February 17, 2017

Fox has announced that MasterChef has been renewed for an eighth season. The veteran culinary competition will be returning this summer with a new group of aspiring chefs on a quest to take home the $250,000 top prize.

Joining Gordon Ramsey and Christina Tosi on the judges' panel in Season 8 will be celebrated chef and restaurateur Aaron Sanchez, who was a guest judge on Season 7 and will be featured in an upcoming episode of MasterChef: Junior, which is current airing Thursday nights.