The BEST episodes of MasterChef Australia season 5

Every episode of MasterChef Australia season 5, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of MasterChef Australia season 5!

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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Masterclass 13
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8.46
26 votes

#1 - Masterclass 13

Season 5 - Episode 64 - Aired 8/29/2013

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.

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Masterclass 12
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8.35
20 votes

#2 - Masterclass 12

Season 5 - Episode 59 - Aired 8/22/2013

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

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Masterclass 10
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8.23
22 votes

#3 - Masterclass 10

Season 5 - Episode 49 - Aired 8/8/2013

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.

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Masterclass 11
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8.14
22 votes

#4 - Masterclass 11

Season 5 - Episode 54 - Aired 8/15/2013

The two lucky contestants who won Sunday night’s challenge are flown first class to Paris where Matt Preston shows them some of his favourite places to eat.

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Masterclass 5
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8.12
26 votes

#5 - Masterclass 5

Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired 7/4/2013

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

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Masterclass 2
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8.11
28 votes

#6 - Masterclass 2

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/13/2013

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.

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Masterclass 9
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8.09
23 votes

#7 - Masterclass 9

Season 5 - Episode 44 - Aired 8/1/2013

Kirsten Tibballs shows how to make an indulgent chocolate dessert perfect perfect for sharing. Gary creates a gorgeous dessert to tempt your loved one.

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Masterclass 7
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8.08
24 votes

#8 - Masterclass 7

Season 5 - Episode 34 - Aired 7/18/2013

Gary attempts to prove that fast food can be healthy as he creates Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls with peanut dipping sauce.

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Dreams Week Day 3: Josie Bones
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8.03
39 votes

#9 - Dreams Week Day 3: Josie Bones

Season 5 - Episode 57 - Aired 8/20/2013

The final six contestants pay a visit to Josie Bones, a restaurant owned by Chris Badenoch, who was a former Masterchef contestant. They are split into teams and have to create three dishes to serve to Chris' customers with the worst team having to face the next elimination challenge.

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Masterclass 8
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7.95
21 votes

#10 - Masterclass 8

Season 5 - Episode 39 - Aired 7/25/2013

Matt goes back to basics as he creates a homemade tartare sauce. Gary uses some fresh local produce to create a dish for some local lifesavers.

Masterclass 4
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7.86
29 votes

#11 - Masterclass 4

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 6/27/2013

Antonio Carluccio creates Handkerchief pasta with Ligurian Pesto whilst Gary shows how to make the perfect carbonara.

World Food Week Day 4: Qantas World Map of Food
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7.81
77 votes

#12 - World Food Week Day 4: Qantas World Map of Food

Season 5 - Episode 53 - Aired 8/14/2013

The contestants find themselves standing in front of the Qantas World Map of Food. They then have to create dishes from various regions of the world.

Immunity Week Day 4: Butter Invention Test
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7.78
68 votes

#13 - Immunity Week Day 4: Butter Invention Test

Season 5 - Episode 38 - Aired 7/24/2013

With just four pairs left vying for an elimination pin and in an invention test each couple has to create a sweet and a savoury dish.

Heston Blumenthal Week Day 2: Cook Against Heston Immunity
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7.78
76 votes

#14 - Heston Blumenthal Week Day 2: Cook Against Heston Immunity

Season 5 - Episode 46 - Aired 8/5/2013

The three winning contestants are given just 90 minutes to cook either an entrée, main or dessert while Heston has to cook all three courses in the same time. There is a twist in the challenge though.

Heston Blumenthal Week Day 3: Medieval Knights Feast
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7.77
69 votes

#15 - Heston Blumenthal Week Day 3: Medieval Knights Feast

Season 5 - Episode 47 - Aired 8/6/2013

The teams have two and a half hours to create a Heston-esque medieval feast for ten noble knights and the judges.

Heston Blumenthal Week Day 1: Royal Jubilee Trifle
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7.75
73 votes

#16 - Heston Blumenthal Week Day 1: Royal Jubilee Trifle

Season 5 - Episode 45 - Aired 8/4/2013

The judges are joined by Heston Blumenthal and the contestants have two hours to recreate Heston’s royal jubilee trifle as they battle it out to win immunity.

World Food Week Day 3: Mexico or China
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7.73
73 votes

#17 - World Food Week Day 3: Mexico or China

Season 5 - Episode 52 - Aired 8/13/2013

The contestants are split into two teams and have to create a lunchtime menu for city based office workers in Melbourne composed of dishes from either Mexico or China.

Masterclass 3
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7.72
29 votes

#18 - Masterclass 3

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 6/20/2013

Masterchef Australia: Masterclass 3 Tonight's MasterClass sees the contestants being joined by Stephanie Alexander and along with Matt Preston, they make a spinach & potato torte.

Dreams Week Day 2: Elimination Challenge
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7.72
68 votes

#19 - Dreams Week Day 2: Elimination Challenge

Season 5 - Episode 56 - Aired 8/19/2013

Those facing elimination need to create cook a plate of food that demonstrates their food dream.

Love Week Day 4: Breakfast Elimination
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7.70
66 votes

#20 - Love Week Day 4: Breakfast Elimination

Season 5 - Episode 43 - Aired 7/31/2013

The five contestants facing elimination this weekhave to create their own breakfast dish and then serve it in just an hour to 100 hungry customers.

Masterclass 1
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7.68
28 votes

#21 - Masterclass 1

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/5/2013

For the first time ever, there is a twist featuring a studio audience member.

Love Week Day 2: Chocolate Elimination
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7.68
65 votes

#22 - Love Week Day 2: Chocolate Elimination

Season 5 - Episode 41 - Aired 7/29/2013

The ingredient in this week's pressure test is chocolate. The bottom three from yesterday's challenge have to recreate Kirsten Tibballs’ louros cake.

World Food Week Day 2: Palms Hotel Elimination
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7.68
65 votes

#23 - World Food Week Day 2: Palms Hotel Elimination

Season 5 - Episode 51 - Aired 8/12/2013

The 6 losing contestants from yesterday’s challenge are put in charge of the Ossiano kitchen at The Palms Hotel Atlantis, where they have to create dinner for 50 VIP Atlantis guests as well as Ossiano Vice President, Mark Patten.

Immunity Week Day 1: Skills Test and Yin & Yang Challenge
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7.68
74 votes

#24 - Immunity Week Day 1: Skills Test and Yin & Yang Challenge

Season 5 - Episode 35 - Aired 7/21/2013

Only 10 hopefuls remain in the running and with an immunity pin up for grabs, the tension in the kitchen is running high.

Masterclass 6
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7.67
21 votes

#25 - Masterclass 6

Season 5 - Episode 29 - Aired 7/11/2013

Paul Wilson creates a traditional Mexican mole with lamb cutlets. The judges pit their skills against one another in creating a chocolate mousse.