Meet the MasterChefs

Marco Pierre White
25th November to 9th December

Marco Pierre White, dubbed as the “godfather of modern cooking” and game-changer for British cuisine, is the youngest chef to ever acquire three Michelin stars. His celebrated memoir cum cookbook White Heat is highly regarded as one of the most influential cookbooks for chefs. White has appeared on MasterChef Australia Season 6, 7 and 8 , MasterChef South Africa and MasterChef New Zealand as guest chef.

Audra Morrice
25th November to 3rd December

Audra Morrice, best known as a finalist in MasterChef Australia 2012, impressed viewers and judges with her ability to both cook and bake, producing some of the most amazing and consistent dishes on the show. She is also now a judge on MasterChef Asia together alongside three-Michelin-starred chef Bruno Ménard and stellar restaurateur Susur Lee. A graduate in Economics and Japanese, Audra left her early career in telecommunications to follow her passion for food. Her cooking style is eclectically Asian, drawing influence from her Chinese Indian heritage.

Reynold Poernomo
4th December to 9th December

Popularly known as the dessert king contestant in MasterChef Australia Season 7 in 2015, Reynold Poernomo has wowed judges and fans over with his creative flair in desserts. He now runs a trendy new dessert flagship - KOI with his brothers in Sydney.

Luca Manfe
25th November to 9th December

Hailing from Friuli-Venezia Giulia, a region in the northeast corner of Italy, Luca’s food is steeped in Italian tradition. From the Broccoli Rabe Ravioli in a Pecorino Cream Sauce that earned him a spot in the MasterChef Kitchen, to the Basil Panna Cotta that earned him the MasterChef Trophy, Luca tackles everything with determination and charm. Although it took him two tries to get his own white apron, USA Season 4 was Luca’s chance to shine, and by infusing his Italian roots into various MasterChef challenges, Luca earned the title of MasterChef, the Best Home Cook in America.

Woo Wai Leong
25th November to 9th December

Leong as he is affectionally known – won the first ever MasterChef Asia in 2015. He wowed judges with his “Chili Crab Pate a Choux Gnocchi”, which fused Asian and Italian cooking styles to present a bold European twist to one of Singapore’s famed dishes. Many in the bar industry are constantly amazed by his unique cocktails. Woo, a qualified lawyer, is also an experienced bartender who frequently infuses alcohol in his cooking.