Masterchef finals fever

Things are heating up in and out of the kitchen. Is Claire engaged? Are the chefs feeling the pressure? Plus Marion’s mega deal. Jonica Bray gets all the goss.
Making a rare public appearance outside the MasterChef kitchen, contestant Claire Winton Burn showed off more than just a first look at her lawyer beau Trevor Thomas – she also flaunted a new sparkler on her engagement finger.
Stopping by the market for groceries in suburban Melbourne, Claire caused quite a stir, when – even after efforts to disguise herself – her trademark red curls were spotted by locals.
Shoppers soon realised the man accompanying Claire was her boyfriend Trevor, who has been accused of leaving his wife for the MasterChef hopeful.
“Claire kept pulling her cap down, it was like she didn’t want to be recognised,” said one eyewitness. “They seemed really happy but kept looking around to see who was watching.”
While Claire has refused to discuss allegations that she was a factor in the break-up of Trevor’s marriage to ex-wife Narelle, it seems her relationship is heating up as quickly as the cooking competition.

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