MasterChef Latino judges 2022 include Adrián Herrera and Benito Molina
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MasterChef Latino judges 2022 include Adrián Herrera and Benito Molina

MasterChef Latino first aired in 2018 and season 2 premiered in 2019. Now, the cooking competition is back for a third season and there have been some changes to the judging panel.

Budding chefs all go head to head for the title of MasterChef and a $100,000 cash prize in the competition. As per the show’s website, MasterChef Latino sees: “Latin American cultures, flavors and seasonings come together“. So, let’s find out more about the MasterChef Latino judges in 2022…

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Meet the MasterChef Latino judges 2022: Chef Claudia Sandoval

Chef Claudia Sandoval was the MasterChef US season 6 winner, so she knows exactly how the contestants will feel on MasterChef this year.

She hails from California and her family was originally from Mazatlán, Sinaloa as per her website.

Following her MasterChef win, Claudia formed ‘Claudia’s Cocina’ and has experience of working with huge brands such as Coca-Cola.

Claudia can be found on Instagram with almost 100k followers @chefclaudiasandoval.

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Chef Benito Molina

He’s been a judge on MasterChef Latino since season 1 and now Chef Benito Molina is back for a third season alongside Chef Claudia and Chef Adrián.

Benito Molina is a 54-year-old celebrity chef who was born in Mexico.

He runs the Manzanilla restaurant in Ensenada, Mexico alongside his wife Solange Muris.

Follow Chef Benito Molina on Instagram @benito_molina where he has around 540k followers.

Meet MasterChef’s Adrián Herrera

Also judging the 2022 MasterChef Latino competition is Chef Adrián Herrera.

Replacing former judge Ennio Carota, Adrián Herrera has 680k followers on Instagram and Twitter combined.

Follow the judge @chefherrera. As well as a chef, Adrián is a columnist and an avid photographer.

Before setting his sights on becoming a chef, as per Wine and Food Fest, Adrián was a cattle rancher and a sculptor. He opened his first restaurant in 2005 and went on to be nominated for and win awards.

Chef Adrián’s restaurants include La Fonda San Francisco, El Paso del Norte and Chef Herrera, which are all located in Mexico.

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