The top 19 chefs will have to prepare and cook fresh fish for 101 lifeguards who will then vote on their favorite dish.
Top 20 will have to take 12 of the most popular ingredients found on any American home cook’s shopping list and make the judges a MASTERCHEF-worthy dish.
The remaining competing home cooks vie for the chance to earn one of only nine aprons available to progress onto the Top 20 by impressing the judges.
Forty new home cooks go on a journey to Los Angeles in the hopes of competing in the White Apron challenge.
The contestants go from being home cooks to cooking in five star restaurants.