Asia’s very first MasterChef show, MasterChef Asia has found its line-up of judges which includes Hong Kong-born celebrated chef Susur Lee who is known as the “Father of Fusion”, 3-Michelin-starred chef Bruno Menard, and MasterChef Australia finalist, Audra Morrice who is also referred to as the Asian Martha Stewart!
Michele Schofield, senior vice president for Programming and Production at A+E Networks Asia said via a statement, “We considered many chefs from around Asia and overseas to find the right combination of knowledge, passion, charisma and warmth.”
“Susur brings stellar Asian food expertise and extensive technical knowledge, while Bruno has undisputed Michelin-rated credentials based in classic French cuisine.
“Audra’s cooking is rooted in South Asian cuisine as well as pastry; she has a unique relatability to the contestants and is testament to the opportunity that MasterChef offers home cooks,” she added.
The 15-episode series will feature aspiring cooking talents from across Asia including China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.