‘MasterChef’ Episode Guide (Aug. 25): Contestants Split to Prepare Pot Stickers

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‘MasterChef’ Episode Guide (Aug. 25): Contestants Split to Prepare Pot Stickers

“Top 7 Compete” (08/25/14) – Before the next mystery box challenge, the remaining home cooks will receive a little hometown encouragement, as they head into a savory apple dish challenge. The home cook who creates the best dish, not only will be safe from elimination, but will also play a key role in the next challenge.

Then, the remaining home cooks will be split into pairs as they prepare a variety of pot stickers in the all-new “Top 7 Compete” episode of “MasterChef” airing Monday, Aug. 25 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Host and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot return for Season Five of the culinary smash hit “MasterChef,” airing Monday nights at 8PM EST on FOX.

More hopefuls than ever before auditioned at “MasterChef’s” open casting calls in Chicago, IL; Columbus, OH; Denver, CO; Houston, TX; Kansas City, MO; Los Angeles, CA; New Orleans, LA; New York, NY; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA; and Phoenix, AZ to prove they have what it takes to make a mark on the culinary world. Only one talented home cook will join Season Four winner Luca Manfe; Season Three winner Christine Ha, the first-ever blind contestant; Season Two winner Jennifer Behm; and Season One winner Whitney Miller in the elite group of “MasterChef” titleholders.

This season will feature 30 contestants representing 14 states from all walks of life – including an advertising executive, a petroleum landman, a stay-at-home-dad, an admissions counselor, a high school student and a church music director – all with the hopes of turning their culinary dreams into reality.

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