Hell's Kitchen

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Episode Guide

    • HK9: 5 Chefs Compete Part 1
      Season 9 - Episode 13
      9/5/11
      10

      The remaining contestants vie with contestants from past seasons.

    • HK6: 15 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      7/21/09
      9.4

      Following the previous day's disastrous first service, Chef Ramsay decides to test the chefs' attention to detail by having them work with shrimp. He pits the two teams in a challenge clean shrimp to exacting standards. The winning team is given a fabulous lunch, while the losing team is made to prepare shrimp cocktail and segment lemons for the next service. At the next service, one chef from each team is asked to serve shrimp cocktail tableside. In the process, one of them gets into a snit with maitre d' Jean Philippe and both are told to cool down by Chef Ramsay. The evening's service goes so badly that Ramsay shuts both kitchens down and has the chefs simply serve shrimp cocktail so that everyone gets something to eat. Chef Ramsay tells both teams to come up with two nominees, but when it comes time to present those nominees, one chef refuses to present them properly. Grilled by Chef Ramsay, this contestant demonstrates anger management issues, throws off his jacket and challenges Ramsay to a throwdown in the parking lot.

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    • 4 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 19
      7/17/14
      9.3
    • HK4: Day Twelve
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      6/17/08
      9.2

      The four remaining chefs are asked to create an original dish for a group of 80 pregnant women. Some chefs excel, but one finds their performance quite lacking when they're still preparing food while the women are busy eating. The winner of the challenge is sent on a fashionable reward that sends two of the other chefs into rank envy. At the evening's dinner service, one chef tests Ramsay's patience by twice serving him a pot with a hot handle that burns his hand. Another chef, however, makes an even greater mistake by failing at teamwork at many key moments.

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    • HK5: 3 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      4/30/09
      9.2

      Before heading back up to the dorms for the evening, the remaining chefs are presented with a surprise-- their friends and family. Re-energized by the surprise, they head into the next day's challenge with renewed confidence and are given 90 minutes to prepare 100 portions each of a dish of their choice for a group of 100 mystery guests. The guests turn out to be 100 chefs and one of the aspiring chefs receives glowing ratings, while another is humbled when their dish is heavily panned. The winning chef is sent off for a makeover and appears the next day with Chef Ramsay on Good Day Live. The two losing chefs endure cleaning and laundering. During the service, each of the chefs is given a chance at running the pass. All experience highs and lows, but all three put in an overall strong service. Chef Ramsay is left with a tough choice in deciding the final two.

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    • HK2: 6 Chefs Compete
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      7/17/06
      9.2

      In Day 6, Chef Gordon Ramsay tempts the two teams with the winner celebrating a night out on the town. For the night service, Chef Ramsay allows the teams to create their own personalized menus.

    • HK2: Fnale
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      8/14/06
      9.2

      In the second-season finale, from the menu to the decor, the two finalists must combine what they've learned in Hell's Kitchen and have the passion to prove their worth to Ramsay as they are each in charge of their own restaurant.

    • HK6: 4 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      10/6/09
      9.2

      The four remaining aspiring chefs are given a stern talking-to by Gordon Ramsay, or rather a pint-sized imitator named Felix Light. Following this, they set to the business of day's challenge-- creating vegetarian dishes for 80 surprise guests. Unbeknownst to them, the guests are a group of eight finicky children. The winner of the challenge is sent for a day of pampering, followed by lunch at Nobu, Los Angeles restaurant, while the losers are made to clean up after the kids, then prep for service. Chef Ramsay stresses "passion" as the main ingredient for the evening's service, but one chef puts in plenty of passion, but not enough skill. The service is ground to a halt by the actions of this particular chef, who only barely avoids being kicked out. The final results come to this chef and one who is struggling with a physical problem. Following the evening's elimination, the remaining three chefs are allowed some time with their families.

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    • HK2: 4 Chefs Compete
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      7/31/06
      9.1

      In Day 8, It's down to the final four chefs as they try to avoid elimination and reach their goal of Head Chef at New Multi-Million-Dollar Restaurant At Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas.

    • HK6: 13 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      8/4/09
      9.1

      As Lovely celebrates again escaping elimination, tension grows between certain chefs. Ramsay decides to test the chefs on teamwork by pairing chef that don't like each other into partnerships. For the day's challenge, they create perfectly sized sausages. The winning team is sent to an Oktoberfest-like event, while the losing team is made to clean the dorms. During this punishment, one chef has a breakdown when the loss is blamed on them. The evening's dinner service features an amuse bouche appetizer served by two of the chefs as well as celebrity guests. Both teams have their fair share of struggles, but both perform well on the whole and Chef Ramsay awards the win to the first team to complete service. At the evening's elimination, a chef that has been on thin ice for a while is finally sent packing.

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    • HK3: 7 Chefs Compete Part 1
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      7/2/07
      9.0

      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.

    • HK3: 5 Chefs Compete
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      7/23/07
      9.0

      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.

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    • HK2: 5 Chefs Compete
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      7/24/06
      9.0

      In Day 7, the wannabe chefs must combine their skills and work as individuals for the first time in Hell's Kitchen. While some take a trip with Chef Ramsay to get a taste of the restaurant at the Red Rock Casino Resort.

    • HK4: 3 Chefs Compete
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      6/24/08
      9.0

      The remaining three chefs enjoy breakfast with their families, but only one of them realizes that they are being tested. When one chef wins the day's challenge, they enjoy a day of sightseeing and fine dining while the other two are left to a crushing punishment. The chefs face an extremely challenging dinner service that is made even tougher by the prospect of running the hot plate. Following assertiveness testing by Chef Ramsay, the chefs head into dinner service where they're tasked to discover sabotaged dishes during their turns at the pass. One chef makes some major mistakes during service, but finds redemption during the hot plate challenge. With no clear winners and losers, the three face the challenge of each nominating one of their own for elimination.

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    • HK1: Finale
      HK1: Finale
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      8/1/05
      9.0

      In the two hour finale, It's down to the final two contestants who have survived the wrath of Ramsay and many disastrous nights at Hell's Kitchen. Chef Ramsay turns HK over to the battling duo by dividing the restaurant in half, with each wannabe chef designing a portion of the restaurant. Some familiar faces also return to form the finalists' brigades.

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    • HK2: 8 Chefs Compete
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      6/26/06
      9.0

      In Day 4, Chef Gordon Ramsay puts aside the battle of the sexes and switches a chef to even out the teams. Hell's Kitchen breaks new ground when the teams are put to the test during a lunch service cooking for a group of wild children!

    • 6 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 17
      7/3/14
      9.0
      The remaining six chefs head to the University of Southern California to prepare a tailgate for football fans. The top-voted chefs win a lunch and wine tasting in Malibu, while the others are assigned to trash duty. Also: a black-jacket dinner service.
    • 10 Chefs Again
      10 Chefs Again
      Season 12 - Episode 12
      5/29/14
      9.0
    • Winner Chosen
      Season 12 - Episode 19
      7/24/14
      9.0
    • HK3: Day One
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      6/4/07
      9.0

      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.

    • HK4: 14 Chefs Compete
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      4/8/08
      8.9

      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.

    • HK11: 6 Chefs Compete
      Season 11 - Episode 16
      6/13/13
      8.9

      Chef Ramsay tests the remaining six contestants' ability to communicate and work in sync during a three entree relay race. Each team will have 30 minutes to prepare three dishes with one chef in the kitchen at a time. The winning team enjoys a helicopter tour and an exquisite caviar tasting, while the losing team is punished with backbreaking work peeling potatoes in HELL'S KITCHEN. Later, both teams please Chef Ramsay during dinner service, but with coveted black jackets at stake, one more chef must go home for good.

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    • HK11: 17 Chefs Compete
      Season 11 - Episode 4
      3/26/13
      8.9

      The Red and Blue Teams are asked to create a healthy meal for Olympians Maurice Greene, Natalie Coughlin and Danell Leyva after a 3K run. The winners jet off to California's wine country, while the losers clean the race course and prepare for the dinner service. Later, both Teams suffer from a lack of communication, and Chef Ramsay is forced to break up a fight between two contestants.

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    • HK11: 5 Chefs Compete, Pt 1
      Season 11 - Episode 17
      6/20/13
      8.9

      The remaining chefs get a very special surprise from their family members, and Chef Ramsay hands out the coveted black jackets. Later, Chef Ramsay tests the chefs' originality in an intense pressure cooker test. The winner of the challenge earns an unforgettable meal with their family, while the losing team recycles and plant trees. With only five chefs remaining, Chef Ramsay adds a shocking twist in the next dinner service.

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    • HK6: 2 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 15
      10/13/09
      8.9

      Following the previous elimination, the two finalists are immediately thrust into a challenge that requires them to cook for five discriminating judges. The winner earns the coveted right to make the first pick of the chefs for the final brigade. After getting a bit of rest, the two then design their own menus for the final service, then choose their brigades. After a brief time, they are sent into the final service. Both finalists face their struggles with the teams that they've selected, but both demonstrate excellent command on the whole and finish service within a narrow margin of each other. Then, in the closest margin ever, Chef Ramsay chooses the winner of the sixth season of Hell's Kitchen.

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    • HK2: 12 Chefs Compete
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      6/12/06
      8.9

      In this two hour season premiere, twelve Hell's Kitchen chefs begin their journey for the final prize of an executive chef position at the newly opened Las Vegas casino -- Red Rock Casino Resort Spa. The winner will also take home an undisclosed financial amount and help in its overall design.

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    • HK2: Day Five
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      7/10/06
      8.9

      Day 5 commences with Chef Gordon Ramsay giving a lesson to the remaining contestants in the art of culinary flavor while attempting to complete at least one dinner service.

