So you think your kid can cook?
If so, the hit Fox reality series “MasterChef Junior” is holding an open casting call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 5 at the Doubletree Suites Magnificent Mile, 300 E. Ohio. The show is seeking kids who “love to cook, from all types of backgrounds, and with a range of cooking styles,” for a chance to be on a future season of the show.
Kids 8 to 13 (as of April 1, 2016), who are a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of the U.S., are eligible to participate at the open casting call OR apply online for an audition with the following rules (you must PRE-REGISTER online to attend the open call!):
If you are planning to attend the OPEN CALL on Dec. 5, do the following:
1. A parent or legal guardian pre-register their child’s profile here.
2. Download the application form HERE. It must be filled out and signed by parent or legal guardian. Bring a copy with you to the open call.
3. Bring an apron. Food and the equipment needed will be provided at the open call.
4. A parent or legal guardian must be present at the open call with the applicant.
ONLY If you cannot attend the open call, you can do the following:
1: Make a video; instructions are available here for submission info.
2: Fill out the online application form for your child (see above).
3: Mail the completed application, picture and video your child’s application, picture, and video to: MasterChef Junior Season 5 Casting, 1741 Ivar Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90028. The deadline is 2 p.m. Dec. 11. and any video submissions must be postmarked by December 11.
The new season of “MasterChef Junior” premieres at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 on FOX. For more information, click here.