Hell's Kitchen

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Hell's Kitchen (US) is an American reality television cooking competition (based on the British series of the same name) broadcast on Fox. It is hosted by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay

Season 17

6 Episodes

The remaining chefs are given 30 minutes to create a pizza inspired by an assigned country. Later, during dinner service, Melissa Fumero and model Devon Windsor join as special guests, and while both teams struggle, one just can't keep up.
Nov 10 2017
After a shocking change, many are left unhappy and the tension in the dorms is at an all-time high. The next day, the chefs are challenged to work in pairs and cook different types of fish on cedar and hickory wood planks. Chef Ben Ford helps Ramsay decide which team delivered the best and most consistent dishes. Later that evening, the chefs aim to impress special guest diner Shaun Brown; and Ramsay has had enough with one chef and makes a drastic decision.
Nov 03 2017
The remaining chefs must face off in a 'game of chance' to divvy up their ingredients and create their own unique dishes.
Oct 20 2017
Chef Ramsay challenges the remaining chefs to complete a four-tiered shellfish tower with 'fast hands.' Each team is divided into four teams of two, with each pair completing one tier at a time.
Oct 13 2017
The 16 chefs are given 40 minutes to execute their first individual challenge, the Bar Menu Challenge. Then, the chefs prep for the season's first dinner service, as they adapt to an all-new menu.
Oct 06 2017
Sixteen All-Stars come back for a second chance to prove they have the skills to earn the head chef position at one of Gordon's Las Vegas restaurants.
Sep 29 2017

Season 16

16 Episodes

In the season finale, as both finalists work on their menus for the last dinner service, Chef Ramsay surprises them with a special trip to the luxurious Ken Paves Salon, where they will receive a makeover before heading to the premiere of a new musical.
Feb 02 2017
After two chefs are eliminated, the remaining contestants must create a unique dining experience for a large group of well known chefs.
Jan 26 2017
The remaining chefs go head-to-head in a challenge for which Chef Ramsay provides the first three ingredients, but the chefs must race to hit a buzzer in order to get their final three.
Jan 19 2017
Chef Ramsay shakes things up and introduces a series of three challenges that will determine the recipients of a black jacket. For the first time, there will be no reward, no punishment and no dinner service.
Jan 12 2017
In the second hour, the chefs must pair up for their challenge in which they must try and combine two countries' flavors to impress guest judge, Roy Yamaguchi, owner and executive chef of Roy's. Later during dinner service, the chefs try to impress Chef Ramsay, as well as special guest diners that include actors Kellita Smith ("Z Nation"), Jasika Nicole ("Fringe"), Patrick Renna ("The Sandlot") and Tommy Savas ("State of Affairs").
Jan 05 2017
The chefs pair up for a taste challenge in which the winners receive Vitamix blenders and a special trapeze lesson on the Santa Monica Pier. Later, the chefs learn that the night's dinner service will be a unique one, as they will host a private, invitation only service that honors major contributors to the charity "Stand Up to Cancer." After a few hiccups, one team must chose two people for elimination, which causes an unexpected deliberation.
Jan 05 2017
The remaining chefs tackle sliders; three guest judges determine which team will party at the Playboy mansion; celebrity diners include model Crystal Hefner, TV producer Melissa Rivers, TV hosts Drew and Jonathan Scott and actress Ashley Greene.
Dec 16 2016
Spoon Fed 16x09
The remaining contestants participate in a blind taste test in which each team must determine the taste of pureed baby foods. Actor Josh McDermitt and TV host Jeannie Mai serve as celebrity diners.
Dec 09 2016
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.
Nov 18 2016
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.
Nov 11 2016
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.
Nov 04 2016
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.
Oct 21 2016
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.
Oct 14 2016
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.
Oct 07 2016
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.
Sep 30 2016
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.
Sep 23 2016

Season 15

16 Episodes

The top two finalists create hot and cold appetizers and main entrees for a panel of esteemed judges; the winner of the challenge gets first pick of the returning contestants who assist with the final dinner service; the winner is announced.
Apr 29 2016
The chefs must create a steak dish and two sides in 40 minutes to be submitted to the scrutiny of chef Ari Rosenson. During dinner service, the chefs take turns leading the kitchen with two chefs advancing.
Apr 22 2016
The chefs prepare high school lunch dishes and teenagers act as the judges; the winners get a trip to San Francisco's Levi Stadium, while the losers must sort recyclables from an abundance of trash. Actors Randy Couture and Neil Jackson attend dinner service.
Apr 15 2016
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.
Apr 08 2016
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.
Apr 01 2016
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.
Mar 23 2016
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.
Mar 16 2016
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.
Mar 09 2016
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.
Mar 02 2016
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.
Feb 24 2016
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.
Feb 17 2016
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.
Feb 10 2016
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.
Feb 03 2016
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.
Jan 27 2016
The teams have 20 minutes to see which team can produce the most shrimp dumplings; rapper The Game attends the dinner service.
Jan 22 2016
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.
Jan 15 2016

