Kate Bracks

Katherine Jane Bracks (née Pickett) is an Australian reality television cook. She is the winner of the third series of MasterChef Australia.[1]

Kate Bracks
Born
Katherine Jane Pickett

1974 (age 46–47)
NationalityAustralian
OccupationCook
PredecessorAdam Liaw
SuccessorAndy Allen
Spouse(s)Luke Bracks
Children3
AwardsWinner, MasterChef Australia

Bracks, mother of three children, was previously a school teacher.[2] She lives in Orange, New South Wales and attends Orange Evangelical Church.[3] While on the show, Bracks refused to call the Dalai Lama "Your Holiness", saying that "My belief is that God is the only one that is perfectly holy."[4] Her stance attracted media attention in India.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Byrnes, Holly (8 August 2011). "Kate Bracks of Orange in NSW wins MasterChef in 2011". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 8 August 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Kate Bracks, MasterChef profile.
  3. ^ Prisk, Tracey (11 May 2011). "Kate's in the master mix". Central Western Daily. Retrieved 8 August 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Byrnes, Holly (15 July 2011). "A Dalai Lama dilemma for MasterChef contestant Kate". Herald Sun. Retrieved 8 August 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Dalai Lama 'not holy enough' for Oz MasterChef contestant". The Indian Express. 15 July 2011. Retrieved 8 August 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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Preceded by
Adam Liaw
MasterChef Australia
Winner

2011
Succeeded by
Andy Allen