The ONLY blind contestant in a reality cooking show also won Masterchef!
Christine Ha won the third season of MasterChef. She is the first and only Reality TV cooking show contestant to be visually impaired or blind. Ha likens her sigh impairment to seeing the world through a thick, puffy cloud of white steam. She stuck to making mostly Asian cuisine and keeping it simple.
Her finale rival on the other hand cooked items from across the globe and used fancy techniques. Some criticize that Ha only one for ratings since she is disabled, but the point of the show is to highlight every day cooks at home being able to make extraordinary dishes that top chefs even enjoy. Ultimately, Christine Ha made history by just being on the cooking show, let alone win the whole thing.