Fox Orders Season 3 of MasterChef Junior

MasterChef Junior Season 3The kids stay in the kitchen!

Despite the fact that Season 2 has yet to begin filming, Fox has ordered an eight-episode third helping of MasterChef Junior. Production on both seasons will begin this spring.

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MasterChef Junior has proven itself to be the little show with a big bite – so big, we’ve picked it up for a third season,” said Simon Andreae, Fox’s reality TV boss, in a release. “It’s incredible to see how unbelievably creative and skilled kids can be in the kitchen — some before they’ve even learned how to spell what they’re cooking.”

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The spinoff of the network’s MasterChef series focuses on children between the ages of eight and 13 tackling culinary challenges judged by host/executive producer Gordon Ramsay, along with Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot.

MasterChef Junior‘s first season aired last fall.