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At the end of the last edition of Masterchef, the chefs dedicated the episode to food critic Charles Campion, who died just before Christmas in December last year at the age of 69.The star was a regular critic of the BBC’s cooking program in both professional and professional circles Also in the celebrity series Emotional Viewers took advantage of social media after the show paid its own tribute to the food journalist

In the latest installment of Masterchef, the semi-finalists were tasked with preparing a series of dishes to impress hosts John Torode and Gregg Wallace

Gregg and John also invited food critics Grace Dent, Jay Rayner and Jimi Famurewa to sample the dishes and criticize who should reach the finals

As the program ended, a message pending tribute to Charles appeared on the screen

“Today’s semi-final of the Critics Table is dedicated to the late great food critic Charles Campion, who unfortunately passed away at the end of 2020,” says the tribute

The tribute continued: “Charles’ wit, technical culinary knowledge and passion for great British ingredients and dishes are sorely missed – as is his legendary love of some old-fashioned carbohydrates on the plate”

Along with a photo of Charles, the tribute read: “In memory of our friend Charles Campion #MasterChefUK”

Fans also rushed to Twitter to pay their respects One fan tweeted: “He was a man to be respected, his opinion mattered. RUHE IN PEACE”

Another commented, “Dear Charles, you will be missed very much. Smart, Fantastic Palate and a Great Judge Xxx”

A third added, “When Charles spoke, I was listening to A Very Good Communicator on the Show and in his written work Beautiful Homage”

“Very sad news! He will be a huge loss to the show May he RIP, “said a fourth

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Another paid tribute and tweeted, “I am very sorry to hear that Charles has died, beloved man, REST IN PEACE”

Campion’s family confirmed his death in December 2020 after his daughter Ashley paid tribute online

“He was a brilliant father, friend and husband Everyone who came in contact with him got a little better off for it I love you Dad !! “

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Source: https://www.express.co.uk/showbiz/tv-radio/1418526/Masterchef-fans-show-food-critic-Charles-Campion-BBC-video