Hell's Kitchen

10 Best Episodes of Hell's Kitchen - Season 16

Are you a fan of cooking shows that bring the heat? Look no further than Hell's Kitchen, the intense culinary competition that has been captivating audiences since 2005. Led by the infamous chef Gordon Ramsay, this show takes aspiring restaurateurs on a wild ride as they battle it out in the kitchen for a chance to win a life-changing grand prize. With 23 seasons under its belt, Hell's Kitchen has become a staple in the reality TV world, showcasing the drama, talent, and mouth-watering dishes that keep viewers coming back for more.

If you're looking for the best episodes of Hell's Kitchen to dive into, you're in luck. FOX has made this addicting show available for your viewing pleasure. From the first season all the way to the latest, the excitement never stops as contestants push their culinary skills to the limit. Whether it's the intense challenges, Ramsay's fiery personality, or the mouth-watering dishes that make your taste buds tingle, Hell's Kitchen is sure to keep you entertained from start to finish.

So, grab your apron and get ready to join the ranks of Hell's Kitchen fans. With 23 seasons to choose from, there's no shortage of thrilling moments, surprising twists, and unforgettable meals to indulge in. Whether you're a fan of cooking or simply love a good reality TV competition, Hell's Kitchen is the perfect show to satisfy your cravings for drama, talent, and delicious food. Get ready to be hooked!

Written by Sophie and last updated on dec 08, 2023.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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#15 - Aerial Maneuvers (Season 16 - Episode 11)


The episode was rated 7.39 from 463 votes.

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#14 - Playing Your Cards Right (Season 16 - Episode 14)



The episode was rated 7.40 from 424 votes.

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#13 - Crepe Grand Prix (Season 16 - Episode 2)

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.

The episode was rated 7.40 from 513 votes.

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#12 - Dancing in the Grotto (Season 16 - Episode 10)



The episode was rated 7.41 from 475 votes.

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#11 - Let the Catfights Begin (Season 16 - Episode 6)

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.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 470 votes.

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#10 - Don't Tell My Fiancรฉ (Season 16 - Episode 7)


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.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 474 votes.

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#9 - When the Wall Comes Tumbling Down (Season 16 - Episode 1)

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.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 568 votes.

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#8 - Dancing with the Chefs (Season 16 - Episode 8)


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.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 483 votes.

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#7 - Tequila Shots? (Season 16 - Episode 15)


The episode was rated 7.51 from 445 votes.

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#6 - Spoon Fed (Season 16 - Episode 9)



The episode was rated 7.51 from 489 votes.

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#5 - Walking the Plank (Season 16 - Episode 5)

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.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 474 votes.

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#4 - Fusion Confusion (Season 16 - Episode 12)



The episode was rated 7.55 from 424 votes.

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#3 - Surf Riding & Turf Fighting (Season 16 - Episode 4)

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.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 453 votes.

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#2 - Black Jacket Lounge (Season 16 - Episode 13)



The episode was rated 7.64 from 436 votes.

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#1 - Leaving It on the Line (Season 16 - Episode 16)


The episode was rated 7.68 from 442 votes.

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