Season 14

16 Episodes

The finalists prepare five dishes to be judged by renowned chefs, including Wolfgang Puck.
Jun 09 2015
Protein is off limits when the final four chefs compete in a vegetarian challenge. Later, they receive a surprise visit from friends and family before a dinner service that determines who's going to the finale.
Jun 02 2015
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.
May 26 2015
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.
May 19 2015
Seven contestants remain to prepare a premiere dish using various cuts of steak in less than 35 minutes.
May 19 2015
Gordon conducts a blind taste test; and the remaining eight contestants must serve a five-course dinner to guests of a major charity event.
May 12 2015
The remaining 8 contestants must present three courses to the discerning palates of the Calabasas High School Homecoming committee, which has requested Mardi Gras-inspired cuisine.
May 05 2015
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.
Apr 28 2015
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.
Apr 21 2015
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.
Apr 14 2015
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.
Apr 07 2015
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.
Mar 31 2015
The Top 15 contestants face chopping more than 500 pounds of onions if they lose the first challenge, which is to prepare American comfort food for two guest judges. Later, a special family-style dinner service ends with an elimination.
Mar 24 2015
A seafood battle finds the 16 cooks having to successfully match the heads and tails of some popular fish and then create dishes to impress guest judge Michael Cimarusti. Later, dinner service gets off to a rough start as one team struggle to make it past the first course.
Mar 17 2015
Crab cakes are prepared by the 17 remaining contestants after they retrieve the main ingredient for their dishes from the ocean. Later, seafood is a problem for one team, which leads to their early expulsion from the kitchen.
Mar 10 2015
The chefs present their signature dishes, with the winners getting a night with William Shatner.
Mar 03 2015

Season 13

16 Episodes

In the Season 13 finale, the two remaining contestants must create five unique dishes, which will be judged by a group of esteemed Los Angeles chefs. Later, a new head chef for Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace Atlantic City is chosen.
Dec 17 2014
Four chefs remain for the "Taste It, Now Make It" challenge; and the winner gets to spend the afternoon with loved ones, while the other contestants prepare for the 200th dinner service.
Dec 17 2014
The finals five battle it out to try and secure a place in the next phase of the competition.
Dec 10 2014
Having receiving their black jackets, the remaining chefs have to make a dish using Omaha steaks.
Dec 10 2014
The remaining seven chefs are challenged to make an artistic amuse-bouche inspired by speed painter Tim Decker; and later, the teams struggle with communication and getting their food out on time during a dinner service that sees one contestant sent home before the elimination ceremony begins.
Dec 03 2014
The remaining eight chefs compete in a blind taste test, during which wrong answers lead to a dip in a dunk tank, and the winning team gets to spend the day at the Santa Monica Pier. Later, there's a special dinner service honoring firefighters that doesn't go as well as Chef Ramsay wanted.
Nov 26 2014
Contestants must create four Indian-inspired meals; the teams attempt to impress VIP dinner guests during Indian Cuisine night.
Nov 19 2014
The teams roll the dice to determine the ingredients for their next team challenge; a contestant leaves due to an injury; the cooks serve music legends, including Stewart Copeland and Steven Tyler.
Nov 12 2014
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.
Nov 05 2014
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.
Oct 15 2014
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.
Oct 08 2014
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.
Oct 01 2014
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.
Sep 24 2014
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.
Sep 17 2014
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.
Sep 10 2014
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.
Sep 10 2014

Season 12

20 Episodes

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.
Jul 24 2014
The remaining four chefs sample one of Ramsay's complex entrees and then must re-create it correctly; two of the chefs face elimination.
Jul 17 2014
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.
Jul 10 2014
The six remaining chefs receive their black jackets and prepare tailgate food for football fans; tempers flare during dinner service.
Jul 03 2014
The contestants prepare a dinner service with guests from OxFam America, including Minnie Driver; two chefs struggle with their stations.
Jun 26 2014
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.
Jun 19 2014
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.
Jun 12 2014
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.
Jun 05 2014
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.
May 29 2014
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.
May 22 2014
The contestants visit one of Gordon Ramsay's restaurants; the teams prepare meals inspired by Ramsay's cuisine; the contestants face elimination.
May 15 2014
The contestants are given 30 minutes to create an entree from surprise ingredients; Ramsay conducts one-on-one evaluations.
May 08 2014
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.
May 01 2014
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.
Apr 24 2014
The teams must pick a team leader for the next dinner service; a chef serves an undercooked dish; a contestant is eliminated.
Apr 17 2014
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.
Apr 10 2014
The contestants take part in a team competition involving lobster ravioli.
Apr 03 2014
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.
Mar 27 2014
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.
Mar 20 2014
Twenty aspiring restaurateurs hoping to impress Ramsay present their signature dishes; after the opening night dinner service, contestants face elimination.
Mar 13 2014

