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Season 14

"Hell's Kitchen 14" on FOX is a reality cooking competition that is hosted by executive producer and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay.

Once again, 18 new chefs from across the country will be tested like never before as Chef Ramsay puts them through a series of grueling challenges and dinner services to prove they have what it takes to win a life-changing grand prize: the "Hell's Kitchen" title and a Head Chef position, a total prize value of $250,000.

Throughout the season, the contestants will face grueling challenges, including fishing for crabs, serving a speed lunch for motorcyclists, preparing delicious dishes for a high school homecoming and a charity night with Fran Drescher ("The Nanny"). Also, the dinner services and challenges will feature celebrities at "Hell's Kitchen," including actor William Shatner ("Star Trek"), the cast of "Workaholics," actor John Ratzenberger ("Cheers"), actress Tamara Taylor ("Bones"), actor Jaleel White ("Family Matters"), actress Tatum O'Neal ("Paper Moon), actor Fred Willard ("Modern Family"), musician Taylor Hicks, actor Robert Englund ("A Nightmare On Elm Street"), actress Tiffani-Amber Thiessen ("White Collar"), musician Lisa Loeb and Chef Wolfgang Puck. As the competition progresses, the number of contestants will be narrowed down until only two chefs are left to compete for the "Hell's Kitchen" title.

In the most emotional season yet, the newest batch of contestants will jump right in to the competition as Chef Ramsay introduces them to their first team challenge. Ramsay splits the chefs into two teams — men (Blue) vs. women (Red) — and asks them to present their signature dishes in front of a live audience. Later, during their first dinner service, the contestants struggle to work together, with Chef Ramsay ultimately kicking one team out of the kitchen.

The "Hell's Kitchen 14" chefs are Adam Livow, Alison Rivera, Brendan Pelley, Bret Hauser, Cameron Spagnolo, Chrissa Schmerler, Christine Hazel, Josh Trovato, Meghan Gill, Michael Dussault, Michelle Tribble, Mieka Houser, Milly Medley, Monique Booker, Nick Peters, Randy Bell, Sarah Baumert, and T. Gregoire.

"Hell's Kitchen" is produced by ITV Studios America in association with A. Smith & Co. Productions. Arthur Smith, Kent Weed and Gordon Ramsay serve as executive producers.


Season 13

"Hell's Kitchen 13" on FOX is a reality cooking competition that is hosted by executive producer and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay.

For Season 13, 18 new chefs from all walks of life will be tested like never before as Chef Ramsay puts them through a series of grueling team challenges and dinner services to prove they possess the passion, culinary ability and determination to win a life-changing grand prize: a Head Chef position at a Gordon Ramsay restaurant, a total prize value of $250,000. Season 13 also will feature the milestone 200th episode.

In the first hour of the premiere episode, Chef Ramsay extends star treatment to the newest batch of contestants when they arrive in Hollywood for a silver screen experience. But the Hollywood ending is cut short when Ramsay splits the chefs into two teams — men (Blue) vs. women (Red) — and asks them to present their signature dishes in front of a live audience. Later, the chefs struggle to work together during their first dinner service, and one team's performance is so disappointing that Chef Ramsay forces them to leave the kitchen.

In the second hour, the Red and Blue teams will go head-to-head and dig as many Geoduck clams out of intricate sand sculptures and then recreate Ramsay's Geoduck sashimi. The team that creates 15 perfect dishes will soak up the sun on a luxury yacht with Chef Ramsay, while the losing team will clean up the sand and prepare the Geoduck nigiri and chowder for dinner service. At the end of another fiery dinner service, one more chef will be sent home.

Throughout the season, the contestants will face grueling challenges, including serving a speed brunch for a culinary graduation, impressing an ultra-exclusive club with special guest judges and preparing delicious dishes for "glampers" at a nearby campsite. Also, the dinner services will be more star-studded than ever with celebrities dining at "Hell's Kitchen," including legendary rock musician Steven Tyler of Aerosmith; talk show host Wendy Williams; NBA Champion Chris Bosh; Olympic gold medalist sprinter Allyson Felix; comedian Penn Jillette, actor Lou Diamond-Phillips and "So You Think You Can Dance" judges Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe. As the competition progresses, the number of contestants will be narrowed down until only two chefs are left to compete for the "Hell's Kitchen" title.

The "Hell's Kitchen 13" chefs are Aaron Lhamon, Ashley Sherman, Brian Santos, Bryant Gallaher, Denine Giordano, Fernando Cruz, Frank Bilotti, Janai Simpson, Jennifer Salhoff, JP DeDominicis, JR Robinson, Kalen Morgenstern, Katie McKeown, La Tasha McCutchen, Roe DiLeo, Sade Dancy, Sterling Wright and Steve Rosenthal.


