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Hell's Kitchen - Season 17 Episode 12

World renowned chef Gordon Ramsay puts aspiring young chefs through rigorous cooking challenges and dinner services at his restaurant in Hollywood, "Hell's Kitchen".

Genre: Reality

Country: USA

Episode: 12/282 eps

Duration: 42 min

Quality: HD

Release: 2005

IMDb: 7.1

Season 1 - Hell's Kitchen
2005-05-30
"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."
2005-06-06
"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."
2005-06-13
"The third night in the kitchen finds the remaining chefs cracking under the pressure of Gordon Ramsay and his hot temper. After barely surviving the opening night of the Hell's Kitchen restaurant and fumbling their way through night two, the remaining contestants have gotten more than a taste of the wrath of Chef Ramsay -- and hungry patrons.\n\nAs the contestants prepare for their third dinner service, the pressure of Hell's Kitchen is too much for one of the wannabe chefs, who chooses to leave Hell's Kitchen and hang up their apron for good. But the choice is Ramsay's for another unlucky contestant who gets the boot."
2005-06-20
"The fourth night in the kitchen finds the remaining chefs cracking under the pressure of Gordon Ramsay and his hot temper as they try to serve up Ramsay's signature dishes at L.A. hotspot Haute Cuisine. A fourth contestant is eliminated from the show."
2005-06-27
"On the restaurant's fifth night, Hell's Kitchen presents an entire Italian-themed menu. After a tense competition in the afternoon, one team is rewarded with an afternoon outing with Chef Ramsay. Later at the dinner service, the participants' competitive nature comes to a head as one team deliberately sabotages the other, while a contestant makes a decision that shocks both teams."
2005-07-11
"First Half of Two Hour Special. As the Hell's Kitchen contestants prepare for their sixth dinner service, Chef Ramsay reveals the latest twist \u2013 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\u2019s impeccable standard and out to the hungry guests in a timely manner."
2005-07-11
"Second half of Two Hour Special. 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 \u201ctableside service,\u201d with both the appetizers and dessert prepared tableside. To further complicate matters, there is a power failure, and the filet mignon mysteriously disappears."
2005-07-18
"Hell's Kitchen opens its eighth night with not only the four 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?"
2005-07-25
"Three contestants remain and Gordon\u2019s 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?"
2005-08-01
"In part 1 of the two-hour season finale, it\u2019s down to the final two contestants who have survived the wrath of Ramsay and many disastrous nights at Hell\u2019s Kitchen. Ramsay turns HK over to the battling duo by dividing the restaurant in half \u2013 with each wannabe chef choosing their own menu and decor."
2005-08-01
"In part 2 of the two-hour finale, Hell's Kitchen is divided in half, and each of the two finalists completes a dinner service with the concept and menu they designed."
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Season 2 - Hell's Kitchen
2006-06-12
"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."
2006-06-12
"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."
2006-06-19
"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 the third night's goal to have a complete dinner service."
2006-06-26
"Chef Gordon Ramsay puts aside the battle of the sexes and switches the chefs 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 highly demanding customers."
2006-07-10
"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."
2006-07-17
"In Day 6, Chef Gordon Ramsay tempts the two teams with the winner celebrating a night out on the town. For the dinner service, the teams create their own personalized menus."
2006-07-24
"In Day 7, the wannabe chefs must combine their skills and work as individuals for the first time in Hell's Kitchen. The prize for this challenge: a trip with Chef Ramsay to get a taste of the restaurant at the Red Rock Casino Resort."
2006-07-31
"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 the new multi-million-dollar restaurant at the Red Rock Casino Resort in Las Vegas."
2006-08-07
"The contestants taste Chef Ramsay's signature dish and are given 20 minutes to replicate it. Tension arises among the chefs amidst accusations of cheating."
2006-08-14
"Two-hour season finale, part 1. From the menu to the decor, the two finalists must prove their worth to Chef Ramsay as they are each in charge of their own restaurant, completing a dinner service with the help of their former competitors."
Season 3 - Hell's Kitchen
2007-06-04
"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."
2007-06-11
"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."
2007-06-18
"Chef Ramsay orders the 10 remaining contestants to cook breakfast for visiting servicemen and women. Members of the winning team receive a day of R & R, and for the losers it's KP. Then there's another dinner service to prepare that night."
2007-06-25
"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"
2007-07-02
"For the first time in Hell's Kitchen, a wedding party is held at dinner service, but the groom may have made the mistake of his life."
2007-07-09
"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 remembered."
2007-07-16
"The final six remaining contestants must make appetizers and entr\u00e9es from leftovers, a challenge Chef Ramsay 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."
2007-07-23
"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 smoothly as one chef is sent packing in the middle of dinner service."
2007-08-06
"Chef Ramsay starts the challenge by having his mother present her own mac 'n cheese and then producing his own more elegant version. Each of the five remaining contestants must take a randomly selected comfort food dish and re-create it as a gourmet version. A new surprise team of judges brings the contestants to tears."
2007-08-06
"As with the previous seasons, Hell's Kitchen is separated into two sides. Both chefs begin planning for their own side of the restaurant, including decor, staff uniforms and menus. One chooses an eclectic French bistro feel and the other opts for a clean decor with a southern-inspired menu. On one side of Hell's Kitchen, the ideas are flowing. On the other side, each decision is a struggle."
2007-08-13
"The two Hell's Kitchen finalists take opposite approaches in dealing with their staff. Chef Ramsay reviews the proposed dishes and presents the finalists with their own head chef\u2019s jackets in preparation for the final dinner service. At the end of the night, one finalist emerges the winner."
Season 4 - Hell's Kitchen
2008-04-01
"Season four begins with 15 hopefuls playing to win a job as a chef along side Gordon Ramsey in his L.A. restaurant. The contestants will be divided into teams of 'men vs. women' after preparing their signature dish. Gordon will be impressed by most of the entries, but one will make him retch."
2008-04-08
"The season's first challenge finds the contestants slicing halibut into thin 6 ounce fillets. One member of each team must serve as a maitre d' during the dining service, and one contestant will be eliminated at the shows conclusion."
2008-04-15
"Live chickens awaken the contestants, followed by a challenge of plucking their morning \"wake up callers\" and creating a family styled dinner out of them."
2008-04-22
"The two teams must compete to see who can prepare the most pasta for the evening dinner service, with a trip to Santa Monica for the winners. One contestant winds up in the hospital after an accident in the kitchen."
