Channel Ten has announced the new judges of Masterchef are Chefs Andy Allen and Jock Zonfrillo, and food writer Melissa Leong.
It follows the resignation of George Colombaris, Gary Mehigan and Matt Preston earlier this year.
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Masterchef will enter its 11th season on Network Ten in 2020 and will revamp with its new faces in place.
Network 10 Chief Content Officer, Beverley McGarvey, said: “In a nation obsessed with food, we are thrilled to welcome Jock, Melissa and Andy as judges to MasterChef Australia.
“Their combined culinary credentials coupled with their passion and sheer joy for food, and their relentless enthusiasm to explore ingredients, preparation and cooking methods ensures we are in for a real treat.”
Anyone heard of a little cooking show called @MasterchefAU? We're thrilled to finally announce our brand new trio of judges. Welcome to the kitchen Jock Zonfrillo, Melissa Leong and Andy Allen! #MasterchefAU #10Upfronts2020 @Zonfrillo @fooderati @andyallencooks pic.twitter.com/vvhjN013qN
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The show will premiere after a stack of familiar shows next year including, Bachelor in Paradise, I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here and Dancing With The Stars, that have all been renewed.