Season 12

"Hell's Kitchen 12" on FOX is a reality cooking competition hosted by executive producer and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, who welcomes 20 new competitors for Season 12. These aspiring restaurateurs will endure an intense culinary academy, including a series of grueling team challenges and dinner services to prove they possess the right combination of ingredients to win Season 12.

In the premiere episode, Chef Ramsay offers the newest batch of contestants a never-before-seen welcome: the first-ever flash mob in the show's history. Then, after splitting the chefs into two teams — men (blue) vs. women (red) — Ramsay asks them to present their signature dishes in another battle of the sexes, but this time they will be cooking in front of a live audience!

Throughout the season, the contestants must prove their ability to work in teams, before Chef Ramsay determines which chefs are worthy of a black jacket. The rewards for the winners include a luxurious spa day, a surprise trip to Las Vegas and an extravagant shopping spree, while the punishments include churning ice cream, cleaning the dorms and separating trash and recyclables. As the competition progresses, the number of contestants will be narrowed down until only two chefs are left to compete for the ultimate prize: a Head Chef position at a Gordon Ramsay restaurant with a salary of a quarter of a million dollars, and the opportunity to fulfill his/her dreams of working in the culinary industry as the winner of "Hell's Kitchen."

The "Hell's Kitchen 12" chefs are Anton Testino, Beth Taylor, Bev Lazo-Gonzalez, Chris Eversole, Guarav Navin, Jason Zepaltas, Jessica Vogel, Joy Parham-Thomas, Kashia Zollicoffer, Melanie Finch, Michael DeMarco, Michael Gabriel, Mike Aresta, Nicole Rutz, Ralph Johnson, Richard Mancini, Rochelle Bergman, Sandra Flores, Scott Commings and Simone Hammond.


Season 11

"Hell's Kitchen 11" on FOX is a reality cooking competition starring world-renowned chef Gordon Ramsay who welcomes 20 new competitors for Season 11. These aspiring restaurateurs will endure an intense culinary academy, including a series of grueling team challenges and dinner services to prove to Chef Ramsay that they have the perfect blend of skill, poise and determination to win a life-changing grand prize: a head chef position working under Executive Chef Jeremy Berlin at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace.

For the first time in "Hell's Kitchen" history, the newest batch of 20 aspiring restaurateurs will head to Las Vegas to present their signature dishes before a live audience. The contestants will split into two teams — the red team (women) and blue team (men) — to show Chef Ramsay and the live audience that they have what it takes to make their mark in the restaurant world. The winning team with the most impressive dishes will earn a VIP night on the town and attend a special concert, while the losing team will take a long, sweltering eight-hour journey back to Los Angeles on a school bus.

This season, the chefs will compete in an obstacle course involving lobsters and prepare a meal for hungry runners and world-renowned athletes as they vie for a chance to win lavish rewards, including a luxury spa day on a yacht and a trip to wine country on a private jet. Meanwhile, the losing teams will scale hundreds of pounds of fish or scrub down "Hell's Kitchen" in preparation for dinner service. Throughout the competition, the teams will be winnowed down until two chefs are left standing to compete for the ultimate prize.

The "Hell's Kitchen 11" chefs are Amanda Giblin, Anthony Rodriguez, Barret Beyer, Christian Rosati, Cyndi Stanimirov, Dan Ryan, Danielle Boorn, Gina Aloise, Ja'Nel Witt, Jacqueline Baldassari, Jeremy Madden, Jessica Lewis, Jon Scallion, Mary Poehnelt, Michael Langdon, Nedra Harris, Ray Alongi, Sebastian Royo and Susan Heaton.

"Hell's Kitchen 2013" is produced by ITV Studios America in association with A. Smith & Co. Productions. Arthur Smith, Kent Weed and Gordon Ramsay serve as executive producers.


Season 10

"Hell's Kitchen 10" on FOX is a reality cooking competition starring world-renowned chef Gordon Ramsay. Aspiring restaurateurs once again will be put through an intense culinary academy to prove they possess the right combination of ingredients to win the life-changing grand prize.

Award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay spices up the 10th season with 18 new competitors. These aspiring restaurateurs will brave Ramsay and his fiery command of the kitchen as he once again puts the competitors through an intense culinary academy to prove they possess the right combination of ingredients to win the life-changing grand prize: a head chef position working under Executive Chef Kevin Hee at Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas.