    • HK11: 7 Chefs Compete Pt 1
      Season 11 - Episode 14
      5/30/13
      8.9

      Every great chef has a discerning palate, so Chef Ramsay tests each chef's ability to identify ingredients relying solely on their taste buds in the blind taste challenge. The winning team is granted a luxurious sushi meal overlooking the ocean followed by a relaxing day of horseback riding. Meanwhile, the losing team is charged with delivery day duties and backbreaking labor in HELL'S KITCHEN. Later, Chef Ramsay presents the chefs with a surprising challenge in order to determine which contestant deserves immunity in the next dinner service and will move one step closer to a life-changing prize.

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    • HK6: 10 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      8/25/09
      8.9

      The teams participate in a challenge that requires them to roll dice to determine ingredients. One team makes seemingly poor selections but surprises everyone with an excellent dish. That team is sent on a private plane trip to Las Vegas, while the losing team is made to clean and prep both kitchens for service and take part in delivery day. At the service, one chef makes a return to the competition. The teams are presented with an additional challenge-- chef's tables. The service on the whole is mostly strong, but when one team flounders at the end, their service is shut down by Chef Ramsay. Named best of the worst, one chef is forced to make difficult choices for nomination, leading to the elimination of a seeming frontrunner.

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    • HK6: 3 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      10/13/09
      8.8

      The remaining three aspiring chefs are presented with a challenge that requires them to each create a dish from a different country. Each chef prepares a fantastic dish, but one chef forgets to bring up a key ingredient, causing them to lose the challenge. Another chef wins, despite never having made a dish from that country before. The victor is treated to lunch made by three renowned chefs representing countries from around the world, while the losers are made to prepare both the dining room and the kitchen for service. At service, each of the chefs are given an opportunity to run the hot plate and face quality control tests. All three struggle with various challenges, but the service is completed successfully. In the end, two chefs advance to the final, but are told that their day isn't over and are sent off to get ready for another challenge.

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    • HK10: 8 Chefs Compete
      HK10: 8 Chefs Compete
      Season 10 - Episode 14
      7/23/12
      8.8

      The chefs face the challenge of putting a gourmet spin on traditional Southern dishes.

    • HK3: 7 Chefs Compete Part 2
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      7/9/07
      8.8

      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.

    • HK3: 3 Chefs Compete
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      7/30/07
      8.8

      The three remaining chefs compete by turning classic American dishes into gourmet dishes. During the dinner service, they take charge in the kitchen.

    • HK3: 6 Chefs Compete
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      7/16/07
      8.8

      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.

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    • HK4: 2 Chefs Compete
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      7/1/08
      8.8

      The final two chefs are asked for ideas to create their own style of restaurant, both in design and a complete menu. Both chefs face the pressure of being the top two, each in different ways. The chefs are sent on a trip to New York City where they receive a special greeting in Time's Square and enjoy the atmosphere of the London NYC. They also face off in a final reward challenge in which they must cook their signature dish. Back in Hell's Kitchen, the chefs evaluate the restaurant designs and begin making their selections for the teams that will aid them in the final dinner service.

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    • HK6: 16 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      7/21/09
      8.8

      In the first half of a two hour premiere, a new group of aspiring chefs arrives at Hell's Kitchen and receives tips from chefs of past seasons. Following this, they meet Chef Ramsay and are immediately put to work preparing their signature dishes, with a new twist. The men and the women are immediately split into the Blue Team and the Red Team. Upon completion of the dishes, the two team's dishes are put head-to-head. The winning team is taken to a dinner at Gordon's restaurant, the London West Hollywood, while the losing team is made to clean the kitchens. The teams are then thrust into their first dinner service. During the service, viewers are greeted with a surprise when a chef from the previous season is brought back for a second chance. When one of the chefs on the Blue Team fails utterly during service, Chef Ramsay kicks him out and puts the returning chef in his place. Both teams, however, perform disastrously during service, but one performs just a little worse than the other. In the end, another chef is eliminated and Chef Ramsay warns the chefs that they are all zeroes with a clean slate.

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    • HK4: 13 Chefs Compete
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      4/15/08
      8.8

      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.

    • HK8: 14 Chefs Compete
      Season 8 - Episode 2
      9/22/10
      8.8

      The remaining fourteen chefs face added pressure following the first elimination of the season. Chef Ramsay brings in world-renowned chef Masaharu Morimoto for a demonstration, then challenges the aspiring chefs to recreate his salmon cucumber avocado rolls and tuna nigiri to exacting standards. The winning team is sent off to enjoy a wine tasting and sunset dinner, while the losing team is forced to prepare sushi for the next day's service. During the evening's service, Chef Ramsay assigns two chefs as assistant maitre d's to relieve the pressure on new maitre d' James Lukanik. One team rises to the challenge, completing a full dinner service. The other team barely makes it out of the gate, not even serving all of their appetizers.

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    • HK2: 9 Chefs Compete
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      6/19/06
      8.8

      In Day 3, Chef Gordon Ramsay is frustrated with both teams work ethic after another lackluster dinner service. Ramsay communicates his experiences on running a successful restaurant to the teams while setting third night's goal to have a complete dinner service.

    • HK6: Day Eleven
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      9/22/09
      8.8

      Chef Ramsay asks the remaining six chefs to join and form one team. For their challenge, Chef Ramsay pairs up the chefs for the Hell's Kitchen favorite, "Taste It / Make It" challenge, in which they are asked to recreate a dish that Chef Ramsay makes in his own restaurants. The winning pair are taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of The London West Hollywood restaurant and have lunch with Season 4 winner Christina Machamer. When they return back to the kitchen, the pair are given the cold shoulder by the other chefs. During dinner service, things go horribly wrong, and for the very first time, Chef Ramsay walks out of the kitchen!

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    • HK2: 11 Chefs Compete
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      6/12/06
      8.8

      Ramsay shows the contestants how much food they wasted, then tests their steak cutting abilities for the challenge. Larry continues to have health issues. During dinner service someone in the Red kitchen badly burns herself.

    • HK5: 16 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      1/29/09
      8.8

      The chefs split into teams of men and women and immediately set to cooking their signature dishes. Ramsay is appalled by a number of the dishes, but, surprisingly, finds a large number to his liking. One chef is chastised for trying to give him a lesson in manners. The two teams select team names and prep for the first dinner service, but one chef on the Red Team annoys her teammates when she suffers a breakdown and threatens to quit. During dinner service, the chefs struggle through a power outage and two of the chefs try their hand at being waiters. A disastrous dinner service leads Chef Ramsay to select the losing team based on the performance of their waiter. Ultimately, one chef is unable to recover from a critical mistake and is sent packing.

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    • HK3: 8 Chefs Compete
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      6/25/07
      8.8

      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 diners

    • HK5: 13 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      2/26/09
      8.8

      With both teams struggling at working together, Gordon Ramsay thrusts them into a challenge that directly tests their teamwork. He has them serve breakfast to a group of 100 young kids. A close challenge ends with one team suffering the punishment of cleaning the entire kitchen and doing all the day's prep, while the other enjoys a day of pampering. The kitchen opens for service that evening, but both teams put in a disastrous performance. In a first, Chef Ramsay declares both teams to be losers and has them each nominate two chefs for elimination.

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    • HK1: 2 Chefs Compete
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      8/1/05
      8.8

      In the two hour finale, It's down to the final two contestants who have survived the wrath of Ramsay and many disastrous nights at Hell's Kitchen. Chef Ramsay turns HK over to the battling duo by dividing the restaurant in half, with each wannabe chef designing a portion of the restaurant. Some familiar faces also return to form the finalists' brigades.

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    • HK3: 10 Chefs Compete
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      6/18/07
      8.8

      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.

    • HK4: Finale
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      7/8/08
      8.8

      The two finalists prepare for the final dinner service of the season, knowing that one of them will be crowned the winner of Hell's Kitchen. Neither wish to fall down on the job with an executive chef position worth a quarter of a million dollars at stake, but they find themselves faced with two giant albatrosses -- Matt and Jen. Neither are happy at returning for the final service as prep chefs and neither look to be at anywhere near their best. With these problems to manage, Petrozza and Christina also work to finalize their menus and the design of their new restaurants. Once everything is in place, the two chefs set to work on the final service with two very conflicting menus. Despite various setbacks, both turn in strong services that leave Chef Ramsay in agony as to which he should choose as the winner of Hell's Kitchen.

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    • HK10: 18 Chefs Compete
      Season 10 - Episode 1
      6/4/12
      8.8

      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.

    • HK11: 8 Chefs Compete
      Season 11 - Episode 13
      5/23/13
      8.8

      In a continuation from the previous episode, it's once again the Red Team vs. the Blue Team during dinner service, but this time the chefs have the opportunity to show their personalities by creating the menu. However, instead of showing off their skills, some chefs crumble under the pressure and Chef Ramsay's patience runs out. Tune in to see whose menu has Ramsay asking for seconds and who is sent packing.

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    • HK6: 12 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      8/11/09
      8.7

      The two teams of aspiring chefs are asked for their challenge to create three dishes for a homecoming party for Staff Sergeant Otis James. Two chefs receive a briefing from his wife and then their teams put this knowledge to work, but only one does a good job of it. They are rewarded with a day of mock fighter pilot combat, while the losing team is made to decorate for the surprise party under the direction of Ramsay's wife, Tana Ramsay. The dinner service sees the return of the Sergeant from a tour of duty in Iraq. He is pleased by his food, but Chef Ramsay isn't pleased by the performance of one of the teams. One team performs so badly that the other team ends up completing not only their own tables but the other team's as well.

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    • HK6: 9 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      9/1/09
      8.7

      The remaining chefs are challenged to a test of their palates. Competing in turns, they are each asked to identify ingredients while being blindfolded and wearing noise-cancellation headphones. The winning team is sent to dine in the dark, while the losing team is made to prepare sorbets for the next day's service. One chef gets on the nerves of several teammates, leading to scheming. The evening's dinner service generally seems to go well, but with some notable problems involving timing. At the evening's elimination, the chefs are ready for one chef to go, but Chef Ramsay surprises all by eliminating a chef that wasn't even nominated.

