[09/24/09 - 06:29 AM]
Final Five Fight to Stay in "Hell's Kitchen"
FOX details the latest "Hell's Kitchen" elimination.

[via press release from FOX]


Ariel Contreras-Fox, Kevin Cottle, Dave Levey, Tennille Middleton and Suzanne Schlicht Vie for Coveted Prize Tuesday, September 29, on FOX

The temperature in HELL'S KITCHEN continues to rise as the final five chefs move one step closer to a Head Chef position at Araxi Restaurant in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. On Tuesday, Sept. 29 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), the remaining chefs � Ariel from Los Angeles, CA; Kevin from Middletown, CT; Dave from San Diego, CA; Tennille from Fairfax, VA; and Suzanne from Las Vegas, NV � go head-to-head as Chef Ramsay teaches them the importance of culinary presentation. The pressure mounts when the chefs learn that experts from Bon App�tit magazine will make a surprise appearance to help Chef Ramsay judge the challenge winner.

At this stage of the competition, the final five must possess the perfect balance of passion, poise and proficiency to win Chef Ramsay over and ensure they walk away with the life-changing grand prize!

The final five chefs are:

Ariel Contreras-Fox

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Occupation: Sous Chef

Favorite Dish to Prepare: Pan-Seared Black Cod with Shiitake Ponzu and Baby Bok Choy

Favorite Moment in HELL'S KITCHEN: "It was a proud moment for me when Chef Ramsay kicked Sabrina and Suzanne out of the kitchen, and Tennille and I were left to finish dinner service. It was challenging but very satisfying."

Kevin Cottle

Hometown: Middletown, CT

Occupation: Executive Chef

Favorite Dish to Prepare: Sugar Cane Skewer Shrimp over Local Organic Greens with Thai Sesame-Coconut Vinaigrette

Favorite Moment in HELL'S KITCHEN: "The challenge win where we played laser tag in a fighter jet!"

Dave Levey

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Occupation: Executive Chef

Favorite Dish to Prepare: Grilled Halibut Cheeks over Grilled Romaine Hearts with Fresh Ruby Grapefruit and Orange Beurre Blanc Drizzle with Mixed Roasted Baby Beets

Favorite Moment in HELL'S KITCHEN: "Sharing the same kitchen as Chef Ramsay and sous chef Scott. To be surrounded by such world-class chefs was a dream come true."

Tennille Middleton

Hometown: Fairfax, VA

Occupation: Executive Chef

Favorite Dish to Prepare: Short Shrimp Gumbo and Cheddar Grits

Favorite Moment in HELL'S KITCHEN: "When Chef Ramsay told me he was glad I was still in HELL'S KITCHEN."

Suzanne Schlicht

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

Occupation: Sous Chef

Favorite Dish to Prepare: Duck Confit

Favorite Moment in HELL'S KITCHEN: "When we had Staff Sergeant Otis James and his family as our guests in HELL'S KITCHEN."

Recipes for the chef's favorite dishes can be found on www.fox.com/hellskitchen.

HELL'S KITCHEN is produced by ITV Studios, Inc. (formerly Granada America) in association with A. Smith & Co. Arthur Smith and Kent Weed serve as executive producers.

Araxi Restaurant in Whistler, British Columbia is firmly established as one of Canada's finest restaurants. Located at the base of the spectacular Whistler and Blackcomb peaks and between the bountiful Pacific Ocean and the fertile Pemberton Valley, Araxi's combination of a breathtaking natural setting and local ingredients is unsurpassed. Since opening in 1981, Araxi has changed the face of dining at the mountain, supporting Whistler's long-standing reputation as North America's top ski resort.

  [september 2009]  


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