MasterChef SPOILER: Sarah Tiong packs her bags and leaves her Melbourne hotel in photos that ‘prove she DOESN’T win the cooking show’
MasterChef fan favourite Sarah Tiong appears to be out of the competition.
The 29-year-old lawyer and chef was spotted leaving her Melbourne hotel on Thursday with a packed bag, which suggests she was heading home after being eliminated from the show.
Sarah, who normally resides in Sydney, had been staying in the Melbourne while filming the Channel 10 cooking program.
Gone already? Sarah Tiong appears to be out of the MasterChef competition after she was spotted leaving her Melbourne hotel on Thursday with a packed bag
Onlookers saw Sarah being escorted from the hotel and into a yellow taxi.
She was then driven to another location in Melbourne, where she was greeted by friends and family.
As she emerged from the taxi at her destination, a young woman excitedly leapt into Sarah’s arms and gave her a hug.
Checking out: Onlookers saw Sarah being escorted from the hotel, where she had been staying for the duration of filming, and into a yellow taxi
She may have then travelled to the airport, but her exact movements are unknown.
Sarah’s outing comes just days after fellow MasterChef contender Poh Ling Yeow was spotted shopping for groceries in the Victorian capital.
Many fans believed this sighting was proof the Adelaide-based chef was still in the running to take out the top spot.
Poh, 47, is a bookies’ favourite to win the competition, which is still being filmed but is expected to wrap in the coming weeks.
Warm welcome: Sarah was driven to another location in Melbourne, where she was greeted by friends. She may have then travelled to the airport, but her exact movements are unknown
Home away from home: Sarah, who normally resides in NSW, had been staying in Melbourne throughout filming. Her exit from the hotel on Thursday strongly suggests she has been eliminated
It comes after Daily Mail Australia revealed the rumoured final six contestants earlier this month.
Poh, Reynold Poernomo, Laura Sharrad, Brendan Pang, Reece Hignell and Emelia Jackson all appeared to confirm they were finalists with careless social media posts.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Channel 10 for comment.
End of the road: MasterChef Australia is still being filmed in Melbourne, but is expected to wrap in the coming weeks. Pictured: MasterChef: Back to Win contestants