FIFTEEN ASPIRING CHEFS ENTER THE FIRE ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "HELL'S KITCHEN" TUESDAY, APRIL 1, ON FOX
Winner Receives Title of "Executive Chef" at Gordon Ramsay's New Restaurant,
"The London West Hollywood"
A new crop of 15 wanna-be chefs find out if they can take the heat when renowned chef Gordon Ramsay serves up the fourth course of his sizzling unscripted series HELL'S KITCHEN, premiering Tuesday, April 1 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
The "steaks" are higher than ever�the winner of the competition will earn the coveted position of "Executive Chef" at Ramsay's new restaurant, "The London West Hollywood," which is scheduled to open in summer 2008.
The kitchen gets hotter each week as Ramsay puts on the pressure, demanding absolute perfection. Frazzled chefs try to slice and dice their way to the top, as they vie for Chef Ramsay's approval. The competition is more intense than ever. With more contestants and more dinner services, Gordon's sharp-tongue and flared-temper is sure to cause some major meltdowns in the kitchen.
The 15 HELL'S KITCHEN contestants are:
� Ben, 29, an electrician and former chef from Charlotte, NC
� Bobby, 37, an executive chef from Niagara Falls, NY
� Christina, 25, a culinary student from St. Louis, MO
� Corey, 25, a private chef from Brooklyn, NY
� Craig, 30, a sous chef from Coram, NY
� Dominic, 43, a stay-at-home dad from Catawba, SC
� Jason, 29, a sous chef from Las Vegas, NV
� Jen, 24, a line cook from Chicago, IL
� Louross, 24, a hotel cook from Las Vegas, NV
� Matt, 35, a sous chef from Pinehill, NJ
� Petrozza, 47, a catering director from Charlotte, NC
� Rosann, 33, a receptionist and former cook from Staten Island, NY
� Sharon, 31, a room-service chef from Las Vegas, NV
� Shayna, 28, a catering-company owner from Buffalo, NY
� Vanessa, 31, a line cook from Bozeman, MT
HELL'S KITCHEN is produced by Granada America and A. Smith & Co. Arthur Smith and Kent Weed serve as executive producers.