My Kitchen Rules all-stars Jake and Elle's bittersweet victory six months on

Jake and Elle Harrison won My Kitchen Rules: The Rivals in March.

But the same month their victory aired, the brother and sister team from Brisbane suffered a devastating blow to their local business.

Ten days before learning of their series' win, their business was forced to close due to the coronavirus pandemic and it has remained closed six months on.

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EXCLUSIVE: My Kitchen Rules all-stars Jake and Elle Harrison have revealed their bittersweet 2020 victory as their business was forced to close within 10 days of winning the series six months ago. Pictured during the MKR finale - which aired in March

EXCLUSIVE: My Kitchen Rules all-stars Jake and Elle Harrison have revealed their bittersweet 2020 victory as their business was forced to close within 10 days of winning the series six months ago. Pictured during the MKR finale - which aired in March

Jake and Elle have been part of Brisbane's unique riverfront shipping container dining and market precinct, Eat Street, since November 2013. 

Their stall concept and offerings have changed over the years.

Speaking to Daily Mail Australia on Monday, Elle said: 'It was definitely a bittersweet win, because everything that comes with winning My Kitchen Rules just didn't happen for us, unfortunately.'

Elle, 29, mentioned that due to the global coronavirus outbreak, Channel Seven's marketing team was downsized, there were less press opportunities or events to attend, and their business was forced to close.

'It was just hard. We haven't done anything... nothing has progressed. Everything's just been put on hold and we've been waiting,' she said.

'Everything that comes with winning MKR just didn't happen for us, unfortunately': Elle said due to the coronavirus outbreak, Channel Seven's marketing team was downsized, there were less press opportunities or events to attend, and their business was forced to close

'Everything that comes with winning MKR just didn't happen for us, unfortunately': Elle said due to the coronavirus outbreak, Channel Seven's marketing team was downsized, there were less press opportunities or events to attend, and their business was forced to close

'We haven't opened in six months and there's no sign of reopening again soon': In March, East Street Northshore forced its vendors to cease operations as they closed the popular outdoor precinct amid the coronavirus pandemic

'We haven't opened in six months and there's no sign of reopening again soon': In March, East Street Northshore forced its vendors to cease operations as they closed the popular outdoor precinct amid the coronavirus pandemic

In March, East Street Northshore forced its vendors to cease operations as they closed the popular outdoor precinct amid the coronavirus pandemic.

'We haven't opened in six months and there's no sign of reopening again soon,' Elle said, claiming recent COVID-19 outbreaks interstate have pushed back the scheduled reopening of the precinct back.

Jake and Elle won a reduced $100,000 cash prize during the all-stars season this year, down from the $250,000 that was offered in

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