Season 7 of the American competitive reality television series MasterChef premiered on FOX on June 1, 2016 and concluded on September 14, 2016. Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi returned as judges. Graham Elliot left the judging panel after participating in six seasons. A series of guest judges took place as the third judge.

This season's winner was Shaun O'Neale with Brandi Mudd and David Williams as the runners-up in the finale. This was the first season to include three contestants in the finale and the second male winner.

Top 20 Edit

Contestant Age Hometown Occupation Status
Shaun O'Neale Winner September 14
Brandi Mudd Runners-Up September 14
David Williams
Tanorria Askew Eliminated September 7
Dan Paustian
Katie Dixon Eliminated August 31
Nathan Barnhouse
Eric Howard Eliminated August 24
Terry Mueller
Diamond Alexander Eliminated August 3
Andrea Galan Disqualified August 3
Alejandro Toro Eliminated July 27
D'Andre Balaoing Eliminated July 20
Diana Bilow
Manny Washington Eliminated July 13
Lisa-Ann Marchesi Eliminated July 6
Brittany Craig Eliminated June 29
Barbara Savage Eliminated June 22
Bill Travers Eliminated June 15
Cassie Peterson

Competition table Edit

Place Contestant Episode
3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18/19
1 Shaun Immune Winner Winner Immune Pressure Test Winner Immune Immune Bottom Entry Pressure Test Winner Immune Winner Winner
2 Brandi Immune Winner Bottom Entry Immune

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