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Lights, Camera, Cook Cookcook! MasterChef SA is back! 


Following on the heels of a massively successful first season, M-Net announced today that it has started production on a second season of MasterChef South Africa, and the search for amateur cooks is back on!

M-Net's Channel Director for General Entertainment, Theo Erasmus, says that the first season of the series was one that M-Net was immensely proud of: “MasterChef SA Season 1 became the talk around the water cooler for South Africans everywhere. Viewers of the show became incredibly invested in the amazing journeys of each contestant of the series, right until the end when Deena Naidoo was crowned the winner.”

“We can't think of a better time to kick off auditions for the second season — coinciding with the same time that Deena will be launching his restaurant! Season 2 of MasterChef SA promises to serve up even more top quality entertainment that its predecessor,” Erasmus continued.

So whether you enjoy cooking fancy desserts like Season 1's Thys Hattingh, or more gutsy main courses like runner-up Sue-Ann Allen; whether you are inspired by fine French haute cuisine or the open flame braai — as long as cooking is your passion, we want to see you at our nationwide auditions!

Auditions will be held in the following cities around South Africa:


As was the case last year, anyone who auditions must present a COLD dish. To download your recipe template for your cold dish audition, visit www.mnet.co.za. All the guidelines, tips and rules for your cold dish audition can be found on the website.

So what are you waiting for? Dust off your aprons and let's get cooking!

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