Hoping to impress Chef Ramsay, the contestants leave the pleasantries at the door as tempers flare and things get hot in the kitchen, as well as in the dorms and during the eliminations. In the premiere episode, the chefs are divided into the red (women) and blue (men) teams. Then each must present his/her signature dish to Chef Ramsay and pray he doesn't spit them out!

In future episodes, the chefs will shuck scallops, create an all-American meal and herd sheep, as they vie for a chance to win rewards including a luxury yacht excursion to Catalina and a VIP day at the races. Meanwhile, the losing teams will be required to drink liquefied versions of their failed dishes and hone their tree-chopping skills in the heat. As the competition progresses, the teams will be reduced until only two chefs are left to compete for the ultimate prize and fulfill their dreams of working in the culinary industry as the winner of "Hell's Kitchen."

The "Hell's Kitchen 10" chefs are Barbie Marshall, Brian Merel, Briana Swanson, Chris Carrero, Christina Wilson, Clemenza Caserta, Dana Cohen, Danielle Rimmer, Don Savage, Guy Vaknin,Justin Antiorio, Kimmie Willis, Patrick Cassata, Robyn Almodovar, Roshni Guarni, Royce Wagner, Tavon Hubbard and Tiffany Johnson.


Season 9

"Hell's Kitchen 9" on FOX is a reality cooking competition starring world-renowned chef Gordon Ramsay.

Get ready for the heat of "Hell's Kitchen 2011" as superstar chef Gordon Ramsay ushers in the series' red-hot ninth season with 18 new competitors. These aspiring restaurateurs will brave Ramsay and his wrath as he once again puts the competitors through rigorous challenges to see who has the skill and passion to win a life-changing prize: a head chef position at BLT Steak in New York City.

Ramsay's culinary challenges will range from the cute and cuddly as the chefs cook a "mommy and me" meal for a room full of moms and toddlers — to the sublime as the chefs are challenged to cook using different types of beer as the basis for their recipes. The winning teams will get to enjoy a private jet to Palm Springs, Indy-car racing, a $20,000-per-night suite in Las Vegas or a four-story yacht excursion, while the losing teams will be required to decorate for a high school reunion, take delivery of and butcher an entire side of beef, create ice sculptures and put together an entire children's playground for family night.

In the season premiere, Ramsay launches the competition with the signature-dish challenge and is both impressed and disappointed right from the start. Before the dinner service can even begin, one contestant is rushed to the hospital and things go downhill quickly from there until one chef is eliminated from "Hell's Kitchen."

As the teams are whittled down, the chefs get one step closer to earning the coveted black chef jacket. Eventually two finalists will compete head-to-head to try and impress Ramsay with their skills and only one lucky chef will walk away with the ultimate prize and fulfill their dreams as a head chef at one of the finest restaurants in America.

The "Hell's Kitchen 9" chefs are Amanda Colello, Brendan Heavey, Carrie Keep, Chino Chang, Elise Wims, Elizabeth Bianchi, Gina Melcher, Hell's Kitchen, Jamie Gregorich, Jason Zepaltas, Jennifer Normant, Jonathon Plumley, Krupa Patel, Monterray Keys, Natalie Blake, Paul Niedermann, Steven Paluba, Tommy Stevens and Will Lustberg.


Season 8

Sixteen new aspiring restaurateurs step up to the plate on the piping-hot new season of "Hell's Kitchen." These culinary contenders will brave not only the heat, but also the sharp tongue of superstar chef Gordon Ramsay as they compete to win a life-changing prize.

Each week, Ramsay puts the contestants through a series of grueling challenges, including baking in the all-new pizza ovens, catering a high school prom, introducing sushi to the "Hell's Kitchen" menu, serving breakfast to hard-working EMTs and celebrating the series' milestone 100th episode with a black-tie dinner service.

As the chefs are winnowed down, only those who catch Ramsay's eye will get to advance to the next round. Hoping for the coveted black chef jacket, the chefs will compete against one another, striving to survive another week. Eventually two finalists will compete head-to-head to impress Ramsay and one lucky chef will walk away with a head chef position at LA Market at the JW Marriott Hotel Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE and the opportunity to be the official spokesperson for Rosemount Estate Wines.

The "Hell's Kitchen 8" chefs are Louis Repucci, Boris Poleschuk, Trev McGrath, Rob McCue; Russell Kook II, Lewis Curtis, Raj Brandston, Vinny Accardi Jr., Nona Sivley, Gail Novenario, Lisa LaFranca, Emily Kutchins, Jillian Flathers, Antonia Boregman, Sabrina Brimhall and Melissa Doney.


