Hell's Kitchen

10 Best Episodes of Hell's Kitchen - Season 8

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 - S8E12

#15 - 5 Chefs Compete (Season 8 - Episode 12)

The remaining six chefs compete in the twelve episode of the eighth season of Hell's Kitchen. Chef Ramsay becomes infuriated during dinner service when the remaining chefs put in a performance not worthy of the final six.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 68 votes.

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#14 - 4 Chefs Compete (Season 8 - Episode 13)


Only four chefs remain, and the pressure is on for each contestant to prove to Chef Ramsay that he or she has the chops to move forward in the competition. In a challenge designed to test the chefs’ ability to identify key ingredients and rely on their palate, Chef Ramsay asks the contestants to recreate a brilliant dish using only sight, smell and taste…

The episode was rated 7.55 from 66 votes.

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#13 - 9 Chefs Compete (Season 8 - Episode 7)


The episode was rated 7.56 from 78 votes.

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#12 - 10 Chefs Compete (Season 8 - Episode 6)



The episode was rated 7.57 from 74 votes.

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#11 - 7 Chefs Compete (Season 8 - Episode 10)

Chef Ramsay tests the chefs' teamwork by thrusting them into a challenge requiring them to cook three appetizers in thirty minutes in turns, with only 15 seconds to communicate in-between switching. The winning team is rewarded with a shopping spree at a cooking store, while the losing team is placed on delivery duty.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 75 votes.

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#10 - 14 Chefs Compete (Season 8 - Episode 2)


The remaining fifteen chefs face added pressure following the first elimination of the season. The chefs compete in their second dinner service.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 76 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S8E1

#9 - 16 Chefs Compete (Season 8 - Episode 1)

Sixteen chefs compete in the premiere of the eighth season of Hell's Kitchen. Chef Ramsay divides the chefs into teams of women and men, and their first challenge is to create their signature dishes. An early injury sends one chef to the hospital. Massive delays during dinner service lead customers to exit Hell's Kitchen.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 90 votes.

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


Chef Ramsay is disappointed when his aspiring chefs praise fast food items disguised as five-star hotel food, with only one identifying the chicken wings from his own five star hotel as their favorite. He challenges the chefs to a blind taste test and another of them proves to be a standout, allowing their team to enjoy a day of shopping, followed by dining in a top restaurant. The losers are made to sort trash for recycling.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 72 votes.

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#7 - 4 Chefs Compete Again (Season 8 - Episode 14)

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.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 65 votes.

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#6 - 11 Chefs Compete (Season 8 - Episode 5)


Chefs created a menu of an appetizer and two main dishes for a high school prom. The winning team went to an amusement park, while the losing team cleaned the kitchens and helped the prom committee put up decorations.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 76 votes.

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#5 - 13 Chefs Compete (Season 8 - Episode 3)

The remaining aspiring chefs compete in the third episode of Hell's Kitchen.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 76 votes.

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#4 - 6 Chefs Compete (Season 8 - Episode 11)


The remaining seven chefs compete in their first dinner service as a merged team. Chef Ramsay does something he's never, ever done before at elimination time.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 71 votes.

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#3 - 12 Chefs Compete (Season 8 - Episode 4)


The episode was rated 7.77 from 73 votes.

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#2 - 2 Chefs Compete (Season 8 - Episode 15)


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.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 69 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S8E8

#1 - 9 Chefs Compete Again (Season 8 - Episode 8)


The episode was rated 7.81 from 68 votes.

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