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    • HK5: 9 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      3/26/09
      8.7

      Chef Ramsay challenges the team's palates in a blind taste testing. In a close result, one team wins a glamorous photo shoot, while the other is forced to serve the winners lunch and prep both kitchens for the evening's service. In a packed dinner service, anxiety is higher than usual when celebrities Eric McCormack and Robert Patrick stop by. The meat station is the downfall for one chef, who is sent home during service. The elimination of this chef seems to have a positive effect on their team, leading them to rally and complete a full service. The losing team struggles to even decide whom they want to nominate to go home.

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    • HK10: 9 Chefs Compete Part 2
      Season 10 - Episode 13
      7/17/12
      8.7

      The remaining chefs are given the challenge of creating their own menu, consisting of three appetizers, three entrées and three desserts, but adhering to Chef Ramsay's standards.

    • HK3: 11 Chefs Compete
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      6/11/07
      8.7

      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.

    • HK8: Winner Chosen
      Season 8 - Episode 15
      12/15/10
      8.7

      The final two chefs compete in the final episode of the eighth season of Hell's Kitchen. The chefs prepare their menus and then complete the final dinner service, aided by previously eliminated chefs. The winner is determined and rewarded with a head chef position at LA LIVE restaurant, carrying a quarter of a million dollar salary, as well as becoming the spokesperson for Rosemount Estate Wines.

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    • HK6: 8 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      9/8/09
      8.7

      The two teams are presented with the challenge of creating crepes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Both teams present some tasty crepes, but one chef presents a crepe that "looks like diarrhea" and that chef's team goes down in defeat. The losing team is made to prep both kitchens ahead of service, while the winning team gets an exclusive lunch at a fancy French restaurant and also gets to playact as mimes. Before the evening's service, one chef sustains a nasty injury that compromises their performance when they return for service. French food is on the menu at Hell's Kitchen, but no less than three chefs find themselves not up to the job. Ramsay kicks all three out of the kitchen, leading to a surprising moment when both teams still manage to complete service. With so many chefs kicked out, Chef Ramsay ends up asking both teams to work together to come up with nominations for elimination.

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    • HK1: 4 Chefs Compete
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      7/18/05
      8.7

      Chef Ramsey turns up the heat on the final four contestants on Hell's Kitchen. The Kitchen opens its eighth night with not only the contestants left over from the previous night's service, but also the ingredients. The four remaining chefs are given 15 minutes and a tray of leftovers to create a meal that Chef Ramsay considers servable. The winner of the challenge is rewarded with a chance to cook on a live national TV show alongside Ramsay. Jealousy and desperation are eating away at the wannabe chefs and with all of them fighting for themselves, the kitchen feels like a pressure cooker. Who can handle the heat and who gets kicked out of the kitchen?

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    • HK4: 12 Chefs Compete
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      4/22/08
      8.7

      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.

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    • HK6: 5 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      9/29/09
      8.7

      The remaining aspiring chefs are presented with their first true individual challenge-- to create entrees that not only taste good but also look good. The dishes are judged by the editorial staff of Bon Appetit Magazine. The two dishes that look best are tasted by Gordon Ramsay and Barbara Fairchild and two chefs get a surprise when the results are declared a tie, making them both winners. The two winners get to enjoy a photo shoot for Bon Appetit, while the losing chefs are made to don prison garb and perform community service. During the punishment, one chef that has been struggling sustains a further injury. The evening's dinner service turns out to be something of a disaster. All seemingly in it for themselves, the aspiring chefs find themselves unable to work as a team and mistakes are made throughout service. Though the service is completed, Gordon Ramsay finds himself appalled. Every chef faces the threat of elimination, but one chef who has been skirting elimination for several weeks finally goes home.

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    • HK5: 12 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      3/5/09
      8.6

      As the Blue Team tries their best to make do with Lacey, the Red Team celebrates no longer having her on the team. The chefs are sent to an Asian market, where they buy ingredients for an Asian fusion challenge. The winning team enjoys a day of Asian-themed treats, while the losing team faces an Asian-themed punishment. Come dinner service, both teams are surprised when one of the winning dishes from the challenge is added to the menu. The dinner service begins smoothly, but quickly turns into a calamity. In a repeat of the previous week, Chef Ramsay declares both of the teams to be losers. Then, at the eliminations, he makes a surprising elimination that shows that nobody is safe at any time.

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    • HK6: 14 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 3
      7/28/09
      8.6

      An unusually structured episode first sees the conclusion of the conflict started in the previous episode. Chef Ramsay refuses to indulge Joseph's request for a fistfight and Joseph exits the program. Following this, another chef is eliminated. The remaining aspiring chefs head up to their dorms to rest, only to be woken up early in the morning by a fire drill. For the challenge, both teams are then made to serve a pasta dinner for a group of firefighters. The winning team is sent off for a day of spa luxury, while the losing team is made to stay and clean up the fire trucks and equipment, followed by the dining room. During the punishment, two chefs endure injuries that could seriously hinder their performance in Hell's Kitchen. The evening's dinner service sees two chefs becoming waiters, but one blows the job by taking 45 minutes for an order. Despite this, both teams put in their best performances yet, completing the service. In the end, two chefs from the losing team are put up for nomination, but receive a big surprise.

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    • HK7: 4 Chefs Compete Part 2
      Season 7 - Episode 14
      8/3/10
      8.6

      The four remaining chefs are given a taste of the Savoy Grill, then told to recreate one of the dishes that they just tasted. A chef makes a bold move that doesn't pay off, while the winner of the challenge spends time with their family on a yacht. The losers are forced to clean the dorms of the detritus of past contestants. The next day, one of the losers awakes with heavy back pain that threatens to take them out of the competition. Following a near-quit, this contestant vows to push through. During the evening's dinner service, Chef Ramsay tests each chef by having them run the pass. Each of them face sabotage during their turn at the hot plate, but not all catch it. Following the service, Chef Ramsay eliminates two chefs, revealing the final two that will compete in the grand finale.

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    • HK5: 6 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      4/9/09
      8.6

      The six remaining chefs are unified into a single team. For their first individual challenge, they are told to make a fantastic dish using 14 distinct ingredients. The winning chef and one other spend a day touring San Francisco, while the remaining chefs are put through the punishment of delivery day. For the evening's service, Chef Ramsay sends the chefs in with high expectations, which they utterly fail to live up to. One chef is briefly tossed out of the kitchen, while another back-talks Chef Ramsay and then makes a mistake that causes another to endure a serious burn. Following the evening's elimination, Chef Ramsay does some serious deliberating and then calls the chefs into the kitchen at 2:14 A.M. for a shocking announcement.

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    • HK7: 7 Chefs Compete
      Season 7 - Episode 10
      7/6/10
      8.6

      The chefs are challenged to create their own unique lobster dishes. The dishes are judged by Michelin-starred chefs, with Gordon Ramsay left to break a tie after two chefs' dishes are rejected for simply not being cooked to par. The winning team enjoys a visit to a caviar house followed by a shopping spree, while the losing team is made to clean the dorms, then prep both kitchens for service. Gordon Ramsay delivers a surprise by ordering the two teams to work together to complete a dinner service with a time limit of 2 and 1/2 hours. The pressure proves too much for one, leading to a complete meltdown and ejection during service. The dinner service, however, is ultimately a great success, leading to another surprise at the elimination.

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    • HK8: 4 Chefs Compete Part 2
      Season 8 - Episode 14
      12/8/10
      8.6

      In the penultimate episode of the eighth season of Hell's Kitchen, Chef Ramsay turns out the pressure on the remaining four aspiring chefs with the promise that two will be sent home at the end of the episode. For the episode's challenge, the chefs are tasked to create fusion dishes by mixing cuisines from two different countries. The winner is sent for a lunch date with Chef Ramsay and their family, while the losers have to do "moving day" and then prep the kitchen for service, being held that evening. At service, Chef Ramsay gives the greatest challenge yet by asking all the chefs to try running the hot plate. Sous chef Scott sabotages dishes at random to test the chefs.

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    • HK4: 15 Chefs Compete
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      4/1/08
      8.6

      In the season four premiere, a new crop of Hell's Kitchen chefs begin their journey for the final prize.

    • HK3: Finale
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      8/13/07
      8.6

      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.

    • HK4: Day Eight
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      5/20/08
      8.6

      The remaining chefs are challenged in a task that requires them to create a total of four dishes with 20 ingredients. With the teams uneven, one of the aspiring chefs on the Red Team has to join the Blue Team instead. One contestant's hopes of becoming the next big talent in chefdom are placed in jeopardy by a cutting injury that requires medical attention. The chefs face their toughest audience yet when two food critics arrive to evaluate their performances.

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    • HK7: 4 Chefs Compete Part 1
      Season 7 - Episode 13
      7/27/10
      8.6

      The four remaining chefs are challenged to teach bachelors how to cook monkfish. The winning chef and a chosen guest get to ride the Goodyear Blimp, while the users are forced to do repairs in Hell's Kitchen, clean up the parking lot and then prep for service. In the hopes of improving service, Chef Ramsay allows the chefs to choose their stations. There are some initial hangups, with one chef accused of sabotaging another. Following these difficulties, however, the rest of the service goes smoothly, with one chef in particular standing out. That chef is forced to make a difficult decision. At the elimination, Chef Ramsay gives the chefs a delightful surprise.

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    • HK8: 4 Chefs Compete
      Season 8 - Episode 13
      12/1/10
      8.6

      The final four chefs compete in the third-to-last episode of the season for a shot at becoming the next winner of Hell's Kitchen. Chef Ramsay challenges the remaining chefs with the "taste it then make it" challenge in which they have to taste a dish that he created and then try to recreate that dish as close as possible to the original, based only on taste. The winning chef is treated to a spa day, while the losers are placed on laundry duty. That evening, during dinner service, the chefs turn in the best performance yet, despite some initial hangups. Chef Ramsay is so pleased that he gives everyone a delightful surprise following the service.

