Those who made it into the top 50 were tested on their knife skills by chopping onions
Julia was the first contestant to win a celebrity chef challenge against Peter Evans
The contestants are split into red and blue teams and must make the most money serving lunch at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Poh, Chris, Tom and Julie compete in a pressure test making a tall croquembouche by Adriano Zumbo
Each week brought a new, more daunting pressure test that the contestants had to compete in, in order to stay in the competition
Each week, Gary and George taught the contestants techniques and tips in order to further their cooking skills
Justine cooks off against Matt Moran, attempting to out-do him in his warm pear tart recipe
The contestants are shown how to make the 'danger dumpling'
Upon arrival in Hong Kong, the contestants wander the markets and marvel at the produce on offer
Julie and Justine race across the city collecting their items in the Hong Kong superchallenge
The contestants battle it out in the ship kitchen to feed HMAS Kanimbla.
Chris, Julie, Poh and Justine compete in a three hour pressure test, creating a multi-layered chocolate mousse cake
The six contestants had to cater a wedding, cooking for over 100 guests; producing two types of canapés, entrees, mains and desserts
At the end of Series 1, it was Poh and Julie left to battle it out for the title of Australia's First MasterChef
After a long, tough, learning journey, Julie Goodwin was crowned Australia's MasterChef