MasterChef Junior’s Sarah Lane on the Perils Faced by Pint-Size Cooks

Lane, with pal Gordo.
Lane, with pal Gordo. Photo: Greg Gayne/FOX

“So I would put all the plates up when they were finished, and then all the food would slide off. Like the whole plate would just slide back very slowly. It was a little bit frustrating because everyone was so much taller than me, and they could just throw it up there. I’m like, ‘You’re taking advantage of your height!’” — The now-9-year-old cooking-show contestant says plating is even harder when you’re short. [Vulture, Earlier, Related]