Maggie Beer presents a beaming Kate with her ticket through to MasterChef's Top 24.
Maggie welcomes Kate, along with Cleo, Jay and Seamus, to a private Masterclass in the beautiful Barossa Valley.
Kate kicks off her first day in the MasterChef kitchen with a standout performance in the Dish That Change Your Life Challenge.
Kate soaks up glowing praise from Gary after serving up mouthwatering burgers with all the trimmings in the Mean Fiddler Challenge.
Determined not to let Hayden steal his Team the win, Kate drums up more business from the surf nippers during the Cronulla Beach Challenge.
Kate and her Blue Team celebrate their win in the Nigella Lawson Challenge.
Kate realises a life-long dream by enjoying lunch at the legendary Tetsuya's restaurant.
An amazing week of performances sees Kate rewarded by an extra special Malaysian Masterclass with Rick Stein and Chef Wan.
Kate takes on celebrity chef Darren Purchese in her Immunity Challenge, falling short of victory.
Having promised to bow before Kate if she completed the Immunity Challenge dish, Gary makes good on his promise.
Winning the Mystery Box portion of the Mega Challenge, Kate's chooses figs as the core ingredient of the Pressure Test.
Kate joins Michael as the special Masterclass guest of Mark 'Black' Olive.
Kate is overcomed with emotion as the Cook For Your Loved Ones Challenge welcomes some familiar small faces.
It's another moment of disbelieft after Kate's pumpkin cake with maple bacon dish turns a Worst Nightmare Challenge into a perfect dream.
It's doesn't get much better than having Quay's head chef Peter Gilmore tell you you've got the right stuff.
Kate's takes on Adriano Zumbo's most complex creation yet and emerges victorious.
Kate takes a moment for the news of her Top 2 place to sink in.
Kate gets ready to serve her Mystery Box challenge crab salad to the judges.
A disappointed Kate hopes that the judges see more in her dish than she does.
Kate's nervousness in the second round tasting is unfounded - the judges adore her quail, voting her into the lead.
Kate's passion for desserts goes up a few more notches as she wows the judges with her Snowman dish.
Matt Preston is pleased to deliver the 9 that all but seals Kate's MasterChef victory.
After several long months of giving everything she has, Kate is crowned MasterChef 2011.