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MasterChef: The Professionals

Series 7

There's a new judge in town as two Michelin-starred chef Marcus Wareing enters the kitchen to help find the next MasterChef: The Professionals champion. The acclaimed chef joins forces with formidable perfectionist, chef Monica Galetti, and MasterChef's seasoned diner, Gregg Wallace, to seek out up-and-coming culinary stars.

In the first heat, five ambitious chefs from across the country begin their bid for the coveted title with a total of three daunting tests to determine who is good enough to progress to the next round, and who must be sent home.

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Series 8, Episode 1

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In this heat, chefs are challenged to make a classic French dessert and a blue steak.

Series 8, Episode 1

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In this heat, chefs are challenged to make a classic French dessert and a blue steak.

Series 8, Episode 1

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In this heat, chefs are challenged to make a classic French dessert and a blue steak.

Series 8, Episode 1

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In this heat, chefs are challenged to make a classic French dessert and a blue steak.

Series 8, Episode 2

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In extreme heat, skills tests feature an omelette Arnold Bennett and filled brandy snaps.

Series 8, Episode 2

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In extreme heat, skills tests feature an omelette Arnold Bennett and filled brandy snaps.

Series 8, Episode 2

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In extreme heat, skills tests feature an omelette Arnold Bennett and filled brandy snaps.

Series 8, Episode 2

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In extreme heat, skills tests feature an omelette Arnold Bennett and filled brandy snaps.

Series 8, Episode 3

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The first quarter-final challenge is to create a dish from a selection of ten ingredients.

Series 8, Episode 3

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The first quarter-final challenge is to create a dish from a selection of ten ingredients.

Series 8, Episode 3

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The first quarter-final challenge is to create a dish from a selection of ten ingredients.

Series 8, Episode 3

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The first quarter-final challenge is to create a dish from a selection of ten ingredients.

Series 8, Episode 4

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In the skills test, the chefs make a buck rarebit and joint a rabbit.

Series 8, Episode 4

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In the skills test, the chefs make a buck rarebit and joint a rabbit.

Series 8, Episode 4

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In the skills test, the chefs make a buck rarebit and joint a rabbit.

Series 8, Episode 5

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Three chefs prepare scallops in different ways: in a mousse, sautéed and as a tartare.

Series 8, Episode 5

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Three chefs prepare scallops in different ways: in a mousse, sautéed and as a tartare.

Series 8, Episode 5

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Three chefs prepare scallops in different ways: in a mousse, sautéed and as a tartare.

Series 8, Episode 5

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Three chefs prepare scallops in different ways: in a mousse, sautéed and as a tartare.

Series 8, Episode 6

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The chefs cook for some of the country's most discerning restaurant critics.

Series 8, Episode 6

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The chefs cook for some of the country's most discerning restaurant critics.

Series 8, Episode 6

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The chefs cook for some of the country's most discerning restaurant critics.

Series 8, Episode 6

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The chefs cook for some of the country's most discerning restaurant critics.

Series 8, Episode 7

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The chefs must fillet a sea bream and make the perfect watercress soup in the skills test.

Series 8, Episode 7

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The chefs must fillet a sea bream and make the perfect watercress soup in the skills test.

Series 8, Episode 7

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The chefs must fillet a sea bream and make the perfect watercress soup in the skills test.

Series 8, Episode 7

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The chefs must fillet a sea bream and make the perfect watercress soup in the skills test.

Series 8, Episode 8

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Monica tests the chefs' butchery skills when she asks them to debone a pig's trotter.

Series 8, Episode 8

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Monica tests the chefs' butchery skills when she asks them to debone a pig's trotter.

Series 8, Episode 8

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Monica tests the chefs' butchery skills when she asks them to debone a pig's trotter.