In the Friday broadcast of MasterChef Argentina 2023 (Telefe, 9.30 pm), the cooking reality show hosted by Wanda Nara, the new members of the official competition were defined. This time, the test to obtain the apron awarded by the jury made up of Donato De Santis, Damián Betular and Germán Martitegui had a particularity: it was done like a duelone player against another.
Wanda opened the evening by inviting the six chefs who had already won their place in the official competition to the balcony. They are: Delfina and Estefanía, Antonio and María Sol, Daniela and Fiamma.
Then, the 14 candidates still in the competition went back to cooking for the jury with the ambition of obtaining the apron that certifies their admission to the competition in which only 16 amateur cooks will compete.
Friday’s competition divided the hopefuls into groups to compete in duels. The winner of each duel took the apron. The loser gets one last chance to test his strength at the MasterChef gala on Sunday at 21:15.
Clarified this point, although everyone could cook what they wanted, the jury gave them precise indications on the characteristics that their dishes should have. For example, they contain something cooked and something spicy. Or a fry and something creamy. Or something stir-fried and something citrusy. Players had 3 minutes to choose their ingredients at the market and another 30 to make their recipes.
At the time of tasting, Gabriel and Augustine subjected to the judgment of Damián Betular. The victor was Augustine. And as for Gabriela, like the other losers of every duel, she will be able to try again, for the last time, on Sunday.
The respective tables of Carlo AND Malena were evaluated by Donato De Santis. Carlos took the apron.
in the duel of Rodrigo and Achilles the verdict was given by Germán Martitegui. The chef complained, “I had more faith in both of them.” And let the chef choose He declared Achilles the winner.
Then the second group of duelists entered. Nelida and Silvana They were judged by Martitegui, who said: “We expected more from everyone.” After the tasting, the chef Silvana declared the winner“With very little difference,” he said.
Damián Betular’s big doubt: “It’s a very difficult job”
The duel between Rodolfo and Candelaria The judge was Damián Betular, who congratulated both contestants and acknowledged that it was “a very difficult job” for him to choose one.
After many doubts and reflections, the prestigious pastry chef she gave the apron to Rodolfo who, excited, began to cry. “This emotion causes you anxiety and a certain anguish because now another retro is coming your way.”
The next duel was between Michael and Emily. By decision of Donato De Santis, the victory went to michaela.
Finally, the three chefs tasted the dishes prepared by Juan Francisco and Juan Ignaciorespectively, and gave the apron, “for a slight difference”, a Juan Ignatius.
Thus, at the end of the broadcast on Friday, the new participants of Master Chef Argentina 2023 They are: Juan Ignacio, Micaela, Rodolfo, Silvana, Aquiles, Carlos and Agustín.
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