Keep up to with all the Masterchef: The Professionals 2019 news including a weekly blog to help you catch up and individual interviews with the finalists.

When does MasterChef: The Professionals 2019 start?

This year's competition will start in November on BBC2.

Who won MasterChef: The Professionals 2018?

Laurence Henry, sous chef at two Michelin-starred Restaurant Sat Bains, won MasterChef: The Professionals 2018. The youngest of the 2018 finalists, Laurence is the twelfth winner to be awarded the prestigious title, and become part of Professional MasterChef history, along with outstanding past champions: Gary Maclean; Derek Johnstone; Steve Groves; Claire Lara; Ash Mair, joint winners Keri Moss and Anton Piotrowski; Steven Edwards; Jamie Scott; Mark Stinchcombe and last year’s winner, Craig Johnston.