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[08/23/10 - 06:28 AM]
Chef Gordon Ramsay Hand-Picks Fresh Crop of Aspiring Chefs for Eighth Season of "Hell's Kitchen"
One lucky chef will walk away with a head chef position at LA Market at the JW Marriott Hotel Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE.

[via press release from FOX]

CHEF GORDON RAMSAY HAND-PICKS FRESH CROP OF ASPIRING CHEFS FOR EIGHTH SEASON OF "HELL'S KITCHEN"

Two-Hour Season Premiere Airs Wednesday, September 22, on FOX

Winner To Receive Head Chef Position at L.A. Market And Opportunity To Be Official Spokesperson for Rosemount Estate Wines

Sixteen new aspiring restaurateurs step up to the plate on the piping-hot season premiere of HELL'S KITCHEN airing Wednesday, Sept. 22 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. These culinary contenders will brave not only the heat, but also the sharp tongue of superstar chef Gordon Ramsay as they compete to win a life-changing prize.

Each week, Ramsay puts the contestants through a series of grueling challenges, including baking in the all-new pizza ovens, catering a high school prom, introducing sushi to the HELL'S KITCHEN menu, serving breakfast to hard-working EMTs and celebrating the series' milestone 100th episode with a black-tie dinner service.

As the chefs are winnowed down, only those who catch Ramsay's eye will get to advance to the next round. Hoping for the coveted black chef jacket, the chefs will compete against one another, striving to survive another week. Eventually two finalists will compete head-to-head to impress Ramsay and one lucky chef will walk away with a head chef position at LA Market at the JW Marriott Hotel Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE and the opportunity to be the official spokesperson for Rosemount Estate Wines.

Below are the 16 chefs of this season's HELL'S KITCHEN.

The members of the Red Team (Women) include:

Name: Sabrina Brimhall
Age: 22
Occupation: Prep Chef
Currently Resides: El Cajon, CA
Hometown: Moreno Valley, CA

Name: Antonia Boregman
Age: 40
Occupation: Line Cook
Currently Resides: Lake Station, IN
Hometown: Chicago, IL

Name: Melissa Doney
Age: 31
Occupation: Executive Sous Chef
Currently Resides: Glens Falls, NY
Hometown: Albany, NY

Name: Jillian Flathers
Age: 28
Occupation: Sous Chef
Currently Resides: Pagosa Springs, CO
Hometown: Pagosa Springs, CO

Name: Emily Kutchins
Age: 29
Occupation: Executive Chef, Senior Home
Currently Resides: Chicago, IL
Hometown: Chicago, IL

Name: Lisa LaFranca
Age: 48
Occupation: Corporate Food Director
Currently Resides: Fort Mills, SC
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Name: Gail Novenario
Age: 28
Occupation: Executive Chef
Currently Resides: Wantagh, NY
Hometown: Wantagh, NY

Name: Nona Sivley
Age: 29
Occupation: Sous Chef
Currently Resides: Loganville, GA
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX

The members of the Blue Team (Men) include:

Name: Vinny Accardi Jr.
Age: 29
Occupation: Line Cook
Currently Resides: Las Vegas, NV
Hometown: Queens, NY

Name: Raj Brandston
Age: 49
Occupation: Personal Chef
Currently Resides: Los Angeles, CA
Hometown: Queens, NY

Name: Lewis Curtis
Age: 26
Occupation: Executive Chef
Currently Resides: Cabot, AR
Hometown: Beebe, AR

Name: Russell Kook II
Age: 29
Occupation: Sous Chef
Currently Resides: Chicago, IL
Hometown: Madison, WI

Name: Rob McCue
Age: 36
Occupation: Law Firm Chef
Currently Resides: Brooklyn, NY
Hometown: Massapequa, NY

Name: Trev McGrath
Age: 30
Occupation: Line Cook / Bartender
Currently Resides: Chicago, IL
Hometown: Chicago, IL

Name: Boris Poleschuk
Age: 38
Occupation: Catering Chef
Currently Resides: Manalapan, NJ
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Name: Louis Repucci
Age: 28
Occupation: Children's Camp Chef
Currently Resides: Felton, CA
Hometown: Diamond Bar, CA

HELL'S KITCHEN is produced by ITV Studios America (formerly Granada America) in association with A. Smith & Co. Productions. Arthur Smith and Kent Weed serve as executive producers. Become a fan of HELL'S KITCHEN on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hellskitchen and follow the series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/hellskitchenonfox.

LA Market, created by celebrity chef Kerry Simon, features New American cuisine sourced from organic, sustainable and local sources and is located on the lobby level of the the JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE. Find out more at www.lalivemarriott.com.

Rosemount's unwavering commitment to quality has led to the creation of an outstanding range of award-winning wines renowned for their rich and balanced, food-friendly style. Distinctive and complex, Rosemount wines have been lauded around the world by wine lovers, critics and judges alike. Rosemount's mission is to match soil and climate conditions to create fruit-forward wines that express defining characteristics of Australia's premier wine growing regions. With a superb range of wines and a celebrated history of international success, it's little wonder that Rosemount Estate is the "Prestige Wine of Australia."





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