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    • HK3: 2 Chefs Compete
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      8/6/07
      8.6

      It's down the final stretch as the two chefs face the ultimate test, to design and run their own restaurant.

    • HK10: 12 Chefs Compete
      Season 10 - Episode 8
      6/26/12
      8.6

      The chefs are joined by fighting legends Tito Ortiz and Sugar Ray Leonard who are there to offer their encouragement.

    • HK1: 12 Chefs Compete
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      5/30/05
      8.6

      Twelve wannabe chefs and restaurateurs compete to impress head chef Gordon Ramsay as he works to open a world-class restaurant in Los Angeles and discover the country's next culinary star.

    • HK4: 11 Chefs Compete
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      4/29/08
      8.6

      Vanessa struggles to continue in the kitchen with a burnt arm. The aspiring chefs compete in a challenge to create gourmet pizza. The winning team enjoys a day of gourmet food, while the losing team is forced to prep pizza. Later, the teams struggle to complete a pizza-themed dinner service. One member of the losing team is sent out to do home pizza deliveries. At the episode's elimination ceremony, Chef Ramsay sets the chefs straight on who it is that determines their fate.

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    • HK5: 15 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      2/5/09
      8.6

      Following the disaster of the previous night's dinner service, the aspiring chefs are presented with what they wasted from the night before, but dodge the bullet thanks to the arrival of some fresh scallops. The Blue Team and Red Team compete in a challenge to properly shuck as many scallops as possible. In an extremely close finish, the Blue Team takes the prize. They win a day trip by helicopter to Catalina Island, but one chef is forced to travel by ferry due to his weight and ends up missing out on the reward. The Red Team endures the punishment of spending the day setting up a "raw bar" for dinner service, but one chef irritates the others by sitting out the punishment due to exhaustion. Just before the evening's dinner service, a chef endures a grueling ankle injury, but makes the decision to tough out the service. Despite a number of snags, both kitchens complete a successful service, with the winning team being the one that finished first. Two members of the losing team are nominated for elimination due to their poor attitude and lousy performance, but are given a reprieve due to a surprise announcement.

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    • HK7: 16 Chefs Compete
      Season 7 - Episode 1
      6/1/10
      8.5

      Chef Ramsay introduces himself to the 16 new contestants by announcing that they are expected to complete their very first dinner service. He then divides them into two teams, men vs. women, and sends them to the kitchen to prepare their signature dishes. The chefs present the dishes as part of the first challenge between the Red Team and the Blue Team. Several chefs impress Ramsay with their dishes, while others simply fall flat or even shock Chef Ramsay. The losing team is made to provide breakfast in bed for the winners the next morning. Trying to give the chefs some extra guidance to fulfill his guarantee of a completed service, Ramsay gives the chefs a series of late-night video lessons. Despite this, the first dinner service is a struggle, with several chefs being kicked out of the kitchen and Ramsay resorting to drastic measures.

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    • HK8: 8 Chefs Compete
      HK8: 8 Chefs Compete
      Season 8 - Episode 9
      11/10/10
      8.5

      Chef Ramsay is disappointed when his aspiring chefs praise fast food items disguised as five-star hotel food, with only one identifying the chicken wings from his own five star hotel as their favorite. He challenges the chefs to a blind taste test and another of them proves to be a standout, allowing their team to enjoy a day of shopping, followed by dining in a top restaurant. The losers are made to sort trash for recycling. The Red Team, having been on a winning streak, finds themselves eager to continue that streak during service. It proves to be a tough service, with several chefs kicked out and only one left standing in one particular kitchen. That particular chef is declared to be the best of the worst for their team and told to nominate two teammates for elimination.

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    • HK8: 11 Chefs Compete
      Season 8 - Episode 5
      10/6/10
      8.5

      Chef Ramsay announces to the aspiring chefs that Hell's Kitchen will be hosting the Beverly Hills High School Prom with a theme of "Old Hollywood." The chefs have a video chat with the prom committee and are challenged to prepare a menu of one appetizer and two entrees. One team earns the first ever Hell's Kitchen blowout victory and is rewarded with a day at an amusement park. The losing team is turned over to the prom committee to transform Hell's Kitchen for the prom, but are not at all happy about it, leading to some of the chefs giving the committee lip and attitude. At dinner service, Chef Ramsay tells the chefs that he wants them running like a machine, but it turns out to be anything but. Despite these issues, both teams do complete service and a losing team is declared. Additionally, Chef Ramsay singles out one chef whom he felt displayed excellent leadership qualities.

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    • HK1: 3 Chefs Compete
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      7/25/05
      8.5

      Three contestants remain and Gordon's order that they serve an entire dining room becomes too much for one contestant who succumbs to fatigue. The contestants serve their signature dishes, but the teammates suffer from one disastrous performance. Who will create the best dish and who will be sent home without his or her just desserts?

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    • HK1: 8 Chefs Compete
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      6/20/05
      8.5

      The two teams are asked to demonstrate their ability in the front of the house, with the winners getting a spa treatment while the losers must polish up the silverware to Jean Phillipe's satisfaction. During the fourth night's service, things are jumping when they are asked to prepare frog legs for the menu, and Chef Ramsay declares that he won't close the restaurant until one team serves all of their tables.

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    • HK4: 5 Chefs Compete
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      6/10/08
      8.5

      The aspiring chefs teach the art of gourmet meat preparation to housewives, with the winner of the challenge given one-on-one time with chefs Mark Peel and Ben Ford. The losing chefs are made to give Hell's Kitchen a top-to-bottom cleaning. The chefs later struggle to complete their most complicated dinner service yet. With only five left, they face a full restaurant as well as a twelve-top table and an added special. Some chefs thrive, but others crack under the pressure and dinner service on the whole turns out to be well below the expected standards.

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    • HK9: Winner Chosen
      Season 9 - Episode 16
      9/19/11
      8.5

      The final two chefs compete for the position of chef-de-cuisine at BLT Steak in New York City.

    • HK10: 11 Chefs Compete Part 1
      Season 10 - Episode 9
      7/2/12
      8.5

      Part 1 of 2. Chefs compete at Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. A slot machine is used to determine the ingredients in the dishes. Game on!

    • HK10: 15 Chefs Compete
      Season 10 - Episode 4
      6/12/12
      8.5

      The teams struggle to create four unique lamb dishes.

    • HK10: 9 Chefs Compete Part 1
      Season 10 - Episode 12
      7/16/12
      8.5

      The chefs must face off against competitive eater Joey Chestnut in a chicken wing eating competition.

    • 19 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 2
      3/20/14
      8.5
      The 19 remaining chefs are challenged to a tricycle relay race, in which they must work in pairs to complete basic culinary tasks. The winners earn a trip to San Francisco, while the losers go carrot picking at a farm.
    • 16 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 5
      4/10/14
      8.5
      The 16 remaining chefs are challenged to match side dishes with four different types of protein. The winners earn a trip to Laguna Beach, while the losers prepare honey taffy from scratch.
    • HK6: 7 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      9/22/09
      8.5

      The remaining aspiring chefs are presented with a challenge that requires them to use local ingredients from Whistler, British Columbia to create three entrees. The entrees are judged by some very special guest judges-- Olympic silver medalist Sasha Cohen and a Olympic gold medalist Jonny Moseley. The winning team is sent for a fantastic dining experience at Campanile restaurant and also gets to meet chef Mark Peel. The losing team spends a day at a farm, doing grueling chores. The dinner service presents the two teams with an added twist-- having to create their own menus with three appetizers, three entrees and three desserts. This challenge is met with more success by one team than another, but both teams struggle at service. A service that seems to begin smoothly enough goes south when two chefs make a big mistake on fish. Ultimately, this mistake is enough to send one chef packing.

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    • HK5: Finale
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      5/14/09
      8.4

      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.

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    • HK6: 11 Chefs Compete
      Season 6 - Episode 6
      8/18/09
      8.4

      The chefs are challenged to put together a menu using only 700 calories. One team flounders under the pressure and struggles throughout, while the other is graceful from start to finish. For winning, they receive at a day at the beach. The losing team is assigned a punishment so grueling that one chef becomes exhausted and dizzy and is sent to the hospital. At the evening's dinner service, things go badly wrong. One chef mouths off and is briefly tossed out. Others send out raw food. In the end, Ramsay shuts down the service and then follows things up with a dramatic elimination.

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    • HK10: 14 Chefs Compete
      Season 10 - Episode 5
      6/18/12
      8.4

      John Sedlar (executive chef from Rivera Restaurant) and Thomas Ortega (owner/executive chef of Ortega 120 Restaurant) are invited to see whether the teams' Mexican dishes are up to par.

    • HK4: 10 Chefs Compete
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      5/6/08
      8.4

      A fantasy birthday celebration is the order of the day for the remaining aspiring chefs. The chefs cook for a sweet 16 party, but the mood in Hell's Kitchen is anything but sweet. Team members on both sides continue to suffer infighting. After a challenge, one Team is rewarded with a day of go-kart racing, while the other spends time decorating with an overly flamboyant party-planner. At dinner service, trouble erupts when food of both the undercooked and overcooked variety is sent out. At the episode's elimination ceremony, one chef breaks ranks in a surprising switch.

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    • HK8: 9 Chefs Compete Part 1
      Season 8 - Episode 7
      10/13/10
      8.4

      The remaining aspiring chefs compete in the seventh episode of the eighth season of Hell's Kitchen. Chef Ramsay challenges the chefs by having them name ingredients based on letters spun on a roulette wheel, then asks both teams to cook dishes using the ingredients that they named. The winning team enjoys a night at a fancy hotel, while the losing team is made to peel potatoes to be used in french fries. The next day, Hell's Kitchen opens for family night, including a children's menu. Despite a number of hangups, including slow service to Chef Ramsay's own family, the service goes well on the whole. This leads Ramsay to make a surprising decision come the evening's elimination.

