Top 10 Worst Hell's Kitchen Contestants

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With Season 6 less than a month away, let's pick the biggest Donkeys of the first 5. Whether they sucked at cooking, were unbelievably annoying, or just plain despicable, these are the "chefs" we loved to see Gordon Ramsay destroy the most.

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41 Matt - Season 16

I'm so glad that smarmy, arrogant little pissant is gone! I cheered when Chef finally booted his ghetto ass out! Matt did nothing but talk smack, even about Chef Ramsay, saying Chef doesn't know what he's talking about. Ugh. No respect.

One of the most hot headed chefs ever has a sook when things get to tough blames everybody else and bitter as when he was eliminated!

I feel that the men in this season were appalling, only Devin being a reasonable guy. Matt's attitude stunk to begin with, but I feel he improved slightly and definitely wasn't as bad as Andrew, Paulie or Johnny. Doesn't mean he was perfect because he was far from it, but certain one of the better men of the series - Aquaturtle

My favorite moment of this guy was when his jacket was hung and photo was burned

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42 Andrew - Season 16

This guy is trying to make a complete ass out of himself during service. He will not make it to top 10. I guarantee. I also hate how he said that Devin is a bad cook. He lost my respect right there. - ndog

This dude can't even be bothered to take responsibility for his mistakes. As much as I hate him, at least Johnny walked up to the chopping block and owned up to his mistakes last service.

At least Johnny owns up to his own mistakes. This guy can't even do that. - FallenApostle

Johnny doesn't own up to his mistakes. Just see episode 8 dinner service - J1996

I tune in to see the cooking not trashy affairs

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43 Paulie - Season 16

Insufferable in every way. He's a brownnoser towards Ramsay, he consistently performs poorly in services, and is arrogant and delusional to the point where he refuses to own up to his mistakes. Also, he can dish it, but he can't take it. Every time one of his teammates says they're going to nominate him or if they try to call him out on his mistakes, he acts like a whiny baby and throws a fit. He has no business being in a black jacket, let alone outlasting Devin and Wendy.

I honestly never really saw him as a front runner, especially not after that last service. Also, his talent isn't matching his arrogance.

Why does he think he is so good? He makes so many mistakes and acts like he does the best service each time and CANNOT live up to any mistake. THE WORST It's SO ANNOYING TO WATCH. He has to have some type of personality disorder because I can't believe how delusional he is.

Could be the worst black jacket chef yet (alongside Season 3's Josh)

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44 Jeff - Season 1

Gordon Ramsay: Are you gonna run?
Jeff: No. I'm gonna stay and finish up service.
Gordon Ramsay: Oh really. Why?
Jeff: Because I'm not a quitter.
A few seconds later, he walks out. He was useless anyway.

Jeff nowadays is a car salesman and he refuses to talk about Hell's Kitchen in anyway shape or form. Grumpy schmuck!

Was an absolute disaster in the entire time he was in HK not to mention rumors he was trying to pick a fight with Ramsey (outside) in which he apparently injured himself - so indeed he had a terrible attitude and should be much higher than 76th. He was probably the worst of the first season.

Worst participant of 1st season. He has no culinary career. He’s sensitive to Gordon Ramsay topics. Not the person I want to meet

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45 Andrew - Season 7

This guy was creepy...

Scary and stupid. In addition to his animal butchering, he talks himself with the garnishes and than says to Che Ramsay that it's a brilliant idea to mix the old runny/creamy mashed potatoes with fresh ones.

He dared to put the liquid mashed potatoes in a plate to serve before being stopped by Chef Ramsay. He even dared to talk back the Chef. He even thought it was great idea to mix runny with creamy mashed potatoes! What a jackass.

I don’t like this guy. He’s tried to be celebrity chefs’ worst nightmare during signature dishes. I wasn’t impressed by it. During 2nd dinner service, he attempted to serve liquid mash potatoes. Those are as bad as liquid scramble eggs. Afterwards, he quit the show. Bad sport.

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46 Jen - Season 3

Why is she on here?!

Jen was great! But the Jen in season 4 different story... - spodermanfan1000

Claimed she was 26 but when Ramsey wanted to see her get angry before putting her on the pass she kept harping on about 'working hard for 15 years'... Really, Jen? You were working really hard to become a strong chef...since the age of 11? Hmm

Just rewatched this season. I never noticed how manipulative and bitchy she was near the middle/end. Should've been kicked out after the pasta bin incident in my opinion.

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47 Johnny - Season 16

Looks like we now have the male Elise. He had no right to talk to Kimberly that way and I'm so glad she fired back at him.

He is a bully. He runs his mouth but his performance is pathetic. He enjoys ripping on people and making ladies cry. Shameful this is the kind of cooks they put on the show.

I have no respect for him whatsoever. He's an insufferable bully looking to win through intimidation instead of actual skill. I don't see how any can still root for this douchebag after the display he's put on.

€Yep, that's Johnny. He's not the best”
- Devin - J1996

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48 Tiffany - Season 3

Nasty attitude who belittled someone's job but was the first booted from the show.

Horrible attitude. Was mean to Julia just cause she worked at waffle house, yet she was able to cook an egg and helped the dinner service. Karma came for Tiffany and she was the first one eliminated

She can't fry an egg and she is mean to Julia for being a waffle house cook

Once said "One bad apple spoiled the whole bunch", everything from Arizona are the worst!

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49 Chrissa - Season 14

She was completely lost. I have to admit. She was more useless than Raj.

In the signature dish challenge, dinner service, deliberations and elimination, she was out of her depth, and It made the red team laugh.

She was WAY out of her depth.

Is quite possibly one of the most useless contestants the show has ever had.

Female Raj.