2008-04-29
"The chefs receive their first challenge, create a gourmet pizza. The winning team will head to Santa Barbara for a gourmet meal, while the losers will be sentenced to taking pizza orders during dinner service and then deliver them, at which one contestant is rushed to the hospital after suffering an accident."
2008-05-06
"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. One chef must face Ramsay's wrath when a diner sends back undercooked meat. And in a surprise twist, a new chef joins one of the teams at the episode's elimination ceremony."
2008-05-13
"The nine remaining chefs are challenged to compete in a taste test, with the winner receiving a day at the spa and the losers sent to clean the dorm. Once the dinner ervice is completed, Chef Ramsay must decide on which tastes worse, raw food or a lack or communication within the kitchen."
2008-05-20
"The group dynamics are drastically changed when Chef Ramsey asks for a volunteer to switch sides. This week's challenge consists of creating 4 new dishes from 20 ingredients. One chef requires a medic after injuring himself during the challenge."
2008-05-27
"A relay race puts both teams to the test, with a sunny reward on the line. To up the stakes, the losing team faces a top-to-bottom complete restaurant cleaning. At the evening's dinner service, the teams are required to serve items from menus that they each created. One chef is called out for serving a disgusting extra ingredient in the food -- their own sweat. Chef Ramsay makes an unprecedented move at the evening's elimination."
2008-06-03
"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."
2008-06-10
"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 chefs later struggle to complete their most complicated dinner service yet."
2008-06-17
"Dinner service reaches a new low when one chef burns Chef Ramsay's hand. A group of special guests pays a visit to Hell's Kitchen. The remaining chefs face what is said to be their toughest challenge yet."
2008-06-24
"The pressure is at an absolute boiling point as the three chefs remaining try their hardest to reach the final two. Chef Ramsay brings in a group of surprise guests whom serve each the aspiring chefs a breakfast they must then attempt to recreate. Each of the remaining chefs is given a chance at running the hot plate, but must face tests designed by Chef Ramsay."
2008-07-01
"The final two chefs must prepare their signature dishes in New York City. They are then asked to create their own restaurant as a test of their skill. Featuring a special guest appearance by Whoopi Goldberg."
2008-07-08
"The two finalists are faced with the ultimate test at the final dinner service when they must work together with previously eliminated chefs; the winner of the fourth season of the program is determined."
Season 5 - Hell's Kitchen
2009-01-29
"The fifth season begins with Hell's Kitchen's most promising group yet: sixteen professional chefs competing for a position at the Borgata in Atlantic City. After Chef Ramsay judges their signature dishes, they face the pressure of the first dinner service, and one must face the ignominy of being the first sent packing."
2009-02-05
"Chef Ramsey puts the Red and Blue teams in a new challenge, which causes tempers to flare and will result in the dismissal of one more contestant."
2009-02-19
"The contestants go to a meat locker to learn different cuts of beef. The teams race to impress chef Ramsay when they are asked to put their new found knowledge to the test."
2009-02-26
"50 young football players and cheerleaders will be served breakfast by the 13 remaining chefs. One team runs short on eggs, and 1 more chef is released."
2009-03-05
"After sending the chefs to an Asian market, Chef Ramsay challenges them to create three Asian-fusion dishes utilizing poultry, seafood and beef. The teams then present their dishes for judging by Chef Ramsay and Tanya Steel, Editor-in-Chief of Epicurious.com. The following night, the teams go head-to-head at dinner service, and tensions run high as chefs from both teams crack under pressure. Chef Ramsay throws in a last-minute twist before sending the losing chef home."
2009-03-12
"The remaining 11 chefs are challenged to cook variations of the three favorite foods of the honoree for his Bar Mitzvah. The dinner service seems to go well, but not for one contestant."
2009-03-19
"Chef Ramsay challenges the teams to create delicious tapas style, or small portioned, dishes out of left-overs. At dinner service, one chef's performance nearly takes both teams down and the lack of unity on the Blue Team leaves Chef Ramsay fuming."
2009-03-26
"Chef Ramsay challenges the team's palates in a blind taste testing. In a packed dinner service, anxiety is higher than usual when celebrities Eric McCormack and Robert Patrick stop by."
2009-04-02
"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. Both teams have a chance to show off the creativity in the kitchen when they get to create their own menus for dinner service, but internal conflicts cause chaos in the kitchens."
2009-04-09
"The six remaining chefs are on their own now that Chef Ramsey has dissolved the teams. This week's challenge is for the chefs to use 14 simple ingredients in a dish. Later, the chefs will once again need to work as one for dinner service, but things heat up and one chef finds themselves in need of medical attention."
2009-04-16
"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. When the chefs return, they are asked to create their signature dish which they would serve in their restaurant should they win."
2009-04-23
"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."
2009-04-30
"It's down to the final three, who must prepare a meal for 100 of L.A.'s finest chefs. The winner gets some face time on FOX's local morning show, while the losers do the laundry as they watch the winner on TV. At the dinner service, each contestant is given a chance at the pass running the kitchen."
2009-05-07
"The final two chefs prepare for their ultimate challenge. They must design their restaurants as well as create a winning menu. But they won't be there to oversee the renovations- Chef Ramsay flies them back to the Borgata where they compete to wow the Hotel's CEO with their signature dish."
2009-05-14
"The season 5 finale finds the remaining two chefs competing in their final dinner service competition. The winner will be named head-chef at a new restaurant at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City."
Season 6 - Hell's Kitchen
2009-07-21
"Season six returns with one change. Instead of working alone, now the red and blue teams work will be a team effort. The first dinner service (which is a predictable disaster) comes next before the first chef is eliminated, but an old friend shows up. Dinner service 2 winds up being an even bigger disaster."
2009-07-21
"The teams cook pasta dinners for a room full of firefighters; two contestants are sent to the hospital."
2009-07-28
"The remaining 14 chefs get a surprise awakening in the middle of the night to make a spaghetti dinner for a group of hungry firefighters. The winner will be determined by which team can serve first, and the losers must wax the firetrucks. later, two contestants are rushed to the hospital after suffering injuries."
2009-08-04
"The remaining 14 chefs are challenged to create perfectly proportioned 6-inch sausages. The dinner service will include Drew Lachey, John O'Hurley, Tom Green, Melinda Clarke, Chris \"Kid\" Reid and Kristy Swanson are among those being served cold and salty meal. Chef Ramsey is unhappy."
