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MasterChef Australia judges to be in SA together for the first time

The judges will be in Joburg to host an event in aid of Stop Hunger Now SA.

29 Aug 2016

PRESS RELEASE - MasterChef Australia judges Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris and Matt Preston will be appearing together for the first time in South Africa and it's all in aid of a good cause.

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The trio will host The Longest Dinner Table in aid of Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa, which takes place at Sandton City Shopping Centre on Wednesday, September 7, from 6.30pm to 8pm.

Members of the public are invited to be part of Longest Dinner Table – there is no charge – and assist in packing meals for homeless and hungry children. The wildly popular MasterChef judges will mingle with packers, share their cooking secrets and give away spot prizes during the evening.

Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa was established in Johannesburg in the same year as MasterChef Australia made its debut. Under the guidance of chief patron Graça Machel, it provides nutritious meals and life-saving aid to the country's destitute and hungry children.

Says Calombaris: “As chefs, we have a role to play in focusing attention on world hunger and helping eradicate it. It’s not just about eating well but ensuring that everyone has enough to eat.”

Save the date:
Season 8 of MasterChef Australia returns to M-Net on December 26 at 6.30pm.

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