Mark the Chef Mark the Chef has already competed on both MasterChef Junior and Chopped Junior. He started cooking when he was a kid and fell in love with it. He’s been learning and developing his skills ever since. Mark particularly enjoys making Southern food and “stepping it up a notch” with French influence. Mark has spent the past 6 months playing and exploring different flavor combinations. He has become a better chef as a result. He loves creating specialty meals for his family and his mission is to expand people’s culinary horizons.