Think you can impress John and Gregg? (Picture: BBC/Endemol Shine Group)
Cooking on the telly looks easy when you’re watching MasterChef from home, but would you ever give it a go yourself?
The BBC is on the lookout for talented cooks to take part in the next series of the hit programme, and applications are officially open.
After the final aired last week, which saw Tom Rhodes crowned champion over Alexina Anatole and Mike Tomkins, the search for the next winner is now on.
John Torode and Gregg Wallace are set to return once again next year and discover the next big thing in cooking.
So, do you fancy yourself with a raspberry roulade? Think your beef tagliata is up to scratch? Then it could be you.
Here’s everything you need to know if you want to take part in the next series.
How do I apply for MasterChef 2022?
Who will follow in Tom Rhodes’ footsteps on MasterChef? (Picture: BBC)
Hopefuls need to head to the BBC website here to apply for the series via an online form, and there are a few conditions they need to meet.
‘Applicants must be 18 years of age and over as of September 1 2021,’ a message on the website reads.
As well as being 18 and having the legal right to work in the UK, contestants also cannot have professional experience in kitchens if they want to take part.
The form asks people to confirm they have ‘never worked full time as a chef or run a food or catering business’.
They also must confirm they ‘do not have a NVQ or other professional catering qualification acquired in the last 10 years’ and that their ‘main source of income has never come from preparing and cooking fresh food in any professional environment.’
Meanwhile, the BBC has been forced to address complaints after the MasterChef finale was dropped following news of Prince Philip’s death.
The broadcaster pulled its entire schedule on Friday April 9 and replaced it with programming paying tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh. However, 110,000 people complained about the coverage – breaking an all time record in British television.
MasterChef is available to watch on BBC iPlayer.
Credit: Original article published here.