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    • HK9: 4 Compete
      Season 9 - Episode 15
      9/19/11
      8.4

      The remaining chefs have one last shot to prove to Chef Ramsay that they deserve to to make it into the finals.

    • HK8: 13 Chefs Compete
      Season 8 - Episode 3
      9/29/10
      8.4

      The remaining aspiring chefs compete in the third episode of Hell's Kitchen. In the early morning, Chef Ramsay sends in a group of paramedics to give the chefs a physical. The paramedics discover nothing physically wrong with the chefs, so Chef Ramsay decides that the chefs must have a mental block, based on their performance in the previous dinner service. He challenges both teams to cook breakfast for a group of 50 paramedics. One team dominates the other and is rewarded with a poolside lunch and a visit to trapeze school. The losing team is made to polish 250 pieces of stemware, then clean both kitchens. At dinner service, both teams complete service, but not without a large amount of struggle, especially on the part of one chef. Chef Ramsay goes to the customer comment cards to decide on a winning team, but then surprises the chefs by eliminating a chef from that team.

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    • HK10: 16 Chefs Compete
      Season 10 - Episode 3
      6/11/12
      8.4

      The teams are challenged to create an all-American menu for newly-naturalized US citizens.

    • HK10: 11 Chefs Compete Part 2
      Season 10 - Episode 10
      7/3/12
      8.4

      Part 2 of 2. The chefs continue to compete at Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris in Las Vegas but personal conflicts distract from their work.

    • HK1: 11 Chefs Compete
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      6/6/05
      8.4

      After barely surviving the opening night of the Hell's Kitchen restaurant, the heat is on as the contestants prepare for their second dinner service . To prepare for the service both Teams have a squid cleaning competition as Ramsay overlooks with his watchful eye.

    • HK9: 10 Chefs Compete
      Season 9 - Episode 8
      8/9/11
      8.4

      Chef Ramsay challenges the two team's weakest leaders to rally their teams in a comfort food challenge, with the winners getting a laugh at the other team's expense, as the losers prep both kitchens and clean the dorms. At the night's dinner service, one team displays "harmony", while the other team's output is dismissed as being "noise".

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    • HK1: 5 Chefs Compete
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      7/11/05
      8.4

      The five remaining contestants learn they are no longer competing as teams, but as individuals who must work together (and against one another) to complete an entire dinner service. The theme of the dinner is "tableside service", with both the appetizers and dessert prepared tableside. To further complicate matters, there is a power failure, and the filet mignon mysteriously disappears.

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    • HK5: 10 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      3/19/09
      8.3

      Chef Ramsay challenges the teams to create delicious tapas style, or small portioned, dishes out of left-overs. Both teams put in a valiant effort, with Chef Ramsay declaring it the "closest ever." The winning team is sent to enjoy a day at the races, while the losing team completes prep for both kitchens. During this grueling punishment, one chef earns their team's wrath by having to be babysat and threatening to quit. At that evening's dinner service, one chef messes up so badly that they are sent home in mid-service. Another doesn't fare much better, but manages to barely avoid elimination.

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    • HK8: 10 Chefs Compete
      Season 8 - Episode 6
      10/6/10
      8.3

      Hoping to find leadership and stoke passion, Chef Ramsay swaps the teams of two of the aspiring chefs. For the day's challenge, each chef is asked to create a unique salad and the team with the most favored salads wins. The challenge ends in a tie, so the victory is determined by the single best salad. The winning team enjoys lunch at the Getty Villa, with the creator of the best salad getting his work featured on Bon Appetit. The losing team is made to clean, prep and set up both kitchens ahead of service, which is being held that evening. During the evening's dinner service, the aspiring chefs face the added pressure of serving celebrities at chef's tables. Some rise to the challenge, while others find themselves on fire or kicked out. Though service is completed, Chef Ramsay finds it to be filled with speed bumps and decides that there is no winning team. He then goes on his own to determine the evening's elimination.

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    • 15 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 6
      4/17/14
      8.3
      The 15 remaining chefs work as teams to serve VIP guests. During the meal, one chef serves a dish before it's finished cooking.
    • 7 Chefs Again
      7 Chefs Again
      Season 12 - Episode 16
      6/26/14
      8.3
      The Top 7 chefs serve guests from Oxfam America, including Minnie Driver. During the dinner service, two chefs struggle with their stations.
    • HK7: 12 Chefs Compete Part 2
      Season 7 - Episode 5
      6/22/10
      8.3

      Two chefs try to handle the pressure of changing over to a different team. The chefs are presented with a challenge that requires them to cook dishes involving cuts of pork and side items. The losing team is made to clean pigs, while the winners enjoy a day of relaxation at a spa. Chef Ramsay surprises the chefs with the first ever Hell's Kitchen barbecue service. With the dining room overbooked, Chef Ramsay holds a double-seating, with the two teams switching between cooking and serving in the dining room. The pressure gets to both teams, leading to the first incomplete service all season. Rivalries within a particular team cause it to begin to fall apart.

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    • HK9: 15 Chefs Compete
      Season 9 - Episode 3
      7/25/11
      8.3

      After a disastrous dinner service, only fifteen of eighteen contestants remain to try and convince Chef Ramsay that they are worthy, but will the next service be any better?

    • HK1: 6 Chefs Compete
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      7/11/05
      8.3

      As the Hell's Kitchen contestants prepare for their sixth dinner service, Chef Ramsay reveals the latest twist- each team will create its own menu consisting of three appetizers, entrees and desserts. Egos and tempers reach a boiling point as the wannabe chefs hustle to get their signature dishes up to Ramsay's impeccable standard and out to the hungry guests in a timely manner.

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    • 17 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 4
      4/3/14
      8.3
    • HK1: 10 Chefs Compete
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      6/13/05
      8.3

      The two teams are asked to create an original five course meal, with the winners getting a chance to relax with Chef Ramsay while the losers clean. Then during the third dinner service one cheftestant walks off the line for good while the rest struggle to make a comeback.

    • HK11: 9 Chefs Compete
      Season 11 - Episode 12
      5/13/13
      8.3

      In the second hour of this two-part episode,  there's another dinner service in which one team falters and finds itself in a confrontational elimination round.

    • HK5: 11 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      3/12/09
      8.3

      Both teams are asked to create enhanced versions of the favorite foods of a boy who is having his bar mitzvah at Hell's Kitchen. The winning team is sent off for a day of spa relaxation, while the losing team is forced to spend the day decorating the dining room with a party planner seen on the program in the past. The planner and Jean Philippe come into conflict as J.P. becomes increasingly frustrated with the planner's interfering behavior. A feud erupts between two chefs on the Red Team, creating tension that begins at the challenge and continues throughout the next day's service. Though the teams continue to have their difficulties, both give their best service yet. When it comes to the day's elimination, some chefs pull a risky move that ends up backfiring for one chef.

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    • HK2: 3 Chefs Compete
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      8/7/06
      8.3

      The finals are just around the corner for these three contestants while Chef Ramsay decides to test their leadership skills giving them each a chance to run the kitchen. One chef learns quickly that there's more to being a chef than just cooking!

    • HK9: 16 Chefs Compete
      Season 9 - Episode 2
      7/19/11
      8.3

      The remaining 16 chefs attempt to make a comeback from their disastrous first dinner service, but once again they seem to take two steps backward with each step forward.

    • HK8: 9 Chefs Compete Part 2
      Season 8 - Episode 8
      10/13/10
      8.3

      The remaining aspiring chefs compete in the eighth episode of the eighth season of Hell's Kitchen. A high-profile black tie dinner service is held to comemorate the program's 100th episode.

    • HK8: 16 Chefs Compete
      Season 8 - Episode 1
      9/22/10
      8.3

      Sixteen chefs compete in the premiere of the eighth season of Hell's Kitchen. The chefs arrive at Hell's Kitchen only to find the doors locked and new maitre d' to greet them. They are whisked away for a visit to the restaurant where the winner will become executive chef. Back at Hell's Kitchen, Chef Ramsay divides the chefs into teams of women and men, with their first challenge being to create their signature dishes. Several impress, but one causes Chef Ramsay to vomit. One of the aspiring chefs passes out before the start of service and is rushed to the hospital, forced to exit the competition. Massive delays during dinner service lead customers to exit Hell's Kitchen and neither team completes the first service.

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    • HK8: Day Eleven
      Season 8 - Episode 11
      11/17/10
      8.3
      The remaining seven chefs celebrate their making it to the final seven as the merged team, but Trev finds himself feeling excluded, especially given that he is one of only two men remaining in Hell's Kitchen. For the first individual challenge, Chef Ramsay challenges the chefs to each create an amazing amuse bouche. The bouches are then judged by a panel of renowned chefs, many with Michelin stars. The winning chef receives an astounding perfect score of 100/100, getting top marks for both presentation and taste. They are rewarded with a tour of the prize restaurant L.A. Market and are given the opportunity to take one other aspiring chef again. The losing chefs are made to clean the dorms, then prep the kitchen for service, being held that evening. Before service, Chef Ramsay tries to inspire the chefs by presenting them with a platter of money. Service, however, turns out to be a disaster, with Chef Ramsay shutting it down and telling all the chefs save one that he wishes he could tell them to all take off their jackets.moreless
    • HK10: 13 Chefs Compete, Part 1
      Season 10 - Episode 6
      6/19/12
      8.3

      Food meets fashion as the contestants must prepare dishes for high-end designers.

