Happy to have survived the first Challenge but it's still a long way to the Top 24.
..can they fix it? Gary and George. Yes they can!
MasterChef is definitely doing it BIG on this series.
Adriano Zumbo looks like he means business. What will the contestants say?
The Bottom Ten look nervous as they wait to hear what their Elimination Task will be.
Gary, George and Matt get ready to taste test the first dishes for MasterChef 2011.
The first challenge is over much to the delight of the Top 50.
The trusty MasterChef kitchen timer followed the judges to Cockatoo Island. Doesn't it look good?
The contestants make a run for it towards the ingredients needed for their Monster Mystery Box Challenge.
The Top 50 got a monster Mystery Box served to them on their very first challenge.
Matt and George deliver the news that will send five of these people home.
The contestants listen to George as he describes the third Basic Skills Challenge.
Will the contestants get their mayonnaise making skills right?
Making it through the first part of Basic Skills Bootcamp is the best feeling.
The newest judge on the block comes with a whole stack of potatoes.
The first five into the Top 24 are: Craig, Michael, Kate, Hayden and Adam. Who will join them?
Maggie presents Craig with his special MasterChef apron.
Craig can't believe his ears - he's the first person through to the Top 24.
What's going on? Why the secret meeting, guys?
Matt gives Maggie a push to give John a hug after his brave decision not to serve his dish.
John gets some reassurance from Maggie.
Alex doesn't realise he's holding an empty cake tin - the cake you see is about to fall onto the floor.
Marie gets a hug from her 'surrogate' mum - the wonderful Maggie Beer.
Gary holds up an elusive, but highly sought after prize: a MasterChef Top 24 apron.
Maggie Beer's going to love Matt's photo of John's crocodile dish.
After receiving praise for his crocodile dish, John's fellow competitors give him a round of applause.
Gary and George don't seem impressed with this Kiwi fruit.
Yet Myri and the other contestants have no idea what that meat is. Do you?
Seamus hold up his fish to the judges as if to ask "which one should I use?"
It took the final five minutes of being out to sea before Jess landed a big flathead fish, and her friends are proud of her.
Nick does his best Leonardo/Titanic impersonation much to Daniel, Seamus and Jess's amusement.
Into the competition are: Kumar, Seamus, Billy, Hayden, Adam, Craig, Alana, Cleo, Arena, Kate, Michael and Danielle.
Matt and George wait relatively patiently while Gary munches on some more of Billy's rice cakes.
George takes headwear to a new and organic level.
Gary hands the remnants of Seamus's tuna and daikon dish for the Top Six to enjoy.
Hang on. Haven't we seen Gary holding one of those aprons before?
Gary, George and Matt channel their inner Gilligan's Island.
Back at headquarters, the MasterClass ends with a toast to all, and excellent food.
Seamus, Jay, Cleo and Kate enjoy Maggie's Quince, Chocolate and Almond Tart.
Seamus gets a lesson from Maggie on the secrets of great pastry.
There's a seagull eyeing off that octopus you're cooking.
Cleo helps Maggie prepare the vegies that will go with the roast chicken.
Maggie Beer is thrilled to be teaching a special MasterClass on her turf.
Gary talks, George keeps holding the hollandaise bowl.
Gary looks hesitant at putting the crumpet on the plate next to a salivating George.
George and Gary look excited to be back in the MasterClass kitchen.