The contestants line-up to hear the details of the Qantas Fine Dining Challenge.
Neil Perry prepares to lift the lid on the 8 dishes the contestants will be preparing.
Perry delivers airline food like few people know it.
Sun and Dani get down to the nitty gritty of their dish.
Perry likes the taste of Kate and Danielle's flavours.
Michael is giddy as a school kid as he meets his idol Thomas Keller.
Matt and the guest judges discuss the merits of the contestants' dishes.
The contestants wait anxiously to hear the details of the Pressure Test.
Excitement fills the kitchen as news of Heston Blumenthal's imminent arrival hits home.
Heston explains why food moves him like nothing else.
This is one elimination challenge that everyone wishes they were in.
Honestly, have you ever seen a burger that looked this good?
The contestants don't stand on ceremony and get stuck in.
Rachel's cooking starts to get away from her, with steamy consequences.
Craig hoists a chip in the direction of Heston's palate.
Michael dons the safety specs as he cooks up a curious concoction.
Whose burger will most satisfy the discerning judges?
Rachel's sunny demeanour will certainly be lost in the MasterChef kitchen.
Kate looks calm and collected ahead of her first Elimination Challenge.
Guest pastry chef Darren Purchese demonstrates some tricks of the trade.
With 13 stages in its preparation, this dessert is not to be taken lightly.
Kate's peers do their best to give her encouragement.
Purchese makes it all look so effortless.
George and the two Matts prepare to taste Kate's plate.
Gary makes good on his promise to kneel before Kate after she finishes her dish.
Kate congratulates an impressive if narrow victory by Darren.
Dani celebrates after avoiding being on the team of Hayden 'Bad Omens' Quinn.
Sun doesn't look entirely pleased after picking the captain's apron from the lucky dip.
Matt and Gary introduce the Challenge with the help of the Greenhouse's star chef Matt Stone.
Dani does her best to trim the fat without overdoing the waste.
Adam, Peter and Alana knuckle-down to business.
Kate adds milling flour to her list of new cooking achievements.
Shannon and Craig make some last-minute adjustments to the Reds' menu.
Colin Fassnidge and other members of Sydney's culinary elite arrive to dine.
Hayden tries to make a deep fried prawn look its palatable best.
Gary tries to calms the Blues down after service starts to go off the rails.
The Teams prepare to hear the Challenge result, backdropped by the spectacular Opera House.
Hayden breaks his jinx as he finally wins a Team Challenge.
Matt and George exchange some thoughts on Dani's first round progress.
Shannon, Billy and Craig put their friendships on hold as they cook to survive.
A focussed Danielle lets nothing distract her from the task at hand.
Shannon can't explain her performance as she gets perilously close to elimination.
Hayden and Alana enjoy their private MasterClass in the kitchen's of Gary's Fenix restaurant.
Dani and Michael breathe easy after narrowly avoiding elimination.
Craig comforts Shannon after her best doesn't prove quite enough to keep her in the compeition.
Guest chef James Privett sharpens his tools.
A MasterClass soup cuts absolutely no corners when it comes to produce.
Danielle, Alana and Adam offer their appraisal of the minestrone.
George demonstrates that it's possible to be creative with even the simplest ingredients.
Michael lends Gary a hand with his dessert preparation.
Gary's spotted dick is the perfect dish for a cold winter night.