Premiere date:July 27, 2010
Finale Date:August 16, 2011
Description:Chef Gordon Ramsay is again joined by restaurateur Joe Bastianich and the country's youngest four-star chef, Graham Elliot, in his search for America's next MasterChef. The judges round up 100 of the best amateur cooks in America and evaluate them on presentation, flavor, originality and creativity. In the end, the chef who has been deemed the most deserving will receive $250,000 and a cookbook publishing deal.