The BEST Seasons of Hell's Kitchen (US)

Every season ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021

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 2

#1 - Season 2

First Aired: Jun 13, 2006

star 8.08
24 votes
Season 6

#2 - Season 6

First Aired: Jul 22, 2009

star 7.90
21 votes
Season 11

#3 - Season 11

First Aired: Mar 13, 2013

star 7.78
23 votes
Season 10

#4 - Season 10

First Aired: Jun 5, 2012

star 7.77
22 votes
Season 3

#5 - Season 3

First Aired: Jun 5, 2007

star 7.71
21 votes
Season 16

#6 - Season 16

First Aired: Sep 24, 2016

star 7.70
23 votes
Season 5

#7 - Season 5

First Aired: Jan 30, 2009

star 7.64
22 votes
Season 12

#8 - Season 12

First Aired: Mar 14, 2014

star 7.61
18 votes
Season 4

#9 - Season 4

First Aired: Apr 2, 2008

star 7.57
21 votes
Season 8

#10 - Season 8

First Aired: Sep 23, 2010

star 7.56
16 votes
Season 1

#11 - Season 1

First Aired: May 31, 2005

star 7.53
32 votes
Season 7

#12 - Season 7

First Aired: Jun 2, 2010

star 7.53
17 votes
Season 9

#13 - Season 9

First Aired: Jul 19, 2011

star 7.47
17 votes
Rookies vs Veterans

#14 - Rookies vs Veterans

First Aired: Sep 29, 2018

Season eighteen returns with a new twist: pitting veteran contestants against rookies. For the first time, eight accomplished chefs who have competed in previous seasons – and lost – will be brought back for a shot at redemption. But these veterans will need to go up against eight ambitious rookies who are equally eager to show Chef Ramsay they have what it takes to be the next Hell's Kitchen winner and become Head Chef at the world’s first Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Restaurant at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.

star 7.40
20 votes
Season 13

#15 - Season 13

First Aired: Sep 11, 2014

star 7.39
18 votes
Season 14

#16 - Season 14

First Aired: Mar 4, 2015

star 7.34
29 votes
Season 15

#17 - Season 15

First Aired: Jan 16, 2016

star 7.25
24 votes
Las Vegas

#18 - Las Vegas

First Aired: Jan 8, 2021

Season 19 takes place at the Hell's Kitchen restaurant in Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The prize is a head chef's position at Gordon Ramsay Hell's Kitchen Lake Tahoe.

star 7.14
14 votes
Season 17

#19 - Season 17

First Aired: Sep 30, 2017

star 6.88
26 votes
Young Guns Come Out Shooting

#20 - Young Guns Come Out Shooting

First Aired: Jun 1, 2021

Eighteen chefs competed in season 20, with all of them being aged 24 years old or younger.

star 6.50
4 votes