‘Master Chef’ Season 5, Episode 1: ‘Top 30 Compete’

425-009-masterchef-winner-chosen-photos-lightbox-tbd“Master Chef” season 5, episode 1: “Top 30 Compete” airs tonight on Fox.

Thirty amateur chefs compete against one another as they prepare their signature dishes, in hopes of moving through to the next stage of the competition.

Famed chef Gordon Ramsay is back. Along with returning judges Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot, the trio will put the contestants through a series of exciting elimination rounds and turn one amateur cook into a culinary master. The series will feature people from all walks of life who want to follow their dream of becoming a culinary legend. As a surprise for the amateur cooks, the first-ever “Master Chef” winner, Whitney Miller, will return to show off her skills and let the contestants in on the secret to winning the title and walking away with the $250,000 grand prize.

“Master Chef” season 5, episode 1 airs May 26 at 8 p.m. on Fox. Preview below:

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