MasterChef Junior

10 Best Episodes of MasterChef Junior - Season 6

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 - S6E10

#15 - Under Pressure (Season 6 - Episode 10)

The Top 12 have just 15 minutes to make as many eggs benedict dishes as they can. Later, they must prepare one of the most difficult egg dishes of all time.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 122 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E9

#14 - Tag Team (Season 6 - Episode 9)


The remaining junior chef-testants have 45 minutes to create dishes inspired by their families using farm fresh ingredients.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 120 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E7

#13 - Donut Sweat It (Season 6 - Episode 7)

The junior chefs split up into pairs and have to decorate and frost as many specialty donuts as they can in just 10 minutes, all while being tied by the ankle to their partner! Later in the kitchen, Gordon Ramsay's daughter, Matilda, gives the contestants a masterclass on how to make her version of a hamburger and French fries. Then, the junior chefs must do their best to replicate it before the judges determine who will be sent home.

The episode was rated 7.53 from 126 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E8

#12 - Room Service (Season 6 - Episode 8)


The junior home cooks split into two teams and take over the kitchen at an upscale hotel in Los Angeles, where they will be in charge of running room service during breakfast for guests at the hotel.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 131 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E6

#11 - No Sugar, Sugar (Season 6 - Episode 6)

The junior home cooks face a mystery box challenge that tasks them with making desserts using natural sweeteners other than sugar.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 103 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E3

#10 - Recipe for Love (Season 6 - Episode 3)


The Top 20 face a team challenge to prepare a lunch service for a wedding party of 75 guests, which will consist of racks of lamb and pan-seared halibut.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 147 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E11

#9 - A Can Do Attitude (Season 6 - Episode 11)

Then, the remaining home cooks create their own unique dishes but must use one common ingredient: chocolate.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 114 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E2

#8 - The Boys Are Back In Town (Season 6 - Episode 2)


The 40 junior home cooks are split up into two groups – girls and boys. All 20 boys must prepare the perfect chicken breast dish. Only 12 winners earn an apron and a chance to move on.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 138 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E12

#7 - Popup Restaurant (Season 6 - Episode 12)

The junior chefs cook for 30 MASTERCHEF JUNIOR alumni at a pop-up restaurant. The losing team will head back to the MASTERCHEF kitchen for a pressure test designed by Season Five winner Jasmine Stewart.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 106 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E4

#6 - American Classics (Season 6 - Episode 4)


The Top 22 split up into teams and must prepare as many perfect-looking milkshakes as they can in just 10 minutes. The winning teams will be safe from elimination and one unlucky judge will get a sweet surprise! Then, the rest of the junior cooks will each have to put their own personal twist on a classic chicken-and-waffles dish.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 134 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E14

#5 - The Finale Pt. 1 (Season 6 - Episode 14)

After a season's worth of challenges that tested the cooking abilities of young contestants from across the nation, only three junior home cooks remain.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 117 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E5

#4 - Recipe for Love (Season 6 - Episode 5)


The Top 20 face their toughest team challenge yet: preparing lunch service for a wedding of 75 guests. Both sides will be cooking racks of lamb and pan-seared halibut, and it will be up to the judges to decide which team wins and who from the losing team will head home.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 129 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E1

#3 - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Season 6 - Episode 1)

The 40 junior home cooks are split up into two groups – girls and boys. All 20 girls are tasked with making a flawless medium-rare filet mignon dish. Only 12 winners earn an apron and a chance to move on.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 149 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E13

#2 - Grandma Gordon (Season 6 - Episode 13)


The remaining junior home cooks prepare dishes inspired by their grandmothers.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 103 votes.

MasterChef Junior - S6E15

#1 - The Finale Pt. 2 The Winner (Season 6 - Episode 15)

The final three contestants carry on cooking their 3-course meal. In the end, only one will be crowned the winner and receive a check for $100,000.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 104 votes.

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