The MasterChef Celebrity Showdown is ON!

The MasterChef Celebrity Showdown is ON!


Celebrity Competitors Include Models Gigi Hadid and Devon Windsor; BROOKLYN NINE-NINE’s Terry Crews and wife, Rebecca Crews; THE LAST MAN ON EARTH’s Boris Kodjoe and wife, Nicole Ari Parker; and EMPIRE’s Kaitlin Doubleday and Ta’Rhonda Jones; as well as

MASTERCHEF Winners Luca Manfe, Christine Ha and Claudia Sandoval; and MASTERCHEF JUNIOR Season Four Contestants Addison, Amaya and Zac.

The two-hour special tests the culinary skills of the celebrity competitors, and also pits previous MASTERCHEF winners against some of MASTERCHEF JUNIOR’s Season Four contestants, as they compete in the following showdowns to win a cash prize for the charities of their choice.

Here is the starting lineup:

Model Gigi Hadid vs. Model Devon Windsor

International supermodels Gigi Hadid (@GigiHadid) and Devon Windsor (@devwindsor) will walk from the runway into the kitchen while competing for charities close to their hearts, Global Lyme Alliance ( and St. Louis Children’s Hospital (, respectively. 

Terry Crews and Rebecca Crews vs. Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker

Two cooks are better than one in the couples’ battle. BROOKLYN NINE NINE star and WORLD’S FUNNIEST host Terry Crews (@terrycrews) and his wife, Rebecca Crews (@rebeccakcrews), represent Polaris Project (, while THE LAST MAN ON EARTH’s Boris Kodjoe (@BorisKodjoe) and wife, Nicole Ari Parker’s (@nicolearip) charity of choice is Sophie’s Voice Foundation (

Kaitlin Doubleday vs. Ta’Rhonda Jones

Find out who will reign in the kitchen when EMPIRE actresses Kaitlin Doubleday (@KaitlinDday) and Ta’Rhonda Jones (@TaRhondajay) compete for their charities, Best Friends Animal Society (  and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence (, respectively.                                

MASTERCHEF Winners vs. MASTERCHEF JUNIOR Season Four Contestants

In their first head-to-head battle ever, it’s MASTERCHEF vs. MASTERCHEF JUNIOR.  MASTERCHEF (@MASTERCHEFonFOX) winners Luca Manfe, Christine Ha and Claudia Sandoval will battle it out for Los Angeles Regional Food Bank (, while Season Four MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (@MasterChefJrFOX) contestants Addison, Amaya and Zac compete for Food on Foot (

MASTERCHEF is produced by Endemol Shine North America and One Potato Two Potato, and is based on a format created by Franc Roddam and Endemol Shine. Elisabeth Murdoch, Eden Gaha, Robin Ashbrook, Gordon Ramsay, Adeline Ramage Rooney, Patricia Llewellyn and Ben Adler serve as executive producers.  “Like” MASTERCHEF JUNIOR and MASTERCHEF on Facebook at and Follow the series on Twitter @MasterChefJrFOX and @MasterChefonFOX and join the discussion with #MCShowdown. Follow the judges on Twitter: Gordon Ramsay - @gordonramsay; Christina Tosi - @christinatosi.

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