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23 Sep. 2016
When the Wall Comes Tumbling Down
The contestants prepare their signature dishes and then compete in the first team challenge.
 
30 Sep. 2016
Crepe Grand Prix
The teams compete in Hell's Kitchen's first Grand Prix crepe making challenge, and then try to complete dinner service.
 
7 Oct. 2016
The Yolks on Them
The teams are challenged to cook eight Ostrich dishes using the most popular Ostrich meats in forty minutes, and then compete during dinner service.
 
14 Oct. 2016
Surf Riding & Turf Fighting
Chef Ramsay introduces the contestants to the latest challenge - a Surf & Turf protein relay. As the teams struggle to identify their proteins, they must work together in pairs to succeed in the challenge. The winning team will spend the day surfing at the Wavehouse in San Diego, CA, while the losing team will find themselves spending the day making sausages from scratch. Later, during the dinner service, Ramsay informs the teams that tonight they will need to cook with extra confidence because they will be welcoming a VIP 12-top. Find out which chefs will impress ...
 
21 Oct. 2016
Walking the Plank
After a shocking elimination, both teams must regroup and chart a new course. During The Seven Seas Seafood Challenge, the chefs will go head-to-head against a chef of their choice from the opposing team. Each pair will choose a body of water that will reveal a type of fish that they will have 30 minutes to prepare using a variety of fresh ingredients provided by Chef Ramsay. The winning team, accompanied by Ramsay himself, will enjoy an exciting meal at one of LA's hottest restaurants, Petty Cash. Meanwhile, the losing team will stay behind for delivery day and haul ...
 
4 Nov. 2016
Let the Catfights Begin
The remaining contestants use cookbooks from Gordon's HELL'S KITCHEN library to spell out the ingredients they want to use for their next challenge. During this week's Ingredient Crossword Challenge, they'll have 25 minutes to use as many or as few ingredients they've successfully spelled out. The losing team will spend their evening preparing for the upcoming dinner service, while the winning team will enjoy a night of fun that will include a delicious steak dinner and Ice Bunker cars. Later, the dinner service will embrace Family Night with VIP diners including ...
 
11 Nov. 2016
Don't Tell My Fiance
For the team challenge the contestants had 40 minutes to create their own interpretation of six southern dishes.
 
18 Nov. 2016
Dancing with the Chefs
After the shocking change that was implemented by Chef Ramsay, the chefs must work together and come out strong. Chef Ramsay informs the teams that HELL'S KITCHEN will be hosting the International Ballroom Invitational and that they will prepare a special menu for the event. The winning team is rewarded with kayaking in the Pacific Ocean and lunch at The Lark, while the losing team must prepare a raw bar for the ballroom event and break down lobster, scrub clams and oysters, and steam up crab. Find out which team will fall short during the final challenge.
 
9 Dec. 2016
Spoon Fed
The remaining contestants prepare for their next challenge - a blind taste test during which each team must determine the taste of pureed baby foods. The winning team will enjoy a relaxing day of massages and a nice lunch, while the losing team must prepare the kitchen, all while hauling in bags of ice and boxes of wine. During service, both teams start off strong, as they try to impress guest celebrity diners - actor Josh McDermitt and TV host Jeannie Mai - but excuses and miscommunication ultimately lead both teams to failure.
 
16 Dec. 2016
Dancing in the Grotto
Following the recent eliminations, the teams must balance out, and a member of one will move to the other. Then, the chefs tackle sliders for their challenge. The chefs are later introduced to three guest judges - Adam Fleischman, the founder of Umami Burger; Sang Yoon, the chef and owner of Father's Office; and Christina Wilson, the executive chef of Gordon Ramsay's BURGR - who will all determine which team gets to party at the Playboy Mansion and which team gets stuck cleaning up the LA River. Later, the teams try to impress celebrity guest diners, including 2009 ...
 
5 Jan. 2017
Aerial Maneuvers
The chefs pair up for a taste challenge in which the winners receive Vitamix blenders and a special trapeze lesson on the Santa Monica Pier. Later, the chefs learn that the night's dinner service will be a unique one, as they will host a private, invitation only service that honors major contributors to the charity "Stand Up to Cancer." After a few hiccups, one team must chose two people for elimination, which causes an unexpected deliberation.
 
5 Jan. 2017
Fusion Confusion
Then, the chefs must pair up for their challenge in which they must try and combine two countries' flavors to impress guest judge, Roy Yamaguchi, owner and executive chef of Roy's. Later during dinner service, the chefs try to impress Chef Ramsay, as well as special guest diners.
 
12 Jan. 2017
Black Jacket Lounge
Chef Ramsay shakes things up and introduces a series of three challenges that will determine the recipients of a black jacket. For the first time, there will be no reward, no punishment and no dinner service. During the first challenge, each chef must create a dish, knowing that surprise ingredients will be introduced to them along the way that they must use. In the second challenge, all chefs will receive the same ingredients to begin with and must create a unique dish based upon them. Finally, the competition heats up in the last challenge as two chefs go ...
 
19 Jan. 2017
Playing Your Cards Right
For their first individual challenge Ramsey dealt picture cards with ingredients once a contestant saw an ingredient they'd want to work with, they'd press a buzzer and when each contestant has six ingredients they had to create a dish using only those ingredients. The dishes were judged by Ramsey and a guest judge. The judging portion the challenge was similar to King of The Hill.
 
26 Jan. 2017
Tequila Shots?
After two chefs are eliminated, the remaining contestants must create a unique dining experience for a large group of well-known chefs that include guest judges Bruce Kalman, Steve Samson, Mette Williams and Alessio Biagini. The winner of this challenge is taken on a helicopter tour of Los Angeles with Chef Andi and is treated to a delicious lunch at Firefly with Chef Ramsay. The losing chefs on the other hand, are forced to wrap presents for the Hell's Kitchen staff, steam their clothes and polish their shoes. At the dinner service, actress Tara Reid, pro baseball ...
 
2 Feb. 2017
Leaving It on the Line
Ryan and Heather prepare for their final service.
 

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