Casting: Nationwide

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MasterChef Junior, the national FOX hit cooking competition series where children aged 8 to 13 years old compete for the coveted title of MasterChef Junior is now casting!

Open Casting Calls

Casting Calls are coming soon to a city near you! Come and meet the MasterChef Casting Team for your chance to be on the show!

You MUST bring one prepared dish to be served to our food judges.

You will be given six (6) minutes to plate your dish at the casting call location, but there will NOT be a kitchen to cook or warm your dish up so come prepared!

Check the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) on the homepage for additional casting questions. We can’t wait to meet you!

If you are planning to attend an OPEN CASTING CALL, you are strongly encouraged to follow the instructions HERE:

1. Have your Parent/Legal Guardian Pre-register your profile and pick your open call location in advance. PRE-REGISTER HERE.

2. Download the application form HERE and bring it with you to an open call.

3. Bring your food/ingredients to be finished and plated once you enter the audition room.

NOTE: There will NOT be a kitchen to cook or warm up your dish so come prepared! Also, we will NOT supply you with dishes, utensils, etc., so you must bring your own.


We can’t wait to meet you!

Houston, TX 
Saturday, February 23, 2019 | 9am – 5pm
Sheraton Suites Houston (Near The Galleria)
2400 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027

New York, NY
Saturday, March 2, 2019

Atlanta, GA
Saturday, March 9, 2019

Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, March 16, 2019

*Cities are subject to change at Producer’s sole discretion

Submit a Home Video

STEP 1: You must CLICK HERE TO PRE-REGISTER your child’s profile. Completely fill out the online digital pre-registration form for your child and upload your child’s picture. Only parents or legal guardians may complete and submit pre-registration and pictures online.

STEP 2: Make a VIDEO. Your child only needs to do this if you CANNOT ATTEND AN OPEN CALL.

  • CLICK HERE to view the video submission instructions
  • Complete your child’s full printed application. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION, which must be signed by both parents or guardian(s).

STEP 3: Please mail your child’s application, picture, and video to:

MasterChef Junior Season 8 Casting
5161 Lankershim Blvd Suite 140
North Hollywood, CA 91601

Please note that videos and materials submitted by mail will not be returned.

DEADLINE: Completed applications and video submissions must be received by February 19, 2019 by Midnight PST* to be considered, BUT REMEMBER THE SOONER THE BETTER!

*Producers reserve the right to extend the application deadline at Producer’s sole discretion.

Please note these audition instructions are subject to change as determined by the
producers. Parents of all those children considered for the series will be required to submit and sign additional documents (which may include, without limitation, a participant agreement, waiver, and series rules) in order for their child to participate in the series. If there is any conflict between the information on this website and the foregoing documents, the foregoing documents shall control.