Thursday, 16 February 2017

Hell's Kitchen Season 9 Contestants Where Are They Now?



Hell's Kitchen Season 9 aired July 18 to September 19, 2011 on Fox Network, there were 18 contestants and the prize for the winner was a Head Chef position at BLT Steak in New York City, New York. 

Find out what the Hell's Kitchen Season 9 contestants did next after appearing on Hell's Kitchen with Gordon Ramsay. Hell's Kitchen Season 9 where are they now?

Amanda Colello, 26, was a Personal Chef from Sun City, California. She was eliminated in show 3 due to her lack of fight in the competition. After the show, she returned to her career as a Personal Chef and has done a number of cookery events and charity fundraisers. 
Brendan Heavey, 31, was a Head Chef from Hoboken, New Jersey. He was eliminated in show 2 for his poor performance and his ego. I haven't been able to ascertain what he did after the show, feel free to let me know if you know what he has done since the show. 
Carrie Keep, 31, was a Pantry Chef from Dallas, Texas. She was eliminated in show 10 due to her lack of experience but Gordon praised her for her ambition. After the show, she took a break from the kitchen and is now a Pilates instructor. 
Elise Wims, 26, was a Line Cook from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was eliminated in show 15 but was praised for her resilience and allowed her to keep her jacket. After the show, she started her own catering/consultancy/food demonstration business The Diva Chef and her own fitness prepackaged food company. 
Elizabeth Bianchi, 27, was a Line Cook from New York City. She was eliminated in show 12 as Gordon felt she wasn't ready to lead a kitchen. After the show, she returned to the kitchen and is a Chef at the Union League Club. 
Gina Melcher, 34, was a Restaurant Consultant from Cape May, New Jersey. She was eliminated in show 5 due to her deteriorating performances, failure to communicate and her lack of fight for her place in the competition. After the show, she appears to have returned to her previous role. 
Chino Chang, 39, was an Executive Chef from Hatboro, Pennsylvania. He was eliminated in show 4 for his consistently poor services. After the show, he worked at Redstone American Grill. 
Jamie Gregorich, 24, was a Sous Chef from Bradenton, Florida. She was eliminated in show 9 due to her lack of fight to win. After the show, she returned to her previous career as a culinary instructor at Manatee Technical College. 
Jason Zepaltas, 29, was a Line Cook from Chicago, Illinois. He left in the first show after becoming short of breath and being rushed to hospital. After the show, he returned to the kitchen before returning for season 12 of Hell's Kitchen. 
Jennifer Normant, 34, was Chef de Cuisine from Boston, Massachusetts. She was eliminated in show 14 for her worsening performances but Gordon praised her heart. After the show, she was Executive Chef at Beacon Grille, Kings and is currently Executive Chef at Sea Level Oyster Bar. 
Jonathon Plumley, 34, was a Head Cook from Memphis, Tennessee. He was eliminated in show 8 due to his poor communication and performances and refusing to accept blame. After the show, he became a Culinary Consultant. 
Krupa Patel, 30, was a Private Cook from Queens, New York. She was eliminated in show for her deteriorating performances but praised her heart. After the show, she returned to her previous career as a Private Chef. 
Monterray Keys, 34, was a Line Cook from Darby, Pennsylvania. He was eliminated in show 6 due to his inconsistent performances but praised him for his effort. 
Natalie Blake, 23, was a Sous Chef from Harrodsburg, Kentucky. She was eliminated in show 11 for her deteriorating performances but praised her energy. After the show, she was Head Chef at The Jax, which has since closed.  
Paul Niedermann, 27, was a Sous Chef from Davie, Florida. He was the winner of Season 9 due to his passion and determination and he dedicated the win to his mother who had passed away a few months prior. After the show, he went to work at BLT Steak but not as Head Chef. He left to become Executive Chef at Hudson at Waterway East.
Steven Paluba, 44, was a Chef from Ridge, New York. He was eliminated in show 1 for having the worst performance of the service. After the show, he opened his own restaurant Tauk at Trails End. 
Tommy Stevens, 31, was a Line Cook from Brewster, New York. He was eliminated in show 15 but was praised by Gordon for his passion and energy in the kitchen. After the show, he cooked at Ancient Mariner, appeared on Cutthroat Kitchen and now works at Iron & Wine Restaurant. 
Will Lustberg, 31, was a Sous Chef from Jersey City, New Jersey. He was runner up in season 9 losing out to Paul, he took his defeat graciously. After the show, he returned to work at The Waldorf Astoria before moving on to work at The Princeton Club of New York. 

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