2009-08-11
"The remaining 12 chefs have the honor of creating a welcome back home dinner for a returning U.S. marine, where the losers will be left in charge of cleaning and decorating the dinning room for a party under the watchful eye of Gordon Ramsey's wife, Tana. Later, chef Ramsey gets heated up during dinner service over cold food."
2009-08-18
"The remaining 11 chefs are challenged to create a full three-course meal which only totals up to 700 calories. The winning team gets a day at the beach and volleyball pointers from 2000 Olympian Annette Davis, while the losers must prep both kitchens. One chef snaps back at Chef Ramsey, while another is taken to the hospital's emergency room."
2009-08-25
"The remaining ten chefs are rolling the dice to see what ingredients they can use in their challenge dish, with the winners earning a trip to Las Vegas. Later, chefs from Gordon Ramsey's own restaurants help out in the dinner service, which is interrupted by repeating mistakes and one bossy teammate."
2009-09-01
"The remaining nine chefs are given a blind taste test. The winners will receive a dinner with chef Ramsay...in a darkened dinning room where they'll have no idea what they are eating. Later, the dinner service is ruined by meat and potatoes."
2009-09-08
"The remaining eight chefs are asked to make crepes, where the winners receiving a night out dining at a French restaurant and the losers creating a French-themed dinner service. During the prep time one contestant is injured, and the other three can't make it through the service."
2009-09-22
"Winter Olympic medalists Sasha Cohen and Jonny Moseley will serve as judges of the meals created by the contestants using ingredients brought in from Whistler, B.C., site of the restaurant in which the winner will be stationed."
2009-09-22
"The teams may merge now that there are six, as they re-create foods they've tasted. A frustrated Chef Ramsey storms out during dinner service."
2009-09-29
"The five remaining chefs are challenged to create as pretty as it tastes. A winner will be chosen by experts from Bon Apetite magazine and will win a dinner with Chef Ramsay and Bon Apetite editor Barbara Fairchild at a luxury hotel in Santa Monica."
2009-10-06
"The remaining four chefs meet British child actor-impressionist Felix Wright, a diminutive version of Chef Ramsey, then meet 80 other youngsters, who they will feed without serving any meat. Two chefs have a bad night at dinner service and one is let go."
2009-10-13
"The three finalists will create dishes from various parts of the world, which will be judged by international culinary experts."
2009-10-13
"The final two chefs will battle it out in the final challenge and dinner service. Chef Gordon Ramsay will then choose the winner."
Season 7 - Hell's Kitchen
2010-06-01
"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. After presenting the dishes to Chef Ramsay, he sends them up to study the menu and prepare for dinner service, which, unfortunately, does not go as he had hoped."
2010-06-08
"Both teams are challenged to prepare eggs four different way. The team that cooks the most eggs properly wins a helicopter ride over Los Angeles. Meanwhile, an argument between one of the chefs and Chef Ramsay during dinner service causes one team to crash and burn."
2010-06-15
"The chefs are challenged to serve lunch to the very hungry members of a marching band. During dinner service, one member on the red team gets burned and throws the entire team into chaos."
2010-06-15
"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."
2010-06-22
"\"Hell's Kitchen\" does barbecue for the first time ever, and the chefs are challenged to prepare pork-themed dishes with their chosen ingredients. But when the red team fails to keep cool under pressure, Chef Ramsay gives them a piece of his mind."
2010-06-22
"When it comes to judging good food, mother knows best. The chefs are tasked with preparing dishes representing each of the five \"mother sauces,\" and two surprise judges show up to decide which dishes stand out. For the evening's dinner service, it's family night and the pint-sized customers couldn't be more finicky, rowdy and demanding. As tempers flare, one contestant is sent home and Chef Ramsay surprises everyone by throwing in an unexpected twist."
2010-06-29
"Chef Ramsay turns Hell's Kitchen into an upscale deli when he challenges each contestant to create an original gourmet sandwich. While the winning team is treated to an amazing retreat in wine country, the losing team is left behind to perfect the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Later, Chef Ramsay gets into an angry confrontation \u2013 with a disgruntled customer \u2013 during a disastrous dinner service. Meanwhile, when Chef Ramsay switches up the teams, the contestants face a different challenge: adjusting to their new teammates while reinventing a wedding menu for a 50th anniversary party."
2010-06-29
"The remaining aspiring chefs compete in the eighth episode of the competition."
2010-07-06
"The remaining aspiring chefs compete in the ninth episode of the competition. A blind taste test challenges the palette of the chefs. Later, the two teams are tasked to create their own original menus."
2010-07-06
"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."
2010-07-20
"The six remaining aspiring chefs work together for the first time as one team. The chefs are presented with a challenge requiring them to come up with a creative dish using cheap ingredients. Switching stations create added pressure during service."
2010-07-20
"The remaining aspiring chefs compete in the twelfth episode of the season."
2010-08-03
"The remaining aspiring chefs must recreate a dish by taste; one of the aspiring chefs buckles under pressure."
2010-08-10
"The final two chefs compete to be the winner of Hell's Kitchen. Both are given a preview of what they could win and face their toughest challenge yet. One of the two is declared the winner of Hell's Kitchen, earning $250,000 and a position at the Savoy Hotel in London."
Season 8 - Hell's Kitchen
2010-09-22
"Sixteen chefs compete in the premiere of the eighth season of Hell's Kitchen. Chef Ramsay divides the chefs into teams of women and men, and their first challenge is to create their signature dishes. An early injury sends one chef to the hospital. Massive delays during dinner service lead customers to exit Hell's Kitchen."
2010-09-22
"The remaining fifteen chefs face added pressure following the first elimination of the season. The chefs compete in their second dinner service."
2010-09-29
"The remaining aspiring chefs compete in the third episode of Hell's Kitchen."
2010-09-29
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2010-11-10
"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."
2010-11-10
"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."
2010-11-17
"The remaining seven chefs compete in their first dinner service as a merged team. Chef Ramsay does something he's never, ever done before at elimination time."
2010-11-24
"The remaining six chefs compete in the twelve episode of the eighth season of Hell's Kitchen. Chef Ramsay becomes infuriated during dinner service when the remaining chefs put in a performance not worthy of the final six."
2010-12-01
"Only four chefs remain, and the pressure is on for each contestant to prove to Chef Ramsay that he or she has the chops to move forward in the competition. In a challenge designed to test the chefs\u2019 ability to identify key ingredients and rely on their palate, Chef Ramsay asks the contestants to recreate a brilliant dish using only sight, smell and taste\u2026"
2010-12-08
"The challenge: create a balanced fusion dish. The judges: Top L.A. chefs Philip Dubose (Asia de Cuba), Helene An (Crustacean) and Lee Hefter (Spago). Then, at dinner service, tempers flare and Chef Ramsay must intervene."
