'MasterChef Junior' Season 1 winner: Dara Yu or Alexander Weiss, who won the prize?

"MasterChef Junior," the surprise hit of the fall, wrapped up its inaugural season on FOX on Friday (Nov. 8), with judges Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot deciding which finalist would take home the MasterChef trophy and the $100,000 prize.For their final challenge, Dara Yu (12) and Alexander Weiss (13) were tasked to create a perfectly composed three-course meal, consisting of an appetizer, entree and dessert, in just 90 minutes. After a quick trip to the pantry, the awe-inspiring youngsters began to make the biggest meal of their lives.Dara settled on a duo of ahi tuna for her appetizer, spot prawns with wontons in a Thai curry sauce for her entree and poached pears in a lemon ginger miso sauce for her dessert. For his menu, Alexander went with a basil lemon shrimp and heirloom tomato crostini for his appetizer, a pan-seared veal chop served over potato gnocchi with sage and shallot butter sauce...



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