John Torode and Gregg Wallace return for two Christmas specials, inviting eight of the most memorable celebrities from series past, back to the MasterChef kitchen.
In one programme we welcome back broadcaster and journalist Janet Street-Porter, actor Christopher Biggins, broadcaster Dev Griffin and TV personality Vicky Pattison and in the other episode, Strictly Come Dancing judge, choreographer and director, Craig Revel Horwood, entrepreneur and TV presenter Amar Latif, actress Crissy Rock and entrepreneur, businessman and TV personality Spencer Matthews compete against each other to see who can take home of the title of Christmas Champion.
The celebrities face some classic MasterChef challenges with a Christmas twist. First up is the infamous Invention Test - and Janet, Christopher, Dev and Vicky must select their ingredients from a seasonal advent calendar while Craig, Amar, Crissy and Spencer create a dish from ingredients found in a Secret Santa present box.
Then a Christmas-themed Pairs Test see the four celebrities cooking seasonal favourites before they are challenged to cook a two-course meal. In one episode the celebrities much create their Ultimate Christmas Dinner using well-known seasonal ingredients and in the second episode prepare an alternative Christmas dinner where they are asked to cook what they’d really like to eat over the festive period.
Expect a real cracker from the Christmas MasterChef kitchen with plenty of laughs, banter, songs and some astonishing food. The celebrities go all out as one cook from each episode will be crowned Celebrity MasterChef Christmas Champion.