updated 09/10/2012 AT 2:15 PM ET
•originally published 09/10/2012 AT 10:30 PM ET
MasterChef judges Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot started season 3 by inviting 100 home cooks to Los Angeles to show off their best dishes. After weeks of intense competition and countless flavorful foods, only two remained, Josh Marks and Christine Ha, the show’s first blind contestant.
So who took home the prizes – including $250,000 and a cook book deal – on Monday’s finale? Keep reading to find out. Spoilers ahead!
After reuniting with loved ones, the finalists had two hours to cook three courses: an appetizer, an entrée and a dessert.