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Mateo McConnellis a contestant from MasterChef season 6. He is a teacher at a high school.
In the season premiere, Mateo won a white apron and moved on to MasterChef season 6.
In "Your'e the Apple of My Eye", Mateo's apple pie with ginger, cardamon, and salted caramel was disliked by the judges of the apple thickness. Because of the ingredients and thickness of the apples, Mateo was eliminated.