World renowned chef Gordon Ramsay puts aspiring young chefs through rigorous and devastating challenges at his restaurant in Hollywood, "Hell's Kitchen", to determine which of them will win... See full summary »
Protein is off limits in the first-ever HELL'S KITCHEN vegetarian challenge. The chef who prepares the most stunning, mouth-watering vegetarian dish wins a trip to fabulous Newport Beach, CA, for a ...
In this week's challenge, the teams square off for Chef Ramsay's first-ever Greek cuisine challenge. After an exciting race to smash plates to gather their ingredients, it is up to each contestant to...
After one of the worst dinner services in HELL'S KITCHEN history, it's no longer fun and games for the Top 15 contestants. The red and blue teams suit up for an old-fashioned, all-American challenge,...
Features Ramsay swooping into a restaurant on the verge of collapse and spending a week in save mode. Then he comes back after a few months to see the results of his coaching. Will the restaurant survive?
After more than a decade of running restaurants in some of the world's top hotels, Gordon Ramsay knows firsthand the crucial importance of surpassing guests' highest expectations. In new ... See full summary »
A food competition series that travels across the country and tackles the food world from a wholly different direction: the restaurants. Sixteen of the nation's best restaurants, ... See full summary »
In this one-hour special, Gordon investigates the history, culture and controversy surrounding the shark fishing industry. Each year, nearly 100 million sharks worldwide are killed for use ... See full summary »
World renowned chef Gordon Ramsay puts aspiring young chefs through rigorous and devastating challenges at his restaurant in Hollywood, "Hell's Kitchen", to determine which of them will win the restaurant of their dreams. Their dreams are quickly becoming nightmares. Written by
Season 14 Marks the first time a Team (Blue) has received a black Jacket prior to the end of dinner service. It also marks the first time Black Jacket members have had to enter another teams(Red) kitchen to aid in completing dinner service. See more »
I started watching this show several years ago, when it was new (in America) and fell in love with it. It had a good first few seasons, But then it began to parody itself, and seemed to dumb itself down painfully. It became more about 'the characters' then food. The premise becomes hard to take seriously. At this point, each episode is perhaps 30% flashbacks from within the episode itself. It feels like filler--- which is good neither in food nor TV. Now, the announcer explains every five or so minutes that something incredible and brand new and never before done will happen... and the hype gets exhausting.
I made the mistake of closing my eyes for a few minutes, just listening to the show as it played. It was laughable without the flashing camera back-and-forth. Loud, dramatic music with pounding drums, Ramsay screaming about "french fries oh god what the HELL is wrong with you oh you donkey NOOOOOOOOOO O Chef NOOOOOOOO (clanging pans) It's RAAAAAAAAAWWWWWWW CHEF! CHef O NOOOOOOOOOOO (louder drums) GET OUT! GET OUT! NOOOOOOOOOO. YOU moron, you can't COOK FRENCH FRIES JUST GET OUUUUUUT!...." Yeah, it gets silly.
At a certain point, if Ramsay's letting people who deserve the verbal abuse he's giving them as deep into the series as he does, then the show's not realistic, unless it's not really about cooking. If it's not really about cooking, then it's just 'the Real World', maybe dumber.
The season finales are always great big emotional releases... but it's becoming more and more painful to sit through a season to get there.
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