From a media release:
As Production Begins, Celebrated Chefs and Restaurateurs Michael Bonacini, Alvin Leung, and Claudio Aprile Announced as Judges for CTVâ€™s MASTERCHEF CANADA
As the most successful reality series in Canadian history ends its first season, CTV announced today the start of production and judges for the first-ever MASTERCHEF CANADA.
After an international search for the best Canadian chefs, the final trio of elite Canadians selected to judge the series includes debonair and renowned restaurateur Michael Bonacini, self-proclaimed â€˜Demon Chefâ€™ and international culinary superstar Alvin Leung, and charming creative force Claudio Aprile. MASTERCHEF CANADA is coming to CTV winter 2014.
It was also announced today that Kraft has signed on as the premiere sponsor for all 15 episodes of the all-Canadian version of the hit culinary franchise. Additional details including the grand prize and roster of home cooks will be announced closer to the series premiere in winter 2014. Production continues in Toronto through October 2013.