After an incredible eight week journey against 59 other contestants, Thomas Frake was crowned the winner of Masterchef 2020. One viewer tweeted: "Congrats Thomas, actually good to have a winner that cooks British classics for once. MasterChef judge John Torode said: “Thomas is a real talent and his food has always been about putting a smile on your face. Thomasina Miers. I’ve been through the entire MasterChef journey and wouldn’t have changed anything from the experience for the world.”. He’s able to take a classic and deliver it with real style and finesse. Series 1. The final of MasterChef took place tonight (Friday, April 17) on BBC One. Irini Tzortzoglou – 2019 We discover what past MasterChef winners, including Thomasina Miers, Dhruv Baker and Irini Tzortzoglou, are up to today. We and our partners will store and/or access information on your device through the use of cookies and similar technologies, to display personalised ads and content, for ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. He added: “This has absolutely put a fire under me for sharing my passion for food with other people. “I can’t see me not working in food for the rest of my life because it just makes me happy seeing other people happy with it.”. You can unsubscribe at any time. Thomas is the 16th amateur cook to claim the prestigious title. “The whole process has been completely life-changing. In the MasterChef final, Thomas had to prepare the best three-course meal of his life. MasterChef UK Series 11 Winner: Rosa Baden-Powell (2001) “He knows exactly the direction he wants to go in and, for me, his food today tasted fantastic.”. newspaper archive. MasterChef UK Series 10 Winner: Marjorie Lang (2000) The 10th series was televised in the year 2000, and Marjorie Lang was the winner. As he was announced the winner, he said: "It’s not fine dining, it’s not fancy plates, but this dish to me, is an example of someone who understands how to get the best out of every single ingredient, with real style. Thomas finished his three-course meal with Salted Caramel Custard Tart, topped with grated nutmeg, and served with popcorn ice cream and toffee popcorn. Boring.". ", A third added: "Wtf pub grub beat Sandy's amazing creations and David's beautiful starter? 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Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. He wants to take all the foods that he grew up with and make them better. MasterChef UK Series 9 Winner: Lloyd Burgess (1999) The 9th series was aired in the year 1999, and the proclaimed winner in this season was Lloyd Burgess. Viewers raced to Twitter to congratulate him on the win, with many believing he was the deserving champion. He takes the ordinary and makes it extraordinary. I don’t think you should ever deviate from it. — MasterChef UK (@MasterChefUK) April 17, 2020 The final task was to prepare a three-course meal for the judges. Thomas, who lives in Tooting, south London also revealed his future plans. Taking to Twitter, one fan said: "Sandy was ROBBED. The dish was served with pickled fennel, pickled gherkins and tartar sauce flavoured with tarragon. MasterChef confirmed its 2020 winner on the BBC cooking series on Friday night, with Thomas Frake winning the show. Applications for MasterChef 2021 are open now on the official MasterChef website. The winner of the BBC’s MasterChef 2020 competition, Thomas Frake, right, with finalists David Rickett and Sandy Tang. Speaking after his win, Thomas said: “Honestly, it’s a dream come true. MasterChef is available to watch on BBC iPlayer. All the previous winners of the modern MasterChef series. #MasterChef you can’t win with battered fish , beef stew and an undercooked desert. MasterChef 2020 announced its latest winner on the BBC series, but not everyone was happy with the vote result. “They had his heart and his soul in every single forkful.”. Yahoo is part of Verizon Media. Express. order back issues and use the historic Daily Express For over 15 years, we have been uncovering Britain’s best food talents, putting them through their paces in a series of extraordinary cooking challenges. Welcome to MasterChef – the world’s most successful food format. #MasterChef #MasterChefUK. Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps. View Peter Bayless "I love it. Thomas is the 16th amateur cook to claim the prestigious title. Photograph: BBC/PA For a country in lockdown, this year’s MasterChef … “It’s been immense and the best thing I’ve ever done in my life. 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