Back up to: MasterChef
The competitors compete in three challenges before the champion is announced.
The chefs take over a top restaurant on a Friday night and cook for top chef Alain Ducasse
The remaining cooks travel to the Indian city of Jodhpur to compete in three challenges.
The contestants serve their best courses to three of the country's most renowned critics.
The five remaining contestants are given masterclasses at a top London restaurant.
The six contestants prepare a three-course lunch for 20 members of the Women's Institute.
It's the first of the semi-finals as the heat winners battle for the first time.
Eight contestants that didn't make it last year compete for the last semi-final spot.
Eight contestants that didn't quite make the grade last year compete.
The contestants must design an exceptional three-course meal to impress the judges.
Twelve contestants face challenges at the Criterion restaurant and fish restaurant Catch.
The twelve contestants face challenges at Axis in Covent Garden and Osteria Dell'Angolo.
The semi-finalists must design an exceptional three course meal to impress the judges.
The heat winners reach the quarter final, where they have to design a three course meal.
The contestants face the pressure of the professional kitchen at Le Pont De La Tour.
The winners of the week's heats battle to reach the semi-finals.
The contestants face challenges at Turkish restaurant Ozer and Kettners in London.
The contestants face challenges at the Winter Garden and Moti Mahal in London.
Contestants face challenges at the Eastside Inn and Sophie's Steakhouse.
Contestants face challenges at 1901 and Bar Trattoria Semplice.
Six more cooks face high-pressure tests, including working in the Indian restaurant Zeen.
The first batch of contestants face challenges with Italian, British and Spanish cuisine.