Hell's Kitchen

10 Best Episodes of Hell's Kitchen - Season 4

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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Hell's Kitchen - S4E5

#15 - 11 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 5)

The chefs receive their first challenge, create a gourmet pizza. The winning team will head to Santa Barbara for a gourmet meal, while the losers will be sentenced to taking pizza orders during dinner service and then deliver them, at which one contestant is rushed to the hospital after suffering an accident.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 97 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E1

#14 - 15 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 1)


Season four begins with 15 hopefuls playing to win a job as a chef along side Gordon Ramsey in his L.A. restaurant. The contestants will be divided into teams of 'men vs. women' after preparing their signature dish. Gordon will be impressed by most of the entries, but one will make him retch.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 106 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E7

#13 - 9 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 7)

The nine remaining chefs are challenged to compete in a taste test, with the winner receiving a day at the spa and the losers sent to clean the dorm. Once the dinner ervice is completed, Chef Ramsay must decide on which tastes worse, raw food or a lack or communication within the kitchen.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 89 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E6

#12 - 10 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 6)


A fantasy birthday celebration is the order of the day for the remaining aspiring chefs. The chefs cook for a sweet 16 party, but the mood in Hell's Kitchen is anything but sweet. One chef must face Ramsay's wrath when a diner sends back undercooked meat. And in a surprise twist, a new chef joins one of the teams at the episode's elimination ceremony.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 89 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E2

#11 - 14 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 2)

The season's first challenge finds the contestants slicing halibut into thin 6 ounce fillets. One member of each team must serve as a maitre d' during the dining service, and one contestant will be eliminated at the shows conclusion.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 107 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E3

#10 - 13 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 3)


Live chickens awaken the contestants, followed by a challenge of plucking their morning "wake up callers" and creating a family styled dinner out of them.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 100 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E8

#9 - 8 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 8)

The group dynamics are drastically changed when Chef Ramsey asks for a volunteer to switch sides. This week's challenge consists of creating 4 new dishes from 20 ingredients. One chef requires a medic after injuring himself during the challenge.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 91 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E14

#8 - 2 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 14)


The final two chefs must prepare their signature dishes in New York City. They are then asked to create their own restaurant as a test of their skill. Featuring a special guest appearance by Whoopi Goldberg.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 74 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E11

#7 - 5 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 11)

The aspiring chefs teach the art of gourmet meat preparation to housewives, with the winner of the challenge given one-on-one time with chefs Mark Peel and Ben Ford. The chefs later struggle to complete their most complicated dinner service yet.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 88 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E9

#6 - 7 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 9)


A relay race puts both teams to the test, with a sunny reward on the line. To up the stakes, the losing team faces a top-to-bottom complete restaurant cleaning. At the evening's dinner service, the teams are required to serve items from menus that they each created. One chef is called out for serving a disgusting extra ingredient in the food -- their own sweat. Chef Ramsay makes an unprecedented move at the evening's elimination.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 94 votes.

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#5 - 4 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 12)

Dinner service reaches a new low when one chef burns Chef Ramsay's hand. A group of special guests pays a visit to Hell's Kitchen. The remaining chefs face what is said to be their toughest challenge yet.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 81 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E4

#4 - 12 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 4)


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.

The episode was rated 7.98 from 87 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E13

#3 - 3 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 13)

In the latest episode of Hell's Kitchen, the pressure is reaching its boiling point as the three remaining chefs battle it out for a spot in the final two. Chef Ramsay throws a curveball by bringing in surprise guests who serve the chefs a challenging breakfast that they must recreate. It's a test of skill and creativity as the aspiring chefs strive to impress Chef Ramsay and secure their place in the competition.

Throughout the season, a rivalry between Corey and Christina has been brewing. In this episode, the tension comes to a head as a victor is chosen. While Corey is undoubtedly a talented cook, it becomes clear that she may not possess the leadership skills that Chef Ramsay is looking for. On the other hand, Christina has shown moments of brilliance but has also made some costly mistakes. It's a race against time for both chefs to prove themselves and avoid elimination.

Amidst the intense competition, there is still room for some lighthearted moments. Corey's imaginative way of breaking ice, envisioning it as Jen, brings a much-needed laugh. After enduring Jen's behavior throughout the season, it's hard to blame Corey for finding some humor in the situation. With the competition heating up, who will rise to the challenge and secure a spot in the final two? Tune in to find out in this thrilling episode of Hell's Kitchen.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 88 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E10

#2 - 6 Chefs Compete (Season 4 - Episode 10)


In this episode of Hell's Kitchen, titled "6 Chefs Compete," the tension reaches a boiling point as the two teams are merged into one. Chef Ramsay challenges each chef to create a dish that caters to his specific tastes, centered around a single main ingredient. But as the new unified team attempts their first service together, they quickly find themselves struggling to keep up with the demands of the kitchen.

Amidst the chaos, two chefs form an alliance with a sinister motive – plotting the downfall of another contestant. Meanwhile, the winner of the challenge receives a special reward: a trip to Vegas and the opportunity to meet Rock Harper, the winner of the show's third season. As the pressure mounts, the show's medics are put to the test once again when things heat up a little too much.

But it's one chef in particular who truly loses their cool during the evening's dinner service. Overwhelmed by the intense pressure, they go ballistic, adding even more drama to an already intense episode. Join us as we witness the highs and lows of the culinary battlefield, where alliances are formed, tempers flare, and one chef's journey comes to an end.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 82 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E15

#1 - Winner Announced (Season 4 - Episode 15)

In the highly anticipated episode of Hell's Kitchen, the winner of the fourth season is finally announced. The tension reaches its peak as the two finalists are put to the ultimate test during the final dinner service. But there's a twist - they must work alongside previously eliminated chefs. Can they put their differences aside and work as a team? It's a battle for the title, and the determination is palpable.

Without giving away any spoilers, the comments from viewers reflect the tough decision that had to be made. Both finalists showcased their skills and proved to be formidable competitors. Ultimately, one chef emerged victorious, leaving fans in awe of their talent and potential. It's a bittersweet moment as viewers also remember a beloved figure from the show who passed away recently. Their legacy lives on, reminding us of the realness and dedication that Hell's Kitchen represents.

The winner of this season of Hell's Kitchen is a testament to hard work and perseverance. Despite only having three years of professional cooking experience, they have a bright future ahead. The respect and camaraderie between the finalists are evident, with good wishes exchanged at the doors. It's a celebration of their achievements and a reminder that in the world of Hell's Kitchen, anything is possible.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 75 votes.

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