    • HK10: 13 Chefs Compete, Part 2
      Season 10 - Episode 7
      6/25/12
      8.3

      The teams must create a full dinner service which coincides with the hectic schedule of a fashion show.

    • HK4: 6 Chefs Compete
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      6/3/08
      8.2

      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.

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    • HK10: 6 Chefs Compete
      Season 10 - Episode 16
      8/13/12
      8.2

      Former contestantswho were runners ups in previous seasons make a return to challenge the remaining chefs for the dinner service.

    • HK9: 13 Chefs Compete
      Season 9 - Episode 5
      8/1/11
      8.2

      After a demonstration of the techniques in making ice creams and sorbets with liquid nitrogen, the contestants are given 45 minutes to make six dishes using only fire and water, with the losers cleaning the hot tub and the restaurant's fountain. Later during dinner service, both teams have trouble completing their orders up to Ramsay's standards.

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    • HK9: 8 Chefs Compete
      Season 9 - Episode 10
      8/22/11
      8.2

      The contestants' taste buds are put to the test, with the winning team getting a relaxing day horseback riding through the Hollywood Hills, while the losers prep the kitchen for a special steakhouse service.During the split dinner service, one team cooks while the other waits on the tables. But when both teams falter, will Chef Ramsay decide to cut more than oneperson from the competition?

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    • HK10: 4 Chefs Compete
      Season 10 - Episode 18
      8/27/12
      8.2

      The contestants' people managing skills are tested as they each lead a team of chefs in the kitchen.

    • HK10: 5 Chefs Compete
      Season 10 - Episode 17
      8/20/12
      8.2

      The chefs face the difficult challenge of instructing students to prepare recipes using only words for guidance.

    • HK9: 14 Chefs Compete
      Season 9 - Episode 4
      7/26/11
      8.2

      Hell's kitchen goes to the birds when Chef Ramsay gives them a chicken challenge that includes catching live fowls. The winners get a day of play with go-karts, while the losers must prepare chickens for the next service. In the service, each team has a pair of Olympian athletes to feed- assuming they can successfully get the food out of their kitchens.

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    • HK5: 7 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      4/2/09
      8.2

      Each team member is asked to create a dish using King Crab, but only one dish can be selected to represent them in front of Chef Ramsay. Ramsay, however, finds himself unimpressed by both dishes presented to him and ends up basing his judgment on two other dishes. The winning team is rewarded with a lobster lunch and day at the beach, while the losing team is subjected to cleaning out the dorms and prepping crab for the next day's dinner service. Both teams are given the opportunity to create their own menu for service and both end up creating similar menus. Botch also botch the service, causing Chef Ramsay to shut things down before a full service can be completed. He asks one chef from the losing team to nominate another for elimination, but then surprises everyone by eliminating a chef that was not on the losing team.

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    • HK11: 13 Chefs Compete
      Season 11 - Episode 9
      4/30/13
      8.2

      In anticipation of Steak Night at Hell's Kitchen, Chef Ramsay challenges the Red and Blue teams to create five beautiful steak dishes. Each Team member selects one cut of meat and goes head-to-head with an opposing Team member. The winning Team earns a day in the sun and poolside pampering, while the losing Team must prepare and butcher meat for dinner service. Later, dinner gets off to a rocky start when one diner finds an unpleasant surprise in her dish. Fed up with the lack of communication on both Teams, Chef Ramsay sends the Teams into deliberation, and tempers flare during another dramatic elimination round.

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    • HK8: 6 Chefs Compete
      Season 8 - Episode 12
      11/24/10
      8.1

      The remaining six chefs compete in the twelve episode of the eighth season of Hell's Kitchen. The chefs are challenged to each serve a signature lunch out of a food truck for a group of businesspeople. The winning chef receives a makeover from two top celebrities, while the losers are made to fix up the outside of Hell's Kitchen and then clean up the food trucks. Dinner service turns out to be something of a disaster. Chef Ramsay becomes so infuriated that he says he's going to damage if he stays, so he leaves Hell's Kitchen. He eventually returns, but kicks out anyone who messes up. When it comes time for the elimination, one chef makes a passionate plea that fails to have any effect.

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    • HK9: 6 Chef Compete
      Season 9 - Episode 12
      8/29/11
      8.1

      The two teams are challenged to make three entrees. The catch: one must be made in 30 minutes, on in twenty, and the last in only ten minutes. The winning team gets to go shopping, while the losers set up the dining room for the next dinner service, in which Hell's Kitchen will be hosting a charity dinner.

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    • HK4: 7 Chefs Compete
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      5/27/08
      8.1

      To test the remaining chefs' timing, Gordon Ramsay has the two teams compete in relay race. The winning time enjoys a day at the beach complete with surfing, while the losing team cleans Hell's Kitchen from top to bottom. The teams are later challenged to create their own menus for the evening's dinner service, but one team is hampered by behavior from a member described at best as overenthusiastic. At the service, one chef is repeatedly booted off his stations while another loses a table after taking too long to serve steaks. During the elimination ceremony, Chef Ramsay gives one of the chefs a special power.

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    • HK7: 12 Chefs Compete Part 1
      Season 7 - Episode 4
      6/15/10
      8.1

      The two teams are challenged two each create a dish based on ingredients chosen by rolling dice with letters on them. Though one team makes some strange choices, the results end up being close, with the final determination coming down to the quality of the cooking rather than the nature of the dishes. The winning team enjoys a thrilling day experiencing a wind-tunnel, while the losers are made to clean up the front of the house and then prep both kitchens for service. During this prep, one chef has a breakdown and has to be brought back from the brink. The evening's dinner service features a number of flops, but also some surprisingly strong cooking from several chefs, including one that Chef Ramsay had been riding particularly hard to date. A surprise comes at the evening's elimination when Chef Ramsay makes a sudden change-up.

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    • HK9: 12 Chefs Compete
      Season 9 - Episode 6
      8/2/11
      8.1

      The contestants are told that Hell's Kitchen will be throwing a high school reunion party, so for their first challenge, they need to impress their clients with their menu ideas. The winners get to relax on a yacht, while the losers decorate the restaurant for the night's dinner service. That night, one team has a meltdown after a promising beginning, while the other starts slow but builds to a solid finish.

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    • HK11: 20 Chefs Compete Part 1
      Season 11 - Episode 1
      3/12/13
      8.1

      For the first time in Hell's Kitchen history, the latest batch of 20 aspiring chefs head to Las Vegas to present their signature dishes to Chef Ramsay before a live audience. The contestants split into two Teams, Red and Blue, to prove they have what it takes to win the grand prize as Head Chef ar the Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill at Caesar's Palace. The winning Team with the most impressive dishes win a VIP night on the town as well as attending a special concert, while the losers are sent back to Los Angeles in a school bus.

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    • HK10: 10 Chefs Compete
      Season 10 - Episode 11
      7/9/12
      8.1

      The chefs are forced to think on their feet when three guest diners raise the stakes of this challenge.

    • HK7: 8 Chefs Compete
      Season 7 - Episode 9
      7/6/10
      8.1

      Chef Ramsay fools the remaining chefs with a frozen dinner, then tests their palates in a blind taste test. Blindfolded and earmuffed, the chefs taste a number of ingredients. Both teams perform poorly, but the winning team gets to enjoy a day at SeaWorld, while the losers are made to unload deliveries of trout. Both teams are given the opportunity to design their own menu, consisting of four appetizers, four entrees and four desserts. At the dinner service, one team receives an overwhelming number of orders, forcing them hustle to keep up. Despite this, both teams end up losing the service, leading to a tough elimination.

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    • HK10: 17 Chefs Compete
      Season 10 - Episode 2
      6/5/12
      8.1

      The battle continues as Gordon sets up a challenge for the all-men and all-women teams.

    • HK8: 7 Chefs Compete
      Season 8 - Episode 10
      11/10/10
      8.1

      Chef Ramsay tests the chefs' teamwork by thrusting them into a challenge requiring them to cook three appetizers in thirty minutes in turns, with only 15 seconds to communicate in-between switching. The winning team is rewarded with a shopping spree at a cooking store, while the losing team is placed on delivery duty. Additionally, one chef suffers a minor burn to their hand during the challenge. That evening, two chefs on the winning team stay up late in the hot tub and get wasted on beer, and they end up feeling the full effects during the next day's service. During the service, one chef gets kicked out and another very much sinks their team. Chef Ramsay decides that there are no winners and has everyone make a nomination, but decides the elimination based on performance during the service. He gives the remaining chefs their black jackets, merging them into one team.

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    • HK9: 11 Chefs Compete
      Season 9 - Episode 7
      8/8/11
      8.1

      Tempers flare in both kitchens, as teammates fall out with each other. But there is still cooking to be done, and for their first challenge, each team must prepare 5 dishes that include at least one type of beer. The winners get a day of Grand Prix racing, while the losers are stuck back at Hell's Kitchen taking in deliveries of food, kegs of beer and ice. During dinner service, both teams make mistakes, leading Chef Ramsay to yet again declare both teams the losers.

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    • HK1: 7 Chefs Compete
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      6/27/05
      8.0

      On the fifth night, Hell's Kitchen experiences a little taste of Italy. Contestants must create their own unique Italian dishes and serve them to Chef Ramsay where the winning Team receives a day with the Chef.

      The dinner service begins to heat up as one of the Teams goes out of their way to deliberately sabotage the other Team. The consequences lead to an unexpected response from one of the contestants.

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    • HK7: 9 Chefs Compete
      Season 7 - Episode 8
      6/29/10
      8.0

      The remaining aspiring chefs visit a sandwich shop and then are tasked to create their own unique sandwiches. The winning team spends a day in California's wine country, while the losers are forced to grind peanuts for use in a sandwich in the next day's dinner service. Overindulgence during the reward leads to late night shenanigans and sluggishness the next day. The dinner service proves disastrous for both teams, due to a number of mistakes. For the first time in the season, Chef Ramsay kicks out both teams well before service can be completed.

