Aaron Song, 48, was a Retirement Home Chef from Rancho Palos Verdes, California. He exited in show 3 after he collapsed and was rushed to hospital, the doctors advised against returning to the show due to his ongoing illness. After the show he became somewhat of a celebrity chef and toured America appearing on various television shows including a return to Hell's Kitchen and giving cooking demonstrations. He worked with the Salvation Army to teach veterans to cook and was a spokesperson for Henry's Farmers Markets. Sadly, in 2010 he passed away to do to complications from diabetes.