Popular chefs Vikas Khanna, Ranveer Brar and Garima Arora are returning as judges for the 7th season of the cooking reality show ‘MasterChef India’. Based on ‘MasterChef Australia’, it debuted in India in 2010 and the first season was hosted by Akshay Kumar, Kunal Kapoor and Ajay Chopra. Apart from Hindi, the show also aired in various languages like Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam and the last six seasons were judged by various master chefs including Vikas Khanna, Sanjeev Kapoor, Ranveer Brar, Zoravar Kalra and Vineet Bhatia.
Now the new season of this show is starting. Chef and restaurateur Vikas, who has done ‘Twist of Taste’, Throwdown! Talking about recognizing the cooking talents on the show, along with Bobby Flay, “I’m excited to see what everyone is cooking in the kitchens of Indian homes and what cooking stories the chefs have.”
He spoke about the changes he has seen over the years in terms of cooking styles and cuisines.
He said, “In the last 11 years, I have seen a lot of amazing changes in my kitchen. As a country we have diverse cuisines and it is a great learning experience for me as to learn about our local cuisines and cuisines. There’s a lot to look forward to. I’m very much looking forward to finding it through all the auditions and show launches.”
Celebrity chef Ranveer, on the other hand, said that cooking is a passion for him and he can enjoy it for the rest of his life. Garima is well known for her cooking skills and was named Asia’s Best Female Chef in 2019.
He said, “I am thrilled to be associated with Chef Vikas Khanna and Chef Ranveer Brar for ‘MasterChef India’. This is a one-of-its-kind show that will provide a platform for aspiring chefs to showcase cuisine from every corner of the country. We will soon start the search with auditions in Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi and Hyderabad.”
‘MasterChef India’ will soon air on Sony Entertainment Television.