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    • HK5: 2 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      5/7/09
      8.0

      The final two chefs prepare for their ultimate challenge. They must design their restaurants as well as create a winning menu. With everything on the line, Chef Ramsay sends them to the Borgata Hotel, Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, giving them each two advisers to take care of things in their absence. At Borgata, they meet with the C.O.O. and take part in a challenge to determine who will have first pick of the brigade. Back at Hell's Kitchen, they examine their restaurants and make their choices for the team that will aid them during the final dinner service.

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    • HK7: 11 Chefs Compete
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      6/22/10
      8.0

      The remaining chefs are tasked with a challenge requiring them to create dishes using the classic mother sauces. When the challenge ends in a tie, the result rests on one dish. The winning team is treated to a day at an English pub, while the losers are made to clean out the Hell's Kitchen ovens and then prep both kitchens for service. Chef Ramsay surprises the teams by announcing that Hell's Kitchen is a having a family night with a kids' menu. Both teams struggle with the service, but one delivers a disastrously bad performance and is kicked out, leaving Chef Ramsay and his sous chefs to complete it. It leads up to the elimination of one chef who seemed to have a great over-inflated opinion of their strengths.

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    • HK11: 4 Chefs Compete
      Season 11 - Episode 20
      7/18/13
      8.0

      In a classic HELL'S KITCHEN challenge, the final four chefs will use only their senses of sight, taste and smell to identify the ingredients in Chef Ramsay's dish and recreate it. The chef whose dish comes the closest to Chef Ramsay's earns a shopping spree and spends quality time with Chef Ramsay at his restaurant, The Fat Cow, while the losing team clears out the dorms on moving day. Later, the pressure at dinner service is immense as the chefs run the pass. Then, Chef Ramsay must make one of the most difficult decisions yet and send two of the four chefs home. Find out who makes the cut.

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    • 13 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 8
      5/1/14
      8.0
      The teams prepare Southern dishes for the Phi Mu sorority social committee. The winners receive a trip to Las Vegas, while the losers must prepare the restaurant for the Phi Mu 160th anniversary party.
    • 12 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 9
      5/8/14
      8.0

      Chefs scramble over ingredients to make a harmonious plate; individual evaluations.

    • HK8: 12 Chefs Compete
      Season 8 - Episode 4
      9/29/10
      8.0

      The remaining aspiring chefs compete in the fourth episode of the eighth season of Hell's Kitchen. Chef Ramsay challenges the aspiring chefs to each create their own ravioli dish using ingredients of their choice, then asks both teams to rank their dishes from 1 to 6. He then tastes the dishes and the winning team is rewarded with a helicoptered visit to an ocean resort, while the losing team is made to prep both kitchens and also make Mozzarella cheese from scratch by milking cows. At dinner service, one team rises to the challenge, but the other fails miserably. Chef Ramsay sends the team that completed service in to help the other team, but they are unable to salvage the situation. Thus, Chef Ramsay asks both teams to declare candidates for elimination.

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    • HK7: 10 Chefs Compete
      Season 7 - Episode 7
      6/29/10
      8.0

      For the seventh dinner service of the season, Hell's Kitchen plays host to a fiftieth wedding anniversary. The chefs are challenged to update the classic dishes served at the original wedding reception of the guests of honor. The winning team enjoys a 50's flashback day, while the losers are forced to decorate Hell's Kitchen. During prep, one chef suffers a gruesome injury. For the evening's service, two chefs are sent out to the dining room to serve tableside steak diane. Despite having a new leader, one team struggles greatly during dinner service. Chef Ramsay delivers a twist at the evening's elimination.

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    • HK5: 4 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      4/23/09
      8.0

      The chef's taste buds are put to the test when Chef Ramsay prepares three dishes for them to try. They are then given thirty minutes to prepare just one of the dishes, the fish stew, identifying the ingredients only by taste. The winner enjoys an afternoon with Ramsay, taking an amazing ride in a bi-plane. The losing chefs are punished with polishing crystal and cutlery, cleaning the carpets and prepping for the evening's service. During the dinner service Chef Ramsay tells them they need make it all the way through not only for themselves, but for one of their guests, who plans to propose to girlfriend during the dessert course. Two chefs rise to the challenge, but two struggle throughout the night. One is ultimately eliminated and then Chef Ramsay announces a surprise, to be revealed in the next episode.

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    • HK11: Nineteen Chefs Compete
      Season 11 - Episode 3
      3/19/13
      7.9

      Chef Ramsay challenges the contestants to improve their teamwork by working with lobsters, with the winners getting a day on a yacht while the losers clean 100 lbs of fish for the night's dinner service. After a disappointing dinner, Chef Ramsay asks for two contestants from each team to take part in an elimination round.

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    • HK11: 15 Chefs Compete
      Season 11 - Episode 7
      4/16/13
      7.9

      In the continuation of a heated elimination, Chef Ramsay makes an unexpected decision that changes the competition for good. Chef Ramsay challenges the remaining contestants to create six stunning Chinese dishes, which will be judged by renowned chef Martin Yan. The Team with the best dishes will earn a day in the sun on the paintball field, while the losing Team will prepare the tedious and delicate dim sum dishes for dinner service. During dinner service, one team disappoints a VIP guest at Chefs' Tables after dropping a lamb dish on the floor, while another chef overcooks multiple fish. With two chefs from each Team up for elimination, Chef Ramsay must choose one more chef to send home for good.

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    • HK11: 12 Chefs Compete
      Season 11 - Episode 10
      5/7/13
      7.9

      Chef Ramsay announces that Hell's Kitchen will be hosting its first-ever Quinceañera and throwing a party fit for a princess. During the challenge, the Red and Blue Teams prepare a tasting menu for their special guest. The winning Team earns a fun-filled day at an amusement park, while the losing Team stays behind to transform the restaurant for the party. Chef Ramsay puts the pressure on the chefs to execute a flawless dinner service, but when one chef throws another under the bus, guests are left hungry and dinner service comes to a halt. Frustrated at both Teams, each Team must nominate two of their weakest links, and Chef Ramsay makes an unexpected decision.

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    • HK9: Day Ten
      Season 9 - Episode 11
      8/22/11
      7.9

      Chef Ramsay takes the competitors on a field trip to BLT Steak in New York, to show them what they are fighting to win. Back at Hell's Kitchen, the contestants must use a slot machine to determine the ingredients of a dish they must prepare for the Chef, with the winning team getting a fun day at Venice Beach while the losers prep both kitchens. At the dinner service, both teams struggle to complete their services, especially after several of the contestants are thrown out by Chef Ramsay.

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    • HK11: 20 Chefs Compete Part 2
      Season 11 - Episode 2
      3/12/13
      7.9

      The 20 contestants settle into their dorms and prepare the first dinner service, which goes badly and results in incomplete dishes being served to patrons.

    • HK7: Day Fifteen
      Season 7 - Episode 15
      8/10/10
      7.9
      The final two chefs, Jay Santos and Holli Ugalde, compete to be the winner of Hell's Kitchen. For their final challenge, they are taken to the London West Hollywood, where they must each cook five different dishes. These dishes are then judged by five of Gordon Ramsay's top chefs from his restaurants in London. A close call determines which of the two finalists will have the first pick of the eliminated chefs returning to help with the final dinner service. Before the final service, Chef Ramsay presents both Holli and Jay with a special prize. Both chefs face some great challenges during the final service, but the result is very close.moreless
    • HK5: 5 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      4/16/09
      7.9

      After having shut down Hell's Kitchen, Chef Ramsay sends the remaining chefs off to New Jersey to dine in the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, where one of them will be running a restaurant, hoping to inspire them by showing them the level of success that they can have. They meet with the hotel's top staff and enjoy a tour and the fine dining, but one chef's fun is cut short by a medical emergency. That chef proves unable to continue in the competition, turning the final five into the final four. Chef Ramsay challenges these remaining chefs to each create a signature dish that they would serve at the Borgata Hotel. The winning chef receives a free pass, making them safe from the next elimination, but both that chef and Chef Ramsay may come to regret it. The next evening, the chefs cook for a fully booked kitchen, but all of them and two in particular, struggle mightily, leading one to briefly kicked out. Though all diners are served, the service is rather a disappointment, leaving Chef Ramsay with a tough decision.

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    • HK11: 2 Chefs Compete
      Season 11 - Episode 21
      7/25/13
      7.9

      Chef Ramsay announces the final two chefs who will compete for the HELL'S KITCHEN title and a life-changing grand prize: a Head Chef position under Executive Chef Jeremy Berlin at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace. After Chef Ramsay surprises the chefs with a luxurious trip to Las Vegas, the adventures continue when the chefs compete head-to-head in a live cooking challenge judged by some of the most famous chefs in Los Angeles. With the help of former HELL'S KITCHEN contestants, the top two chefs prepare their menus for the most important dinner service of their life. Later, pressure mounts on both teams to execute a flawless dinner service, but in the end, only one chef will be crowned HELL'S KITCHEN winner.

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    • HK7: 13 Chefs Compete
      Season 7 - Episode 3
      6/15/10
      7.9

      Chef Ramsay decides to focus on teamwork and challenges the two teams to serve lunch to members of the USC Trojans marching band. The chefs cook burgers, salads and fries, with the winning team being the one that completes service first. The winners enjoy a day at the beach, while the losers clean a portion of the L.A. River under the supervision of a relief group. Before service, one chef burns their hand and chooses to hide the injury. During that service, two chefs are made assistant Maître d's and given a taste of the front of the house. In the kitchens, issues with meat and garnishes slow down service, but both teams once again manage to complete service. This leaves Ramsay with a tough decision, as another chef is eliminated and loses out on a chance to work at the Savoy Hotel.

