Series 9: 23. Episode 23

It is the MasterChef final and, after a formidable eight week competition, the search for the country's best amateur cook reaches its climax. The finalists have to push themselves to the limit for one last time before judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace crown one of the three highly-talented amateur cooks MasterChef Champion.

This is their chance to pull out all the stops, show everything they have learned, and in three hours demonstrate what sort of cook they have become. They must produce three exceptional courses and are on a mission to push culinary boundaries and give the judges an awe-inspiring tasting like never before.

One of these three exceptional cooks will lift the trophy as John and Gregg crown them MasterChef Champion 2013.