2010-12-15
"In the Season 8 finale, the final two chefs must prepare five-course meals to be judged by five L.A.-area executive chefs and food-service executives. The winner receives a head-chef position at LA Market at the JW Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles."
Season 9 - Hell's Kitchen
2011-07-18
"Eighteen new aspiring chefs dare to brave the heat of competition when Chef Gordon Ramsay opens the doors to a new season of HELL'S KITCHEN. The chefs must prove they have the skill, passion and dedication as they compete for the grand prize of a Head Chef position at BLT Steak in New York City. In the first team challenge of the season, Chef Ramsay asks the contestants to prepare their signature dish and splits the chefs into two teams: men vs. women. The winning team gets a taste of the sweet life when they wine and dine with Season Eight winner Nona Sivley at L.A. Market, while the losing team is left behind to scrub down the kitchen in preparation for their first dinner service. Following a sobering announcement moments before the grand reopening of HELL'S KITCHEN, tempers flare when the teams struggle to communicate effectively and the slow service forces diners to walk out before their entrees are served."
2011-07-19
"With just 16 chefs remaining, the tension among the contestants becomes palpable as Chef Ramsay pits the red team against the blue team in another intense challenge. The winning team celebrates in high style while the losing team is left behind to fulfill drab duties. During dinner service, both teams struggle to cook their dishes properly and on time, and the contestants\u2019 lack of cooperation and efficiency sends Chef Ramsay over the edge."
2011-07-25
"With just 15 chefs remaining, Chef Ramsay pits the red team against the blue team in another intense challenge. The winning team celebrates in high style while the losing team is left behind to fulfill drab duties. Tune in to see which contestants are on the chopping block"
2011-07-26
"After the contestants get a brief night's sleep, sous chefs Scott and Andy show up with overalls and boots for the contestants to use in the next challenge. They all go downstairs, where Chef Ramsay explains today's test. Each team must create four chicken dishes, but before retreating to the kitchen they must determine what they will be working with. For every live chicken they catch and deposit into a cage, they can retrieve an ingredient from a list including such items as bleu cheese, pickles, and grits."
2011-08-01
"The remaining 13 chefs start a new day greeted by Chef Ramsay and the sight of a chemistry lab in the kitchen. Chef Ramsay introduces two guests who bring science and food together: Ben Roche and Homaro Cantu from Chicago's Moto Restaurant. In 45 seconds they make a dreamsicle sorbet using sound waves and liquid nitrogen."
2011-08-02
"With just 12 chefs remaining, Chef Ramsay pits the red team against the blue team in another intense challenge. The winning team celebrates in high style while the losing team is left behind to fulfill drab duties. Tune in to see which contestants are on the chopping block."
2011-08-08
"Following a difficult elimination in the previous episode, the teams return to the dormitories. The Blue Team is determined to win a service, having lost the last challenge. In the meantime, Krupa is celebrating the Red Team's win by relaxing with a few drinks.\n\nThe next morning the chefs are up and ready to go, but Krupa is in a world of pain. All of the contestants then meet Chef Ramsay in the dining room. He asks them to create something delicious from a table of ingredients that includes grains, fruits, and oils. After hearing a few of the contestants' ideas, he introduces them to his guests, beer sommeliers Christina Perozzi and Hallie Beaune.\n\nThe competitors are told to prepare individual dishes using one or more types of beer. Chef Ramsay has designed the challenge to test the chefs' creativity and their ability to make a well-balanced and delicious dish using a unique element.\n\nKrupa's night of celebration is catching up with her, and she's not performing at her best. Since the women have six chefs to the men's five, they are told to drop one dish, and they choose Krupa's rabbit."
2011-08-09
"Chef Ramsay asks the remaining 10 contestants to nominate one chef from each team who possesses the best leadership skills. The Blue Team decides on Will, while the Red Team struggles to make a selection. When they meet Chef Ramsay in the kitchen the following morning, the Red Team picks Jennifer as their strongest player.\n\nBut in true \"Hell's Kitchen\" style, Chef Ramsay turns the tables on the contestants as he describes today's challenge. He asks the two strongest players to name their weakest teammates. Jennifer does not hesitate to say Carrie, and Will immediately calls out Tommy.\n\nFor this challenge, Carrie and Will must lead their respective kitchens. They will start by creating a menu for their versions of five classic comfort foods: spaghetti and meatballs, pizza, burgers, Cobb salad, and chicken noodle soup.\n\nThe Red Team, especially the outspoken Elise, disagrees with Carrie's game plan, but at least she has one. Tommy can't pull it together, and the Blue Team waits for his guidance. Jonathan creates a pizza following Tommy's recipe but struggles to get his leader to focus. Still, both disorganized teams manage to finish the dishes before time runs out."
2011-08-15
"With just nine chefs remaining, Chef Ramsay pits the red team against the blue team in another intense challenge. The winning team celebrates in high style while the losing team is left behind to fulfill drab duties."
2011-08-22
"Chef Ramsay pits the red team against the blue team in two intense challenges. The winning team celebrates in high style while the losing team is left behind to fulfill drab duties."
2011-08-22
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2011-08-29
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2011-09-05
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2011-09-19
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2011-09-19
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Season 10 - Hell's Kitchen
2012-06-04
"Another 18 hopeful cook enter Hell's Kitchen to see if they can take the heat."
2012-06-05
"The teams face a challenge and a dinner service; a contestant is eliminated."
2012-06-11
"The challenge facing the 16 remaining chefs: prepare all-American fare for a group of special diners."
2012-06-12
"Challenges facing the 15 remaining chefs include preparing four different lamb dishes."
2012-06-18
"The contestants tackle Mexican cuisine in a challenge judged by executive chefs John Sedlar and Thomas Ortega."
2012-06-19
"Fashion and food mix when the contestants prepare a menu for designers that's inspired by high fashion. The winning group receive a new wardrobe, and the losing bunch must set up dinner service for a fashion show."
2012-06-25
"Conclusion. The runway-show dinner proves distracting for some contestants, while others succeed despite the pressure to time the service perfectly with the show."
2012-06-26
"Fighting champions Tito Ortiz and Sugar Ray Leonard offer inspiration to the contestants, whom chef Ramsay encourages to fight for their spots in the competition."
