Six more contestants will compete for a place in the next round of MasterChef in this fourth and final heat. 

On tomorrow night's (Tuesday March 25) show six new contestants will battle it out in the MasterChef kitchen in the hopes of getting through to the next round, with the best four cooks going through to the lunch service challenge on Wednesday night.

Entering the kitchen this week is Nick Watson, a 30 year old Glasgow native who has lived in Ireland since 2005 and uses any opportunity he can get to cook or bake.

Brian Kavanagh is a 44-year-old engineer originally from Armagh, but living in Galway. Brian wanted to go to catering college but his mum wouldn't let him, and now he still is at his happiest when in the kitchen.

27-year-old Brenda Carroll from Dublin is an architect and believes her strongest suit will be her presentation skills.

Niall O'Connor is a 35-year-old fell in love with food on a family holiday to Paris, he is currently living in Bray having worked in Marbella for 9 years.

Sonya Hylton is a single mum to two children and her dream is to work in a professional kitchen, and to somebody own her own restaurant.

Cork native Stephanie Manahan is a senior manager in Connolly Hospital and she hopes to get through to impress Nick and Dylan in the MasterChef kitchen.

These six hopefuls must do their best to impress the judges with their signature dishes – only the best will make it through to the service challenge on Wednesday, and from there the competition really heats up with two spaces in the top 10 up for grabs.

Catch MasterChef on RTÉ One, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8.30pm.