Season 7

Tuesday nights heat up this summer when Chef Gordon Ramsay serves up Season 7 of his cutthroat culinary competition as 16 new aspiring restaurateurs step through the doors of "Hell's Kitchen 2010."

Each week Ramsay puts the contestants through rigorous culinary challenges, asking them to create signature dishes, compete in blind taste tests and run a successful dinner service. In each episode, the losing team will put two contestants on the chopping block, and Ramsay will eliminate one chef. The remaining contestants must stay focused in order to win "Hell's Kitchen."

The "Hell's Kitchen 7" contestants are Andrew Forester, Autumn Lewis, Benjamin Knack, Ed Battaglia, Fran Klier, Holli Ugalde, Jamie Bisoulis, Jason Ellis, Jay Santos, Maria Torrisi, Mikey Termini, Nilka Hendricks, Salvatore Coppola, Scott Hawley, Siobhan Allgood and Stacey Slichta.


Season 6

Tuesday nights will sizzle this summer when Chef Gordon Ramsay welcomes the nation's most talented and trained chefs yet to a sixth course of his unscripted series "Hell's Kitchen."

Each week Ramsay grills the ambitious hopefuls, putting them through rigorous culinary challenges and testing them to see who can handle the pressure of a fast-paced kitchen where only the skilled survive. In each episode, Ramsay will eliminate one chef while the rest remain to fillet their way toward the grand prize of a Head Chef position at Araxi Restaurant in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Established in 1981, Araxi continues to raise the culinary bar in Whistler. The winning contestant will have the added privilege of joining executive chef James Walt in welcoming the world during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

On the season premiere, Chef Ramsay wastes no time and sends the 16 chefs to the kitchen to create their signature dishes. Unlike past seasons, the signature dish challenge becomes a team challenge, pitting the men against the women. After the signature dishes of each team are presented to Gordon, one team will receive a coveted special prize, while the others will experience the agony of losing in Gordon's kitchen. Don't miss when an aspiring chef goes head-to-head with Chef Ramsay for the first time ever in the most explosive, most outrageous and most intense elimination round ever seen on "Hell's Kitchen."


Season 5

Thursday nights heat up this winter as a new batch of 16 aspiring chefs step through the doors of "Hell's Kitchen" to face world-renowned chef Gordon Ramsay as he serves up the fifth course of his fiery unscripted series.

The chefs have varying degrees of culinary experience, but all are incredibly passionate about food. Demanding absolute perfection, Ramsay puts the chefs through rigorous culinary challenges, testing to see who will boil under the intense pressure. Each week, Ramsay will send one chef home, and the rest are left to sauté their way toward the grand prize of a "Head Chef" position at the East Coast's leading resort destination, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. Since opening in 2003, Borgata has raised the culinary bar in Atlantic City introducing world-class dining experiences to the market.

During the season premiere, the 16 chefs enter "Hell's Kitchen" and get to work right away by preparing and presenting their signature dishes to Chef Ramsay. Unlike past seasons, Ramsay is pleasantly surprised by some of the chef's creations. After the taste test, they waste no time breaking up into teams and prepping for that night's dinner service. When the doors of "Hell's Kitchen" open and the intensity heats up, tempers flare and emotions run high.


Season 3

Mondays are going to be hell for the 12 would-be restaurateurs trying to impress chef Gordon Ramsay. And to add fuel to the fire… it's the men versus the women in the third serving of "Hell's Kitchen."

A former pro-soccer-player-turned-Michelin-starred-chef, Ramsay has conquered London's haute cuisine scene and recently opened his first U.S. restaurant, Gordon Ramsay at the London, in New York City. Now he's back to discover — or create — America's next culinary star on "Hell's Kitchen."

The heat is on and the "steaks" are high as the contestants endure Ramsay's hellishly intense culinary boot camp on "Hell's Kitchen" for a chance to win the grand prize and opportunity of a lifetime — the coveted title of Head Chef at a new fine Italian restaurant at the luxurious Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa and Casino in Las Vegas. Green Valley Ranch is the sister-luxury property of the Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa, where "Hell's Kitchen" Season Two winner Heather West is currently working as senior chef at Terra Rossa restaurant.

Each week on "Hell's Kitchen" Ramsay will grill the ambitious hopefuls as they attempt to prove they have what it takes to run their own restaurant. He will slice and dice the contestants, keeping only those who possess the right combination of ingredients to ensure success. The contestants' inexperience, combined with the perfectionist Ramsay's acid tongue, may be a recipe for disaster, but for one aspiring restaurateur it's the chance of a lifetime. In this pressure-cooker environment, only one thing is certain: if the contestants can't stand the heat, they'll have to get out of "Hell's Kitchen."





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