MasterChef 2019 is well underway, and the judges are ever closer to crowning this year’s culinary champ.

Each week the MasterChef contestants carry out a series of challenges and hope to show off their very best cooking skills.

But who is MasterChef 2019’s Thomas? And what doe she get up to outside of the BBC show?

Thomas, MasterChef 2019

Thomas, MasterChef 2019

Who is Thomas on MasterChef 2019?

Thomas Elson-Knight is a semi-finalist on the 15th series of MasterChef UK.

The 25-year-old is from Yelverton in Devon and comes from a family of nine children.

In addition to cooking up a storm in the kitchen, Thomas works as a stone sawyer for his family’s business.

Is Thomas on Instagram?

Yes, Thomas is on Instagram. His username is @thomaseknightfood.

However, his account is currently set as private.

In his Instagram bio, Thomas describes himself as a “stone sawyer come cook”, and states that “food and beer” are his passion.

Thomas, MasterChef 2019

Thomas, MasterChef 2019

When did Thomas start cooking?

Thomas began cooking at an early age and picked some of his kitchen skills from his father, who worked as a chef.

According to Plymouth Live, the MasterChef contestant said that he was “shocked” to get onto the BBC series in the first place.

Thomas has also revealed that his friends and family were “nagging” him to apply for the 2019 series.

 

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