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Episode 20

Episode 20 of 24

The eight remaining semi-finallists are challenged to cook a three-course lunch at Grocers Hall, home to one of the oldest companies in the City of London.

The MasterChef semi-finals continue with the remaining eight contestants challenged to create a dish inspired by someone they admire. After this challenge, one more cook will be leaving the competition while the others move on to a daunting challenge of cooking a three-course lunch at Grocers Hall, home to one of the oldest companies in the City of London.

Today, John Torode will oversee the kitchen, as the amateurs face a high-pressure lunchtime service. The VIP diners include leading spice industry experts and authors - James Whitmore, Master for the Grocers Company, Dr Stuart Farrimond, author of The Science of Spice, David Smale, a saffron farmer, and Gary Ridgewell from the Seasoning and Spice Association.

Then its back to the MasterChef kitchen for the last challenge of the semi-finals: to cook an outstanding dish to win over five of the country’s most feared restaurant critics - Tracey MacLeod, Grace Dent, William Sitwell, Amol Rajan and Jimi Famurewa.

1 hour, 29 minutes

Last on

Thu 4 Apr 2019 00:45

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:59

    Hurts

    Magnificent

  • 01:25

    Sia

    Breathe Me

Credits

Role Contributor
Gregg Wallace Gregg Wallace
John Torode John Torode
Narrator India Fisher
Series Editor Katie Attwood
Series Producer Jim Warren
Director Ryan Daly
Production Manager Laura Edwards
Production Company Shine TV

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