BBC Three Introduces Young MasterChef Judges

17 October, 2022

BBC Three has released a first look image of its forthcoming Young MasterChef judges, Poppy O’Toole and Kerth Gumbs.

Michelin-trained internet cooking sensation Poppy O’Toole and renowned London Chef, Kerth Gumbs lead the newest incarnation of the hugely popular MasterChef format. The ten-part series from Shine TV, part of Banijay UK, will transmit in 2023 and be available on BBC iPlayer.

Presiding over the competition for up-and-coming food talent aged between 18 and 25, the new judges will be joined by exciting foodie guests throughout the series.

The series of 10 x 30 is made by Shine TV, part of Banijay UK, in association with Ziji Productions, and the Executive Editor is David Ambler. The Commissioning Editor for the BBC is Sarah Clay.

Follow the #YoungMasterChef conversation with @masterchefuk @bbcthree and @bbciplayer. You can find Poppy on TikTok (@poppycooks) and Instagram (@poppy_cooks), and Kerth on Instagram (@kerth.gumbs)