Find out what the Hell's Kitchen Season 2 contestants did next after appearing on Hell's Kitchen with Gordon Ramsay.
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.
|Gabriel "Gabe" Gagliardi, 27, was a Marketing Executive from Chicago, Illinois. He was eliminated in show 2 after Gordon couldn't see his passion and producing a raw and under cooked food, being too nice and allowing others to take advantage of him. In 2011, he opened a barbecue joint called The Boar's Nest in Seattle.|
|Garett Telle, 27, was an Executive Chef, who learned to cook in prison, from Cedar Park, Texas. He was eliminated in show 7 for serving raw chicken but also because he appeared to be working against his team at times. After the show, he is said to have returned to cooking, produces short films and was arrested in 2012 and 13 for and twice in 2016 for driving without a licence.|
|Giacomo Alfieri, 21, was a pizza chef from Euless, Texas. He was the youngest contestant to appear on the show and was eliminated in show 4 after struggling to cook the fish dishes in the kitchen, using up the teams ingredients on unsuccessful dishes. 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, 25, was a Sous Chef from Port Jefferson, New York. She won season 2 due to her determination and leadership skills. She won a year contract as 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, 28, 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 but towards the end he showed a poor altitude towards Gordon and the other contestants. 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, 38, 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.|
|Maribel Miller, 31, 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. She is currently a novelty cake decorator at Nibbles Cakes in Delaware.|
|Paula Polly Holladay, 43, was 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, 39, 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, 31, was a Deli Manager from Dallas, Texas. She was eliminated in show 8 as Gordon didn't think she was good enough as she was not a team player and her performance was not consistent, sometimes she created the best dishes and sometimes the worst. 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, 43, 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. I have been unable to find information as to what Tom is doing or has done since the show, if you have any information feel free to shoot me an email.|
|Virginia Dalbeck, 25, 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. 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.|