The world famous kitchen on television is all set to welcome its new set of guest judges for the “MasterChef” Season 7 when in it premiere in June.
Forty amateur home cooks will travel to Los Angeles, California for the season premiere episode, Deadline wrote. They will attempt to earn the well-known white apron and move forward to compete for the “MasterChef” title, a cookbook deal, and the $250,000 grand prize.
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and renowned pastry chef Christina Tosi will judge the home cooks based on their taste, flavor, creativity, and presentation.
Ramsay, who is also the show’s executive producer, said: “We are thrilled to welcome some of the world’s best chefs into the ‘MasterChef’ kitchen as mentors and guest judges this season. Each of the guest judges brings a unique perspective and skill to the kitchen that we believe will propel America’s best home cooks to the next level.”
Meanwhile, several known chefs will join Ramsay and Tosi in judging the home cooks this season, Variety wrote.
It can be recalled that celebrity chef Graham Elliot left the franchise after the most recent season of “MasterChef Junior.” His replacement is expected to be announced this season.
Here are “MasterChef” seventh season guest judges courtesy of tveseriesfinale.com.
1. Wolfgang Puck
A name synonymous with the best of restaurant hospitality. He has established an international culinary empire that comprises fine and casual dining restaurants.
2. Aarón Sánchez
One of the most recognized and respected chefs in the U.S. and Latin America. Sanchez is not only a chef but also a restaurateur, James Beard Award-winning television personality, philanthropist and author.
3. Edward Lee
This Brooklyn-born chef has five James Beard Award nominations and currently owns two restaurants in the US.
4. Kevin Sbraga
He is known for his contemporary American cuisine. Sbraga owns three restaurants – Sbraga & Company, The Fat Ham and Sbraga – under with his company, Sbraga Dining.
5. Richard Blais
Chef and owner of Juniper & Ivy and Crack Shack, both located in San Diego, as well as several locations of Flip Burger Boutique.
“MasterChef” season seven will start cooking on June 1 at 9 pm ET/PT on Fox.