"You have to accept it and move on. You've just got to be flexible and keep your people taken care of and employed, and that was always our goal. If we can feed the community at the same time, wonderful. It's not easy. It's like starting a brand new business," he added.
Thankfully, he has his actress wife, Lindsay Price, to keep him company while self-isolating, admitting she's been his rock throughout this tricky period in time.
"My beautiful wife is homeschooling and they are right at the ages, eight and five. They don't go off into their bedroom and figure it out, you got to help them."
Last month, Curtis opened up about his time in the MasterChef kitchen, admitting that despite being close friends with former judges Matt Preston, Gary Mehigan and George Calombaris, he loves the new lineup.
Speaking to The Daily Telegraph, he admitted that after filming a guest spot earlier this year with Melissa Leong, Jock Zonfrillo and Andy Allen, he thinks they "work really well" together.
"Change always feels weird, but I think it’s going very well for all of them, to be honest," he said. "The timing is brilliant. We all have more time on our hands and if you think about it we are all not only cooking more but cooking more adventurously."