‘MasterChef Junior’: Meet The Cast of Season 2

The new crew includes four 10 year-olds, two 9 year-olds and one 8 year-old!

masterchef junior logoThe kitchen is open!

Fox has (finally) released the identities of all 16 contestants competing on season two of MASTERCHEF JUNIOR.

Last season’s best new unscripted series returns Tuesday, November 4 at 8:00 PM.

The new crew includes four 10 year-olds, two 9 year-olds and one 8 year-old!

I had the pleasure of getting to know several of these amazing young culinary geniuses over the summer and will be posting my interviews soon.

In the meantime, see if you can guess who will win based on this very basic info…

Abby - Masterchef JuniorABBY
Hometown: Winchester, VA
Signature Dish: Southwest Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Favorite Dish to Eat: “Steamed clams!”
Adaiah - Masterchef JuniorADAIAH
Hometown: Danbury, CT
Signature Dish: Salmon with Lemon Butter on a Bed of Kale and Lemon Stir Fry
Favorite Dish to Eat: “Pan-Seared Grouper with Bahamian Peas and Rice!”

Berry - Masterchef JuniorBERRY
Age: 11
Hometown: Beverly Hills, CA
Signature Dish: Moroccan Chicken
Favorite Dish to Eat: “Cheung Fun, a Hong Kong dish. It is a thin roll made from a wide strip of rice noodles, filled with shrimp, pork, beef, vegetables and other ingredients.”
Coco - Masterchef JuniorCOCO
Age: 10
Hometown: Aquilla, TX
Signature Dish: Chicken-Fried Deer Steak
Favorite Dish to Eat: “Probably fish tacos made from freshly caught bass from one of the ponds on our ranch. We make the tacos with fried fish, topped with jalapeno cilantro slaw and remoulade. Makes me hungry just thinking about it!”
Isabella - Masterchef JuniorISABELLA
Hometown: New York, NY
Signature Dish: Spaghetti Carbonara with Bacon
Favorite Dish to Eat: “My favorite meal to eat is probably octopus salad. I just love cilantro and tomato together. It is one of my favorite combos.”
Jessica - Masterchef JuniorJESSICA
Hometown: Grand Prairie, TX
Signature Dish: Ground Beef Tacos with Pico de Gallo
Favorite Dish to Eat: “Meatloaf with mashed potatoes, brown gravy and steamed vegetables!”
Josh-Masterchef JuniorJOSH
Hometown: Forest Hills, NY
Signature Dish: Sliders with Chipotle Aioli Sauce 
Favorite Dish to Eat: “Nothing can beat a great sushi selection. I have been eating all sorts of sushi ever since I was about six months old. My other favorite meal is a good plate of oysters.”
Levi - Masterchef JuniorLEVI
Hometown: Highland Park, IL
Signature Dish: Pan-Seared Scottish Salmon with Maple Glaze and Arugula, Apple and Fennel Salad 
Favorite Dish to Eat: “Whole steamed Maryland Chesapeake Bay Crabs covered in Old Bay Seasoning.”
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