MasterChef: Dessert Masters

MasterChef: Dessert Masters Is Set For Sweet Success.

From The Producers Of MasterChef Australia, Dessert Masters Is Plating Up In 2023.

In a world-first, the greatest pastry chefs from around the country will battle for the title of Australia’s Dessert Master. For anyone with a sweet tooth, MasterChef: Dessert Masters is sure to hit the sweet spot when it premieres on 10 in 2023.

Produced by Endemol Shine Australia (a Banijay company), MasterChef: Dessert Masters sets a dozen of the nation’s sugar-hit specialists against each other in incredible, pastry-themed challenges – all beneath the bright lights of the famed MasterChef Australia kitchen.

To claim the MasterChef: Dessert Masters crown, these pastry chefs will need to conceive an astonishing array of delectable desserts.

Who will enjoy the sweet taste of victory and become Australia’s first ever Dessert Master? Who will walk away with the incredible $100,000 cash prize?

Daniel Monaghan, Senior Vice President, Paramount ANZ said: “MasterChef Australia remains much loved by Australian audiences and we are thrilled to expand the brand in the sweetest way possible – with MasterChef: Dessert Masters.

“The new series will give pastry chefs a chance to take out the MasterChef: Dessert Masters title and we can’t wait to see what they create.”

Marty Benson, Director of Content, EndemolShine Australia, said: “We are incredibly excited to bring this world first, new addition to the MasterChef family to life for 10 in 2023.

“Watching Australia’s best dessert and pastry chefs compete in the MasterChef Kitchen in MasterChef: Dessert Masters will deliver some of the greatest sweet treats we have ever seen on Australian TV.”

In 2023, taste buds around Australia will be tingling when MasterChef: Dessert Masters plates up!


It will be interesting who will be the judges for this show.

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I would put Reynold, Kylie the season 4 contestant and Darren Purchese as the judges for this show.

Darren Purchese has just joined Great Australian Bake Off on Foxtel (he is filming as we speak), so I don’t think he will return to MasterChef.

Okay, make Adriano Zumbo as one of the judges.

They should remove the MasterChef brand. It’s over saturated.

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DOA. It’s been done. Dessert shows don’t rate on commercial TV

I’d definitely remove the reference to MasterChef, even if it does share some similarities with using the same set etc.

Sounds like something that could work on streaming.


If they use him, might as well call the show Zumbo’s Just Deserts then

Just to be clear, the show is about Desserts and not the Desert.

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Maybe you are onto something though


Amended. :upside_down_face:


This is Amaury Guichon. He hosted 8-part series School of Chocolate for Netflix in 2021-2022.

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Melissa Leong And Amaury Guichon Unveiled As Judges Of MasterChef: Dessert Masters.

Aussie viewers are in for a sweet treat this year with news that the delectable debut series of MasterChef: Dessert Masters will be headlined by judges Melissa Leong and internationally renowned chef Amaury Guichon.

Melissa and Amaury have all the ingredients to make this world-first addition to the MasterChef franchise a recipe for sweet success.

Cannes-born pastry chef, Amaury Guichon, is no stranger to addictive viewing. He has amassed over 50 million followers across Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and Facebook for his chocolate masterpieces that mimic roulette wheels, robots, rocking horses, skateboards and more.

From delicate sugar work to life-sized chocolate sculptures, complex cakes and picture-perfect pastries, there is nothing this classically trained young gun can’t master.

Get to know Amaury in his chat with 10 Play here.

Amaury’s incredible edible creations are matched only by his impressive resumé. At 21, Amaury was hired as the youngest executive pastry chef in Paris; now at 31 he boasts a 17-year career in pastry. Being in the spotlight is a piece of cake for Amaury, who hosted his own highly successful Netflix series, School of Chocolate in 2021.

Caramel and sea salt, lemon and meringue, cookies and cream – some things just go better together. That’s where fellow judge Melissa Leong comes in.

A food writer, critic, cookbook editor, radio presenter and MC, Melissa has become one of the nation’s favourite television personalities, for her role as a judge on MasterChef Australia.

Melissa is a household name who has worked with some of the most respected names and brands in Australian food, including Adriano Zumbo and Gelato Messina – so she knows what it takes to make a dynamite dessert.

Melissa said: “Desserts have the capacity to be magical. I’m excited to see what these talented chefs are capable of when let loose in the MasterChef kitchen.

“Creating a memorable dessert takes years of practice, technique and an exacting eye for detail. Throw people with these qualities into a place like the MasterChef kitchen and stand back… who knows what they will bring to life.”

Amaury said: “I feel very honoured to have been chosen to be part of this wonderful new adventure that will once again highlight our beautiful industry with all its craft and complexity. I am excited to discover what the contestants will create in order to wow us!”

Some of the most exciting names in pastry, desserts and all things sweet and delicious will bring their elite skills to the competition as they contend to be the nation’s first Dessert Master, and with $100,000 on the line, the pressure is on not to fudge it up.

Stay tuned for updates on the ultimate guilty pleasure indulgence, coming soon to 10 and 10 Play.

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Melissa posted a message of thanks on her Instagram this evening.

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I don’t get it. If Melissa is having such an awful time behind the scenes of MasterChef, why do a spin off and spend more time there?

Money Money Money :notes:

If reports are to be believed, that is.


According to Sunday Herald Sun’s Fiona Byrne, filming is believed to have started on Dessert Masters, with Amaury Guichon now in Melbourne.