Thursday, 14 September 2017

Hell's Kitchen Season 2 Where Are They Now?

Hell's Kitchen Season 2 Contestants

Hell's Kitchen Season 2 aired June 12 to August 14, 2006 on Fox Network, there were 11 contestants and the prize for the winner was an executive chef position at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas with a salary of $250,000.

In this season, Gordon Ramsay was judge, Jean-Philippe Susilovic was MaƮtre d', Mary-Ann Salcedo was sous chef for the red team and Scott Leibfried was sous chef for the blue team.

Find out what the Hell's Kitchen Season 2 contestants did next after appearing on Hell's Kitchen with Gordon Ramsay.



Gabriel Gabe Gagliardi
Gabriel "Gabe" Gagliardi was a Marketing Executive from Chicago, Illinois. He was eliminated in show 2 after Gordon couldn't see his passion and allowing others to take advantage of him.

After the show, he opened a barbecue joint called The Boar's Nest in Seattle in 2011.


Garett Telle
Garett Telle was an Executive Chef, who learned to cook in prison, from Cedar Park, Texas. He was eliminated in show 7 for serving raw chicken.

After the show, he is said to have returned to cooking, produces short films and was arrested in 2012 and 13 and twice in 2016 for driving without a licence.


Giacomo Alfieri
Giacomo Alfieri was a pizza chef from Euless, Texas. He was eliminated in show 4 after struggling to cook the fish dishes.

After the show, he became Head Chef at his family's restaurant Saviano’s and is a property investor. He married Ashley in 2013 and has a daughter Gemma, they currently live in Dallas.


Heather West
Heather West was a Sous Chef from Port Jefferson, New York. She was the Hell's Kitchen Season 2 winner due to her determination and leadership skills.

After the show, she was Senior Chef at Terra Rossa at the Red Rock Casino in Nevada. She then became Head Chef at Monteray Restaurant, then to Jellyfish Restaurant and later Broadway Grill before moving to Schafers in Port Jefferson. She married in 2014 and had a son.


Keith Greene
Keith Greene was a Chef and Barman from Southampton, New York. He was eliminated in show 10, although he struggled at first he came into his own with strong performances.

After the show he worked with fellow contestant Heather at JLX before he became Executive Chef at Schmidt's Food Market, he married Kristin and they had a son and daughter . Sadly, in August 2012, Keith drowned whilst out for a morning swim.


Larry Sik
Larry Sik was a Fishmonger from Arlington, Texas. He left in show 2 after being rushed to hospital with breathing difficulties after the evening service. He later contacted the other contestants to let them know that he wouldn't be returning due to health issues.

After the show, he appears to have returned to his previous career as a Fishmonger.


Maribel Miller
Maribel Miller was a Deli Manager from Cafeteria Chef from Brooklyn, New York. She was eliminated in show 6 for her lack of leadership skills although she also received praise from Gordon for her attitude to cooking.

After the show, she became a novelty cake decorator at Nibbles Cakes in Delaware.


Paula Polly Holladay
Paula Polly Holladaywas a caterer from Ben Franklin, Texas. She was eliminated in week 1 after failing three times to make risotto and failing to show her passion for cooking.

After the show, she returned to catering and was a food blogger for a few years.



Rachel Brown
Rachel Brown was a personal chef and cookery class demonstrator from Dallas, Texas. Rachel created some great dishes but had begun to struggle by the 4th episode and was eliminated in the 5th episode.

Sadly, in May 2007, Rachel committed suicide at her home.




Sara Horowitz
Sara Horowitz was a Deli Manager from Dallas, Texas. She was eliminated in show 8 as Gordon didn't think she was a team player and her performance was not consistent.

After the show, she appeared on Best in Smoke before becoming Justin Bieber's tour chef. She was arrested in 2013 for assaulting her partner, a local weatherman during an argument. She appears to tour restaurants for events at various locations in the USA.


Tom Pauley
Tom Pauley was a former Stock Broker who retrained as a culinary chef from Belleville, New Jersey. He was eliminated in show 4 after poor performance in previous services.

After the show, Tom appears to still be cooking but unaware of current location. Email me if you have any info.




Virginia Dalbeck
Virginia Dalbeck was a salad chef from New York City. She came runner up in the show, her careless errors left her in the bottom two on a few occasions but she impressed Gordon on occasion with her signature fish and chicken dishes.

After the show, she worked at Lupa Osteria Romana and Casa Mono, before opening a restaurant Cork and Pig Tavern in San Angelo, the restaurant has great reviews on Yelp.




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