Challenges and Eliminations from Episode 1 - Season, 2 Masterchef Australia
The first episode of Masterchef Series Two pitted 50 contestants against each other in high pressure challenges which resulted in 5 eliminations from the competition.
Contestants were presented with a BBQ and a choice of ingredients and given 90 minutes to produce a meal for the judges. All of the meals were tasted by judges Gary, George and Matt with the bottom ten contestants identified and made to take part in an elimination round.
Guest Chef Donna Hay presented the contestants with a tricky challenge - an Australian classic - Pavlova.
The ten contestants who took part in the Pavlova elimination challenge were:
And the eliminations from Episode 1 were....