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{{Infobox television season ||season_name = MasterChef Junior (U.S. season 6) |country = United States |num_episodes = 15 |network = [[Fox Broadcasting Company|Fox]] |first_aired = {{Start date|2018|3|2}} |last_aired = {{End date |2018|5|18|}} |prev_season = [[MasterChef Junior (U.S. season 5)|Season 5]] |next_season = [[MasterChef Junior (U.S. season 7)|Season 7]] |episode_list = }} '''Season 6''' of the American competitive [[reality television]] series '''''[[MasterChef Junior]]''''' premiered on [[Fox Broadcasting Network|Fox]] on March 2, 2018.<ref>{{cite web|title=About the Show MasterChef Junior |url=https://www.fox.com/masterchef-junior/article/about-the-show-597bbb42ef528f0026dc0305/|website=[[Fox Broadcasting Company]]|accessdate=January 28, 2018}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|title=All-New Weekly Series "Showtime At The Apollo," To Premiere Following Spring Return Of "Gotham" Thursday, March 1, On Fox; All-New Season Of "Masterchef Junior" To Premiere Friday, March 2|url=http://www.foxflash.com/fox/masterchef-junior/content/all-new-weekly-series-showtime-apollo-premiere-following-spring-return-gotham-thursday-march|website=Foxflash Fox Publicity Online|accessdate=January 29, 2018|date=January 25, 2018}}</ref> The season is hosted by regular judges [[Gordon Ramsay]], [[Christina Tosi]], and returning judge [[Joe Bastianich]].<ref>{{cite web|title=Fan-Favorite "Masterchef Junior" Judge Joe Bastianich Returns For Season Six, Scheduled To Air During The 2017-2018 Season On Fox|url=http://www.foxflash.com/fox/masterchef-junior/content/fan-favorite-masterchef-junior%E2%80%9D-judge-joe-bastianich-returns-season-six-scheduled-air-during|website=Foxflash Fox Publicity Online|accessdate=November 27, 2017|date=September 19, 2017}}</ref> The winner was Beni Cwiakala, a 9-year-old from [[Chicago, Illinois]], with Avery Meadows from [[Kingwood, Texas]] and Quani Fields from [[Lawrenceville, Georgia]] being the runners-up. This marks the first time that three contestants have gone against each other in the finale. ==Top 24 == {| class="wikitable sortable" style="text-align:center; font-size:90%; width:100%;" |- style="background:#C1D8FF;" ! style="width:18%;" |Contestant ! style="width:4%;" |Age<ref name="futon">{{cite press release|title= Forty Pint-Sized Home Cooks Vie for an Apron on the Special Two-Hour Season Premiere of "MasterChef Junior" Friday, March 2, on FOX|url=http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2018/02/09/forty-pint-sized-home-cooks-vie-for-an-apron-on-the-special-two-hour-season-premiere-of-masterchef-junior-friday-march-2-on-fox-207312/20180209fox01/|publisher=[[Fox Broadcasting Company]] | via=[[TheFutonCritic.com]]|accessdate=March 4, 2018|date=February 9, 2018}}</ref> ! style="width:20%;" |Hometown ! style="width:16%;" |Status |- | Beni Cwiakala<ref name="Chicago">{{cite web|url=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/chicagoinc/ct-ent-masterchef-junior-season-6-top-24-story.html|title=Which Chicago-area kids advanced to the next round of 'MasterChef Junior'?|last=Swartz|first=Tracy|date=March 2, 2018|website=Chicago Tribune|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 9 | [[Chicago, Illinois]] | style="background:#093;"|<span style="color:white;">Winner May 18 |- | Avery Meadows<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.ourtribune.com/community-2/20206-bear-branch-fourth-grader-appears-on-masterchef-junior.html|title=Bear Branch fourth grader appears on 'Masterchef Junior'|last=Havelka|first=Jacqueline|website=The Tribune Newspapers|accessdate=April 17, 2018|date=March 12, 2018}}</ref> | 8 | [[Kingwood, Texas]] | style="background:#B0E0E6; text'align:center;" rowspan="2" |Runners-Up May 18 |- | Quani Fields<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.wtvm.com/story/37649360/georgia-chef-11-competes-on-masterchef-jr|title=Georgia chef,11, competes on MasterChef Jr.|last=Wingate|first=Whitney|website=WTVM|date=March 5, 2018|accessdate=March 6, 2018}}</ref> | 11 | [[Lawrenceville, Georgia]] |- | Evan Estrada<ref name="San Diego">{{cite web|url=http://fox5sandiego.com/2018/03/02/2-san-diego-kids-to-compete-on-masterchef-junior/|title=2 San Diego kids to compete on MasterChef Junior|date=March 2, 2018|website=Fox 5 San Diego|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 11 | [[San Diego, California]] | style="background:#f4c7b8; text'align:center;" rowspan="4" |{{nowrap|Eliminated May 4}} |- | Mikey DiTomasso<ref name="Chicago"/> | 10 | [[Clarendon Hills, Illinois]] |- | Olivia Bond<ref>{{cite web|url=http://youngbway.org/2018/02/bar-mitzvah-boy-closes-york-theatre-company-olivia-bond-compete-masterchef-junior/|title=BAR MITZVAH BOY Closes at York Theatre Company, Olivia Bond to Compete on “Masterchef Junior,” and more!