Who is Liya Chu? MasterChef Junior Season 8 finalist wins the trophy and $100,000

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The closing episode of Season 8 of MasterChef Junior aired tonight at 8 p.m. ET on FOX.

The two finalists, Liya Chu and Grayson Price, wanted to make one main course and one dessert in 60 minutes each.

People appreciated Liya’s “Coconut Pandan Pana Cotta” and “Spiced Duck Breast” fairly a bit. She acquired Season 8 of Master Chef Junior, which gave her $100,000 and some kitchen devices.

Liya is from Scarsdale, which is in New York. When the current was filmed in 2019, she was solely 10 years earlier. Both of her dad and mother are cooks, and collectively they private two consuming locations.

Liya knowledgeable FoodSided in an interview that watching cooks put together dinner in her dad and mother’ consuming locations taught her that points don’t always go as deliberate inside the kitchen. She acknowledged that was why she stayed calm on the current when she was having hassle making definitely certainly one of her dishes.

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Twitter reacts as MasterChef Junior followers react as Liya Chu wins Season 8 title

Grayson’s “Ogarashi Dusted Venison Loin with Smoked Whipped Potato, Blackberry Gastrique, and Shishito Peppers” was an unlimited hit with the judges tonight. They appreciated Liya Chu’s main dish, “Spiced Duck Breast with Scallion Pancakes and Miso Eggplant,” merely as quite a bit.

Grayson made some errors alongside along with his parts inside the dessert spherical. As a finish end result, his “Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit Curd with Fennel Pollen Financier and Pea Flower Sorbet” had a number of pollen in it.

While that was taking place, the judges truly appreciated Liya’s “Panna Cotta.” Daphne Oz acknowledged that the dish was straightforward nonetheless fascinating. Aaron Sanchez, nonetheless, appreciated how the flavors of the dessert had been like a “constant treasure hunt.”

Liya acquired the Season 8 title in the long term. Many MasterChef Junior followers went to Twitter after the episode to congratulate the youthful lady on her win.

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