From a media release:
Kitchens are heating up this summer as talented and passionate Canadian home cooks have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow their culinary dreams during theÂ MASTERCHEF CANADAÂ Season 3 Open Casting CallÂ July 18 and 19Â in Toronto. Taking placeÂ at the InterContinental Toronto Centre Hotel, hopefuls can also apply online atÂ CTV.ca/MasterChefCanadaÂ until Sunday, JulyÂ 19.
Home cooks are encouraged to arrive at theÂ MASTERCHEF CANADAÂ Season 3 Open Casting Call forÂ 7 a.m. ETÂ on eitherÂ Saturday, July 18Â orÂ Sunday, July 19Â at the InterContinental Toronto Centre Hotel (225 Front St. W).Â MASTERCHEF CANADAÂ hopefuls are asked to bring one prepared dish, which they will be given three minutes to plate before presenting to professional tasters. There will not be any kitchen facilities or supplies available, all dishes will be tasted at room temperature, and applicants must be able to carry everything they need into the audition room.
Prospective competitors will be judged on how their dishes taste, as well as plating, creativity, skill, and food knowledge. Home cooks are encouraged to visitÂ CTV.ca/MasterChefCanadaÂ to complete the online application in advance of their in-person audition, and to read the FAQs carefully. All applicants must be amateurs, and cannot have worked professionally in a culinary environment as a cook, chef, or in food preparation.