Hell's Kitchen

10 Worst Episodes of Hell's Kitchen

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 - S5E16

#1 - Winner Announced (Season 5 - Episode 16)

The episode was rated 6.90 from 10 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S9E14

#2 - 5 Chefs Compete Again (Season 9 - Episode 14)



The episode was rated 7.03 from 69 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S15E11

#3 - 8 Chefs Compete (Season 15 - Episode 11)

The teams can only have one chef in the kitchen at a time as they prepare three entrees, each with a different protein; actress Lainie Kazan and comedian Bill Engvali are guests at dinner service.

The episode was rated 7.12 from 299 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S14E3

#4 - 16 Chefs Compete (Season 14 - Episode 3)


The teams compete to match the heads and tails of popular fish in order to win an advantage; guest judge Michael Cimarusti joins one team on an outing to the beach; Ramsay ends one team's dinner service early.

The episode was rated 7.14 from 146 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S20E11

#5 - Swiping Right (Season 20 - Episode 11)

The chefs jump back into the dating game on hkchefsonly.com, hoping to swipe right on the perfect match of ingredients; the stakes are high during a special steak night dinner service; one team struggles with overcooking its dish

The episode was rated 7.15 from 118 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S20E13

#6 - Social Media in Hell (Season 20 - Episode 13)


The chefs must create visually stunning dishes to impress chef Ramsay's Instagram followers.

The episode was rated 7.16 from 126 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S20E9

#7 - A Game Show From Hell (Season 20 - Episode 9)

One team struggles to work together on its dish; a special charity dinner service.

The episode was rated 7.16 from 119 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S14E6

#8 - 13 Chefs Compete (Season 14 - Episode 6)


The 13 remaining contestants prepare a special lunch for two charitable organizations involving active and retired firefighters in Los Angeles. Later, dinner service becomes tense and multiple chefs are ordered to leave the kitchen.

The episode was rated 7.17 from 144 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S14E15

#9 - 4 Chefs Compete (Season 14 - Episode 15)


The episode was rated 7.18 from 122 votes.

Hell's Kitchen - S14E7

#10 - 12 Chefs Compete (Season 14 - Episode 7)


The contestants compete to create Greek-inspired dishes, with the winners getting a trip to the go-kart track; chef Michael Psilakis guest judges; Ramsay kicks one team out during dinner service, leaving the other to cover.

The episode was rated 7.21 from 136 votes.

Last updated: feb 10, 2023

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