During her time on the show, Kate took on Adriano Zumbo's complex creation... and emerged victorious!
We knew she was special when Quay's head chef Peter Gilmore told her she had the right stuff.
Kate was rewarded in Malaysia with a special Rick Stein MasterClass.
Kate and Michael receiving their instructions for the three finale rounds. They look nervous!
Kate held her arms aloft after succesfully completing her final MasterChef dish.
Kate was victorious, but everyone who competed in last year's MasterChef took away memories to last them a lifetime.
As MasterChef 2011 champion, Kate knew that she had the culinary muscle to flex with the best of them.