2012-07-02
"Part 1 of 2. The contestants compete at Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas. Adding to the tension: A slot machine is used to determine the ingredients in the dishes."
2012-07-03
"Conclusion. Personal dramas distract some contestants from the dinner service while competing at Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas."
2012-07-09
"Three guest diners raise the stakes of a pressure-filled challenge which requires the chefs to think on their feet."
2012-07-16
"The chefs face off against competitive eater Joey Chestnut in a wing-eating competition and, later, take part in a blind taste test."
2012-07-17
"The teams create menus for dinner service, but the pressure proves too much for some chefs, provoking Chef Ramsay's ire."
2012-07-23
"The chefs are challenged to put a gourmet spin on traditional Southern dishes. Later, they work on their communication skills before an important dinner service."
2012-07-24
"The chefs are challenged to put a gourmet spin on traditional Southern dishes."
2012-08-13
"The final six chefs celebrate earning their new black jackets, but they quickly realize that the competition is getting more and more intense. Eager to see how the chefs measure up, Chef Ramsay brings back a team of former HELL\u2019S KITCHEN runners-up to compete against the chefs in the ultimate dinner service showdown."
2012-08-20
"The chefs' abilities to teach are tested when they are challenged to instruct students to prepare recipes using only words for guidance."
2012-08-27
"The contestants lead teams of chefs to test their skills directing others in the kitchen."
2012-09-04
"Part 1 of 2. The two finalists are chosen and must create one last dinner-service menu, to be judged by a panel of world-renowned chefs."
2012-09-10
"Conclusion. The winner is named after the chefs prepare their final dinner service in the Season 10 finale."
Season 11 - Hell's Kitchen
2013-03-12
"Twenty aspiring restaurateurs present their signature dishes to Ramsay -- and an audience -- in Las Vegas; while the challenge winners earn a night out on the town, the losers must head back to Los Angeles on a school bus."
2013-03-12
"The contestants arrive at the dorms; Ramsay sends contestants out of the kitchen after a rocky first dinner service."
2013-03-19
"Chef Ramsay puts the contestants through a physical challenge involving lobsters; while the challenge winners enjoy a day on a yacht, the losing team must clean hundreds of pounds of fish; Ramsay is disappointed by a disorganized dinner service."
2013-03-26
"Olympic athletes Maurice Greene, Natalie Coughlin and Danell Leyva help Ramsay lead a 3K race, with the red and blue teams racing to prepare lunch for the runners; communication issues lead to fights during the dinner service."
2013-04-02
"The teams must identify the type of protein used in five dishes; as the winning team enjoys its victory at a beach house, the losing team must grind and mill grains to make bread from scratch; contestants are grilled during elimination."
2013-04-09
"Ramsay makes a decision that changes the competition; two chefs work as servers during the dinner service; each team nominates two contestants to be put up for elimination."
2013-04-16
"Chef Martin Yan judges six Chinese dishes created by the remaining contestants; during dinner service, one team disappoints a VIP guest; a contestant is eliminated."
2013-04-23
"The contestants enter an animal pen to determine which type of protein they will cook in the team challenge; during dinner service, the contestants must impress chef Ramsay's family."
2013-04-30
"The teams must create five steak dishes; a diner finds an unpleasant surprise in her dish during dinner service; the elimination round brings out bad tempers."
2013-05-07
"The teams host a quinceanera; a disagreement between chefs brings dinner service to a standstill; Ramsay makes an unexpected decision."
2013-05-13
"The chefs compete to participate in a photo shoot and host a dinner for members of the Army."
2013-05-13
"The chefs must design and execute their own dinner menus."
2013-05-23
"The chefs create ethnic dishes with select ingredients; a team falls behind before dinner service begins."
2013-05-30
"Ramsay tests the chefs' palates with a blind taste test; Ramsay presents an unexpected challenge in order to determine who gets immunity."
2013-06-06
"The chef with the best dish earns immunity; the chefs prepare a meal for TV host Maria Menounos and actor Jeremy Sisto; one team's service flags during dinner."
2013-06-13
"Ramsay tests the contestants' ability to communicate and work together with a three entree relay race, with the winners getting a helicopter tour and a caviar tasting."
2013-06-20
"The chefs are surprised by family members and then participate in a pressure cooker test."
2013-06-27
"A team of previous winners returns to challenge the remaining contestants; each team designs its own menus for dinner service."
2013-07-11
"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."
2013-07-18
"The chefs must use sight, taste and smell to identify ingredients in a dish and re-create it, with the chef who comes closest earning a shopping spree and time with Chef Ramsay; Ramsay sends two chefs home."
2013-07-25
"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."
2013-07-25
"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."
Season 12 - Hell's Kitchen
2014-03-13
"Twenty aspiring restaurateurs hoping to impress Ramsay present their signature dishes; after the opening night dinner service, contestants face elimination."
2014-03-20
"Teamwork plays an important role during a relay race in which duos must accomplish basic culinary tasks; while challenge winners go to San Francisco, the losing team picks carrots at a farm; both teams disappoint during dinner service."
2014-03-27
"The contestants learn about teamwork during a challenge involving pigs and potatoes; while the winning team enjoys a day on a yacht, the losers bathe their new livestock friends; a disorganized dinner service leaves chef Ramsay disappointed."
2014-04-03
"The contestants take part in a team competition involving lobster ravioli."
2014-04-10
"The teams must pair side dishes with four different types of protein; while the losing team makes honey taffy from scratch, the winners spend a day at Laguna Beach; the teams prepare a breakfast reception for a wedding."
2014-04-17
"The teams must pick a team leader for the next dinner service; a chef serves an undercooked dish; a contestant is eliminated."
2014-04-24
"Contestants from each team must work in pairs and present a unique pizza dish to Ramsay; the losers clean up and prepare both kitchens for dinner service, while the winners go to a luxurious hotel; one team runs out of a crucial ingredient."
2014-05-01
"The team that prepares the most-impressive Southern-inspired menu for a sorority's anniversary party wins a trip to Las Vegas; both teams struggle with communication during dinner service."
2014-05-08
"The contestants are given 30 minutes to create an entree from surprise ingredients; Ramsay conducts one-on-one evaluations."
2014-05-15
"The contestants visit one of Gordon Ramsay's restaurants; the teams prepare meals inspired by Ramsay's cuisine; the contestants face elimination."
