The best Aussie MasterChef contestants of all time!

Some come, cook and go, but other MasterChef contestants remain memorable long after their TV time is up.

MasterChef Australia Best Contestants

It's the cooking show that's had us glued to the TV for eight years running - and not always because of the food!

In over 500 episodes of MasterChef, we've seen it all: tears, tantrums, disqualifications, all-star guest judges, exotic locations, spin-off shows and more cravats than we ever thought existed.

But, the thing that really makes a season memorable is the contestants: the best of the best foodies who battle it out for a place in the final. As we're down to the final seven in the current season, we're taking a look back at the best Australian MasterChef contestants of all time.

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