired 4/27/2009

Season 8
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8.54
13 votes

#6 - Season 8

First Aired 5/1/2016

Season 3
star
8.44
9 votes

#7 - Season 3

First Aired 5/1/2011

Season 5
star
8.38
8 votes

#8 - Season 5

First Aired 6/2/2013

Season 7
star
8.27
15 votes

#9 - Season 7

First Aired 5/5/2015

Season 6
star
8.25
12 votes

#10 - Season 6

First Aired 5/5/2014

Season 10
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7.86
7 votes

#11 - Season 10

First Aired 5/7/2018

Season 11
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7.27
11 votes

#12 - Season 11

First Aired 4/29/2019

Season 9
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7.23
13 votes

#13 - Season 9

First Aired 5/1/2017

Fans & Favourites
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6.75
4 votes

#14 - Fans & Favourites

First Aired 4/18/2022

Jock Zonfrillo, Andy Allen and Melissa Leong return to judge Season 14 of MasterChef Australia: Fans & Favourites. Original champion Julie Goodwin leads the 12 returning cooks who compete alongside 12 newcomers (and no auditions). The MasterChef kitchen also once again plays host to chefs from Australia and overseas, including Adriano Zumbo, Shannon Bennet, Curtis Stone, Reynold Poernomo, Clare Smyth, Alla Wolf-Tasker, Josh Niland and Maggie Beer.

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5.67
3 votes

#15 - Season 13

First Aired 4/19/2021

Judges Jock Zonfrillo, Melissa Leong and Andy Allen are back in the MasterChef Australia kitchen, ready to introduce the next generation of exceptional home cooks. 2021 will be seasoned to perfection with some of the world’s most recognisable and beloved chefs including Nigella Lawson, Yotam Ottolenghi, Heston Blumenthal, Massimo Bottura and Clare Smyth - plus homegrown sensations including Curtis Stone, Kirsten Tibballs, Darren Purchese, Alla Wolf-Tasker, Scott Pickett, Poh Ling Yeow, Callum Hann and Reynold Poernomo, all set to challenge the top 24 contestants. Sacrificing everything to follow their food dreams, this season’s passionate contestants have put their lives on hold to be part of this life-changing experience. With heart, soul and drive, this season’s exceptional contestants will follow their food dreams and make magic happen.

Season 12
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5.29
7 votes

#16 - Season 12

First Aired 4/13/2020

Jock Zonfrillo, Melissa Leong and Andy Allen take the helm of the show that celebrates food and the love of food. Jock, Melissa and Andy will be joined in the MasterChef Australia kitchen by a delicious assortment of the world’s best chefs, including Gordon Ramsay, Heston Blumenthal and Curtis Stone, to serve up the 12th helping of MasterChef Australia. The traditional MasterChef Australia recipe also boasts some new ingredients when the best of the best from the past 11 seasons return to the kitchen in MasterChef Australia – Back To Win.