Teams compete in a pasta challenge for a trip to the Santa Monica Pier, but one contestant is sent to the hospital following an accident. In the evening's dinner service, the Blue Team and Red Team compete to be the first to finish all tickets for their kitchen on the first-ever Hell's Kitchen family night.moreless
With two aspiring chefs already eliminated, the remaining chefs are challenged to each cut a chicken into eight pieces. At dinner service they are challenged to prepare chicken dinners family-style.
The contestants must divide halibut into six-ounce fillets in the first challenge. During the dinner service, one member of each team works as maitre d'. At the end of it all a contestant is eliminated.moreless
In the season four premiere, a new crop of Hell's Kitchen chefs begin their journey for the final prize.