MasterChef:The Professionals 2017

MasterChef: The Professionals 2017 showcases the next generation of chefs. They are judged by Marcus Wareing who holds two stars in the Michelin Guide UK and Monica Galetti.

MasterChef: The Professionals 2017 celebrates the tenth year of the show and first aired on BBC 2 on November 6 2017 and is open to all professional working chefs.

Who are the MasterChef: The Professionals winners?

Last year's winner was Gary Maclean, he is Senior Chef Lecturer at City of Glasgow College and joins the MasterChef: The Professionals  past champions: Derek Johnstone; Steve Groves; Claire Lara; Ash Mair, joint winners Keri Moss and Anton PiotrowskiSteven Edwards; Jamie Scott and Mark Stinchcombe.

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Taking on 47 other professional chefs in the pursuit of gastronomic glory, this year's chefs battled through seven weeks of fierce competition and extra-ordinary cooking in the culinary challenges.

Who are the MasterChef: The Professionals judges?

The judges include two Michelin-starred chef Marcus Wareing, renowned chef Monica Galetti who owns Mere and MasterChef’s seasoned judge, Gregg Wallace.

Last year's winner was Gary Maclean he said: “I was a bit concerned I was older but I think I’ve ticked a few boxes for people – I’m older, a family guy, Scottish and the Scots always get behind the Scots in these things. The biggest thing though is the fact I’m a lecturer I think that really sparked an interest, the fact I teach for a living but I’m still happy to go out here and learn more.”

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Keep up to date every year with all the Masterchef: The Professionals news including a weekly blog to help you catch up and individual interviews with the finalists.

 

MasterChef: The Professionals 2017 showcases the next generation of chefs. They are judged by Marcus Wareing who holds two stars in the Michelin Guide UK and Monica Galetti. MasterChef: The Professionals 2017 celebrates the tenth year of the show and first aired on BBC 2 on November 6 2017 and is open to all professional working chefs. Who are the MasterChef: The Professionals...