‘MasterChef Junior’ Episode Guide (March 2): Mayim Bialik Guest Judges

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‘MasterChef Junior’ Episode Guide (March 2): Mayim Bialik Guest Judges

“Junior Edition: Batter Hurry Up” (03/02/17) – The Top 18 return to the kitchen to face off in two challenges. In the first competition, the young cooks are split into teams and have 10 minutes to make a classic American dish – the corn dog.

The winning team gets to turn the judges into a yummy treat. Later in the “MasterChef” kitchen, the contestants have to make a juicy burger, but there’s a tough catch! Then, it’s up to the judges to decide who stays and who goes home in an all-new episode of “MasterChef Junior” airing Thursday, March 2 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Mayim Bialik (“The Big Bang Theory”) is features as guest judge in this episode.

Host and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay is joined by renowned pastry chef Christina Tosi on the “MasterChef Junior” judging panel. Together, the celebrated food experts coach and encourage the promising hopefuls to cook like pros and teach them the tricks of the trade along the way.

After a nationwide search, 40 of the best junior home cooks in the country will compete in the “MasterChef Junior” kitchen, where they will face exciting challenges, such as a beach club pop-up restaurant, and surprise celebrity guests and diners, including world-renowned chef Wolfgang Puck and the return of the Muppets.

One talented kid will be named America’s newest “MasterChef Junior,” and take home the “MasterChef Junior” trophy and $100,000 grand prize.

“MasterChef Junior” is produced by Endemol Shine North America and One Potato Two Potato, and is based on a format created by Franc Roddam and Endemol Shine. Elisabeth Murdoch, Eden Gaha, Robin Ashbrook, Gordon Ramsay, Adeline Ramage Rooney, Patricia Llewellyn and Ben Adler serve as executive producers.

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