|date=February 18, 2018|last=Lang|first=Audrey|website=Young Broadway Actor News|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 10 | [[New York City|New York, New York]] |- | Remy Bond<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/chicagoinc/ct-ent-masterchef-junior-beni-cwiakala-pierce-cleaveland-20180330-story.html/|title='There is no stopping' Pilsen contestant on 'MasterChef Junior'|last=Swartz|first=Tracy|website=Chicago Tribune|accessdate=April 17, 2018|date=March 30, 2018}}</ref> | 12 | [[New York, New York]] |- | Anthony Martino<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/life/food/2018/02/27/old-bridge-boy-brings-italian-flair-masterchef-junior/372506002/|title=Old Bridge boy brings Italian flair to 'MasterChef Junior'|last=Makin|first=Cheryl|date=February 27, 2018|website=MyCentralJersey.com|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 10 | [[Old Bridge, New Jersey]] | style="background:#f4c7b8; text'align:center;" rowspan="5" |{{nowrap|Eliminated April 20}} |- | Ariana Feygin<ref>{{cite web|url=http://mspmag.com/arts-and-culture/meet-masterchef-junior-s-first-kid-cook-from-minnesota/|title=Meet MasterChef Junior's First Kid Cook from Minnesota|date=March 2, 2018|last=Kaplan|first=Allison|website=Mpls.St.Paul Magazine|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 12 | [[Excelsior, Minnesota]] |- | Cade Ortego<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/story/news/local/hattiesburg/2018/02/27/oak-grove-middle-school-student-test-culinary-skills-masterchef-junior/373297002/|title=Oak Grove Middle School student to test culinary skills on 'MasterChef Junior'|last=Ciurczak|first=Ellen|date=February 27, 2018|website=Hattiesburg American|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 11 | [[Hattiesburg, Mississippi]] |- | Henry Hummeldorf<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.katymagazineonline.com/single-post/Katy-Kid-to-Compete-on-MasterChef-Junior-Season-6?dti=145703176022949&fref=gc|title=Katy Kid to Compete on MasterChef Junior, Season 6|date=February 13, 2018|last1=Lancaster|first1=Ashley|last2=Hummeldorf|first2=Lori|website=Katy Magazine Online|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 9 | [[Katy, Texas]] |- | Sammy Vieder<ref>{{cite web|url=https://thejewishnews.com/2018/02/22/next-master-chef-junior/|title=The Next MasterChef Junior?|date=February 22, 2018|last=Lovy|first=Jennifer|website=Detroit Jewish News|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 12 | [[Huntington Woods, Michigan]] |- | Emily Chavez<ref name="California">{{cite web|url=https://www.dailynews.com/2018/03/02/master-chef-junior-contestants-hail-from-westlake-village-sylmar-arcadia-northridge-newhall-pasadena/|title=‘Master Chef Junior’ contestants hail from Westlake Village, Sylmar, Arcadia, Northridge, Newhall, Pasadena|date=March 2, 2018|website=Los Angeles Daily News|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 9 | [[Sylmar, California]] | style="background:#f4c7b8; text'align:center;" rowspan="2" |{{nowrap|Eliminated April 13}} |- | Pierce Cleaveland<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.oakpark.com/News/Articles/3-2-2018/Oak-Park-kid-a-contestant-on-MasterChef-Junior/|title=Oak Park kid a contestant on MasterChef Junior|date=March 2, 2018|last=Inklebarger|first=Timothy|website=Oakpark.com|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 10 | [[Oak Park, Illinois]] |- | Camson Alevy<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.jacksonvillemag.com/2018/02/27/local-teen-takes-gordon-ramsay/|title=Local Teen Takes On Gordon Ramsay|date=February 27, 2018|website=Jacksonville Magazine|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 13 | [[Fleming Island, Florida]] | style="background:#f4c7b8; text-align:center;" rowspan="2" |{{nowrap|Eliminated April 6}} |- | Maria Dakis<ref name="California"/> | 8 | [[Northridge, California]] |- | Mackenzie Patten<ref name="California"/> | 9 | [[Newhall, California]] | style="background:#f4c7b8; text-align:center;" rowspan="2" |{{nowrap|Eliminated March 30}} |- | Sophia Stark<ref>{{cite web|url=http://khon2.com/2018/02/27/hawaii-teen-competes-on-masterchef-junior/|title=Hawaii teen competes on ‘MasterChef Junior’|date=February 27, 2018|website=KHON2|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 12 | [[Honolulu, Hawaii]] |- | Ben Watkins<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.today.com/food/masterchef-junior-contestant-not-deterred-tragedy-t124294|title=After losing both parents, 'MasterChef Junior' hopeful finds comfort in cooking|date=March 2, 2018|last=Mettler|first=Lyn|website=Today|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 10 | [[Gary, Indiana]] | style="background:#f4c7b8; text-align:center;" rowspan="2" |{{nowrap|Eliminated March 23}} |- | Gracie Howard<ref name="San Diego"/> | 9 | [[Cardiff by the Sea, California]] |- | Grayson Boudreaux<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/entertainment_life/movies_tv/article_de5ed882-23d2-11e8-92c4-43898031b021.html|title=St. Francsiville's Grayson Boudreaux cooks way to 'Masterchef Junior's" top 24|last=Bergeron|first=Judy|website=The Advocate|accessdate=April 17, 