2014-05-22
"A team competition tests the contestants' knowledge of pork, with the winners receiving an indoor sky-diving experience; during dinner service, both teams face struggles."
2014-05-29
"After both teams are reorganized, the chefs blindly choose ingredients from which they must create a unique dish; the chefs must serve a five-course meal to UNICEF Ambassador Angie Harmon and other VIP attendees."
2014-06-05
"The red team and the blue team each create their own menus, from which guests can order during dinner service; the team that impresses diners with its food and service wins the challenge; contestants face elimination."
2014-06-12
"The remaining contestants face the blind taste test, with the winning team getting an ice skating lesson with figure skater Rachael Flatt; the contestants struggle to stay organized during the dinner service."
2014-06-19
"Ramsay challenges the teams with creating entrees with the highest dollar values with ingredients purchased on a small budget; three previous winners judge individual contestant's entrees."
2014-06-26
"The Top 7 chefs serve guests from Oxfam America, including Minnie Driver. During the dinner service, two chefs struggle with their stations."
2014-07-03
"The six remaining chefs receive their black jackets and prepare tailgate food for football fans; tempers flare during dinner service."
2014-07-10
"The remaining contestants use leftovers to create a dish; Better Homes & Gardens Editor Laurie Buckle chooses which dish will be featured in the magazine; the contestants face elimination."
2014-07-17
"The remaining four chefs sample one of Ramsay's complex entrees and then must re-create it correctly; two of the chefs face elimination."
2014-07-24
"The final two contestants must prepare five unique dishes, to be judged by renowned Los Angeles chefs; former contestants help with the final dinner service; a winner is chosen."
Season 13 - Hell's Kitchen
2014-09-10
"Ramsay splits the 18 aspiring chefs into two teams and asks them to present their signature dishes; the winning team spends time with Ramsay and chef Wolfgang Puck, while the losers set up the living arrangements."
2014-09-10
"The team that wins the Geoduck sashimi challenge spends time on a luxury yacht with Ramsay, while the losers clean and prepare for dinner service."
2014-09-17
"Ramsay uses a unique recipe challenge to strengthen team communication; the teams work together to prepare a dinner service with special guests, including TV host Wendy Williams."
2014-09-24
"The teams have just 20 minutes to prepare breakfast for culinary school graduates and their guests; while the winning team goes to San Francisco to meet chef Dominique Chen, the losers grind meat by hand for dinner service."
2014-10-01
"The teams must identify proteins and match them to their dishes, with the winners getting a day at the beach with water polo players Genai Kerr, Shea Buckner and Tumua Anae; family night dinner service."
2014-10-08
"The teams must herd farm animals into their proper pens and decide which proteins and starches they will use next; the winning team goes on a wine tour, while the losers prepare stock bones; tempers flare during the dinner service."
2014-10-15
"The teams compete to create the best Italian opera-inspired dishes, with the winning team getting a shopping trip and a VIP dinner; the teams provide dinner service for guests, including members of the Italian Consulate."
2014-11-05
"The teams meet new members before heading into a team challenge in which each member must prepare a tasting menu for a Best in Show Competition with the American Kennel Club."
2014-11-12
"Each team member must prepare a tasting menu for a Best in Show competition with the American Kennel Club. A contestant leaves due to an injury and the cooks serve music legends, including Stewart Copeland and Steven Tyler."
2014-11-19
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2014-11-26
"The contestants face the blind taste test; Ramsay asks both teams to select a member for elimination."
2014-12-03
"The contestants must each create two servings of the same amuse-bouche; the teams struggle with communication during dinner service."
2014-12-10
"Having receiving their black jackets, the remaining chefs have to make a dish using Omaha steaks."
2014-12-10
"The finals five battle it out to try and secure a place in the next phase of the competition."
2014-12-17
"The remaining chefs prepare a dinner service with a double elimination at the end of the show."
2014-12-17
"The winner is chosen from the remaining two contestants."
Season 14 - Hell's Kitchen
2015-03-03
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2015-03-10
"The teams must retrieve crabs from the ocean and create crab cake dishes, with the first team to come up with 10 dishes winning a trip to Arizona for horseback riding and dinner; during dinner service, one team struggles with the seafood."
2015-03-17
"The teams compete to match the heads and tails of popular fish in order to win an advantage; guest judge Michael Cimarusti joins one team on an outing to the beach; Ramsay ends one team's dinner service early."
2015-03-24
"The teams present traditional American dishes to celebrity judges, with one team winning a journey aboard a three-masted schooner; the teams run a family-style dinner service."
2015-03-31
"An ocean adventure is up for grabs as the teams try to impress chef Gordon Ramsay during a cheese challenge. Later, emotions are elevated as the 14 remaining contestants work to avoid elimination and complete a star-studded dinner service."
2015-04-07
"The 13 remaining contestants prepare a special lunch for two charitable organizations involving active and retired firefighters in Los Angeles. Later, dinner service becomes tense and multiple chefs are ordered to leave the kitchen."
2015-04-14
"The contestants compete to create Greek-inspired dishes, with the winners getting a trip to the go-kart track; chef Michael Psilakis guest judges; Ramsay kicks one team out during dinner service, leaving the other to cover."
2015-04-21
"John Ratzenberger judges the contestants' food pairings; while the challenge winners spend the day at a famous roller rink and go on a beer tasting, the losers prepare linens for dinner service; gastropub night doesn't go smoothly."
2015-04-28
"A challenge involving exotic proteins, including alligator, ostrich and wild boar, is followed by chef Ramsay giving the remaining nine contestants one-on-one evaluations and sending one of the weakest team members home."
2015-05-05
"The teams present three Mardi Gras-themed courses to a high school homecoming committee; the team with the best dishes gets to go on a pirate adventure."
2015-05-12
"Gordon conducts a blind taste test; and the remaining eight contestants must serve a five-course dinner to guests of a major charity event."
2015-05-19
"Seven contestants remain to prepare a premiere dish using various cuts of steak in less than 35 minutes."
2015-05-19
"Six chefs compete in pairs during the \"Taste It and Make It\" challenge for the chance to win a visit aboard the Queen Mary ocean liner."
2015-05-26
"The top five chefs must prepare a unique and elegant small-plate dish in under 45 minutes for people attending a private symphony performance; the challenge winner earns a private helicopter tour of Los Angeles; the top four chefs are revealed."
2015-06-02
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Season 15 - Hell's Kitchen
2016-01-15
"This season's contestants head to Las Vegas where they participate in the signature dish challenge; the winners of the challenge ride on the world's tallest Ferris wheel while the losers peel 50lbs of shrimp and 1,000lbs of potatoes."
