Before the triumvirate renders its judgment, however, Gordon would like Faruq to bring in his wife and ridiculously cute child from the waiting area. The wife blubbers about how much this means to her husband. Faruq tears up. It's like they're trying to belatedly season the macaroni and cheese with the salt from their tears. Gordon hands an apron to the cute kid; happy crying ensues. Next time, season your dish, Gordon reminds Faruq as he leaves. Or I'll curse at you in front of your wife and child.
And that brings us to the end of the first week of MasterChef with only half the aprons distributed to their rightful owners (and Dave). Which means we've got a whole 'nother week of this are-they-in-or-are-they-out nonsense before we get down to the actual competition. I suppose that's one way to distinguish this show from Top Chef or Top Chef Masters -- those programs know when to get down to business.
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