MASTERCHEF: The Professionals contestant Alex Webb has impressed the judges enough to make it through to the semi-finals.
The young, ambitious chef has risen through the ranks since starting out as a pot washer in his local restaurant.
Who is Alex from MasterChef?
Alex Webb is a head chef working in Dunmow, Essex.
The 25-year-old chef knew he wanted to work in a kitchen from an early age.
He started at his local restaurant Square One at just 14, washing pots.
His career has gone full circle – and Alex is now head chef at that same restaurant.
Alex says that French cuisine is his favourite, but he is also partial to Asian flavours.
What has he said about the show?
Alex told us: "To be in the semi-finals is absolutely amazing.
"I can’t wait to cook and show you all what I can do."
Alex told The Staff Canteen: "Walking into the MasterChef kitchen I was so nervous, but after meeting the judges in the skills test I was at ease."
Which restaurants has Alex worked at?
Alex has staged at Hélène Darroze and Heston Dinner.
He has also worked at Roux at Parliament Square and The Frog in Hoxton.
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