The challenges don't stop now that the chefs have received their black jackets, as Chef Ramsay surprises them by bringing back a team of previous HELL'S KITCHEN winners to challenge them at dinner service. Ramsay lets the teams design their own menus for dinner service and the finalists will go head-to-head with the returning champs.moreless
The chefs are asked to make their signature dishes, and Gordon separates the contestants into teams, vying for the prize: a dinner prepared by past winners Dave Levey and Rock Harper.
Danny and Paula go head-to-head to determine who will the fifth season of Hell's Kitchen. Paula tries to get Lacey straightened out, while Danny discovers that Giovanni has a chip on his shoulder following his dramatic elimination from Hell's Kitchen. Chef Ramsay evaluates the design of the two finalists' restaurants, Sunergy and Velvet Hammer, and finds them both up to snuff. He also gives them both suggestions on their menus. During the evening's dinner service, both have their struggles, but both complete a strong service. Chef Ramsay is left with a very tough decision, saying that it was the best final dinner service and he honestly means it. Ultimately, one of the two is crowned the winner of the fifth season of Hell's Kitchen.moreless
The two teams are combined to create a single team. Each chef is asked to create a dish designed specifically to please Chef Ramsay centered around a single main ingredient. The new unified team struggles to complete its first service together. Two chefs scheme together to plot another's downfall. The winner of the challenge is invited on a very special trip -- a visit to Vegas and a meeting with Rock Harper, the winner of the show's third season. The show's medics are put the test when things once again get a little too hot. One chef goes ballistic when the pressure of the evening's dinner service gets to be just a bit too much.moreless
In the third-season finale, the last two contestants come face-to-face to with Chef Ramsay to learn which of them he will designate winner of Hell's Kitchen, winner to Become Head Chef at Fine-Dining Restaurant at Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa and Casino in Las Vegas.moreless
It's down the final stretch as the two chefs face the ultimate test, to design and run their own restaurant.
The three remaining chefs compete by turning classic American dishes into gourmet dishes. During the dinner service, they take charge in the kitchen.
It's down to five chefs remaining in the competition as Chef Ramsay merges them into one team. In the next challenge the contestants are competing head to head with individual dishes to impress 100 hungry high school students. One winner (and a contestant of his or her choice) are rewarded with a trip to the Green Valley Ranch resort in Las Vegas. At dinner service, the night goes anything but smooth as one chef is sent packing in the middle of dinner service.moreless
The final six remaining contestants must make appetizers and entrées from leftovers, a challenge he always gives his chefs to test their creativity. Then the teams must come up with their own menus for the evening's dinner service. At dinner service the diners definitely prefer one team's menu however lack of teamwork and poor communication may spell the end for one contestant.moreless
With Melissa saved from elimination, she now must join the men's team and compete against the women to see which team can prepare the best lobster dish. At that evening's dinner service, one team turns in a performance to be remembered.moreless
For the first time in Hell's Kitchen, a wedding party is held at dinner service, but the happy couple may have made the mistake of their lives.
Day 4 tests the palates of the remaining chefs as they compete in a blindfolded taste test. The losers must face a difficult punishment while the winners dine with Chef Ramsay. At the dinner service, the dishes are critiqued and rated by the dinersmoreless
Chef Ramsay orders the ten remaining contestants to cook breakfast for visiting servicemen and women. Members of the winning team receive a day of R & R, for the losers it's KP. Then there's another dinner service to prepare that night.moreless
Members of the men's and women's teams test their food preparation skills in a fish related challenge. The winning team is rewarded with some important time outside the kitchen with Gordon Ramsay while the losing team is faced with an almost impossible task.moreless
In the season three premiere, Twelve Hell's Kitchen chefs begin their journey for the final prize; becoming head chef at the Green Valley Ranch Resort and Spa in Henderson, Nevada.