• Air date: 22 May '13 25 episodes
      Season 4 of the American competitive reality television series MasterChef had a premiere on Fox on May 22, 2013. Luca Manfè was the winner of this season, making him the first male contestant and previous season returnee to win MasterChef.
  • List of Episodes (25)
    • 1. Auditions No. 1

      22 May '13
      Home cooks present dishes to the judges.
    • 2. Auditions No. 2

      22 May '13
      Home cooks present dishes to the judges.
    • 3. Top 19 Revealed

      29 May '13
      The judges pare down the competition in the final round of auditions; the cooks take on a lamb challenge; the top 19 contestants face a mystery box challenge; the contestants face elimination.
    • 4. Top 19 Compete

      29 May '13
      The top 19 contestants face a mystery box challenge; the contestants face elimination.
    • 5. Top 18 Compete

      05 Jun '13
      The cooks must create a healthy meal for over 300 school children.
    • 6. Top 17 Compete

      05 Jun '13
      The cooks must prepare a dish using mystery box ingredients, which include cod; two contestants are sent home.
    • 7. Top 16 Compete, Part 1

      12 Jun '13
      The cooks prepare a steak meal for firefighters; the challenge losers cook eggs benedict.
    • 8. Top 16 Compete, Part 2

      12 Jun '13
      Four cooks prepare burger dishes at Gordon Ramsay BurGR in Las Vegas.
    • 9. Top 15 Compete

      19 Jun '13
      A mystery-box challenge involving foreign ingredients takes place; chef Lidia Bastianich judges pasta dishes.
    • 10. Top 14 Compete

      19 Jun '13
      The contestants prepare a meal for the cast and crew of "Glee." Jane Lynch, Cory Monteith and Matthew Morrison serve as judges.
    • 11. Top 13 Compete

      26 Jun '13
      The contestants deal with a mystery-box challenge that involves an unusual ingredient and a limited pantry; Season 3 winner Christine Ha surprises the chefs.
    • 12. Top 12 Compete

      26 Jun '13
      A meal is prepared for a wedding party.
    • 13. Top 11 Compete

      10 Jul '13
      Restaurateur Eva Longoria selects Mexican-inspired ingredients for a mystery box challenge.
    • 14. Top 10 Compete

      10 Jul '13
      The contestants must prepare fish tacos for hungry surfers; in a pressure test, contestants must prepare a perfect chicken breast three different ways.
    • 15. Top 9 Compete

      17 Jul '13
      The nine remaining contestants make sausage link dishes using a sausage maker, with the winner choosing the ingredient to be used in the canned versus fresh challenge.
    • 16. Top 8 Compete

      24 Jul '13
      The cooks compete in an overnight challenge; the losing team faces a spun sugar dessert pressure test.
    • 17. Top 7 Compete

      31 Jul '13
      The cooks create dishes inspired by loved ones; tag-team sushi challenge.
    • 18. Top 6 Compete

      07 Aug '13
      Previously eliminated contestants get the chance to get back in the competition by perfectly frying an egg and preparing a salmon dish.
    • 19. Top 7 Compete Again

      14 Aug '13
      The cooks must prepare a T-bone steak dish; the challenge winner assigns a type of poultry to the other contestants.
    • 20. Top 6 Compete

      21 Aug '13
      The cooks must re-create popular dishes served at a fine-dining restaurant in downtown Los Angeles; the losing team must prepare a perfect plate of fried calamari with a side of marinara sauce.
    • 21. Top 5 Compete, Part 1

      28 Aug '13
      The judges are joined by their sons, who help critique a mystery box challenge; re-creating a dish.
    • 22. Top 5 Compete, Part 2

      28 Aug '13
      Two cooks advance to the finals while the remaining three face a pressure test.
    • 23. Top 4 Compete

      04 Sep '13
      The cooks split into two teams for the mystery box challenge.
    • 24. Top 3 Compete

      04 Sep '13
      The remaining three contestants cook more sophisticated versions of the dishes they made in their initial auditions.
    • 25. Winner Chosen

      11 Sep '13
      The final two cooks prepare three-course meals; the judges choose the winner.