Here’s how to enter Masterchef SA Season 5

February 25, 2024 (Last Updated: February 23, 2024)

Calling all home cooks with a passion for creating magic in the kitchen! Your chance to shine on the renowned stage of MasterChef South Africa, broadcast on S3 (formerly known as SABC3), is here.

If your food leaves friends and family clamouring for more, this could be your ticket to becoming Mzansi’s next foodie sensation. Not to mention, the winner of this season will walk away with a whopping R1 million prize.

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Contestants must be South African citizens over 18 years old, with no prior professional chef experience. All you need is an undying love for food, a knack for crafting unforgettable dishes, and a desire to showcase your talent to the nation.

To throw your apron into the ring, visit the official MasterChef South Africa website at

The deadline for entries is fast approaching, set for 15 March 15 2024. Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your culinary prowess and potentially change your life forever.

Twenty talented contestants will be selected from all corners of the country to don the iconic MasterChef apron and showcase their skills in the kitchen.

Under the discerning eyes of the show’s esteemed celebrity judges, contestants will face thrilling challenges, utilising ingredients sourced from the Pick n Pay Pantry to create delicious masterpieces.

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