A TROON chef is through to the final of the BBC'S Masterchef: The Professionals.

Millions of viewers watched Sagar Massey, 23, on Friday, December 2, impressing the show's judges with his culinary skills as he fought it out in a bid to reach the final of the popular cookery show.

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Sagar said: "To be a finalist is my biggest achievement."

Sagar is one of six chefs through to the finals, which start on BBC One at 8pm on Tuesday, December 6.