2018|date=March 9, 2018}}</ref> | 11 | [[St. Francisville, Louisiana]] | style="background:#f4c7b8; text-align:center;" rowspan="2" |{{nowrap|Eliminated March 16}} |- | Lindsay Hayes<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.9and10news.com/2018/03/01/mtm-road-cooking-lessons-master-chef-jr-star-lindsay-hayes/|title=MTM On The Road: Cooking Lessons With Master Chef Jr. Star, Lindsay Hayes|date=March 1, 2018|last=Grimmer|first=Sarah|website=9 & 10 News|accessdate=March 4, 2018}}</ref> | 10 | [[Elk Rapids, Michigan]] |- | Juelz Bugg<ref>{{cite web|title=MasterChef Junior Season 6, Jeulz Bugg|url=http://fox2now.com/2018/03/16/masterchef-junior-season-6-jeulz-bugg/|website=Fox2Now|accessdate=April 17, 2018|date=March 16, 2018}}</ref> | 8 | [[St. Louis, Missouri]] | style="background:#f4c7b8; text-align:center;" rowspan="2" |{{nowrap|Eliminated March 9}} |- | Zia Nelson<ref name="California"/> | 9 | [[Pasadena, California]] |- |} ==Elimination table== {| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center; font-size: 8pt; line-height:25px;" |- ! rowspan="2" |Place ! rowspan="2" |Contestant ! colspan="20" |Episode |- ! colspan="2" |3 ! colspan="2" |4 ! 5 ! colspan="2" |6 ! colspan="2" |7 ! 8 ! colspan="2" |9 ! colspan="2" |10 ! colspan="2" |11 ! 12 ! colspan="2" |13 ! 14/15 |- ! 1 ! style="background:pink;" |Beni | style="background:cornflowerblue;" |HIGH | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | style="background:limegreen;" |WIN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:mistyrose" |PT | style="background:cornflowerblue;" |HIGH | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | style="background:cornflowerblue;" |HIGH | style="background:gold;" |WINNER |- ! rowspan="2" |2 ! style="background:pink;" |Avery | IN | style="background:orange;" | LOW | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:orange;: |LOW | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:limegreen;" |WIN | style="background:limegreen;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | style="background:cornflowerblue;" |HIGH | style="background:silver;" rowspan="2"|{{nowrap|RUNNERS-UP}} |- ! style=background:lightblue; |Quani | IN | style="background:orange;" |LOW | style="background:purple;" |LOW | style="background:orange;" |LOW | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | IN | style="background:orange;" |LOW | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:mistyrose" |PT | IN | style="background:purple;" |LOW | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:cornflowerblue;" |HIGH | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:limegreen;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM |- ! rowspan="2" |4 ! style="background:lightblue;" |Mikey | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | IN | style="background:purple;" |LOW | style="background: cornflowerblue;" |HIGH | style="background:mistyrose" |PT | IN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | IN | IN | style="background:limegreen;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! style="background:pink;" |Remy | style="background:limegreen;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:limegreen;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:orange;: |LOW | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:orange;: |LOW | style="background:mistyrose" |PT | IN | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- !rowspan="2" |6 ! style="background:lightblue;" |Evan | IN | IN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:limegreen;" |WIN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | style="background:purple;" |LOW | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | IN | style="background:cornflowerblue;" |HIGH | style="background:orange;: |LOW | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! style="background:pink;" |Olivia | IN | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | style="background:purple;" |LOW | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:limegreen;" |WIN | IN | IN | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- !rowspan="2" |8 ! style="background:lightblue;" |Anthony | IN | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | style="background:cornflowerblue;" |HIGH | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:orange;" |LOW | IN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:orange;: |LOW | IN | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! style="background:lightblue;" |Cade | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:limegreen;" |WIN | style="background:purple;: |LOW | IN | style="background:orange;" |LOW | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:mistyrose" |PT | IN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! rowspan="3" |10 ! style="background:pink;" |Ariana | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:limegreen;" |WIN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | style="background:cornflowerblue;" |HIGH | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:cornflowerblue;" |HIGH | style="background:purple;" |LOW | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! style="background:lightblue;" |Henry | style="background:cornflowerblue;" |HIGH | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | style="background:khaki;" |IMM | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! style="background:lightblue;" |Sammy | IN | IN | style="background:purple;" |LOW | IN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:limegreen;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! rowspan="2" |13 ! style="background:pink;" |Emily | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:white;" |IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! style="background:lightblue;" |Pierce | IN | IN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:cornflowerblue;" |HIGH | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:purple;" |LOW | IN | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! rowspan="2" |15 ! style="background:lightblue;" |Camson | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:white;" |IN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! style="background:pink;" |Maria | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | style="background:cornflowerblue;" |HIGH | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! rowspan="2" |17 ! style="background:pink;" |Mackenzie | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:#959FFD;" |WIN | IN | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! style="background:pink;" |Sophia | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | IN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | IN | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! rowspan="2" |19 ! style="background:lightblue;" |Ben | IN | style="background:orange;" |LOW | style="background:Purple;" |LOW | style="background:orange;: |LOW | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! style="background:pink;" |Gracie | IN | IN | style="background:palegreen;" |IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! rowspan="2" |21 ! style="background:lightblue;" |Grayson | IN | IN | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM |style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! style="background:pink;" |Lindsay | IN | style="background:orange" |LOW | style="background:yellow;" |IMM | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! rowspan="2" |23 ! style="background:lightblue;" |Juelz | IN | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |- ! style="background:pink;" |Zia | IN | style="background:crimson;" |ELIM | style="background:darkgrey;" colspan="30" | |} : {{Color box|gold|border=darkgray}} (WINNER) This cook won the competition. : {{Color box|silver|border=darkgray}} (RUNNERS-UP) These cooks finished in second place. : {{Color box|limegreen|border=darkgray}} (WIN) The cook won an individual challenge ('''Mystery Box Challenge''', '''Elimination Test''', or '''Skills Challenge'''). : {{Color box|#959FFD|border=darkgray}} (WIN) The cook was on the winning team in the '''Team Challenge''' and directly advanced to the next round. : {{Color box|cornflowerblue|border=darkgray}} (HIGH) The cook was one of the top entries in the individual challenge but didn't win. : {{Color box|white|border=darkgray}} (IN) The cook was not selected as a top or bottom entry in an individual challenge. : {{Color box|palegreen|border=darkgray}} (IN) The cook was not selected as a top or bottom entry in a '''Team Challenge'''. : {{Color box|yellow|border=darkgray}} (IMM) The cook did not have to compete in that round of the competition and was safe from elimination. : {{Color box|khaki|border=darkgray}} (IMM) The cook was selected by the Mystery Box Challenge winner and didn't have to compete in the Elimination Test. : {{Color box|orange|border=darkgray}} (LOW) The cook was one of the bottom entries in an individual challenge or Pressure Test advanced. : {{Color box|purple|border=darkgray}} (LOW) The cook was one of the bottom entries in a '''Team Challenge''', and they advanced. : {{Color box|mistyrose|border=darkgray}} (PT) The cook was on the losing team in the '''Team Challenge''', competed in the '''Pressure Test''', and advanced. : {{Color box|crimson|border=darkgray}} (ELIM) The cook was eliminated. ==Guest appearances== * [[Matilda Ramsay]] − Episode 7 * Alexander Weiss, [[Logan Guleff]], Nathan Odom, Addison Osta Smith and Jasmine Stewart − Episode 12 == Episodes == {| class="wikitable plainrowheaders" style="width:100%;" |- style="color:black" ! style="background: #64db88; width: 5%" |No. in series ! style="background: #64db88; width: 5%" |No. in season ! style="background: #64db88; width: 60%" |Title ! style="background: #64db88; width: 20%" |Original air date ! style="background: #64db88; width: 10%" |U.S. viewers (millions) |- {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 50 |EpisodeNumber2 = 1 |Title = Girls Just Wanna Have Fun |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|3|2}} |Viewers = 3.40<ref name="6.01-6.02">{{cite web|url=http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/daily-ratings/friday-final-ratings-march-2-2018/|title=‘Blue Bloods,’ ‘Blindspot,’ all others unchanged: Friday final ratings|work=TV by the Numbers|last=Porter|first=Rick|date=March 5, 2018|accessdate=March 5, 2018}}</ref> |ShortSummary = 40 junior chefs are competing for a spot in the Top 24. The kids are divided into boys and girls, 20 of each, and 12 of each will move on. The girls compete first and must cook a medium-rare filet mignon and a side dish in 25 minutes. The first eight to advance are Ariana, Zia, Sophia, Avery, Emily, Beni, Gracie, and Remy. After four other girls are eliminated, the remaining eight must cook their signature dish in one hour to try to earn a spot. The final four aprons are given to Mackenzie, Lindsay, Olivia, and Maria. |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 51 |EpisodeNumber2 = 2 |Title = The Boys Are Back in Town |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|3|2}} |Viewers = 3.40<ref name="6.01-6.02"/> |ShortSummary = The remaining 20 boys compete for the final 12 spots in the Top 24, and they must cook a chicken breast and a side dish in 25 minutes. The first eight to advance are Sammy, Juelz, Grayson, Camson, Henry, Cade, Mikey, and Pierce. After four other boys are eliminated, the remaining eight must cook their signature dish in one hour to try to earn a spot. The final four aprons are given to Anthony, Quani, Evan, and Ben. |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 52 |EpisodeNumber2 = 3 |Title = Culinary ABC's |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|3|9}} |Viewers = 3.34<ref>{{cite web|url=http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/daily-ratings/friday-final-ratings-march-9-2018/|title=‘Blue Bloods,’ ‘Agents of SHIELD,’ ‘Taken,’ ‘Confronting Putin’ adjust down: Friday final ratings|work=TV by the Numbers|last=Porter|first=Rick|date=March 12, 2018|accessdate=March 12, 2018}}</ref> |ShortSummary = *'''Mystery Box Challenge:''' The contestants are given 26 ingredients each with letters starting from A to Z to cook their dish with. The top three dishes belong to Remy, Beni and Henry. Remy wins this challenge and is immune for the next challenge. * '''Challenge Winner/Immune:''' Remy Bond * '''Elimination Challenge:''' The remaining kids have one hour to make a fruit tart with their own choice of fruit and pastry cream flavor. Avery, Ben, Juelz, Lindsay, Quani, and Zia fail to impress the judges. * '''Bottom six:''' Avery Meadows, Ben Watkins, Juelz Bugg, Lindsay Hayes, Quani Fields and Zia Nelson * Avery and Lindsay are the first two to be saved, and then Quani and Ben are saved, sending Juelz and Zia home. * '''Eliminated:''' Juelz Bugg and Zia Nelson |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 53 |EpisodeNumber2 = 4 |Title = American Classics |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|3|16}} |Viewers = 3.50<ref>{{cite web|url=http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/daily-ratings/friday-final-ratings-march-16-2018/|title=NCAA Tournament adjusts down: Friday final ratings|work=TV by the Numbers|last=Porter|first=Rick|date=March 19, 2018|accessdate=March 19, 2018}}</ref> |ShortSummary = *'''Team Challenge:''' The kids draw straws to determine who will compete in the challenge. Anthony, Ben, Evan, Gracie, Olivia, Pierce, Henry, Quani, and Sammy draw colored straws and must compete. Ben, Quani, and Sammy form the red team; Evan, Gracie, and Pierce form the blue team; while Henry, Olivia, and Anthony form the yellow team. Each team has ten minutes to make as many perfect milkshakes as possible. The losing team has to compete in the next challenge. The yellow team has the most perfect milkshakes and the blue team makes enough milkshakes to save themselves. The yellow and blue teams get to dump whipped cream on Joe in a giant glass of milkshake. * '''Challenge Winners/Immune:''' Anthony Martino, Henry Hummeldorf, Olivia Bond * '''Immune:''' Evan Estrada, Gracie Howard, Pierce Cleaveland * '''Elimination Challenge''': The red team and the rest of the kids have 45 minutes to make their own take on a [[chicken and waffles]] dish. Ariana and Cade win this challenge, making them team captains in the next team challenge. Quani, Grayson, Lindsay and Ben have the worst dishes. * '''Winner''': Ariana Feygin and Cade Ortego * '''Bottom four:''' Ben Watkins, Grayson Boudreaux, Lindsay Hayes and Quani Fields. * The judges save Ben and Quani, sending Grayson and Lindsay home. * '''Eliminated:''' Grayson Boudreaux and Lindsay Hayes |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 54 |EpisodeNumber2 = 5 |Title = Recipe for Love |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|3|23}} |Viewers = 3.32<ref>{{cite web|url=http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/daily-ratings/friday-final-ratings-march-23-2018/|title=NCAA Tournament and ‘Dynasty’ adjust down: Friday final ratings|work=TV by the