Friday, 15 September 2017

Hell's Kitchen Season 3 Contestants Where Are They Now?

Hell's Kitchen Season 3 Contestants

Hell's Kitchen Season 3 aired June 4 to August 13, 2007 on Fox Network, there were 12 contestants and the prize for the winner was a head chef position at a restaurant in the Green Valley Ranch resort, Nevada with a salary of $250,000.

Find out what the Hell's Kitchen Season 3 contestants did next after appearing on Hell's Kitchen with Gordon Ramsay. 

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. Hell's Kitchen - Aaron Song
Bonnie Muirhead, 26, was a Personal Chef from Santa Monica, California. She came in second place, losing to Rock Harper due to his strength as a chef and lack of communication and errors within her team in the final. She moved to New Zealand where she was a sous chef at Crab Farm Winery in Hawkes Bay and also gave cookery demonstrations. In 2014, she became Head Chef at Ormlie 1899. Hell's Kitchen - Bonnie Muirhead
Brad Miller, 25, was a Sous Chef from Scottsdale, Arizona. He was eliminated in show 7 for under performing, Gordon recognised that he had stepped up as a leader but he lacked competence on the kitchen and had sabotaged a competitors dish. Since leaving the show he became Executive Chef at Ox and Son and is a consultant for Five Star Senior Living. He also appeared on NBC show Food Fighters. Hell's Kitchen - Brad Miller
Eddie Langley, 28, was a Grill Cook from Atlanta, Georgia. He was eliminated in week 2 as he struggled whilst on his own station and made mistakes. He continues to raise awareness of a rare disease he suffers from. Hell's Kitchen - Eddie Langley
Jen Yemola, 26, was a pastry chef from Hazleton, Pennsylvania. She was eliminated in show 9, a tough decision as she was praised by Gordon for her talent and determination and her glowing personality showed throughout especially when she shared her reward with Bonnie and Rock by using her reward money to buy them knives. After the show she spoke out about the conditions contestants were put under with little sleep, food or emotional support and revealed that she was stressed and suicidal after she had left the show. After filming, she returned to her previous role as Pastry Chef at The Inn at Turkey Hill, Bloomsburg. Hell's Kitchen - Jen Yemola
Joanna Dunn, 22, was an Assistant Chef from Detroit, Michigan. She was eliminated in show 3 for failing to notice that she was using rotten, rancid crab that could have been served to a customer and failing to take responsibility for her error. After the show, she started her own business teaching culinary skills and won American Grilled earning the title of "Grill Master" of Chicago and $10,000. Hell's Kitchen - Joanna Dunn
Josh Wahler, 26, was a Sous Chef from Miami Beach, Florida. He was eliminated in show 8, he was eliminated during the dinner service after he failed to consistently provide dishes, after many unsuccessful attempts of under cooked risotto and failing to listen Gordon reached his limit and he was asked to leave via the side door. After the show, he became Executive Chef at The Blue before moving on to 5300 Chop House and later Kung Fu Kitchen and Sushi. In June 2016, he co-founded Born Foody, a food delivery service aimed at picky children. Hell's Kitchen - Josh Wahler
Julia Williams, 28, was a Waffle House Cook from Atlanta, Georgia. Julia was eliminated in show 8, she was eliminated as Gordon felt she had great potential but needed more experience and formal culinary training and offered to send her to culinary school as he felt with more experience she could win the series. After the show she was running the kitchen at Ocean 66 in College Park, it is unknown if she took up Gordons offer. Hell's Kitchen - Julia Williams
Melissa Firpo, 29, was a Line Cook from New York City. She was eliminated in show 6 after being saved by Gordon the previous week and moved teams, he recognises her leadership skills but also that she has limited cooking skills. She went to work in a culinary school and still works in New York. She has also had a son and daughter.
Rock Harper, 30, was an Executive Chef from Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia. He was the winner of season 3 due to his confidence in the kitchen, his leadership skills and ability to motivate the team. Rock won a years contract at Terra Verde restaurant, after this he started working at Ben’s Next Door as Executive Chef, was an instructor at Stratford University and wrote a cookbook called "44 Things Parents Should Know about Healthy Cooking for Kids". He appeared on Chef Wanted and won an Executive Chef position at The Precinct but he didn't take up the position and has been involved with many businesses in an advisory capacity. Hell's Kitchen - Rock Harper
Tiffany Nagel, 27, was a Kitchen Manager from Scottsdale, Arizona. She was eliminated in the first show, although she worked hard she made too many simple mistakes. After the show she returned to family restaurant Aunt Chilada's and did cooking demonstrations on local tv networks. She has since married and is now Tiffany Allison.
Vinnie Fama, 29, was a Nightclub Chef from Milltown, New Jersey. He was eliminated in show 4 due to his due to his limited ability and failing to take responsibility or learn from his mistakes. After the show, he planned to return to his previous job and I have been unable to find out any further info. Hell's Kitchen - Vinnie Fama

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