2016-01-22
"The teams have 20 minutes to see which team can produce the most shrimp dumplings; rapper The Game attends the dinner service."
2016-01-27
"The contestants are faced with a communications challenge; the winning team goes on a relaxing retreat while the losers prepare for dinner service, which involves gutting 100 pounds of sea bass. VIP guests include astronaut Buzz Aldrin."
2016-02-03
"A rubber-duck hunt determines which ingredients the contestants will use with duck in a team challenge; the winning team spends the day on a yacht while the losers prepare a duck appetizer. Guests for dinner service include Kris Jenner and Dita Von Teese."
2016-02-10
"The contestants pair up and prepare three main dishes, each with one of the following holiday themes: July 4th, Mardi Gras and Cinco de Mayo; challenge winners are flown to Santa Inez Valley, where they blend their own wine."
2016-02-17
"The blue team gains a new member; the team that wins a grocery spelling challenge spends the day flying in a stunt plane, while the losing team makes sangria for dinner service; VIP dinner guests include Thomas Ian Nichols and Omar Benson Miller."
2016-02-24
"The teams must create six unique dishes for former sous chef Andi; while the challenge winners spend the night in Las Vegas, the losing team makes a mountain of macaroons; dinner service has the contestants cooking for Andi's wedding reception."
2016-03-02
"Grammy-winning guitarist Steve Vai performs; the contestants must create unique dishes with a limited number of ingredients; the winning team plays a game of paintball while the losing team is faced with delivery day at the kitchen."
2016-03-09
"The contestants compete in a Bison-dish challenge that test their archery and cooking skills; cowboy-steak night with news commentator Stacey Dash and Olympic gold medalist Phil Dalhausser."
2016-03-16
"The nine remaining chefs take part in a breakfast challenge, during which their team must make a vegetarian, meat, seafood and sweet dish for surprise judges Suzanne Tracht and David LeFebve. While the winners ride all-terrain vehicles in Palm Springs, the losers prepare fresh-squeezed Orange Juice for a special brunch service featuring celebrity diners Flo Rida and Jeff Dunham."
2016-03-23
"The teams can only have one chef in the kitchen at a time as they prepare three entrees, each with a different protein; actress Lainie Kazan and comedian Bill Engvali are guests at dinner service."
2016-04-01
"The chefs must identify ice cream flavors in a blind test challenge; actress Meredith Baxter and Olympic swimmer Haley Anderson are guests at dinner service."
2016-04-08
"The remaining six chefs must rely on their loved ones to complete Chef Ramsay's Branzino dish; the winning team will be awarded a day at a luxurious spa while the losers have to clean the entire dormitory."
2016-04-15
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2016-04-29
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Season 16 - Hell's Kitchen
2016-09-23
"In the 16th season premiere, chef Gordon Ramsey welcomes his 18 new recruits on the grounds of the U.S. Army training facility. Then, it's survival of the fittest when they face the Signature Dish challenge and their first dinner service, during which they cook for VIP guests Nolan Gould and Erica Ash."
2016-09-30
"The contestants race in the first annual Crepe Grand Prix challenge for a chance to win a luxurious dining experience on a yacht in Santa Barbara. Later, one team struggles right out of the gate during a dinner service featuring VIP guests Maureen DeWulf and Dash Mihok."
2016-10-07
"Tensions run high in the house as the teams face their next challenge, which is to make eight unique dishes using a selection of ostrich cuts. While the winners get to go to Big Bear for a zip-lining excursion, the losing chefs have to pluck pine nuts out of pinecones."
2016-10-14
"The contestants compete in a surf and turf protein relay for the chance to win a day of surfing at the Wavehouse in San Diego. Meanwhile, the losing team must make sausages from scratch. Later, the pressure is on during dinner service when a VIP 12-top are among the night's guests."
2016-10-21
"A shocking elimination forces both teams to regroup and chart a new course as they take on the Seven Seas Seafood Challenge, which gives the chefs 30 minutes to prepare a fish dish using a variety of fresh ingredients. Later, guitarist Joe Perry and singer Estelle are invited to the dinner service."
2016-11-04
"The remaining contestants take part in an Ingredient Crossword Challenge. Later, kid-friendly items must be incorporated into the dinner service during a family night with VIP diners, who include actresses Lauren Lapkus and Ciara Hanna."
2016-11-11
"The remaining contestants are tasked with cooking their own version of a Southern staple, which will be judged by chef Chris Hastings. Later, there's a feeling of determination to impress VIP guests J.J. Redick, Blake Lewis, Mircea Monroe and Adrienne Maloof at dinner service. However, stress levels rise and Ramsay makes a shocking decision."
2016-11-18
"A change leaves the chefs in shock as they prepare to host the International Ballroom Invitational. This special event calls for a special menu, which includes a raw bar that requires one team to break down lobster, scrub clams and oysters, and steam up crabs."
2016-12-09
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2017-01-05
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2017-01-05
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2017-01-26
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Season 17 - Hell's Kitchen
2017-09-29
"Chef Ramsay invites 16 all-stars back to the kitchen for a second chance to prove they have what it takes; a twist on the infamous Signature Dish Challenge; Ramsay stuns the chefs with an announcement."
2017-10-06
"The 16 chefs compete in their first individual challenge; a dinner service with chef tables; Ramsay makes a shocking decision during elimination."
2017-10-13
"The remaining chefs compete in teams to complete a four-tiered shellfish tower; a dinner service; an elimination."
2017-10-20
"The chefs have 45 minutes to create a dish that combines a protein of their choice with ingredients selected during a game of chance; mixed martial artist Paige VanZant and actress\/model Shannon Tweed attend the dinner service."
2017-11-03
"The chefs must work in pairs and cook different types of fish on cedar and hickory wood planks; guest judge chef Ben Ford; Ramsay is frustrated by a contestant and makes a drastic decision."
2017-11-10
"The chefs must create a pizza inspired by their assigned country; Marino and special guest judge Steve Samson determine the winner; a dinner service and elimination."
2017-11-17
"Teams must re-create six of Ramsay's dishes; the three weakest chefs from each team must re-create one of Gordon's signature dishes; an elimination."
