Hell's Kitchen (US)

The BEST episodes of Hell's Kitchen (US)

Every episode of Hell's Kitchen (US) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Hell's Kitchen (US)!

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.

Last Updated: 9/28/2022Network: FOX
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Day 10 (2)
star
9.10
143 votes

#1 - Day 10 (2)

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/1/2005

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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Day 10 (2)
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8.52
33 votes

#2 - Day 10 (2)

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/14/2006

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.

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Finale
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8.39
87 votes

#3 - Finale

Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/13/2009

The final two chefs will battle it out in the final challenge and dinner service. Chef Gordon Ramsay will then choose the winner.

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Day 15 (2)
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8.34
316 votes

#4 - Day 15 (2)

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 5/14/2009

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.

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Day 10 (1)
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8.26
249 votes

#5 - Day 10 (1)

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/14/2006

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.

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Day 10 (2)
star
8.24
206 votes

#6 - Day 10 (2)

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/13/2007

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.

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3 Chefs Compete
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8.24
195 votes

#7 - 3 Chefs Compete

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/13/2009

The three finalists will create dishes from various parts of the world, which will be judged by international culinary experts.

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2 Chefs Compete
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8.07
368 votes

#8 - 2 Chefs Compete

Season 8 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/15/2010

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.

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6 Chefs Compete
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8.06
204 votes

#9 - 6 Chefs Compete

Season 11 - Episode 16 - Aired 6/13/2013

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.

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5 Chefs Compete (3)
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8.03
174 votes

#10 - 5 Chefs Compete (3)

Season 11 - Episode 19 - Aired 7/11/2013

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.

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16 Chefs Compete (2)
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7.98
221 votes

#11 - 16 Chefs Compete (2)

Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/9/2013

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.

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14 Chefs Compete
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7.97
273 votes

#12 - 14 Chefs Compete

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/28/2009

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.

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Day 8
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7.94
279 votes

#13 - Day 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/31/2006

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.

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4 Chefs Compete
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7.91
394 votes

#14 - 4 Chefs Compete

Season 8 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/1/2010

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.

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Day 9
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7.90
312 votes

#15 - Day 9

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/7/2006

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.

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7 Chefs Compete (2)
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7.89
211 votes

#16 - 7 Chefs Compete (2)

Season 11 - Episode 15 - Aired 6/6/2013

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.

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4 Chefs Compete Again
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7.88
423 votes

#17 - 4 Chefs Compete Again

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/8/2010

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.

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4 Chefs Compete
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7.88
210 votes

#18 - 4 Chefs Compete

Season 11 - Episode 20 - Aired 7/18/2013

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.

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13 Chefs Compete
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7.88
245 votes

#19 - 13 Chefs Compete

Season 12 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/1/2014

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.

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Day 14 (1)
star
7.86
254 votes

#20 - Day 14 (1)

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 5/7/2009

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.

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12 Chefs Compete
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7.86
243 votes

#21 - 12 Chefs Compete

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/22/2008

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.

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All-Star Finale
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7.86
294 votes

#22 - All-Star Finale

Season 17 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/2/2018

In the season finale, the final two All-Stars pick from the season's past contestants to join them on their team for the final dinner service. And a winner is chosen.

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Day 1
star
7.86
235 votes

#23 - Day 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/4/2007

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.

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Winner Announced
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7.86
232 votes

#24 - Winner Announced

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 7/8/2008

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.

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Families Come to Hell
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7.82
304 votes

#25 - Families Come to Hell

Season 17 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/26/2018

When the families come to visit, the four remaining All-Stars are feeling extra-motivated to succeed. For this week's challenge, the chefs must choose a gift, each of which contains a secret ingredient on which they must base their dish.

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