KARACHI: The world’s most loved reality show MasterChef launched in Pakistan on Monday to give local amateur cooking enthusiasts a once in a lifetime opportunity to make their mark.

One of the highest rated shows in the world is launching its franchise in Pakistan. MasterChef Pakistan is set to sizzle your screen this May.

The launch event for the reality show was held at a private hotel in Karachi on Monday where the three judges were introduced. Khurram Awan of Movenpick Hotels and celebrity chefs Zakir Qureshi and Mehboob Khan will be judging the contestants on a variety of cuisines which will be prepared by them on the show.

The talent hunt for short listing the candidates was held in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.

The media briefing event was hosted by prominent media personality and food enthusiast Sidra Iqbal. The guest of honor at the occasion was His Excellency Mr. Peter Heyward, the High Commissioner of Australia to Pakistan. MasterChef Australia of course is the flagship success story of this global reality series. Earlier this year, Mr. Heyward’s office was pivotal in bringing the most popular contestant of MasterChef Australia (season four), Amina Elshafei to Pakistan for a well-received fusion cooking tour.

“Food brings cultures and people closer together, I am pleased to be here at the media briefing and wish all the contestants Of MasterChef Pakistan, the very best.”, said Mr. Heyward.

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