'MasterChef Junior': Gordon Ramsay isn't scary, but Joe Bastianich is

Inside a converted warehouse on land in Los Angeles where Howard Hughes once built aircraft, Fox's popular "MasterChef" franchise looks to create a new generation of culinary stars.Starting on Friday, Sept. 27, "MasterChef Junior" opens up the cooking competition to boys and girls ages 8 to 13. Like the adult amateur chefs, they will still be under the scrutiny and tutelage of chef Gordon Ramsay, restaurateur and winemaker Joe Bastianich and chef Graham Elliot.Ramsay is known for his explosive temper, tough judgment and frequently salty language, especially on his other Fox culinary competition show, "Hell's Kitchen." But to listen to two of the kids involved, he's not the one who made them nervous."The judges are very intimidating," says 12-year-old Molly from Pasadena, Calif. to Zap2it. "Gordon is scary once you see him on TV, but he's very, very nice once you meet him, very nice, very sweet. Joe Bastianich is the scariest, most intimidating person...



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