Season 11

22 Episodes

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.
Jul 25 2013
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.
Jul 25 2013
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.
Jul 18 2013
The final five chefs must impress tough critics with a gourmet burger; a huge misstep brings dinner service to a halt; one chef is eliminated.
Jul 11 2013
A team of previous winners returns to challenge the remaining contestants; each team designs its own menus for dinner service.
Jun 27 2013
The chefs are surprised by family members and then participate in a pressure cooker test.
Jun 20 2013
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.
Jun 13 2013
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.
Jun 06 2013
Ramsay tests the chefs' palates with a blind taste test; Ramsay presents an unexpected challenge in order to determine who gets immunity.
May 30 2013
The chefs create ethnic dishes with select ingredients; a team falls behind before dinner service begins.
May 23 2013
The chefs must design and execute their own dinner menus.
May 13 2013
The chefs compete to participate in a photo shoot and host a dinner for members of the Army.
May 13 2013
The teams host a quinceanera; a disagreement between chefs brings dinner service to a standstill; Ramsay makes an unexpected decision.
May 07 2013
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.
Apr 30 2013
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.
Apr 23 2013
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.
Apr 16 2013
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.
Apr 09 2013
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.
Apr 02 2013
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.
Mar 26 2013
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.
Mar 19 2013
The contestants arrive at the dorms; Ramsay sends contestants out of the kitchen after a rocky first dinner service.
Mar 12 2013
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.
Mar 12 2013

Season 10

20 Episodes

After the two remaining chefs tackle the final dinner service, Ramsay chooses the winner.
Sep 10 2012
The top two finalists are determined; a team of renowned chefs evaluates the contestants' final dinner-service menu.
Sep 04 2012
During the dinner service, each contestant gets a chance to direct the others.
Aug 27 2012
The chefs each try to teach a student to re-create one of Ramsay's dishes.
Aug 20 2012
The chefs compete against a team of former runners-up in a dinner-service showdown.
Aug 13 2012
Ramsay puts the chefs' communication skills to the test; the contestants face their most important dinner service yet.
Jul 24 2012
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.
Jul 23 2012
The remaining contestants have a chance to impress chef Ramsay when they create items for the dinner menu.
Jul 17 2012
A competitive eater and the chefs participate in a wing-eating contest; history is made during a blind taste test.
Jul 16 2012
The Blue Team competes against the Red Team in a challenge that forces the chefs to think on their feet; three special diners attend the dinner service.
Jul 09 2012
As tempers flare on both teams, several contestants are more focused on personal drama than cooking.
Jul 03 2012
Ramsay challenges the contestants' creativity by using a slot machine to determine ingredients for their dishes.
Jul 02 2012
The contestants prepare food for UFC fighter Tito Ortiz and former boxer Sugar Ray Leonard.
Jun 26 2012
The teams must put on a dinner service timed in sync with three runway shows going on in the restaurant.
Jun 25 2012
The contestants must create a menu for fashion designers; the winning team receives a new wardrobe, while the losers are left to prepare for a dinner service runway show.
Jun 19 2012
The contestants prepare Mexican dishes.
Jun 18 2012
The teams must tackle a challenge in order to get the ingredients they need to cook four different lamb dishes.
Jun 12 2012
The men compete against the women in a challenge in which they serve classic American fare to special diners; the winning team takes a day trip.
Jun 11 2012
The teams face a challenge and a dinner service; a contestant is eliminated.
Jun 05 2012
The chefs must make their signature dishes; one contestant is sent home.
Jun 04 2012

