17 hrs ago
Catch Philly's Courtney Lapresi on 'MasterChef' finale
Tonight is the season finale of Fox's MasterChef, and if you look at one reality-TV blog, the fix is in and the winner will be Center City's Courtney Lapresi. Lapresi, 25, is one of three remaining contestants who worked the stove in front of Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot.
Dat Dog offshoot opens, Marti's chef splits and 11 more spicy...
Who said August was a slow month for news? Here's a round-up of the major dining and food stories from last week. We took an early look at the recently opened Dis & Dat , a hamburger and hot dog restaurant from the co-founder of Dat Dog.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Seven Days of Television: September 15 to September 21
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 15 MasterChef Hold onto your salad forks: The search for America's next great chef comes to a boil in tonight's two-hour finale, so gather the family accordingly. After three months of bruised egos, harrowing challenges and tasteless soufflA©s, MasterChef major domo Gordon Ramsay and fellow judges Gordon Elliott and Joe Bastianich have whittled the group of amateur chefs to three finalists: Courtney, the high-heeled "aerial dancer" with a flair for presentation but occasional bouts of brain freeze; Elizabeth, the tough, tall New Yorker with pastry flair and a tart tongue; and Leslie, the cocky fiftysomething Malibu house dad whom everyone despises.
The Globe and Mail
Why you should watch the MasterChef finale tonight
MasterChef, which features Gordon Ramsay, is one of those series that finds committed viewers season after season because it remains compelling. MasterChef, which features Gordon Ramsay, is one of those series that finds committed viewers season after season because it remains compelling.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Nicholas Hebert prepares jambalaya while waiting for his chance to audition at the Westin San Diego Hotel for the TV competition cooking show "MasterChef." - Howard Lipin / U-T San Diego Nicholas Hebert prepares jambalaya while waiting for his chance to audition at the Westin San Diego Hotel for the TV competition cooking show "MasterChef."
Ratings Rat Race: 'Utopia' Down Again, 'Kitchen...
If the ratings are any indication, it might soon be time to call the show Dystopia . The first Friday airing of Utopia saw the freshman Fox social experiment show fall 22% from its last broadcast on September 9. That 1-hour Tuesday debut drew a very soft 0.9/3 for the new show.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Gordon Ramsay To Open His Newest Restaurant At Caesars Atlantic City
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Tue Sep 09, 2014
Meet the Final Three Cooks Competing for FOX's MASTERCHEF Title; Season 6 Auditions Announced
Last night, judges Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot announced the Top Three contestants on America's No. 1 cooking competition series, MASTERCHEF : Elizabeth Cauvel, an advertising executive from Brooklyn, NY; Leslie Gilliams, a stay-at-home dad from Malibu, CA; and Courtney Lapresi, an aerial dancer from Philadelphia, PA.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
WFFT-TV Fort Wayne
MasterChef Winner Christine Ha in the Summit City
If you're a fan of the hit FOX show MasterChef, the winner of season 3, Christine Ha was in town. If you're a fan of the hit FOX show MasterChef, the winner of season 3, Christine Ha was in town.
Scoop: MASTERCHEF on FOX - Monday, September 8, 2014
The home cook with the best dish will be safe from elimination and move on in the competition, while the remaining home cooks must go with their guts as they prepare rare protein dishes and battle for a spot in the Top Four. Later, the judges announce a final team challenge that will determine who will advance to the Top Three.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Top TV week of Sept. 8: 'Z Nation,' 'Hell's Kitchen,' 'Wahlburgers'
Host Joey Fatone returns for another season of this show in which three chefs have to recreate a beloved snack food from scratch and incorporate that product into a new dish. There's a new two-hour episode this week, in which five and then four home chefs compete against each other as we get closer to the finale.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Dan Wu: What "MasterChef" Taught Me
This is the final segment of Lexington"culinary evangelist" Dan Wu's four-part series, in which he has invited readers into his kitchen to share his palate-broadening tips and insights. In this last installment, Wu imparts five lessons he learned from his much-heralded appearance on Fox's reality cooking competition show "MasterChef," which he credits with giving him a name, a voice, and a calling in the Bluegrass "foodie" community.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Los Angeles Times
TV ratings: 'American Ninja Warrior, 'MasterChef' tie in key demo
According to Nielsen, Fox culinary competition show "MasterChef" and NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" tied for the most viewed program among the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Monday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef' on Fox
Gordon Ramsay, left, Graham Elliot and guest Chef Michael Schgaus with contestant Leslie in "MasterChef" on Fox.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Best of New Orleans
MasterChef auditions come to New Orleans Sept. 27
Do you want to test your culinary chops on national television? Would you consider being yelled at by Gordon Ramsay as a badge of honor? MasterChef , Fox's answer to the Top Chef craze, is casting its sixth season and looking for eager New Orleanians to participate.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Masterchef Contestants to Take Over a Restaurant
On Monday September 1st, the weekly Field Challenge will pit the ' Masterchef 'contestants against each other in the infamous Restaurant Takeover.
In Vegas' Neon Mecca, Food Stars Shine Bright
What happens in Vegas is now splashed across food blogs and foodie Twitter feeds, as the "Sin" in Sin City more often refers to overindulging at a celebrity chef's restaurant than gambling, drinking and cavorting with pole dancers.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
A sense for food
What: Talk and demonstration by Christine Ha, blind winner of 2012's 'MasterChef' TV cooking competition When: Noon Sept.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
'Big Brother' surprisingly big
In our summer of reality TV, "America's Got Talent" and Gordon Ramsay continue to attract fans.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Inside the home of chef Marcus Wareing
The celebrity chef talks about his new role on TV's 'MasterChef' and the acrimonious split with his former employer Marcus Wareing , one of Britain's most ambitious and successful chefs, is a man who knows his own mind.