“The winner of this third season of Masterchef Celebrity is…”, declared Damián Betular with suspense. And upon returning from a commercial break, with the rating exceeding 18 points by a tenth to 0.03 on Tuesday, he announced: Mica Viciconte became champion of Celebrity Master Chef 3 (Phone). So, in addition to the crown, he won a prize of one and a half million pesos. Meanwhile, in second place was Thomas Fonzwho won a one-year fellowship at a major gastronomy institute.
Mica’s first reaction was a burst of laughter, one he has become accustomed to both from the jury and from his colleagues and viewers. The first to congratulate her was the actor with a hug. “I won?”, he said and immediately received the hug and the kiss from Fabien Cubero (“I am very proud of all the efforts he has made”) and his daughters-in-law Indiana, Sienna Yes allegra (“I am very happy“, celebrated the little girl shyly). “Things with sacrifice, effort and perseverance, can beconcluded Mica, overwhelmed with emotion: “People thought I wasn’t crying,” she laughed again.
“I have never participated in a competition with such good vibes. It’s very rare. I liked it, I take friends. Also that my family accompanies me and they are part of my family“, he said, making a circle with his hands that encompassed bean and her daughters with nicole neumann. And he continued until he broke: “A baby is on the way, what I’ve wanted for a long time…”. Finally, he dedicated the award “to my family and to my son who is coming”.
Fabián Cubero’s kiss to Mica Viciconte when she became champion. Indiana, Sienna and Allegra, the daughters of former footballer and Nicole Neumann, gave a hug to their mother-in-law
the last night of Celebrity Master Chef 3 had started Monday at 11:07 p.m. sharp and with a rating reaching 17 points after an episode of more than the first of us. Mica Yes Thomas They faced off in this grand finale which started on Sunday, when they had an hour and a half to cook a three-step menu under the watchful eye of the jury. Damien Betular, Donat de Santis Yes german martiteguiand driving Santiago del Moro.
The first thing that delivered and at the same time was the starters from their three-step menus. In the case of Tomás, it was a black pudding, pear and brie bruschettta that was the first to be tasted. “It’s a well-chosen entry, consistent with what you’ve done. The black pudding and the bread are very tasty, although I would have cut it thinner. I loved“Martitegui told him.
The entry presented by Tomás Fonzi in the Masterchef Celebrity 3 grand finale
The entry featured by Mica Viciconte in the Masterchef Celebrity 3 grand finale
“When you bite into it, the textures are multiple: the toast is crispy, the processed blood sausage is creamy, the pear is very good. I would have added more pear, even if the balance is perfect. very well executed“said Betular. “Acidity and acidity well done, good proportion of bread. You chose the brioche at the market very well“congratulated Donato.
mica presented some scallops au gratin with monray sauce, aioli and parmesan. “It’s a super classic what you did. The sauce is very representative. It’s very well executed. This combination is very rich in the mouth. The only thing I would change is the sauce, which I would put on it. It’s a very good start”, she qualified Betular. For his part, Donato said: “Very creamy, delicate. The sauce would have been put underneath, by surprise. In taste, it is very rich”.
Finally, Martitegui spoke: “It’s very well done, it brings me closer to where you come from. It seems to me that it is. It’s very well interpreted, even though I would never have set it on fire,” he told her of a candle he brought to the presentation. “This is how he introduces himself in a very well-known restaurant where we usually go with FabiánMica fought back. And Cubero agreed with him: “When the fire goes out, the waiter takes the plate”.
Tomas Fonzi and Mica Viciconte showcased their three-step menu starters at the Masterchef finale
By the time the main courses were presented, the rating jumped to 18 dots. Mica went first with Grilled gizzards and prawns served with a cauliflower and shallot purée with a mushroom and black garlic sauce reduction. “The prawns are well prepared. You cooked this gizzard very well. The sauce caught my eye and closed my plate. The cauliflower mash has the velvet that our friend Martitegui always demands,” Donato said. Mica had a few tears there: “Who would say we’re crying for a gizzard”, he laughs.
“You are a fighter and you go there for the technique, for the effort, for the qualification. The dish is very complex to make and it is very good. When you eat it, you smell the sea, you smell the land… CongratulationsMartitegui told him as tears continued to stream down Viciconte’s face. “It’s an impeccable game of textures, Viciconte,” concluded Betular.
The main course presented by Tomás Fonzi in the Masterchef Celebrity 3 grand finale
The main course presented by Mica Viciconte in the Masterchef Celebrity 3 grand finale
Meanwhile, Tomás left for a wagyu chorizo steak with fennel, goat cheese, chimichurri and tomato confit. “A fresh, light, original association, very subtle flavors. The tomato is perfect. The wagyu is at the point where it needs to be… It’s 100% Fonzi,” says Martitegui.
“You could have made whatever meat you wanted, but the secret is who made it. You dared with the flavors… How difficult this evening!said Betular, who pointed out that both menus are “spectacular”. “Your dish has personality, simple, direct. Everything is well cooked. How do you spell the word “perfection”? Donato concludes.
Mica Viciconte and Tomas Fonzi presented their main course during the Masterchef Celebrity 3 finale
And it was the turn of the final walk to the jury, with Mica and Tomás with the desserts. At this stage, the rating passed the 18 dotstaking 10 out The famous hotel (El Trece), its direct competition. Fonzi opted for a roasted peach on a pink sambayón with whipped cream and caramelized pistachios inspired and dedicated to his family. “The fishing is very good, very tender. The acidity of the cream is very good for the palate. The sambayón is very good, although I would have taken it out sooner. It’s a really good finishing touch,” Betular said.
“I see your family table, which is full of sweetness. I think they overran the sambayón of this dish a bit. That’s the only thing I would change. But congratulations anyway,” Donato replied. “This excites me because it’s the best description of a dish you’ve done in all of Masterchef. I’ve never seen you so happy and it sounded very honest. The combination of flavors is perfect and it’s a great end to the menu,” concluded Martitegui.
The dessert that Mica Viciconte presented during the Masterchef Celebrity 3 finale
For his part, Viciconte presented a creamy chocolate, 70% cocoa, with a coral tuile and a red fruit sauce. “Yes, the Viciconte confectionery? I wanted to ask you for 10 kilos of this sauce, which is really good,” Donato joked, pretending to call a local to place an order. “I love it. The sauce is simple but it goes together very well, it is very balanced. Very well executed,” the Italian completed his comeback.
“I saw you move like a pro with a dessert“, flattered Martitegui. “The foam has no lumps. It’s a lot of sacrifice, a lot of study and a lot of willpower, in both cases. These are two impeccable gastronomic experiences“said Betular for Mica and Tomás.
Tomas Fonzi and Mica Viciconte showcased their desserts at the Masterchef grand finale
“They are two big winners, because having arrived here surely excites you a lot. But it excites us a lot. Two different styles: one more based on intuition, on sensitivity. The other, more based on effort, in study. Your menus could be in any restaurant“, said Martitegui by way of conclusion. “They both deserve this award and before communicating it, we would like to thank them for honoring this profession that we love so much.“, concluded Betular before giving the verdict with which the third season of Master Chef Celebrity.