Mumbai, 29th May 2015: Star World Premiere HD, India’s premium subscription based English General Entertainment Channel, has a treat in store for the Indian fans of MasterChef Australia. Come May 11th the channel will launch the latest season of the biggest culinary show MasterChef Australia, within a week of its international airing. With the culinary bar set at a record-breaking high in 2014, the buzz is fierce for the return of MasterChef Australia’s latest season. To celebrate and promote season 7 of the show, Star World Premiere HD and the winner of Season 6 - Brent Owens, conducted a whirlwind promotional campaign in India, presenting viewers with a chance to interact with the culinary genius in person.
Airing on Star World Premiere HD, television’s prime time spectacular, MasterChef Australia’s Season 6 was an outstanding success and its positioning of “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Food” resonated strongly with viewers in 2014. Season 7 of the MasterChef Australia will not only emulate the past season’s super successful run but also will raise the bar higher. This year too, MasterChef Australia will follow judges Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris and Matt Preston in their journey to seek the most passionate and talented amateur cooks from around the country and unearth the Top 24 to join them in the MasterChef Australia kitchen. As the culinary phenomenon gears up to hit TV screens only on Star World Premiere HD, viewers can get ready to be hooked to another action-packed season of great food and greater cook-offs and find out who will ultimately take home the title of Australia’s next MasterChef!
Leading lights of the industry including Heston Blumenthal, Massimo Bottura, Sat Bains, Maggie Beer, Marco Pierre White, Curtis Stone and Marcus Wareing will join in to ramp up the competition this year as guests on the show. As working chefs, Gary and George will encourage and challenge the contestants to push the boundaries further and extend their skills beyond that of simple home cooks. Matt Preston will share his immeasurable food knowledge, as the show’s resident food critic. This season also sees long-time friend of MasterChef Australia, Vue de monde’s Shannon Bennett, become a regular. Taking on the role of guest mentor, Shannon will guide the amateur cooks through immunity challenges, coaching them toward success. Fan favourite, the MasterClass, is back with Gary, George and Matt – plus some very special guests – donning their chef whites and aprons to give contestants the day off. Sharing inside knowledge, it might just be what the contestants need to cook themselves out of trouble.
The competition this year will be harder as the winner not only walk away with the title of Australia’s MasterChef but also the prize money of $250,000!
MasterChef Australia Season 7 Launches within a week of its international Airing on 11th MAY only on Star World Premiere HD!
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