Numbers|last=Porter|first=Rick|date=March 26, 2018|accessdate=March 26, 2018}}</ref> |ShortSummary = * '''Team Challenge:''' The kids are split into two teams with Cade and Ariana as team captains. Cade leads the Red Team with Avery, Ben, Camson, Evan, Gracie, Henry, Quani, Sammy, and Sophia while Ariana leads the Blue Team with Anthony, Beni, Emily, Mackenzie, Maria, Mikey, Olivia, Pierce, and Remy. They are taken to a farm location where they must cook lunch for a wedding with 75 guests. They will have one hour to prep and cook their halibut and rack of lamb dish. The judges will choose the winning team back in the Masterchef kitchen. The Blue Team wins and gets immunity. Ben, Cade, and Gracie are deemed the worst performers on their team. * '''Challenge Winners/Immune:''' Anthony Martino, Ariana Feygin, Beni Cwiakala, Emily Chavez, Mackenzie Patten, Maria Dakis, Mikey DiTomasso, Olivia Bond, Pierce Cleaveland and Remy Bond * '''Bottom three:''' Ben Watkins, Cade Ortego and Gracie Howard * Cade is saved, sending Ben and Gracie home. * '''Eliminated:''' Ben Watkins and Gracie Howard |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 55 |EpisodeNumber2 = 6 |Title = No Sugar, Sugar |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|3|30}} |Viewers = 3.06<ref>{{cite web|url=http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/daily-ratings/friday-final-ratings-march-30-2018/|title=‘Blindspot’ adjusts up, ‘Dynasty’ adjusts down: Friday final ratings|work=TV by the Numbers|last=Porter|first=Rick|date=April 2, 2018|accessdate=April 2, 2018}}</ref> |ShortSummary = * '''Mystery Box Challenge:''' After having a massive amount of sugar poured onto them, the kids must make a dessert in 60 minutes with the mystery box ingredients of various natural sweeteners and without processed sugar. The winning recipe will also be published in ''[[Family Circle]]'' magazine. The top three dishes belong to Pierce, Maria and Remy. Remy wins this challenge and is immune for the next challenge. Pierce and Maria also earn immunity. * '''Challenge Winner/Immune:''' Remy Bond * '''Immune:''' Maria Dakis and Pierce Cleaveland * '''Elimination Challenge:''' With the judges dressed in costume, the remaining kids must make a dish based on their cultural heritage within 60 minutes. The best dishes belong to Ariana, Anthony, and Beni who is declared the overall winner. The bottom four dishes belong to Quani, Cade, Mackenzie, and Sophia. * '''Winner:''' Beni Cwiakala * '''Bottom four:''' Cade Ortego, Mackenzie Patten, Quani Fields and Sophia Stark * Quani and Cade are saved, sending Mackenzie and Sophia home. * '''Eliminated:''' Mackenzie Patten and Sophia Stark |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 56 |EpisodeNumber2 = 7 |Title = Donut Sweat It |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|4|6}} |Viewers = 3.54<ref>{{cite web|url=http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/daily-ratings/friday-final-ratings-april-6-2018/|title='Agents of SHIELD' adjusts up: Friday final ratings|work=TV by the Numbers|last=Porter|first=Rick|date=April 9, 2018|accessdate=April 9, 2018}}</ref> |ShortSummary = * '''Team Challenge:''' The kids randomly select from a box of donuts and six of them will be paired up into teams to compete. Emily and Olivia are the Red Team, Beni and Quani are the Yellow Team, and Mikey and Pierce are the Green Team. The teams will have ten minutes to make as many perfectly decorated donuts as possible, but they must do so while having one of each of their legs tied together in the style of a [[three-legged race]]. The top two teams will earn immunity. The Red Team wins the challenge with the Yellow Team finishing second, and the judges have frosting and sprinkles dumped on them. * '''Winners/Immune:''' Emily Chavez and Olivia Bond * '''Immune:''' Beni Cwiakala and Quani Fields * '''Elimination Challenge:''' Gordon's daughter, [[Matilda Ramsay]], demonstrates her rendition of a burger and fries which the remaining contestants must replicate in 45 minutes. Evan wins the challenge with Mikey called out as a top cook as well. The bottom four cooks are Camson, Avery, Maria and Remy. * '''Winner:''' Evan Estrada * '''Bottom four:''' Avery Meadows, Camson Alevy, Maria Dakis and Remy Bond * Avery and Remy are saved, sending Camson and Maria home. * '''Eliminated:''' Camson Alevy and Maria Dakis |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 57 |EpisodeNumber2 = 8 |Title = Room Service |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|4|13}} |Viewers= 2.89<ref name="6.08&6.09">{{cite web|url=http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/daily-ratings/friday-final-ratings-april-13-2018/|title='Agents of SHIELD' adjusts up, 'Taken' adjusts down: Friday final ratings|work=TV by the Numbers|last=Porter|first=Rick|date=April 16, 2018|accessdate=April 16, 2018}}</ref> |ShortSummary = * '''Team Challenge:''' The kids are split into two teams, with Evan and Mikey as team captains since they had the two best dishes in