The latest to be sent home on Hell's Kitchen was Corey.
"Hell's Kitchen" is a cooking reality show that airs on Fox. It debuted in May 2005 and the show is based on the original UK show of the same name. It is now in its fourth season. To go along with the Hell idea, the theme song for the show is "Fire" by the Ohio Players.
The show takes the contestants and divides them up into two teams until the remaining number of contestants is small enough to form just one team, then the players compete as individuals. In each episode, there is a team or individual challenge. Each team has an assigned sous chef. Chefs must prepare the food to perfection to meet Chef Ramsay's approval. He has been known to throw dishes across the room and spit out food he does not like. He also has forced players to sit out of the competition if he feels they are not performing well. Winners may get rewarded while losers often have to perform kitchen duties, although there have been times when the service and food was deemed so terrible, there was no winner chosen.
The best chef on the losing team gets to pick two of his fellow teammates to nominate for elimination. In season 2 and the current season, the teams are divided up into the males and females, with each team picking a captain. The captain of the losing team is the person that must nominate two other chefs for elimination. Chefs nominated are allowed to plead for their survival on the show, but it is Chef Ramsay who has the final say so in who leaves.
The show is taped in Los Angeles and it contains frequent profanity outbursts (which are bleeped by the network) by Chef Ramsay. There are versions of "Hell's Kitchen" that air in Australia, the United Kingdon, New Zealand, Canada, Norway, Finland, Korea, the Netherlands, Ireland, and Brazil, all of which are uncensored.
So far, there have only been three chefs to survive the American version of "Hell's Kitchen." Michael Wray won season 1 with, Ralph Pagano named as the runner-up. For season 2, which divided the teams into males and females, the winner was Heather West, who, as the winner was named the Senior Chef at Terra Rossa Restaurant at the Red Rock Resort and Spa in Las Vegas. Virginia Dalbeck was the runner-up for season 2. The third season of "Hell's Kitchen" was won by Rahman "Rock" Harper, who won the Head Chef position at the Terra Verde Restaurant at the Green Valley Ranch Resort and Spa in Henderson, Nevada. The runner-up for season 3 was Bonnie Muirhead.
The winner of season 4 will get to be the executive chef at Chef Ramsay's newest restaurant in Los Angeles, London.
Season 4 Contestants
|Corey||25||Brooklyn, NY||Week 13|
|Jen||24||Chicago, IL||Week 12|
|Bobby||37||Niagara Falls, NY||Week 11|
|Matt||35||Pinehill, NJ||Week 10|
|Laross||24||Las Vegas, NV||Week 9|
|Rosann||33||Staten Island, NY||Week 8|
|Ben||29||Charlotte, NC||Week 7|
|Shayna||28||Buffalo, NY||Week 6|
|Vanessa||31||Bozeman, MT||Week 5|
|Craig||30||Coram, NY||Week 4|
|Jason||29||Las Vegas, NV||Week 3|
|Sharon||31||Las Vegas, NV||Week 2|
|Dominic||43||Catawba, SC||Week 1|
|Christina||25||St. Louis, MO|
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