Hell's Kitchen

10 Best Episodes of Hell's Kitchen - Season 4

Aspiring restaurateurs brave Ramsay and his fiery command of the kitchen as he puts the competitors through an intense culinary academy to prove they possess the right combination of ingredients to win a life-changing grand prize.

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Hell's Kitchen - S4E15

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

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.

The episode was rated 8.08 from 73 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E10

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


The two teams are combined to create a single team. Each chef is asked to create a dish designed specifically to please Chef Ramsay centered around a single main ingredient. The new unified team struggles to complete its first service together. Two chefs scheme together to plot another's downfall. The winner of the challenge is invited on a very special trip -- a visit to Vegas and a meeting with Rock Harper, the winner of the show's third season. The show's medics are put the test when things once again get a little too hot. One chef goes ballistic when the pressure of the evening's dinner service gets to be just a bit too much.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 78 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E13

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

The pressure is at an absolute boiling point as the three chefs remaining try their hardest to reach the final two. Chef Ramsay brings in a group of surprise guests whom serve each the aspiring chefs a breakfast they must then attempt to recreate. Each of the remaining chefs is given a chance at running the hot plate, but must face tests designed by Chef Ramsay.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 84 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 7.94 from 81 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E12

#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 7.92 from 77 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 7.91 from 89 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E14

#7 - 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 70 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E8

#8 - 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 7.87 from 86 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E11

#9 - 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 7.87 from 83 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E2

#10 - 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 7.81 from 100 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E3

#11 - 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 7.81 from 94 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E7

#12 - 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 7.80 from 84 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S4E6

#13 - 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 7.78 from 82 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 7.66 from 100 votes.

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 7.63 from 91 votes.


Last updated: feb 10, 2023

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