Ultimate Braai Master back for season 8 with new host

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Benny Masekwameng and Peter Goffe-Wood in Ultimate Braai Master.
Benny Masekwameng and Peter Goffe-Wood in Ultimate Braai Master.
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  • Ultimate Braai Master is back for an eighth season on e.tv.
  • Creator Justin Bonello will be replaced as host.
  • The show will air from 5 February 2023 at 17:00.

South African competition reality show Ultimate Braai Master will be back for an 8th season in 2023 on e.tv and will be switching to the Western Cape, with creator Justin Bonello replaced as the host but retaining judges Peter Goffe-Wood and Benny Masekwameng.

With a new host still to be announced, season 8 of Ultimate Braai Master will be on from 5 February 2023 at 17:00. The show will be filmed between 26 October and 2 December in the Western Cape this year for 13 episodes, after two seasons shot in the Eastern Cape.

With over 8 million viewers who watched season 7 on the channel and eXtra and eReality, eMedia's Openview satellite service, the show was also picked up by Netflix for a global audience in February this year.

Sivan Pillay, Trace Studios CEO says:

Another very exciting chapter in the Ultimate Braai Master journey lies ahead of us. Trace Studios looks forward to producing another series and is very excited about the sponsor partnerships that G2Connection has brought to the Ultimate Braai Master brand. In addition, there will be a new host presenting the show this round.

The 8th season of Ultimate Braai Master will feature 10 teams having to braai all kinds of food in various locations in all kinds of manner. The season plans to "showcase the wealth of produce celebrated in the region, from free-range dairy and grain-fed cattle, to fresh grown organic vegetables from farm to braai to table".

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