Omar Foster : Masterchef UK 2023 Finalists

Real NameOmar Foster
Date of Birth1992
ProfessionToy developer
Net Worth in DollarsN/A


  • Grew up in Watford, lived in Manchester and East London, settled in Barnsley with partner
  • Developed love for food while living in London and traveling
  • Finds cooking relaxing and enjoys experimenting with flavors and cuisines

On MasterChef

  • Always dreamed of entering MasterChef and finally applied
  • Values the experience, pressure, and opportunity to learn from industry pioneers
  • Feels honored to be part of the show and cook for judges John and Gregg
  • Making it to the Finals is one of the proudest moments of life

Cooking influences/passions

  • Watched MasterChef as a teenager and found inspiration in the variety of winners
  • The Art of Eating Well by the Hemsley Sisters was the first cookbook bought and cooked extensively from it
  • Inspired by chefs such as Samin Nosrat, Kristen Kish, Fuchsia Dunlop, and Nigella Lawson
  • Driven by the creativity and continuous learning experience in the kitchen

Cooking ambitions

  • Initially didn’t think a career in food was possible, but now desires to work in the industry
  • Works in product development and would love to bring new products and experiences to the food market
  • Interested in becoming a development chef or working for a food brand to innovate
  • Would be delighted to write a cookbook if the opportunity arises
  • Hopes to use MasterChef as a platform to make cooking and food a career






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