the last challenge. Mikey captains the Red Team with Anthony, Cade, Quani, Beni, Emily and Pierce while Evan captains the Blue Team with Sammy, Ariana, Henry, Avery, Olivia and Remy. They are taken to a [[Hilton Hotels & Resorts|Hilton Hotel]] where they must prepare room service breakfast dishes. Any dish not ready by the requested time frame will not be counted for a vote. The Blue Team wins with 58% of the vote and the entire team earns immunity. * '''Winners/Immune:''' Ariana Feygin, Avery Meadows, Evan Estrada, Henry Hummeldorf, Olivia Bond, Remy Bond and Sammy Vieder * '''Pressure Test:''' The Red Team members must prepare a risotto dish as demonstrated by Joe in 30 minutes. The bottom dishes belong to Pierce, Emily and Anthony. * '''Bottom three:''' Anthony Martino, Emily Chavez and Pierce Cleaveland * Anthony is saved, sending Emily and Pierce home. * '''Eliminated:''' Emily Chavez and Pierce Cleveland |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 58 |EpisodeNumber2 = 9 |Title = Tag Team |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|4|13}} |Viewers= 2.89<ref name="6.08&6.09"/> |ShortSummary = * '''Mystery Box Challenge:''' The Mystery Boxes contain empty boxes from [[Blue Apron]], and the kids must prepare a dish in 45 minutes with the winning dish published and distributed by Blue Apron. Gordon joins the cooking with about 20 minutes left. The top three dishes belong to Sammy, Ariana and Beni. Sammy wins this challenge and is immune for the next challenge. * '''Winner/Immune:''' Sammy Vieder * '''Elimination Challenge:''' This test will be a tag-team challenge with Sammy picking the teams as well as saving one kid from the challenge. Sammy saves Henry then pairs Remy with Anthony, Ariana with Evan, Beni with Avery, Olivia with Quani and Mikey with Cade. The teams must replicate a platter of Asian appetizers in 60 minutes with only one of the kids cooking at a time and switching out every 10 minutes. The winning team is Beni and Avery. The teams of Ariana and Evan along with Olivia and Quani are on the bottom. * '''Immune:''' Henry Hummeldorf * '''Winners:''' Avery Meadows and Beni Cwiakala * '''Bottom four:''' Ariana Feygin, Evan Estrada, Olivia Bond and Quani Fields * The judges decide to save all four contestants. * '''Eliminated:''' None |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 59 |EpisodeNumber2 = 10 |Title = Crackin' Under Pressure |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|4|20}} |Viewers= 3.12<ref name="6.10&6.11">{{cite web|url=http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/daily-ratings/friday-final-ratings-april-20-2018/|title='Dynasty' adjusts down: Friday final ratings|work=TV by the Numbers|last=Porter|first=Rick|date=April 23, 2018|accessdate=April 23, 2018}}</ref> |ShortSummary = * '''Team Challenge:''' The kids pick random eggs that have had their yolks colored and smash them against their heads to determine teams. The Red Team is Mikey, Olivia, Henry and Anthony; the Green Team is Avery, Evan, Ariana and Sammy; and the Blue Team is Remy, Quani, Beni and Cade. Teams must make as many perfect dishes of [[eggs Benedict]] as possible in 15 minutes. The Blue Team wins with 9 dishes while the other two teams get eggs dumped on them. * '''Challenge Winners/Immune:''' Beni Cwiakala, Cade Ortego, Quani Fields and Remy Bond * '''Elimination Challenge:''' The remaining kids have 30 minutes to make an egg-yolk ravioli dish as demonstrated by Joe. The two best dishes belong to Olivia and Avery. The bottom dishes belong to Henry, Anthony, Ariana and Sammy. * '''Winners:''' Avery Meadows and Olivia Bond * '''Bottom four:''' Anthony Martino, Ariana Feygin, Henry Hummeldorf and Sammy Vieder * The judges save only Anthony, thus eliminating the other three. * '''Eliminated:''' Ariana Feygin, Henry Hummeldorf and Sammy Vieder |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 60 |EpisodeNumber2 = 11 |Title = A Can Do Attitude |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|4|20}} |Viewers= 3.12<ref name="6.10&6.11"/> |ShortSummary = * '''Mystery Box Challenge:''' The boxes contain canned ingredients without labels and the kids have one hour to make a dish using at least one of the canned goods with the help of staple pantry ingredients. The top three dishes belong to Quani, Evan and Avery, and Avery has the winning dish. * '''Challenge Winner/Immune:''' Avery Meadows * '''Elimination Challenge:''' The remaining kids have one hour to make a dish featuring chocolate, and the winner will be immune from elimination all the way to the semi-finals. Avery is given the option to give up her immunity to compete for this larger immunity but she declines. Mikey wins the challenge and the immunity while Anthony, Remy, Evan and Cade are the bottom four. * '''Winner/Immune Through Semi-Finals:''' Mikey DiTomasso * '''Bottom four:''' Anthony Martino, Cade Ortego, Evan Estrada and Remy Bond * The judges eliminate Anthony and Cade. * '''Eliminated:''' Anthony Martino and Cade Ortego |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 61 |EpisodeNumber2 = 12 |Title = Pop Up Restaurant |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|5|4}} |Viewers= 2.83<ref name="6.12&6.13">{{cite web|url=http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/daily-ratings/friday-final-ratings-may-4-2018/|title='Dynasty' and 'Life Sentence' adjust down: Friday final ratings|work=TV by the Numbers|last=Porter|first=Rick|date=May 7, 2018|accessdate=May 7, 2018}}</ref> |ShortSummary = * '''Team Challenge:''' The kids are taken to a pop-up restaurant location where they have been split into teams. Quani captains the Red Team with Avery and Beni while Olivia captains the Blue Team with Remy and Evan. Since Mikey is immune, he does not have to compete. The kids will cook a branzino and clams meal for 30 former ''MasterChef Junior'' contestants, including every previous season winner. The judges will determine the winning team based on overall performance. The Red Team wins the challenge. * '''Immune:''' Mikey DiTomasso * '''Challenge Winners/Immune:''' Avery Meadows, Beni Cwiakala and Quani Fields * '''Pressure Test:''' Season five winner Jasmine Stewart returns to the kitchen to introduce the challenge dish which is a box of French [[macaron]]s. The Blue Team members must make their own box of macarons in 75 minutes. * '''Bottom three:''' Evan Estrada, Olivia Bond and Remy Bond * Evan and Olivia are eliminated. * '''Eliminated:''' Evan Estrada and Olivia Bond |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 62 |EpisodeNumber2 = 13 |Title = Grandma Gordon |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|5|4}} |Viewers= 2.83<ref name="6.12&6.13"/> |ShortSummary = * '''Individual Challenge:''' The judges dress as senior citizens and have the kids joined by their respective grandmothers. The kids must make a dish in 60 minutes inspired by their grandmothers. The winner will automatically advance into the finals which will have three contestants this year. Quani wins this challenge. * '''Winner/Finalist:''' Quani Fields * '''Elimination Challenge:''' The remaining kids are assigned different types of fish by Quani and must make a dish with that fish in 45 minutes. Quani gives salmon to Remy, striped bass to Mikey, sardines to Avery and mackerel to Beni. * '''Bottom four:''' Avery Meadows, Beni Cwiakala, Mikey DiTomasso and Remy Bond * Avery and Beni advance to the finals, eliminating Mikey and Remy. * '''Finalists:''' Avery Meadows and Beni Cwiakala * '''Eliminated:''' Mikey DiTomasso and Remy Bond |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 63 |EpisodeNumber2 = 14 |Title = The Finale, Part 1 |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|5|18}} |Viewers= 3.32<ref name="Finale">{{cite web|url=http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/daily-ratings/friday-final-ratings-may-18-2018/|title=‘Blindspot,’ ’20/20,’ ‘Life Sentence,’ ‘Harry & Meghan’ special all adjust down: Friday final ratings|work=TV by the Numbers|last=Porter|first=Rick|date=May 21, 2018|accessdate=May 21, 2018}}</ref> |ShortSummary = * '''Season Finale:''' The three finalists must prepare their best appetizer, entrée, and dessert. They will have 60 minutes to prepare each course and will be judged at the end of each course. * '''Appetizer:''' Avery serves grilled lobster with avocado crema, salsa de tejas and a blue corn crisp. Quani serves grilled spot prawns with a crispy grit cake, fried green tomato and crab chow-chow. Beni serves smoked salmon with corn blini, pickled radishes and a lemon-herb créme fraíche. * The entrées begin cooking as the episode ends. |LineColor = #64db88 }} {{Episode list |EpisodeNumber = 64 |EpisodeNumber2 = 15 |Title = The Finale, Part 2 - The Winner |OriginalAirDate = {{Start date|2018|5|18}} |Viewers= 3.32<ref name="Finale"/> |ShortSummary = * '''Entrée:''' Avery serves seared ribeye cap with mustard greens, glazed onions, chimichurri and bone marrow butter. Quani serves duck fat fried catfish with spicy greens, pickled okra and corn purée. Beni serves grilled veal chop with beet-potato fondant, red cabbage sauerkraut and mustard cream sauce. * '''Dessert:''' Beni serves deconstructed apple tartlet with walnut crumble, apple-brandy cream and cranberry coulis. Quani serves blueberry tart with marshmallow meringue, blueberries and lemon poppy seed tuile. Avery serves tres leches cake with salted caramel sauce, kettle corn and whipped cream. * '''Final three:''' Avery Meadows, Beni Cwiakala and Quani Fields * '''Winner Announced:''' Beni is announced as the sixth ''MasterChef Junior'' winner, taking home the trophy and the $100,000 prize. * '''MasterChef Junior Winner:''' Beni Cwiakala |LineColor = #64db88 }} |} ==References== {{reflist}} {{MasterChef (U.S.)}} [[Category:2018 American television seasons]] [[Category:Lists of food television series episodes]] [[Category:Lists of American reality television series episodes]] [[Category:MasterChef Junior|Season 6]]

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