Best Hell's Kitchen Contestants

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61 Kimberly Roth, Season 16

I love way Kimberly talks and I love her impressions. Her hair is so beautiful and she is hot! She should win.

Nah, Ryan, Heather, Heidi, and Paulie are way better. - spodermanfan1000

Paulie was definitely not better than Kimberly. At least Kimberly had some success pulling herself together when she started to struggle. Once Paulie started falling apart in a dinner service, he never recovered and only got worse. Also, Kimberly can at least own up to her mistakes. Paulie's way too arrogant to even do that. - ResistOppression

62 Mary Poehnelt, Season 11

A contestant that showed great improvement in Season 11

She was responsible with dan finished first should have won!

Should be much higher

Deserves to be wayy higher

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63 Keith Greene, Season 2

I do not agree with criticism of this guy, he was perfect the entire time, yes maybe a few flaws, but he was very aware of it. I absolutely liked it when he told Ramsay the truth. Ramsay is not always right. Virginia did not deserve to get to the finals.

When I read the news that he had tragically passed away, I was very sad. A true hard worker, a great attitude to teach others, very highly talented. It's a shame Ramsay didn't see those factors as the better ones, he does run kitchens and work with people all the time, so his attitude is not that big of a deal.

He was great during the first 8 episodes of season 2, but then all that likeability went right down the toilet in the 9th episode when he rudely accused Ramsay of favoritism towards Virginia when he was eliminated.

He should've been in the finally two with Heather.R.I.P :(

64 Jennifer Normant, Season 9

Intelligent and mature chef in the red team

If they would have nominated Tommy (who also had a bad service (and more food returned as well than Jennifer) and had more bad services than Jennifer), Elise would have been eliminated and maybe could had a better chance of been a bigger threat to Paul than Elise in the next-to-last service.

She probably could have gotten further if Elise didn't convince Paul and Will to put her on the chopping block.

Yeah, Jennifer worked hard, only to be stabbed in the back later on

Spodermanfan1000 Elsie wasn't even in season 9

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65 Joy Parham-Thomas, Season 12

Such a shame she quit... She threw away her strong chance of winning. (sigh)

She probably would've won if she hadn't quit in the middle of service.

I think most likely she'll win this season.

I too thought she would win at first, but I don't think anyone expected that she would quit just like that.

Should've won... Simple

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66 Tennille Middleton, Season 6

She started out awful, but then became much better.

Actually, let me rephrase that: She started out horrible, but then she improved greatly as the season progressed, and turned out to be one of the top contenders of season 6.

67 Tommy Stevens, Season 9

Rock and Roll Chef!

I'd appreciate it if you took him seriously.

Good cook but bad chef

68 Josh Wahler, Season 3

Josh didn't even had a good service before been kicked out in the middle of service for wasting spaghetti ad infinitum as well as serving raw risotto so he certainly doesn't deserve a top 50 ranking. I would probably not even have him on this list

The heck? He was the most inconsistent chef ever. Along with Andrew (season 1), Fran (season 7), Gabriel (season 12), Jackie (season 15), and Paulie (season 16).

Josh should not be on here!

Your having a laugh. when he got kicked out it made me laugh so much. One of the funniest things I've ever seen on YouTube.

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69 Torrece "T" Gregoire, Season 14

"It's just suddenly donned what T stands for: Terrific" -Gordon Ramsay

T for "Terrific" is definitely true. She ran the pass very well. Very impressive. - ndog

T was the most consistent and the most composed and steady of season 14. Probably the best runner up so far.

T was the best runner up since Mary from season 11.

70 Michelle Tribble, Season 14

She only had 4 years experience coming into Hell's Kitchen, yet she kicked ass during her stay!

If she was in season 15, she would have easily won.

71 Lacey D'Angelo - Season 5

She's like another Gina season 11 - LRMendheim1992

Best? Apart from Raj shes arguably the worst.

Lacey was a bad chef and had an annoying attitude. - spodermanfan1000

Ha ha ha... Very funny

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72 Fran Klier, Season 7
73 Eddie Jaskowiak, Season 15

Very bull elimination. Probably could have got a black jacket if it weren't for ratings.

Should be stayed over Frank especially from that dinner service


74 Ashley Nickell, Season 15
75 Kristin Barone, Season 15

Very amazing competitor, and a very deserving finalist.

She should have won

76 Manda Palomino, Season 15

Being a business owner I will hire a person who has a better than average knowledge of the job but who has the right attitude and desire to constantly learn more to be the best before I will hire someone who thinks they are the best. Manda shows all the makings of a top chef. Ramsey has to be not thinking if she does not win. Look beyond the the cooking stations and see the top chef.. Manda.

Manda is a fabulous Chef; unfortunately her team mate is constantly throwing her under the bus and has repeatedly said how much he hates her; which makes it exceedingly difficult for her to truly shine.

She does get unfairly criticized but she remains focused and doesn't get rattled under extreme pressure! She appears to know what she is doing and she doesn't make dumb mistakes like many others.

A very underrated contestant along with trev. They both kick ass. I would love to have an awesome mom like her. - ndog

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77 Matt Hearn, Season 16

Got A GoPro shoved up his arse!

78 Koop Wynkoop, Season 16 V 1 Comment
79 Julia Williams, Season 3

How is she not in the top 10? She was the sweetest lady in the red team in Season 3, and she sure as hell could cook. Short order cook destroyed more than half the competition; Ramsay should have let her keep her jacket; she deserved it.

When is she coming back

Man I love Julia's voice

Too bad Julia's is a bitter bitch!

80 Rosann Fama, Season 4

She really only had one good service in all. The undercooked steak to the birthday girl in which Chef did the re-fire for her in a good indicator that she should have not been on this list. Also with Jen, the backstabbing on Christina in episode 5 also shows her evilness.

WHAT? Why is she in the top 100 while Gail which made it to the top 5 and got a black jacket and she is only number 114. But ROSANN! She was annoying! Sharon was annoying and didn't care for the team but Rosann was annoying, clueless, dumb, and a donkey. Glad that Rosann left she was awful. - spodermanfan1000

Rosann should NOT be on here because she constantly panicked, was an outright mess and was very annoying at times


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