George and Gary introduce the contestants to their first Masterclass in the MasterChef Kitchen
Gary puts on a playful game to see who out of Sam and Mindy can peel the most Yabbies in three minutes.
Gary reveals the secret to his Roasted Yabby recipe is all in the Flambé action
Sam and Mindy get to tuck in to Gary's delicious Roasted Yabby recipe
George takes the contestants into the pantry and teaches them a class staying cool, calm and collected and thinking about what they are doing
The contestants take note in George's Masterclass as he prepares to show them how he makes his version of a Lemon Cheesecake
George is literally holding his tongue when he sees Andrew's plating and decorating of his dish
Professional Baker Phillippa Grogan joins the Masterclass to show the contestants her tricks in creating scrumptious fresh bread
The contestants get to do the next best thing after cooking - eating!
Gary reminds the contestants of the stressful day they had at the Kings Cross Challenge
The contestants are given a challenge that will need them to guess the Italian names of the Pasta's presented in the MasterChef kitchen
Kevin gets first pick at the guessing the Pasta and picks up one that he is convinced is 'Lasagne'.
With none of the contestants having luck guessing the Pasta, Kylie is the only one who puts her hand up as she thinks she has the right answer
Emma tries desperately to get the answer Ribbon Pasta correct but as the judges ask for the Pasta to be named in Italian, Emma sheepishly makes up a Pasta Ribonella
The contestants are put out their misery as they are told the name of the Pasta
Six contestants head to Round Two of the Pasta challenge and are asked to make fresh Fettuccine
Emma is the final contestant through which unfortunately means Kevin and Emma will need to battle it out
Jules and Kevin are the last contestants to finish making their fresh pasta and will have to go through to the next round of cooking the Pasta
Jules and Kevin are feeling the pressure as they have to replicate George's amazing Ravioli dish
Jules shows a sigh of relief as her dish is chosen by the judges which unfortunately knocks Kevin out of the running
The contestants arrive in the heart of Kings Cross to discover what Team Challenge awaits them.
Gary leads Andy's team to Concrete Blonde restaurant to begin their food prep.
Kevin hits the streets to drum up some business for The Ortolan.
Tregan celebrates after cheekily poaching some of the Red Team's clientele.
Sam is in his element with Concrete Blonde's epic grill at his disposal.
Matt and George both declare the Blue Team's Crispy Skinned Pork Belly to be a triumph.
The anxious teams congregate to hear which restaurant made the most cash.
Andy's Blue Team are ecstatic after taking the win and being safe from Elimination.
Ben gets ready to rumble three professional chefs in a battle for immunity
Ben knows what he is fighting for and is desperate to get his hands on it
Ben meets his opponents: Dan Hong from Ms G's restaurant and two of his Chefs
Ben gets to select two fellow amateur cooks Emma and Andy, to assist him to put up three dishes
Matt talks Ben through his decision to make Ravioli as he is not practised with making Pasta
Ben utilises Emma's talents in Dessert making as she prepares a Lemon Cheesecake
Ben entrusts Andy with the Snapper Cheviche and is having some issues thinly slicing the Snapper
With the clock ticking, the challenge is really putting both parties under the pump as they struggle to get it all together
The tally is in: Ben won the Main and Dan won the Entre and Dessert
Prawn Ravioli with Lemon Butter Sauce and Roasted Prawns
Welcome to the MasterChef house!
The Top 24 arrive at the MasterChef kitchen and are beaming with excitment
The Top 24 lift the lid of their Mystery Box to discover their secret ingredient - 'You on a plate'
With free reign over the MasterChef pantry, the contestants grab all the cooking essentials to create a meal that best describes them
As the temperature rises in the MasterChef kitchen, Sam struggled to try to break apart his duck and Gary steps in to save the day
With only 15 minutes to go, some critical errors earlier in the recipe are causing Debbie chaos as she finds her cakes are collapsing
The judges selected their top three dishes belonging to Debbie, Emma and Ben
The hopefuls head to the Melbourne Markets and get 30 minutes to spend $100 shopping for their French dish
The hopefuls are excited and slightly terrified to hear the news that acclaimed Chef Jacques Reymond will be judging their French dish
Jacques Reymond critiques Kath's dish and mentions that she maybe doing some wrong and teaches her the J R way of doing it
The time is ticking and with only ten minutes to go, the hopefuls get cracking as they prepare the finishing touches
The French Invention test is held in a beautiful French inspired Artists retreat Montsalbat
The hopefuls put their heart and soul into every dish and are so glad to see the end of the high pressure challenge
Mindy's dish 'A taste of Normandy' certainly impresses the judges, including Jacques Reymond and makes the judges mouth water in every bite
Deb, Filippo, Mindy, Emma, Kath and Mario are the six hopefuls that have been given the six remaining aprons into the MasterChef competition