The BEST Episodes of Hell's Kitchen (US)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 24, 2020

Network: FOX

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 19 Episode 2

#1 - Season 19 Episode 2

Season 19 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 22, 2020

star 9.50
2 votes
Episode 01

#2 - Episode 01

Season 19 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 21, 2020

star 9.14
7 votes
Day 10 (2)

#3 - Day 10 (2)

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 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.

star 9.14
139 votes
Day 10 (2)

#4 - Day 10 (2)

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 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.

star 8.41
29 votes
Finale

#5 - Finale

Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 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.

star 8.41
86 votes
Day 15 (2)

#6 - Day 15 (2)

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired May 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.

star 8.33
313 votes
3 Chefs Compete

#7 - 3 Chefs Compete

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 13, 2009

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

star 8.23
191 votes
Day 10 (1)

#8 - Day 10 (1)

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 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.

star 8.23
248 votes
Day 10 (2)

#9 - Day 10 (2)

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 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.

star 8.22
203 votes
2 Chefs Compete

#10 - 2 Chefs Compete

Season 8 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 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.

star 8.07
365 votes
6 Chefs Compete

#11 - 6 Chefs Compete

Season 11 - Episode 16 - Aired Jun 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.

star 8.05
209 votes
5 Chefs Compete (3)

#12 - 5 Chefs Compete (3)

Season 11 - Episode 19 - Aired Jul 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.

star 8.01
178 votes
16 Chefs Compete (2)

#13 - 16 Chefs Compete (2)

Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 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.

star 8.00
224 votes
14 Chefs Compete

#14 - 14 Chefs Compete

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 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.

star 7.94
271 votes
Day 8

#15 - Day 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 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.

star 7.92
277 votes
4 Chefs Compete

#16 - 4 Chefs Compete

Season 8 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 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.

star 7.91
393 votes
Day 9

#17 - Day 9

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 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.

star 7.89
310 votes
4 Chefs Compete Again

#18 - 4 Chefs Compete Again

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 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.

star 7.88
422 votes
7 Chefs Compete (2)

#19 - 7 Chefs Compete (2)

Season 11 - Episode 15 - Aired Jun 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.

star 7.88
214 votes
4 Chefs Compete

#20 - 4 Chefs Compete

Season 11 - Episode 20 - Aired Jul 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.

star 7.88
213 votes
All-Star Finale

#21 - All-Star Finale

Season 17 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.88
293 votes
12 Chefs Compete

#22 - 12 Chefs Compete

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 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.

star 7.86
240 votes
13 Chefs Compete

#23 - 13 Chefs Compete

Season 12 - Episode 8 - Aired May 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.

star 7.86
247 votes
Day 14 (1)

#24 - Day 14 (1)

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired May 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.

star 7.85
249 votes
Winner Announced

#25 - Winner Announced

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 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.

star 7.85
228 votes