Season 9

16 Episodes

The two finalists compete in the Season 9 finale. The winner gets a chef-de-cuisine post at BLT Steak in New York City.
Sep 19 2011
Chefs Will Lustberg, Paul Niedermann, Tommy Stevens and Elise Wims compete, with two advancing to the final round and a shot at a chef-de-cuisine post at BLT Steak in New York City.
Sep 19 2011
Five chefs compete (again).
Sep 12 2011
The 5 remaining chefs trade in their red and blue-piped jackets for black ones and cook together in one kitchen. Four advance to the next round.
Sep 05 2011
6 chefs remain. The team challenge: prepare three dishes in 30 minutes. The winners go shopping while the losers prep for the dinner service, a black-tie gala benefiting American Cancer Society and the American Humane Association.
Aug 29 2011
The 7 remaining chefs visit New York City, where they tour BLT Steak (the future home for the winner) and take bites of the Big Apple's cornucopia of ethnic foods. Their challenge when they return to Hell's Kitchen: prepare ethnic dishes themselves. For the winners it's a day at the beach, while the losers must prepare for dinner service, at which both teams have difficulty with sea bass. When it's over, Chef Ramsay cuts the field to six.
Aug 22 2011
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.
Aug 22 2011
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.
Aug 15 2011
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. But 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. For 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. The 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.
Aug 09 2011
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. The 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. The 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. Krupa'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.
Aug 08 2011
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.
Aug 02 2011
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.
Aug 01 2011
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.
Jul 26 2011
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
Jul 25 2011
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’ lack of cooperation and efficiency sends Chef Ramsay over the edge.
Jul 19 2011
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.
Jul 18 2011

Season 8

15 Episodes

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.
Dec 15 2010
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.
Dec 08 2010
The 4 remaining chefs must re-create a dish without a recipe, using only their eyesight, their noses and their senses of taste. The winner gets a day at a spa while the losers do the Hell's Kitchen laundry before it's time for another dinner service.
Dec 01 2010
The 5 remaining contestants prepare and serve their signature dishes in downtown-L.A. food trucks at lunchtime. The winner receives a Beverly Hills makeover by hairstylist José Eber and fashion guru Steven Cojocaru, while the losers scrub their trucks and prepare Hell's Kitchen for a dinner service that won't go well.
Nov 24 2010
Chef Ramsay challenges the six contestants to create "a single bite" to make a bold first impression on the Michelin-starred L.A. chefs who do the biting. But dinner-service diners leave disappointed and hungry. Later, one chef is asked to leave.
Nov 17 2010
The 7 remaining chefs are tested on their cooking precision and communication skills, but dinner service proves disappointing to Chef Ramsay and his guests, L.A. restaurateur Josiah Citrin and the NFL's Matt Cassel. In the end, six chefs remain.
Nov 10 2010
The 8 remaining contestants face a women-vs.-men blind taste test. The winners dine at the L.A. restaurant XIV while the losers sort trash. Undercooking and one chef's overheated conversation with Chef Ramsay mar the dinner service.
Nov 10 2010
The teams must shop on a budget and prepare elegant dishes for four judges. The winners go sailing and dancing while the losers fumigate Hell's Kitchen. Guests at the black-tie dinner service include four previous winners and cast members of "Glee."
Oct 13 2010
The 9 remaining chefs create dishes using five ingredients selected at random. The winners visit Las Vegas while the losers peel 1000 potatoes. Guests at the "Family Night" dinner service include Jerry Springer and members of Chef Ramsay's family.
Oct 13 2010
The challenge facing the 10 remaining chefs: prepare entrée salads, with the winner to be featured in Bon Appetit magazine. Dinner-service bugaboos: scallops and garnishes.
Oct 06 2010
The challenge facing the 11 remaining chefs: devise tasting menus for a retro-themed high-school prom, with the losing team having to set up for the prom. Then, appetizers and fish bedevil competitors at dinner service.
Oct 06 2010
The 12 remaining chefs must make ravioli from scratch. And the dinner service features Italian dishes, but it's overcooked salmon and undercooked chicken that prove to be the bugaboos.
Sep 29 2010
The 13 remaining chefs must prepare breakfast for 50 hungry EMTs. At dinner service, dover sole bollixes up both the blue and red teams.
Sep 29 2010
The 14 remaining chefs receive a lesson in preparing sushi from Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto before they must do it themselves. One competitor in particular can't seem to learn it.
Sep 22 2010
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.
Sep 22 2010

Season 7

15 Episodes

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.
Aug 10 2010
The remaining aspiring chefs must recreate a dish by taste; one of the aspiring chefs buckles under pressure.
Aug 03 2010
The remaining chefs compete in the thirteenth episode of the season and struggle against the pressure with only four chefs left. The chefs are challenged to teach bachelors how to prepare monkfish. During service, a chef is called out for sabotaging another. A budding romance forces Chef Ramsay to make a difficult decision.
Jul 27 2010
The remaining aspiring chefs compete in the twelfth episode of the season.
Jul 20 2010
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.
Jul 20 2010
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.
Jul 06 2010
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.
Jul 06 2010
The remaining aspiring chefs compete in the eighth episode of the competition.
Jun 29 2010
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 – with a disgruntled customer – 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.
Jun 29 2010
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.
Jun 22 2010
"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.
Jun 22 2010
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.
Jun 15 2010
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.
Jun 15 2010
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.
Jun 08 2010
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.
Jun 01 2010

