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My Kitchen Rules Returns January 27 on @Channel7 #MKR

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A new batch of home cooks step up to the stove in 2014 in what promises to be one of the most hotly contested series in My Kitchen Rules history.

Channel Seven has confirmed Season 5 of My Kitchen Rules will commence  Monday, January 27. The same night as The Block Fans Vs Favourites commences.

It’s state versus state as teams of two attempt to out-dine and out-wine each other to determine whose kitchen rules. Each team will take turns to transform an ordinary home into an instant restaurant for one pressure cooker night. They’ll plate up a three-course menu designed to impress the judges and their fellow contestants.

Manu Feildel and Pete Evans return to host and judge this ultimate home cooking battle. And, this year, they’re bringing some surprises to the table.

The MKR Food Truck, a massive red semi-trailer decked out with a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen, is just one of the twists the contestants won’t see coming.

It’s going to be one of the toughest challenges MKR contestants have ever faced. It’s going to push even the best cooks to breaking point.

In another competition first, the knives are out when select MKR teams form a jury to judge other team’s meals. The judge’s table will see the return of familiar faces. Guest judges include Colin Fassnidge Guy Grossi Karen Martini Liz Egan.

This Years Contestants

GROUP 1

New South Wales – Annie and Jason (Married cheese makers) Western Australia – Chloe and Kelly (Well-travelled friends)
South Australia – Deb and Rick (Married 38 years)
Australian Capital Territory – Andrew and Emelia (Newly dating) Queensland – Paul and Blair (Surfer dads)
Victoria – Helena and Vikki (Twins)

GROUP 2

New South Wales – Uel and Shannelle (Newlyweds) Western Australia – Jess and Felix (Designer and miner) South Australia – Bree and Jessica (Proud mums) Tasmania – Thalia and Bianca (Besties)
Queensland – David and Corinne (Couple two years) Victoria – Harry and Christo (Best mates)

The top-rating Seven production has built a huge following since it premiered in 2010. It has grown year-on-year and when Queensland husband and wife team Dan and Steph won the title in 2013, an audience of 3.270 million was watching.

The top two teams will again battle it out in the grand final where they will present their ultimate dining menu to a full restaurant. With $250,000 in prize money on offer, it’s the ultimate battle to decide whose kitchen rules!

My Kitchen Rules launches after the Australian Open Tennis Jan 27th on Seven.

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