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50 Dannie - Season 15

She's a downright manipulative bully. She didn't want to listen to Hassan even after she'd seen what good he'd done for the red team. All because she let her pride and ego overtake her. She wanted to be independent, and to do that, she ignored her team. Her lack of communication screwed her whole team over. And then she manipulated her team to send up the two best chefs for elimination! Chef Ramsay made a huge mistake by not kicking her out. Can't wait to see what happens next; Hopefully she leaves soon.

She is a straight-up sore loser. It's one thing to be frustrated, but walking out like that, especially on the final service where the winner is determined is a huge no-no.

At first, she was likable. Her attitude towards Hassan completely ruined that likability. She got a little bit back when she switched teams. In the end, she seemed like someone you could root for... then came the finale.
She completely tried to sabotage Ariel in the finale. I personally think that season 15 had the worst chefs, and Dannie was a big reason why.

She looks like a duck

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51 Suzanne - Season 6

Another arrogant young cook straight out of culinary school.

Suzanne had the worst competitive record of any chef in the history of Hell's Kitchen, only being on the
Winning side once, being on the losing side and/or getting nominated for elimination eleven times, and never being named the Best of the Worst or Best of the Best. - jimmy12lee

Probably one of the dumbest quotes in HK: "Chef, can I get a play-by-play on that? " (episode 4 after the red team lost the dinner service)

She first was a sweet girl than a bit later she went into the group of Hell's Bitches. - spodermanfan1000

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52 Andrew - Season 1

Was quite confrontational with Chef Ramsey (well half of the chefs of that season were like that) including right off the bat with his penne signature dish. The taping of the door was also showing his stupidity. Hard to believe he was the last chef gone before the black jackets, but then at that time nearly half the chefs in the competition were getting black jackets

It was hilarious to see him get owned by Sous Chef Scott after he got caught trying to tape the door to the store room to keep it open.

Nominated every time the blue team lost.

This guy is a complete joke. He should be higher than 48th. His signature dish is now called "Andrew's Absolute Dogs***".

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53 Melissa - Season 8

Should be ranked higher than this. She might be the worst of season 8 after of course Raj. Did raw pizza (in which Boris mocked Ramsey), wasted a lot of garnishes, unable to make a proper sushi roll (with Gail), cooked dover soles like Gandhi's flip-flops, cooking filets mignons during the apps stage and wasted an entire stack of scallops

Let's just say that she wasted lots and lots of food during her time in Hell's Kitchen.

Wasted 23 fillets & 3 pounds of scallops

She is the raj for women. She had horrendous perfomances, especially her last two services in which she wasted 23 filet mignon and a 3 pounds scallops. I would rather eliminate her in episode 4 or 5

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54 Barbie - Season 10

She should not be this high, she was a good contestant.

Barbie wasn't that bad!

Ramsay should have eliminated Barbie right AFTER Clemenza on the same night.

Don't name a chef after some toy who doesn't do anything right. - playstationfan66

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55 Anton - Season 12

Completely delusional and incapable of accepting any kind of criticism. Would always spin every loss or weakness into some kind of win or strength. Not to mention a complete sexist, chauvinist ass. His final statement on Hell's Kitchen sums it up well, "I'm the best chef here, and that makes me the winner of Hell's Kitchen."

What a sexist pig. Always calling the women both on his team and off "little girls" and things he's superior just because he's a man. What an asswipe.

Anton was skilled, but I couldn't stand his arrogant attitude.

Anton was an ass, talking back to everyone and he thinks he is the best when he preforms sub par

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56 Dewberry - Season 1

But you have to admit that it was hilarious when he said " I'd prefer you were calling me Brad Pitt's wife"

Even watching two episodes of him was torture. He couldn't cook, he has an annoying voice, he threw a massive hissy fit and nearly bailed on his team, if I went to school with him, he'd probably be the kid I'd avoid. He was just SO irritating! - Aquaturtle

How is he not in the top ten? I get the feeling nobody watched seasons one or two... This guy basically could not cook at all and emotionally folded as soon as something remotely difficult happened.

I almost died when he almost fell down the stairs in the introduction episode!

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57 Simone - Season 12

I think she only went on the show because she had an unhealthy thing for Gordon. Seemed the type who would have voodoo dolls of him at home with his hair attached, trying to make him love her. Definitely mental issues with her.

So much whining and whimpering.. not chef material for ANY restaurant

Not chef material, and seemed mentally unstable.

The guy that said Simeone should have won and that he wants to marry her is Simeone herself...seriously,you need to go and see a doctor

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58 Bryant - Season 13

Guy thinks he is tough, pity is he is a dweeb - total dweeb... Can't cook can't take criticism, literally hate people like him. Arrogant with nothing to back it up. After 13 seasons he pissed me off the most. Would love to close a heavy door on his head.

Just watch him flip out on his team in episode 10 of season 13. He's so annoying and full of himself! He's making the whole state of Virginia look bad with his nasty attitude!

This guy was the biggest loser. He was such a dork who thought he was tough and cool and tried to act like a gangster. So lame

Watching Season 13 on Netflix now and this guy is a good chef but his attitude is truly repulsive.

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59 Devin - Season 16

In my opinion Devin wasn't that bad I was actually wanting him to win

Should have gotten the black jacket oer Paulie & whoever put him here must be a Paulie and/or Andrew fan

60 Sandra - Season 12

Horrible attitude, constantly putting her team mates down, not a team player. It was inevitable that she would make the mistake of giving attitude to someone who would give it back to her aka Jason.

Her behavior during the finale was the worst. She didn't even care or want to help Jason in the finale, and was nasty and argumentative the whole time!

Very inconsistent from the start from the beginning. Didn't benefit the blue team.

Self centered snob. Unwilling to work in a team, surly and moody. Ugh.

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