Who Is Che Spiotta (Masterchef Junior Winner 2019) Bio, Age, Father (Jason Spiotta), Instagram


Che Spiotta Biography

Che Spiotta is the winner of Masterchef Junior Season 7 which aired on Fox. He was the only male contestant in the finals. He was the first to earn a finale spot after he won the Mystery Box challenge. His signature dish was “Pan-Seared Salmon with Celeriac & Potato Purée & Sautéed Leeks with Kale Avocado Salad.”

During an interview with parade.com Che revealed that he started cooking when he was really young at around three or four. He said that he got into it because of being gluten-free and there were a lot of things he couldn’t eat.
“I started cooking when I was really young, three or four. I got into it because of being gluten-free and there weren’t a lot of things that I could eat. Back then, there wasn’t a lot of gluten-free stuff, so I would experiment with things I could eat. My dad and I would use the things we could and try to experiment to make it different and better. I started growing from there and I realized how much fun cooking is and how creative it is. I just love everything about it.”

Che Spiotta Age

Che is 13 years old.

Che Spiotta Family

Che was born to his late father Jason Spiotta and his mother Elizabethanne Spiotta. His later father taught him the Italian recipes he learned from his family. His mother said that Jason teaching Che to cook was a way of helping him with his gluten intolerance.

Che Masterchef Junior Father/ Che Spiotta Father (Jason Spiotta)

Che’s father Jason died suddenly in 2015. He is the one who taught him the Italian recipes he learned from his family. According to Daily Freeman his father taught him to cook to help him with his gluten intolerance when he was 4 years old. He put emphasis on teaching him Italian recipes so that he could connect with his heritage.

During the final episode, Che said his three dishes told his story about being gluten-free, and about his family. He commented that his dad would be so proud of him if he saw what he had done.

“If my dad could see me right now, he would be so proud of me.”

Che Spiotta Soccer

Che is also athletic, according to his website bio he plays soccer and loves camping; “When I am not cooking, I get a kick out of soccer and being outside camping and playing in the river with my 2 brothers.”


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Che Spiotta Masterchef

Che Spiotta was one of the 24 contestants aged between 8 and 13 on the seventh season of MasterChef Junior on FOX News. He was one of the three finalists with Malia Brauer and Ivy Angst who competed in the series finale on 4th June 2019.

Che Spiotta who hails from Boiceville, N.Y. became the winner after he won the judges with his menu: an appetizer of pan-seared Santa Barbara prawns and cuttlefish on a bed of polenta with Calabrian chili powder; a veal saltimbocca with finger potatoes and a spring pea ragout with mushroom jus entrée; and a flourless chocolate, olive oil cake with an orange glaze, fresh ricotta cream and pistachio tuile for dessert.

He said his thought for the finale was: “No risk, no reward.”

“If you don’t put your all into it and try your best, you are not going to get anything out of it,” he told Parade.com in this exclusive interview. “That is definitely what I did in the finale. I went all out with what I cooked and how I did it. I do that a lot in my life. You’ve got to put your all into it. If you don’t, you won’t get the right results.”

After being crowned the winner of MasterChef junior he was also awarded a $100,000 check which will went into his account although he won’t be able to access until he is 18.

Che said he hoped to open his own restaurant one day but being on the show opened another career option for him.

“I definitely want to have a restaurant at some point in my life, but being on the show, I realized how much I love cooking shows and being on TV, so I am thinking having my own cooking show one day would be a really cool thing to do.”

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