Jonathan Is Ready to Make His Dreams a Reality on ‘MasterChef Australia’

Jonathan is on the 2024 season of MasterChef Australia

The 2024 season of MasterChef Australia is giving away a life-changing amount of money. The last one standing will win a whopping $250,000. If MasterChef Australia’s Jonathan takes this cash home, he’ll finally be able to make his dream a reality.

But winning this cash prize won’t be easy. According to Jean-Christophe Novelli, one of MasterChef Australia’s new judges, he’s been scrutinising each contestant’s every move.

“We have to find a winner,” Jean-Christophe said. “It’s very important. It’s a big prize to win. These people also have given up a lot to be on the show. They cannot work. They were chosen from a selection of 50,000 applicants. Our decisions were vital and very, very important.”

Does Jonathan have what it takes to impress Jean-Christophe? Or will he go home empty-handed? Here’s everything we know about MasterChef Australia’s Jonathan.

Who Is MasterChef Australia’s Jonathan?

MasterChef Australia’s Jonathan is a carpenter by trade, but his passion has always been cooking. Ever since he was 10 years old, he’s been making himself dinners and meals. Jonathan loves the joy cooking can bring, and he always enjoys curating menus and entertaining his mates.

On MasterChef Australia, Jonathan is hoping to get the experience he needs to move from being a carpenter to a chef. His source of inspiration is Andy Allen, a man who went from being a sparky to being one of MasterChef Australia’s current judges. 


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Jonathan excels at creating comfort foods, bold flavours, and slow-cooked meats. He is looking forward to creating Mexican, Japanese, and Italian dishes on this series.

If Jonathan wins MasterChef Australia, he’ll use the $250,000 worth of prize money to open up his own beach-shack restaurant.

To follow Jonathan on Instagram, click the link here.

MasterChef Australia 2024 airs Mondays though Thursday at 7.30pm, only on 10 and 10 Play on Demand. Miss this episode? Catch up on 10 Play.

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