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Judge Melissa Leong congratulates Junior MasterChef Australia winner Georgia, 11

‘This little girl showed us all what’s possible’: Judge Melissa Leong congratulates Junior MasterChef Australia winner Georgia, 11, in moving post comparing her to Kamala Harris

On Monday night’s episode of Junior MasterChef Australia, young cook Georgia, 11, was crowned the winner. 

The tween walks away with $25,000 prize money after beating runners up Filo, 12, and Cater, 12. 

She said after winning: ‘I’m so surprised. From the beginning my goal was just to make it past the first week. To win this competition was such a surprise.’ 

She won! On Monday night’s episode of Junior MasterChef Australia, young cook Georgia, 11, was crowned the winner. Pictured with judges Melissa Leong, Jock Zonfrillo and Andy Allen

The 11-year-old won after cooking up a trio of curries and a ‘Tropical Mess’ dessert that impressed the judges. 

She not only faced judges Melissa Leong, Jock Zonfrillo and Andy Allen, but their own mothers, who appeared as guest judges. 

Runners up Filo and Carter didn’t go home empty handed, with the young chefs winning $5,000 each. 

Chunk of change: The tween walks away with $25,000 prize money

Chunk of change: The tween walks away with $25,000 prize money 

Something for everyone: Runners up Filo, 12 and Carter, 12 (both pictured) didn't go home empty handed, with the young chefs winning $5,000 each

Something for everyone: Runners up Filo, 12 and Carter, 12 (both pictured) didn’t go home empty handed, with the young chefs winning $5,000 each

After the grand finale, judge Melissa Leong shared a moving Instagram post, congratulating Georgia.   

Melissa even compared her win to the historical election of American Vice President Elect Kamala Harris. 

She wrote: ‘In the same week that the incredible @kamalaharris said of her rise to VP elect, ‘Every little girl that’s watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities’…

Wow! After the grand finale, judge Melissa Leong shared a moving Instagram post, congratulating Georgia. Melissa even compared her win to the historical election of American Vice President Elect Kamala Harris (pictured)

Wow! After the grand finale, judge Melissa Leong shared a moving Instagram post, congratulating Georgia. Melissa even compared her win to the historical election of American Vice President Elect Kamala Harris (pictured) 

Melissa wrote: 'In the same week that the incredible @kamalaharris said of her rise to VP elect, 'Every little girl that's watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities' over here in this corner of the world, our very own little girl showed us all what's possible'

Melissa wrote: ‘In the same week that the incredible @kamalaharris said of her rise to VP elect, ‘Every little girl that’s watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities’ over here in this corner of the world, our very own little girl showed us all what’s possible’ 

‘Over here in this corner of the world, our very own little girl showed us all what’s possible. ⁣   

‘Georgia. At 11, you are already out-classing kids twice your age in wisdom, self possession and grace (and obviously culinary talent). 

‘I am in awe of everything you bring to the table, and I am just so goddamn hopeful with you as our future. Congratulations little one, you did it!’ 

She added: 'Georgia. At 11, you are already out-classing kids twice your age in wisdom, self possession and grace'

She added: ‘Georgia. At 11, you are already out-classing kids twice your age in wisdom, self possession and grace’ 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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