Saturday, 11 November 2017

MasterChef US Season 3 Contestants Where Are They Now?



MasterChef US Season 3 Contestants Where Are They Now
MasterChef US features judges Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliott and Joe Bastianich testing the culinary skills of amateur chefs from the USA with a number of challenges and dishes to prepare, with those failing to impress being sent home. 

MasterChef US Season 3 aired June 04 to September 10, 2012 on Fox Network, there were 18 contestants and the prize for the winner was $250,000, their own cookbook and a MasterChef trophy.

Find out what the MasterChef season 3 contestants did next after appearing on MasterChef with Gordon Ramsay. MasterChef season 3 where are they now?

Anna RossiAnna Rossi was a Pharmaceutical sales rep from Boston, Massachusetts. He was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 9 after her under cooked tortellini failed to impress the judges. After the show, she became a food writer and blogger and had recipes published in the MasterChef cookbook and for publications including Cosmopolitan and PRIME. She is also a television cookery personality appearing on Boston morning shows and spokesperson for Olivio. She also does cookery demonstrations and is a Private Chef offering cookery events for large clients. 

Christine HàChristine Hà was a student from Houston, Texas. She was the winner of MasterChef US Season 3 due to her menu in the final which impressed the judges. After the show, her cookbook Recipes from My Home Kitchen: Asian and American Comfort Food was published, she is offer private chef services, is a brand ambassador and an avid food blogger. She co-hosts a television show Four Senses, a cookery programme for those with visual impairments and she also judged MasterChef Vietname. She has returned to MasterChef to judge and for a number of challenges. In 2014, she received the Helen Keller Personal Achievement Award.


Dave MackDave Mack worked in caviar sales and was from Davie, Florida. He was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 4 after he failed to clean the mushrooms in the risotto challenge. After the show, he continued to blog for a few years, he briefly returned to his previous career before becoming an events chef, catering a number of cookery events all over America and owns private catering company savorhous. He is also Director Of Product Development at Tastebuds Foodservice

David Martinez
David Martinez was an Educational Administrator from Chicago, Illinois. He was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 16 after a steak cooking challenge of cooking filet rare, medium and well done. After the show, he launched private dining events and website fromfiretotable before returning to college to study for a doctorate at Arizona State in Educational finance. 


Felix FangFelix Fang was a Food Runner from Hollywood, California. She was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 15 after her bizarre corn profiteroles failed to impress the judges. After the show, she hosted online web series Sex+Food on Vice, was a private chef catering events and aspiring actress.



Frank Mirando
Frank Mirando was a Stockbroker from Holbrook, New York. He was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 18 after losing in a souffle challenge, his cheese souffle impressed the judges but his others fell short on the taste test. After the show, he returned to a career in Wealth Management but still has an interest in cooking and has done a number of charity cookery events. He also shares recipes and food pics on his social media.


Helene LeedsHelene Leeds was a Health Coach and former model from Baldwin, Maryland. She was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 6 after her crab soup failed to impress the judges. After the show, she returned to her previous career as a Health Coach and also a life coach. She also did a number of cookery demonstrations and cookery events. 


Josh Marks Josh Marks was an Army Contract Specialist from Jackson, Mississippi. He was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 12 but returned in episode 14 after winning the special episode with his fruit tart being deemed the best and was the runner up of season 3. After the show, he sadly committed suicide in October 2013 after a battle with mental illness. 


Mairym Monti Carlo Mairym Monti Carlo was a Homemaker from Los Angeles, California. She was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 17 after her White Tuna Sashimi dish fails to impress the judge with a lack of seasoning and poor presentation. After the show, she became a TV judge on a number of Food Network shows and Radio host, food blogger, public speaker, brand spokesperson, does voice overs and is a charity ambassador. She currently hosts Food Network’s Help My Yelp, a show to turn around restaurants that have received poor Yelp reviews.


Mike Hill was a Contractor from Powder Springs, Georgia. He was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 10 after his pizza stone baked lobster landed him in the bottom three. After the show, he released his own range of spice rubs and has channel Game Table TV,  a YouTube Channel focusing on food and also features his family.  




Michael Chen was a Meteorology student from Austin, Texas. He was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 5 after putting cheese into his apple pie crust. After the show, he dropped out of college and travelled, gaining experience in kitchens in both Canada and the USA before becoming head chef at The Kessler. 



Becky Reams was a Food Photographer from Stilwell, Kansas. She was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 19 after her frog legs dish landed her in the bottom two. After the show, she returned to food photography before opening her own catering and Private Chef company Bang Bang Brunch.  The company also does pop up events. 



Ryan Umane was unemployed and from New York City. He was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 7 after Gordon asked the bottom two, Ryan or Tali to give up their place and he gave up his jacket. After the show, he started catering company Flavor Elevator Inc and is also a real estate agent. 



Samantha De Silva was a Design Consultant from Miami, Florida. She was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 4 after her duck dish landed her in the bottom three. After the show, she appears to have continued to cook but awaiting further info on where she is based. 




Scott Little was an Interactive Producer from Annandale, Virginia. He was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 8, landing in the bottom three after his strawberry shortcake failed to impress the judges. After the show, he appears to have returned to his previous career. 



Stacey Amagrande was a Market Manager from Apple Valley, California. She was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 13 after her Japanese sampler landed her in the bottom two. After the show, she became Executive Chef at 7th Heaven Cafe, which closed in October 2015. She appears to work at a Farmers Market. 




Tali Clavijo was a Musician from Chicago, Illinois. He was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 11 after his arctic char dish left him in the bottom three. After the show, he continued to cook but not professionally. He appears to have returned to his previous profession as a musician. 




Tanya Noble was a student from Austin, Texas. She was eliminated from MasterChef in episode 10 after her dough and garlic were raw in her dish. After the show, she moved to Australia and studied cookery and hospitality. She has worked in a number of restaurant and events roles and she is also a restaurant consultant. 

1 comment:

  1. It is so sad to hear that Josh has committed suicide. Rest in peace. My best wishes are with Josh and his family.

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