What started as a joke soon became a reality for Peoria engineer, Darrick Krause.
It was heartbreak for 10-year-old Alexander, who was eliminated from the competition after the first night on MasterChef Junior.
13-year-old Corey is a miniature chef, a real spit-fire, all about taking risks and having fun. His personal motto is "You gotta get crazy in the kitchen!"
You can see right away why Christina Gibson is a Gordon Ramsay favorite. Christina won season 10 of Hells Kitchen, and is now the executive chef of Gordon Ramsay Burger in Planet Hollywood.