2017-12-01
"This week's challenge takes place in the HELL'S KITCHEN \"Jungle,\" where the contestants must create a dish using exotic meats - Boar, Venison and Elk - that were eaten by early humans. Each team will use a spear to hunt for five ingredients to prepare as sides for their dish. Gordon invites special guests Chef Jon Shook and Chef Vinny Dotolo (Animal, Son of a Gun, and Trois Mec restaurants) to help judge the challenge. Later, during the dinner service, Goo Goo Dolls lead singer John Rzeznik is a guest at the chef's table, causing a change in momentum for one team."
2017-12-08
"Special guest judge and fish-cooking expert Chef Michael Cimarusti joins Chef Ramsay, as the remaining contestants compete in a special challenge involving creatures of the sea. Then, during dinner service, the chefs aim to impress a host of VIP guests, including actor Aleks Paunovic, rapper E-40, professional dancer Cheryl Burke and actor Dan Bucatinsky. With two chefs fighting bitterly for authority and another struggling to communicate, Chef Ramsay is less than pleased. Find out who doesn't make the cut."
2017-12-15
"The remaining all-stars head to the dining room to be greeted by Gordon and a camel, before diving into the infamous Blind Taste Test Challenge - during which they must decipher spices with the risk of being blasted by mashed potatoes and gravy. Later, during a special dinner service, the restaurant hosts a private charity event for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Shane's Inspiration. Each team must prepare a five-course meal for the guests, including actress Mindy Sterling and actor David Koechner. Find out who gets cut after Chef Ramsay calls this the worst charity dinner service ever."
2018-01-05
"The all-stars get a late night call from Chef Gordon Ramsay with instructions on their next challenge. They\u2019re given $20 to purchase ingredients and create three restaurant-quality pasta dishes in order to demonstrate their ability to maximize a profit off the ingredients purchased."
2018-01-12
"Chef Ramsay reveals to the remaining All-Stars that they will be competing for the coveted black jacket by facing a series of three difficult challenges: \"Taste It, Now Make It,\" in which contestants must use their senses to recreate a dish; \"Five Domes,\" in which contestants have 30 minutes to create a cohesive restaurant quality dish using mystery ingredients hidden under domes; and \"Free For All,\" in which the All-Stars must make a dish of their choice using ingredients picked out by Ramsay. Find out who receives Chef Ramsay's stamp of approval and who gets the boot."
2018-01-19
"The remaining All-Stars must instruct athletes Candice Park, Jordan Wieber, Ricky Williams, Shawne Merriman and Reggie Miller to cook their signature dishes - using only verbal instructions. Later, for the first time ever, the all-star contestants will be cooking in one kitchen during dinner service, with special guests rapper and musician Wyclef Jean and actor Mathew Moy. Find out who makes it to the final four."
2018-01-26
"The four remaining All-Stars are invigorated by a visit from their families before their first challenge."
2018-02-02
"Chef Ramsay informs the remaining three All-Stars that all of them will compete in the finale. As a reward, Ramsay invites the contestants to a pampered retreat at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu. However, what the contestants think is a relaxing vacation is soon turned upside-down when Ramsay reveals this will be their last challenge before the finale. The three finalists must cook and perfect their menus and only two will advance."
2018-02-02
"The final two All-Stars pick from the season's past contestants to join them on their team for the final dinner service. With a head chef position at the first ever Hell's Kitchen flagship restaurant at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, and a salary of a quarter of a million dollars on the line it all comes down to this."
Season 18 - Hell's Kitchen
2018-09-28
"Eight former \u201cHell's Kitchen\u201d contestants face against eight ambitious new cooks for a life-changing prize to work as an Executive Chef."
2018-10-05
"The contestants must prepare one risotto dish that will be worthy of replacing the one that used to be on the Hell's Kitchen menu."
2018-10-12
"The chefs serve lunch to a room full of Marines, preparing dishes that represent the air, the land and the sea; a dramatic dinner service ends with a contestant walk-out."
2018-10-19
"The chefs compete in a sled race for an advantage in the upcoming challenge, during which the two teams prepare winter soups; chef Ramsay makes an extreme change in the teams."
2018-11-02
"Teams are tasked with cooking halibut in seven different ways; a dinner service; an elimination; pianist Stephan Moccio; chef David LeFevre."
2018-11-09
"The chefs must create a dish using potatoes as the key component; the pressure becomes unbearable for one chef, leading to a chaotic dinner service."
2018-11-16
"While chefs are challenged to serve five \"staple\" dishes, one chef is removed from each team at certain intervals until the final chef finishes all dishes; the teams are taken aback by an unexpected alteration to the dining service."
2018-12-07
"The top 10 chefs are challenged to create a special dish as a part of a Sweet 16 birthday celebration for Tilly, Gordon's daughter."
2018-12-14
"The nine remaining chefs are challenged to make authentic Chinese dishes, which are to be judged by chef Shirley Chung. Tensions escalate during dinner service as one team has difficulties with teamwork and causes several errors."
2019-01-04
"With only four chefs per team, they must prepare to cook for a charity dinner service in support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Waterkeeper Alliance featuring Italian food, but one team's performance forces Gordon to get involved."
2019-01-11
"The remaining seven chefs face a dinner service for pastry chef Valerie Gordon, who will harshly judge each team's dessert, but poor communication results in kitchen chaos and one dramatic elimination before the next round."
2019-01-18
"Tension mounts when Chef Ramsay explains to the six remaining chefs that they will go through three extensive challenges to determine which five chefs receive a black jacket."
2019-01-25
"The final five chefs struggle through a new challenge, leading to a bitter elimination that dramatically alters the dynamics of the group."
2019-02-01
"The final four competing chefs face a tableside challenge that will send one lucky winner and their chosen partner on a luxurious day in Malibu, California. The chefs encounter a showmanship challenge that is rife with mistakes only rookies should make."
2019-02-08
"Part 1 of 2. After a shocking elimination, the final two chefs receive unexpected help for their final menus. They share their highs and lows with Chef Ramsay over brunch and are surprised with a visit from their families. But, the fun is short-lived, as Chef Ramsay sends the teams back to Hell\u2019s Kitchen to learn the menus and plan for the biggest service of the finalists\u2019 lives, taking place at Six Flags Magic Mountain."
2019-02-08
"Conclusion. After a shocking elimination, the final two chefs receive unexpected help for their final menus. They share their highs and lows with Chef Ramsay over brunch and are surprised with a visit from their families. But, the fun is short-lived, as Chef Ramsay sends the teams back to Hell\u2019s Kitchen to learn the menus and plan for the biggest service of the finalists\u2019 lives, taking place at Six Flags Magic Mountain."