The BEST Seasons of MasterChef (US)

Every season ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 3, 2019

Now one of the world's most acclaimed chefs, Gordon Ramsay, is giving you the opportunity to become a "MasterChef"! "MasterChef" is a show that celebrates great people who make great food. The show will give contestants the opportunity to develop their cooking skills while being encouraged, mentored and celebrated by the industry's best!

Season 3

#1 - Season 3

First Aired: Jun 5, 2012

Season 3 of the American competitive reality television series MasterChef had a two-night premiere on Fox on June 4 and 5, 2012. By the third episode, which aired on June 11, 2012, the judges had tasted all 100 dishes and given white MasterChef aprons to 36 contestants. In the same episode, the judges cut that number down to 18 contestants. The season concluded on September 10, 2012 with the first blind contestant Christine Ha winning the MasterChef title.

star 8.17
23 votes
Season 1

#2 - Season 1

First Aired: Jul 28, 2010

Season 1 of the American competitive reality television series MasterChef, which ran from July 27 to September 15, 2010, on Fox.

star 8.00
25 votes

#3 - Season 7

First Aired: Jun 2, 2016

Throughout Season Seven, host and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay and renowned pastry chef Christina Tosi will welcome a number of special guest judges, including Wolfgang Puck, Aarón Sánchez, Edward Lee, Kevin Sbraga and Richard Blais, to help search for America’s best home cook.

star 8.00
22 votes

#4 - Season 10

First Aired: May 30, 2019

star 8.00
1 votes
Season 4

#5 - Season 4

First Aired: May 23, 2013

Season 4 of the American competitive reality television series MasterChef had a premiere on Fox on May 22, 2013. Luca Manfè was the winner of this season, making him the first male contestant and previous season returnee to win MasterChef.

star 7.92
24 votes

#6 - Season 9

First Aired: May 31, 2018

star 7.88
8 votes
Season 2

#7 - Season 2

First Aired: Jun 7, 2011

Season 2 of the American competitive reality television series MasterChef had a two-night premiere on Fox on June 6 and 7, 2011. At the end of the third episode, which aired on June 13, 2011, the judges had tasted all 100 dishes and given white MasterChef aprons to 38 contestants. In the fourth episode that aired on June 14, 2011, the judges cut that number down to 18 contestants.

star 7.83
24 votes

#8 - Season 6

First Aired: May 21, 2015

star 7.75
28 votes
Season 8

#9 - Season 8

First Aired: Jun 1, 2017

Throughout Season Eight, award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay and renowned pastry chef Christina Tosi will be joined by celebrated chef and restaurateur Aarón Sánchez on the judges’ panel, as they put the Top Forty contestants through a series of challenges and elimination rounds, in order to turn one home cook into a culinary master.

star 7.21
19 votes

#10 - Season 5

First Aired: May 27, 2014

star 7.17
30 votes