From a media release:
This summer Canadian home cooks have the chance to demonstrate their culinary chops during theÂ MASTERCHEF CANADAÂ Season 4 Open Casting CallÂ Saturday, Aug. 6Â in Toronto. Armed with their best dish, passionate Canadian home cooks have the opportunity to embark on a unique food journey by coming to the InterContinental Toronto Centre Hotel, and can also apply online atÂ CTV.ca/MasterChefCanadaÂ before auditions close atÂ 11:59 p.m.Â ETÂ onÂ Saturday, Aug. 6.
Home cooks are encouraged to arrive at theÂ MASTERCHEF CANADAÂ Season 4 Open Casting Call forÂ 7 a.m. ETÂ onÂ Saturday, Aug. 6Â at the InterContinental Toronto Centre Hotel (225 Front St. W), with one prepared dish. Applicants will be given three minutes to plate their dish before presenting it to professional tasters, and as there will not be any kitchen facilities or supplies available, all dishes will be tasted at room temperature. Applicants must also 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/MasterChefCanada, where they can complete the online application in advance of their audition, and also read the FAQs. All applicants must be amateurs, and cannot have worked professionally in a culinary environment as a cook, chef, or in food preparation.