The 40 competitors who have passed the first selection will meet in direct challenges between fillets and fillet passatelli. Who will conquer one of the 20 places in the talent kitchen?
From 80 to 40 competitors in the first episode, from 40 to 20 in the second that will air Thursday 24 January at 9.15 pm on Sky Uno. The amateur cooks who will officially enter the kitchen of MasterChef for the edition number 8 will be those that will exceed the proof of the Hangar and they will convince the judges Bruno Barbieri, Joe Bastianich, Antonino Cannavacciuolo and Giorgio Locatelli.
The novelty: direct challenges
Feel like redemption compared to a life that so far has left no room for the passion for cooking or simply the goal of realize a dream remained in the drawer for too long: the 40, all fierce and determined, will bring before the four judges their dishes, their stories and all their passion. The mechanism of this year's Hangar provides a great one Announcements: competitors who have passed the first selection will collide in direct challenges, in pairs or in groups of four, whose winners will finally be able to get the apron printed with their name and a place in the MasterClass. A race to the last plate based on heterogeneous tests: from fillet sea bass to foods to be recognized with the only sense of smell, from the chicken to be boned the preparation of great classics of Italian cuisine such as orecchiette with turnip tops or passatelli.
All about 20 competitors
After the weekly first evening appointment, from Friday, January 25th, at 19.50 always on Sky Uno, also part of the daily strip of MasterChef Magazine. At the center of the daily appointment there will be the judges of MasterChef, but above all the aspiring chefs: for the first week, in each episode 4 will be presented.