Season 16 , Episode 16 – “Leaving It on the Line” : It’s down to the last two in the Season 16 finale, which finds both chefs working on their menus for the last dinner service. Included: They are treated to makeovers before being surprised by actor Rob Morrow. Also: The contestants cook for MLB player C.J. Wilson and actress Andrea Roth.
Hell’s Kitchen US S16 E15 Tequila Shots? : Two eliminations precede a challenge in which the remaining contestants must create a unique dining experience for a large group of well-known chefs, including guest judges Bruce Kalman, Steve Samson, Mette Williams and Alessio Biagini. Then, the winner is taken on a helicopter tour of Los Angeles and treated to lunch with Gordon Ramsay. Finally, dinner service offers the remaining contestants the opportunity to run the pass and try to avoid being sabotaged by Andi and Aaron.
Hell’s Kitchen US S16 E14 Playing Your Cards Right : A luxurious overnight trip to Las Vegas is at stake when the remaining chefs compete in a head-to-head challenge, during which they must race to hit a buzzer in order to get three of the six ingredients needed to create a dish for guest judge Jenn Louis. Later, celebrity diners include TV anchor Neil Everett, comedian Pauly Shore and actor Erik Griffin.
There’s a new twist introduced by Gordon Ramsay, who decides the recipients of a black jacket by putting the contestants through a series of three challenges.
Hell’s Kitchen (US) S16 E12 Fusion Confusion : The newly formed teams are presented with their first challenge, which is cooking sliders for three special guest judges. Later, the chefs try to impress their celebrity diners, who include Crystal Hefner, Melissa Rivers, Drew and Jonathan Scott, and Ashley Greene. But a tough dinner service ultimately leads to a shocking elimination.
Hell’s Kitchen US S16 E11 Aerial Maneuvers : The chefs pair up for a taste challenge, which is followed by a unique dinner service to celebrate major contributors to the charity Stand Up to Cancer in the first half of this combined episode. In the second half, chef Roy Yamaguchi judges dishes that combine international cuisines; and celebrity dining guests appear, including Kellita Smith, Jasika Nicole, Patrick Renna and Tommy Savas.
The newly formed teams are presented with their first challenge, which is cooking sliders for three special guest judges. Later, the chefs try to impress their celebrity diners, who include Crystal Hefner, Melissa Rivers, Drew and Jonathan Scott, and Ashley Greene. But a tough dinner service ultimately leads to a shocking elimination.
Hells Kitchen US S16 E08 – “Dancing With the Chefs” : A change leaves the chefs in shock as they prepare to host the International Ballroom Invitational. This special event calls for a special menu, which includes a raw bar that requires one team to break down lobster, scrub clams and oysters, and steam up crabs.
The remaining contestants are tasked with cooking their own version of a Southern staple, which will be judged by chef Chris Hastings. Later, there’s a feeling of determination to impress VIP guests J.J. Redick, Blake Lewis, Mircea Monroe and Adrienne Maloof at dinner service. However, stress levels rise and Ramsay makes a shocking decision.
Hell’s Kitchen US S16 E06 Let the Catfights Begin : The remaining contestants take part in an Ingredient Crossword Challenge. Later, kid-friendly items must be incorporated into the dinner service during a family night with VIP diners, who include actresses Lauren Lapkus and Ciara Hanna.