'MasterChef Junior': Gordon Ramsay 'can't be really mean because we're kids!' says contestant

One of the new FOX shows this fall is "MasterChef Junior," which features chefs ages eight to 13 stepping into the "MasterChef" kitchen to compete just like the adults do. Lest you worry about how notoriously prickly judge Gordon Ramsay will do with the children, contestant Sarah (pictured above) assures us -- "He can't be really mean because we're kids!"But Ramsay also says that they weren't pulling any punches, either. "This is a competition searching for some of the best talent in this country. I think pressure is healthy and it's no different to a coaching session ... Of course you vary the level of pressure in accordance with the talent you're working with," says Ramsay. "I was brutally honest ... the kids welcomed that. ... When it was bad, they got told it was bad. But when it was good, they got told it was good. The most exciting thing about 'MasterChef Junior' was...



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