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MasterChef Season 2 Episodes

20 Episodes 2011 - 2011

Episode 1

Audition #1

Mon, Jun 6, 2011 42 mins

One hundred amateur cooks arrive in Los Angeles and begin their quest to become real chefs in the Season 2 opener. Each hopeful will prepare a signature dish and present it to the judges: Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot Bowles and Joe Bastianich.

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Episode 2

Audition #2

Tue, Jun 7, 2011 42 mins

More talented home cooks prepare their signature dishes in hopes of moving on to the next round in the second batch of auditions.

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Episode 3

Top 38 Revealed

Mon, Jun 13, 2011 42 mins

The field is narrowed down to 38.

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Episode 4

Elimination Round

Tue, Jun 14, 2011 42 mins

The remaining hopefuls are tested on basic kitchen techniques, from chopping apples to cooking a chicken to perfection.

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Episode 5

Top 16 Revealed

Mon, Jun 20, 2011 42 mins

The wannabe chefs have one hour to prepare a dish using surprise ingredients found in a mystery box. Later, two hopefuls are eliminated.

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Episode 6

Top 16 Compete

Tue, Jun 21, 2011 42 mins

The Top 16 wannabe chefs cook a five-course meal for hundreds of people in a downtown Los Angeles cafeteria.

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Episode 7

Top 15 Compete

Mon, Jun 27, 2011 42 mins

The 15 remaining hopefuls in a dessert challenge with limited ingredients.

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Episode 8

Top 14 Compete

Tue, Jun 28, 2011 42 mins

The Top 14 are divided into two teams and must work together to feed homemade sausage to 101 hungry bikers.

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Episode 9

Top 13 Compete

Tue, Jul 5, 2011 42 mins

Vegetarian meals are made by the 13 remaining hopefuls. Then, Season 1 winner Whitney Miller shows up and challenges the wannabe chefs to prepare a dish from her cookbook.

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Episode 10

Top 12 Compete

Mon, Jul 11, 2011 42 mins

The wannabe chefs cook for 300 people when catering a glamorous Hollywood party.

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Episode 11

Top 11 Compete

Mon, Jul 18, 2011 42 mins

The hopefuls cook lobsters. Later, they compete in an aphrodisiac challenge.

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Episode 12

Top 10 Compete

Tue, Jul 19, 2011 42 mins

The Top 10 cook for the judges' mothers. Later, they must prepare eggs Benedict.

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Episode 13

Top 9 Compete

Mon, Jul 25, 2011 42 mins

Live Dungeness crabs are found in the mystery box. Later, the hopefuls prepare romantic meals.

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Episode 14

Top 8 Compete

Tue, Jul 26, 2011 42 mins

The Top 8 chefs face off.

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Episode 15

Top 7 Compete

Mon, Aug 1, 2011 42 mins

The seven remaining chefs compete.

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Episode 16

Top 6 Compete

Tue, Aug 2, 2011 42 mins

The Top 6 hopefuls compete in another grueling culinary challenge.

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Episode 17

Top 5 Compete

Tue, Aug 9, 2011 42 mins

The Top 5 chefs compete.

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Episode 18

Top 4 Compete

Mon, Aug 15, 2011 42 mins

The final four chefs compete in their last team challenge, which finds them cooking for an international panel of "MasterChef" judges. The Top 3 advance to the finals.

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Episode 19

Top 3 Compete

Tue, Aug 16, 2011 42 mins

The three remaining finalists compete in the penultimate challenge.

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Episode 20

Winner Revealed

Tue, Aug 16, 2011 42 mins

The winner is announced after a grueling final challenge in the Season 2 finale.

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