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    • HK7: 15 Chefs Compete
      Season 7 - Episode 2
      6/8/10
      7.9

      The chefs are presented with a challenge that requires them to cook eggs four different ways. During the challenge, one chef is told to work alone, but gets in trouble for getting help. The winners of the challenge are sent on a helicopter tour of Los Angeles followed by a champagne afterglow, while the losers are made to unload and then gut and fillet a large tuna. At dinner service, two chefs are assigned to serve tuna tartare tableside while the remainder struggle through another challenging service. One chef proves unequal and is kicked out of the kitchen, then makes a decision of their own. Chef Ramsay provides a shock at the evening's elimination when he finds himself unsatisfied with the choices made as to which chefs were nominated for elimination.

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    • 14 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 7
      4/24/14
      7.8
      Family Night Italian. Almost everyone has trouble making pizzas.
    • HK5: 14 Chefs Compete
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      2/19/09
      7.8

      The 14 remaining chefs are sent out to a meat locker to learn about various cuts of meat. Upon returning to Hell's Kitchen, they participate in a challenge requiring them to both identifying various cuts of meat and where they come from on a cow. The winning team is sent off by private jet for a wine-tasting, while the losing team is forced to butcher meat for use the next day. The teams take part in a two-part steakhouse dinner service that requires them to both take a turn waiting in the dining room and cooking in the kitchen. One chef's overall poor performance at both waiting and in the kitchen gets that contestant sent home.

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    • HK11: 7 Chefs Compete Pt 2
      Season 11 - Episode 15
      6/6/13
      7.8

      In the continuation of the signature dish challenge, Chef Ramsay determines which chef has made the greatest strides in the competition, and the chef with the best dish earns immunity in the next dinner service. Later, pressure mounts in HELL'S KITCHEN as the chefs must prepare a stunning meal to impress very special guests dining at Chef's Tables, TV host Maria Menounos and actor Jeremy Sisto. Dinner service gets off to a strong start, but one team's service quickly heads downhill, forcing Chef Ramsay to step in at one station. Two members from the losing team go head-to-head in an emotional elimination round.

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    • HK4: 9 Chefs Compete
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      5/13/08
      7.8

      The remaining chefs are seriously humiliated when a surprise taste test from Ramsay suggests that none of their palates are up to snuff. Their tasting skills are then put to a blind test that ultimately comes down to a head-to-head competition between two chefs. The winning team enjoys a luxurious spa day, while the losers face a day of vigorous spring cleaning. The chefs return to a fine dining menu for the evening, but with mixed results. After two previous complete dinner services, service is once again shut down early, with one team in particular singled out. The result is one chef's fall-from-grace after Chef Ramsay asks every member of the losing team to nominate someone for elimination.

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    • 11 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 10
      5/15/14
      7.8
    • HK9: 9 Chefs Compete
      Season 9 - Episode 9
      8/15/11
      7.7

      The contestants need to be at their sweetest when they are given a dessert challenge. The winning team flies to Sin City and meets Holly Madison, while the losers prep the kitchen for Hell's Kitchen's "Date Night", which includes a raw bar. At the dinner service, both teams struggle, and finish the night shorthanded.

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    • HK11: 5 Chefs Compete Pt 2
      Season 11 - Episode 18
      6/27/13
      7.7

      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.

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    • HK11: Winner Chosen
      Season 11 - Episode 22
      7/25/13
      7.7

      Chef Ramsay announces the final two chefs who will compete for the HELL'S KITCHEN title and a life-changing grand prize: a Head Chef position under Executive Chef Jeremy Berlin at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace. After Chef Ramsay surprises the chefs with a luxurious trip to Las Vegas, the adventures continue when the chefs compete head-to-head in a live cooking challenge judged by some of the most famous chefs in Los Angeles. With the help of former HELL'S KITCHEN contestants, the top two chefs prepare their menus for the most important dinner service of their life. Later, pressure mounts on both teams to execute a flawless dinner service, but in the end, only one chef will be crowned HELL'S KITCHEN winner.

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    • HK10: 7 Chefs Compete
      Season 10 - Episode 15
      7/24/12
      7.6

      The chefs must work on their poor communication skills before they take on an important dinner service.

    • HK9: 18 Chefs Compete
      Season 9 - Episode 1
      7/18/11
      7.6

      An all new set of contestants attempt to impress Chef Gordon Ramsay with their culinary skills in order to win the position of head chef at NYC's BLT Steak restaurant. After they present their signature dishes for Ramsay, they prepare for the first night's dinner service, but one aspiring chef must be rushed to the hospital before it starts. Later, the service is full of problems, leading Chef Ramsay to ban three contestants from one of the teams from the kitchen.

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    • HK11: 10 Chefs Compete
      Season 11 - Episode 11
      5/13/13
      7.6

      In the first hour of this two hour episode, we see the continuation of a dramatic elimination round, where Chef Ramsay makes an announcement that changes the competition for good. Later, Chef Ramsay announces that Hell's Kitchen will be hosting a very intimate dinner for distinguished members of the United States Army.

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    • HK7: 5 Chefs Compete
      Season 7 - Episode 12
      7/20/10
      7.5

      The five remaining aspiring chefs are presented with a challenge that requires them to cook for cheap. They visit a local fresh food market and purchase $10 worth of ingredients each in ten minutes, then are given 30 minutes to create a dish using these ingredients. The dishes are judged by a panel of special guest judges. The winning chef is given a day at a poolside cabana with Jean-Philippe and a following chef, followed by a $1,000 shopping spree at a kitchen supply store. The losers are subjected to Hell's Kitchen laundry day. A romance develops between two of the chefs. At the evening service, Chef Ramsay challenges the chefs to communicate by making them continuously switch stations throughout service. Some chefs rise to the challenge, while others clam up and fail to communicate.

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    • HK11: 5 Chefs Compete Pt 3
      Season 11 - Episode 19
      7/11/13
      7.5

      The final five chefs must prove that they deserve to stay in the competition by creating their most impressive gourmet burger. They face a tough room of critics as Chef Ramsay and room filled with dining professionals will determine the best and the worst burgers. The winning chef earns a relaxing day at the spa, while the remaining chefs are tasked with endless chores. Later, pressure mounts when the chefs must serve a VIP guest, but huge missteps in the kitchen put dinner service at a virtual standstill. Find out which contestant is sent home after a dramatic elimination round.

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    • HK10: 2 Chefs Compete
      Season 10 - Episode 19
      9/4/12
      7.5

      Part 1 of 2. Two finalists are chosen and must make one last dinner menu.

    • HK7: 6 Chefs Compete
      Season 7 - Episode 11
      7/20/10
      7.5

      The six remaining aspiring chefs work together for the first time as one team. The chefs compete in their first individual challenge, requiring them to create dishes that not only taste good, but also look fantastic. The top two dishes are judged on taste, with the winner's dish appearing in a magazine and the winner receiving a mani/pedi treatment and haircut. The losers are punished with making over the Hell's Kitchen dining room. During the evening's service, Chef Ramsay looks for a leader to emerge, but finds generally poor communication all around. Particularly weak performance on the part of two chefs gets them kicked out of the kitchen.

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    • HK11: 16 Chefs Compete Part 2
      Season 11 - Episode 6
      4/9/13
      7.4

      Dinner Service comes to a complete standstill when Jean-Philippe requests help in the dining room, and one contestant from each Team is sent to help, only to deliver illegible checks to Chef Ramsay.

    • HK11: 14 Chefs Compete
      Season 11 - Episode 8
      4/23/13
      7.4

      In the farm fresh challenge, each member from the Red and Blue Teams must enter an animal pen to determine which type of protein they will cook in the Team challenge. Chef Jon Shook will judge alongside Chef Ramsay to determine which team will go on a VIP trip to an aquarium and which team will stay behind to clean and feed animals for Hell's Kitchen's petting zoo. Pressure mounts during Family Night dinner service as the contestants must not only impress the regulars, but Chef Ramsay's family, as well. In a lopsided dinner service, one team soars while the other wallows, forcing the losing team to put two of their own team members up for elimination.

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    • HK10: Winner Chosen
      Season 10 - Episode 20
      9/10/12
      7.3

      The Chefs prepare one final meal before the winner is crowned in this season finale.

    • 10 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 11
      5/22/14
      7.1
      Ten chefs remain and are tested on their knowledge of pork. The winning team participates in indoor skydiving, while the losing team prepares for the dinner service. Later, both teams struggle to finish the dinner service and are forced to work together.
    • 18 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 3
      3/27/14
      6.9
      The remaining 18 chefs compete in a physical challenge involving pigs and potatoes. The winners earn a luxurious day on a yacht, while the losers must bathe the livestock from the challenge.
    • 20 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 1
      3/13/14
      6.8
      S12Ep1, 20 Chefs Compete: On the Season 12 premiere, the newest batch of 20 aspiring restaurateurs attempt to impress Chef Gordon Ramsay. HELL'S KITCHEN airs Thursdays on FOX.
    • HK11: 16 Chefs Compete Part 1
      Season 11 - Episode 5
      4/2/13
      6.6

      This week's Reward Challenge tests the chefs' palates as they try to identify the protein in five dishes, with the fastest Team getting to spend a day at a beach house while the losers spend the day grinding and milling grain for fresh bread. Later, they are given an early morning wake-up call to prepare breakfast for EMT workers.

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    • HK9: 5 Chefs Compete Part 2
      Season 9 - Episode 14
      9/12/11
      5.4

      For their individual challenge, each chef must create something special out of Alaskan salmon, the winner receiving a helicopter ride and lunch at the Water Grill, while the losers prep salmon for the service. At the dinner service, a couple of the contestants struggle until Chef Ramsay throws everyone out of the kitchen.

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    • 9 Chefs Compete
      Season 12 - Episode 13
      6/5/14
      5.1
      The teams create their own menus for the dinner service, and the group with the most popular menu wins the challenge and is safe from elimination.
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