Top 10 Most Unfair Hell's Kitchen Eliminations

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1 Nick (Season 17)

Literally did not make one mistake the entire season, then was dumped out during a "three person finale" by a stranger based on one entree. We were robbed off the Nick/Benjamin finale we deserved.

He had one of the top 3 runs of any HK contestant, and he gets sent home because some guy liked his dish slightly less.

These BS eliminations are one of the reasons I quit watching this show over a year ago.

2 Van (Season 17)

His two minor errors on fish were the only mistakes he made all season, and yet he was eliminated for it so we could drag out the Elise/Barbie drama some more. Wasn't even worth it since Barbie went the next service.

3 Jennifer (Season 9)

Fifth place would have been perfectly fine for Elise, who was clearly a worse chef than Jennifer. Yet Ramsay decided to inexplicably kick the most consistent female chef of the season just so Elise could creep into the top 3.

4 Hassan (Season 15)

Hassan was robbed. This guy would have made the top 4 at least, he was streets ahead of Jared. But after his first poor service of the season, mainly due to how dreadful that season's red team was, he is eliminated so we can focus more on fantastic characters like Jackie.

He may have made a couple of mistakes during service, but that was his first poor service. Deserved a black jacket.

He wasn't robbed. He screwed up most of Chef Andi's wedding service.

5 Giovanni (Season 17)

Robyn's arc was nice and all but she should have been sent home here. Slight overportioning of pasta is not a bigger mistake than being unable to open oysters for your spaghetti oyster dish.

Did better than Robyn. He left because he wasn't drama.

6 Declan (Season 19)

Declan was always supportive of his teammates and the perfect gentleman, but because he was overweight, not one of the 'Popular' people he was bumped off in a rather disrespectful way. Others that went before had some tribute footage, not Declan, they shoved him so fast off the stage it was like he was never there. He was first to be named to the final two, but the fan favorite of course was added as the third; what a setup by the producers.

7 Brad (Season 3)

Brad wasn't great or anything but he absolutely did not deserve to be outranked by Josh.

Brad only left just so Josh can keep cooking spaghetti.

How Josh made it to black jackets just baffles me.

8 Vinny (Season 8)
9 Anthony (Season 11)

Anthony may have made mistakes that service, but he was more consistent overall.
Zach made just as many mistakes, was on a downward spiral, and made excuses for his poor performance.
Why Jon nominated Anthony over Zach and why Ramsay eliminated him are beyond me.

Him getting eliminated over Zach made me so mad and sad. He was one of my favorite contestants of all-time.

10 Nikki (Season 19)
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11 Keith (Season 2)

Not sure about this one, but of course, Keith was more consistent than Virginia. However, his leadership costed him at the end.

12 Curtis (Season 8)

Was nowhere near as bad as the 4 nominees that night, but someone had to be sacrificed to get one more episode of Raj.

13 Koop (Season 16)

Paulie lasting so long is baffling, since he was useless past the first few episodes. Quite a few chefs on the blue team were eliminated to save worse chefs, such as Pat, Aaron and Devin, but seeing as Koop's first bad performance was also his last, this was the most egregious.

Koop getting eliminated is a very obvious case of bending the rules to save the production pet. Chef Ramsay has said multiple times in the past that he does not care what happens upstairs. But as soon as it's convenient, he uses it against Koop to save his precious Paulie.

14 Adam (Season 19)
15 Alison (Season 14)

How Josh survived so long in this season no one knows. If Bret had stuck around and Alison hadn't had her worst performance of the season just before black jackets things could have been so much better. Alison was eliminated and Josh became the only weak spot in the greatest lineup of black jackets the show's ever seen.

She may have screwed up most of the night but she really deserved a black jacket

16 Jennifer (Season 17)

Jennifer was a very consistent chef her elimination over robyn it's so unfair

17 Louross (Season 4)
18 Petrozza (Season 4)

Him being the runner-up makes me sad. Jen was trying to sabotage him and he was my favorite contestant of all-time. RIP

19 Eddie (Season 15)

Him getting eliminated over Jackie made me so confused. He was one of the most consistent contestants on the blue team and that was his first bad service.

He was one of the more consistent chefs in his season, and he gets eliminated in freaking 12th place.

20 Bobby (Season 4)

He was better than Jen and a true gentleman. Him and Petrozza may be the best gentlemen team.

21 Kanae (Season 18)

Kanae is a very strong chef I think her elimination is not that unfair

22 Steve (Season 20)
23 Patrick (Season 10)

Him leaving over Robyn, Tiffany, and Royce of all people was a travesty. The blue team absolutely should have won that service, but Ramsay probably said otherwise specifically so he could get rid of Patrick.

For Tiffany stay over him is just crazy.

24 Ava (Season 20)

Ava's dish sucks in the alcohol challenge but she really deserves a second chance

25 Elise (Season 9)
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