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Episode 19

Episode 19 of 25

The semi-finals continue as two teams serve lunch to members of the Royal Navy on board anti-submarine frigate HMS Northumberland. The weakest team must return for a cook-off.

The MasterChef semi-finals continue with a spectacular challenge, as the eight remaining best cooks in the competition head to the biggest naval base in western Europe to embark on a special mission to serve lunch to members of the Royal Navy on board one of its longest-serving ships, anti-submarine frigate HMS Northumberland.

The semi-finalists face the enormous challenge of running their own kitchens in two specially constructed catering tents. Split into two teams of four, each team have to create two main courses and a dessert to feed 110 members of the ships company.

With less than four hours to deliver, organisation and teamwork are essential for success. It's vital the two teams perform at their absolute best and produce a lunch worthy of the occasion, because after judging their food, John and Gregg pick the weakest team to return to the MasterChef kitchen, where they must cook-off against each other in a special Invention Test.

The contestants must create a stunning dish from the leftover produce from the previous challenge, which includes cod heads and trimmings, vegetables, fruit, bacon, pancetta and black pudding.

With one more contestant going home after this, the battle is on to stay in the competition and take another step towards being crowned MasterChef Champion 2016.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 11 May 2016 01:05

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Credits

Role Contributor
Judge John Torode
Judge Gregg Wallace
Series Producer Katie Attwood
Director David Crerar
Producer Lucy Davis
Producer Neil Wilmer
Editor Tom Savage
Production Manager Ross Booker
Production Company Shine TV

Broadcasts

  • Wed 27 Apr 2016 21:00
  • Wed 11 May 2016 00:35
  • Wed 11 May 2016 01:05

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