Season 6

15 Episodes

Finale 6x15
The final two chefs will battle it out in the final challenge and dinner service. Chef Gordon Ramsay will then choose the winner.
Oct 13 2009
The three finalists will create dishes from various parts of the world, which will be judged by international culinary experts.
Oct 13 2009
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.
Oct 06 2009
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.
Sep 29 2009
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.
Sep 22 2009
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.
Sep 22 2009
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.
Sep 08 2009
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.
Sep 01 2009
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.
Aug 25 2009
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.
Aug 18 2009
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.
Aug 11 2009
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.
Aug 04 2009
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.
Jul 28 2009
The teams cook pasta dinners for a room full of firefighters; two contestants are sent to the hospital.
Jul 21 2009
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.
Jul 21 2009

Season 5

15 Episodes

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.
May 14 2009
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.
May 07 2009
Day 13 5x13
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.
Apr 30 2009
Day 12 5x12
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.
Apr 23 2009
Day 11 5x11
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.
Apr 16 2009
Day 10 5x10
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.
Apr 09 2009
Day 9 5x09
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.
Apr 02 2009
Day 8 5x08
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.
Mar 26 2009
Day 7 5x07
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.
Mar 19 2009
Day 6 5x06
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.
Mar 12 2009
Day 5 5x05
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.
Mar 05 2009
Day 4 5x04
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.
Feb 26 2009
Day 3 5x03
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.
Feb 19 2009
Day 2 5x02
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.
Feb 05 2009
Day 1 5x01
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.
Jan 29 2009

Season 4

15 Episodes

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.
Jul 08 2008
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.
Jul 01 2008
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.
Jun 24 2008
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.
Jun 17 2008
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.
Jun 10 2008
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.
Jun 03 2008
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.
May 27 2008
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.
May 20 2008
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.
May 13 2008
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.
May 06 2008
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.
Apr 29 2008
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.
Apr 22 2008
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.
Apr 15 2008
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.
Apr 08 2008
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.
Apr 01 2008

Season 3

11 Episodes

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’s jackets in preparation for the final dinner service. At the end of the night, one finalist emerges the winner.
Aug 13 2007
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.
Aug 06 2007
Day 9 3x09
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.
Aug 06 2007
Day 8 3x08
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.
Jul 23 2007
Day 7 3x07
The final six remaining contestants must make appetizers and entrées 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.
Jul 16 2007
Day 6 3x06
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.
Jul 09 2007
Day 5 3x05
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.
Jul 02 2007
Day 4 3x04
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
Jun 25 2007
Day 3 3x03
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.
Jun 18 2007
Day 2 3x02
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.
Jun 11 2007
Day 1 3x01
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.
Jun 04 2007

Season 2

11 Episodes

Two-hour season finale, part 2. 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.
Aug 14 2006
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.
Aug 14 2006
Day 9 2x09
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.
Aug 07 2006
Day 8 2x08
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.
Jul 31 2006
Day 7 2x07
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.
Jul 24 2006
Day 6 2x06
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.
Jul 17 2006
Day 5 2x05
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.
Jul 10 2006
Day 4 2x04
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.
Jun 26 2006
Day 3 2x03
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.
Jun 19 2006
Day 2 2x02
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.
Jun 12 2006
Day 1 2x01
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.
Jun 12 2006

Season 1

11 Episodes

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.
Aug 01 2005
In part 1 of the two-hour season finale, it’s down to the final two contestants who have survived the wrath of Ramsay and many disastrous nights at Hell’s Kitchen. Ramsay turns HK over to the battling duo by dividing the restaurant in half – with each wannabe chef choosing their own menu and decor.
Aug 01 2005
Day 9 1x09
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?
Jul 25 2005
Day 8 1x08
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?
Jul 18 2005
Day 7 1x07
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 “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.
Jul 11 2005
Day 6 1x06
First Half of Two Hour Special. 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.
Jul 11 2005
Day 5 1x05
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.
Jun 27 2005
Day 4 1x04
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.
Jun 20 2005
Day 3 1x03
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. As 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.
Jun 13 2005
Day 2 1x02
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.
Jun 06 2005
Day 1 1x01
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.
May 30 2005