We lastly have a winner for MasterChef Australia Season 13. The trophy has discovered its method to Indian-origin contestant Justin Narayan’s kitchen, as he beat three different contestants — one in every of them with a Bangladesh connection — on the season’s grand finale.
Twenty-seven-year-old Narayan hails from Western Australia, and with this victory, he has grow to be the second Indian-origin contestant on the present to take dwelling the trophy. Earlier than him, it was jail guard Sashi Cheliah, who had received the present in 2018.
Taking to Instagram put up victory, Narayan, a pastor, wrote: “Find people that believe in you. Back yourself. Go hard and hopefully you’ll surprise yourself! Whoever’s reading this I love you. (sic)”
The official MasterChef Australia account additionally shared his comfortable photos with the trophy subsequent to a caption that learn, “Congratulations to our #MasterChefAU 2021 WINNER! 🏆🎉”
Beforehand, in a video detailing his journey — shared on MasterChef Australia’s official account — we learnt that he’s from Perth, Western Australia, and likes to maintain issues “versatile”, cooking “different cuisines”. He has Fijian and Indian heritage, which has influenced him and his cooking type.
Whereas on the present, he had impressed judges with plenty of dishes, together with Indian hen tacos and Indian hen curry.