MASTERCHEF: The Professionals 2020 is in its final week.
So what will the winner take home at the end of the show’s run?
What does the winner of MasterChef: The Professionals get?
The winner of MasterChef: The Professionals gets to be awarded the prestigious title and a snazzy trophy for their troubles.
Plus they get to boast about the fact they were most impressive in the eyes of the esteemed judges.
But there is no cash prize, just the honour of winning the show.
When is the final?
The final will take place on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 9pm.
In 2019 the finalists were given three hours to cook a starter, a main course and a dessert.
Each of these dishes had to showcase their culinary abilities to a whole new level, with flawless presentation and exciting flavours.
Where are the past winners now?
Due to the pandemic affecting the hospitality industry, Stu’s menu at Simpsons Michelin-starred restaurant is being offered via an at home service.
Each week he creates a new menu for would-be diners to order at home.
Laurence Henry won the show in 2018
Laurence Henry was crowned winner of MasterChef: The Professionals in 2018.
The Nottingham-based chef has stayed put in his hometown, now working as sous chef for Michelin star restaurant Sat Bains in Nottingham.
Like Stu, he is working on bringing fine dining home.
He’s worked with charity Education For The Children, catering for their events.
Craig is a junior sous-chef at The BerkeleyCredit: Handout
Craig is a junior sous-chef at The Berkeley after winning in 2017.
This means he now works for judge Marcus Wareing in his restaurant.
Gary is now a senior chef lecturer at the City of Glasgow College
Gary won in 2016.
He is a senior chef lecturer at the City of Glasgow College, where he used to be a student.
Mark works for The Severn & Wye SmokeryCredit: BBC
After winning the competition in 2015 he stayed working at Eckington Manor in Worcestershire for three years, working alongside his wife Sue who was the co-head chef.
They now live in Gloucestershire and Mark works for The Severn & Wye Smokery.
Jamie now has his own restaurant and is the patron chefCredit: PA:Press Association
Since his win in 2014, Jamie has run a number of pop-up restaurants.
He now has his own and is the patron chef.
Steven has his own restaurant, The Etch in Hove, Brighton, as of 2017.
He won the competition in 2013.
Anton Piotrowski and Keri Moss
In 2012, two chefs were crowned the winner.
Keri works as a food designer and menu developer for corporate clients and events.
Anton runs Röski Restaurant in Liverpool with his wife.
After winning in 2011, he wrote a book entitled My Basque Cuisine.
Since then he’s worked as a development chef for a number of restaurants and manufacturers.
Claire won in 2010 and used to teach catering.
She is now a development chef with her husband at Liverpool’s Hilton Hotel restaurant, Koukash.
Steve won the second series in 2009.
He became head chef at Roux at Parliament Square and in 2020 was awarded National Chef of the Year.
Derek was the first chef to be crowned winner.
He is Borthwick Castle’s head chef.