Last week, the premiere of the fifth season of MasterChef Junior on Fox TV showcased 16 young cooks competing for eight of the top 20 spots.
Graham Elliot has parted company with his fellow judges on the reality show, Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi, but viewers can expect to see a rotation of judges this season, including Martha Stewart and the Muppets. Former first lady Michelle Obama will also be a guest star on the show, the Los Angeles Times reported.
This won’t be Mrs. Obama’s first appearance on a cooking show: she has also appeared in Iron Chef America, Rachael Ray, and Barefoot Contessa with Ina Garten.
As first lady, Mrs. Obama’s championed healthy eating for children. Her national initiative “Let’s Move” aims to solve the problem of obesity and allow children to “grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams,” according to the Let’s Move website.