MasterChef Junior

10 Best Episodes of MasterChef Junior - Season 2

American version of the culinary competition series that gives talented kids between the ages of 8 and 13 the chance to showcase their culinary abilities and passion for food through a series of delicious challenges. Celebrated food experts coach and encourage the promising hopefuls to cook like pros and teach them the tricks of the trade along the way.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 10, 2023.

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MasterChef Junior - S2E4

#7 - An Egg-Cellent Adventure (Season 2 - Episode 4)

The contestants fry eggs sunny-side up in a 10-minute challenge, and later prepare their signature dishes that will anchor their menus at a future restaurant.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 128 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S2E5

#6 - Pop-Up Restaurant (Season 2 - Episode 5)


The last six cooks split up into teams to compete in the inaugural restaurant challenge, with the winning group advancing to the semifinals.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 126 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S2E1

#5 - The Next Generation (Season 2 - Episode 1)

Sixteen young home cooks arrive and find themselves preparing dishes using Alexander Weiss's favorite ingredients, including pork chops, pork tenderloin and green apples. The winner chooses which protein is used in the elimination round before 12 contestants are chosen to advance in the competition.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 154 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S2E3

#4 - Mom Knows Best (Season 2 - Episode 3)


A three-legged challenge is held to make a dozen cupcakes. Later, Gordon's mom visits the kitchen as a guest judge when the remaining contestants prepare one of the host's favorite dishes from his childhood.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 136 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S2E6

#3 - A Cut Above the Rest (Season 2 - Episode 6)

The final four cooks must break down an Alaskan king salmon and produce as many perfect filets possible; contestants must create a restaurant-quality salmon dish with a limited number of ingredients.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 120 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S2E2

#2 - Flip It! (Season 2 - Episode 2)


A pancake-flipping contest precedes a challenge to create the best citrus cream pie.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 138 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S2E7

#1 - The Finale (Season 2 - Episode 7)

The top 2 junior chefs prepare a three-course menu in their last challenge; the winner is crowned, receiving a trophy and a $100,000 prize.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 133 votes.

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