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Hell's Kitchen Season 4 Where Are They Now?

Hell's Kitchen Season 4 Contestants

Hell's Kitchen Season 4 aired from April 01 to July 08, 2008 on Fox Network, there were 15 contestants and the prize for the winner was a position at London West Hollywood in Los Angeles with a $250,000 salary.

In this season, Gordon Ramsay was judge, Jean-Philippe Susilovic was Maître d', Gloria Félix 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 4 contestants did next after appearing on Hell's Kitchen with Gordon Ramsay. Hell's Kitchen season 4 what happened next?


Ben Caylor Ben Caylor was an electrician and former chef from Charlotte, North Carolina. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 4 episode 7 due to his poor performances, laid back attitude and refusal to own up to mistakes made in the kitchen.

After Hell's Kitchen, Ben returned to the family electrical business Source Energy Solutions Inc. He was arrested in July 2019 for an assault on a female.


Bobby Anderson Bobby Anderson was a Executive Chef from Niagara Falls, New York. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 4 episode 11 due to his weakening performances.

After Hell's Kitchen, Bobby launched F Bites, a programme designed for teaching inner city youths basic food preparation skills and teaches youngsters how to cook in after school programmes. He is also Executive Chef at Avant mansion, a wedding and events location in Buffalo, New York.


Christina Machamer Christina Machamer was a student from St. Louis, Missouri. She was the Hell's Kitchen season 4 winner due to her great potential.

After Hell's Kitchen, Christina was offered the position of Senior Sous Chef rather than Executive Chef and she worked at London West Holywood for 10 months before moving to Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro.

After leaving her position, she returned to school where she trained to be a sommelier and now lives in Napa valley. She was Director of Wine and Culinary at B Cellars Vineyards & Winery and now manages the Caldwell Vineyard. She is also a personal chef.


Corey Earling Corey Earling was a Personal Chef from Brooklyn, New York. She was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 4 episode 13 and was praised for her talents by Gordon.

After Hell's Kitchen, Corey has been a food stylist for a number of large clients and briefly had her own soup company, making small batches for small businesses and markets. She is currently a Private Chef offering personal chef, catering and at home cooking services.


Craig Schneider Craig Schneider was a Sous Chef from Coram, New York. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 4 episode 4 due to his bad attitude and his poor cooking skills displayed on the show.

After Hell's Kitchen, Craig returned to his previous role as Sous Chef at Hyatt Regency Hotel of Long Island before moving to various airports in the New York area as Food and Beverage Manager.


Dominic DiFrancesco Dominic DiFrancesco was a stay at home dad from Catawba, South Carolina. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 4 episode 1 because of his lack of culinary skills and creativity.

After Hell's Kitchen, Dominic returned to running the family household and later started his own culinary business offering cookery classes and personal chef services.


Jason Underwood Jason Underwood was a Sous Chef from Youngstown, Ohio. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 4 episode 3 due to his consistently poor performance and failure to recover from it.

After Hell's Kitchen, Jason returned to the kitchen and went to work at Capos Restaurant before hanging up his chefs jacket, his twitter bio now says he is a former chef.


Jen Gavin Jen Gavin was a Garde Manger from Chicago, Illinois. She was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 4 episode 12 for her lack of team work skills and failure to improve her attitude.

After Hell's Kitchen, Jen worked briefly as Head Chef at The Big Easy in Hyde Park, leaving after an argument with the owner. She then became a chef for a celebrity catering company cooking for celebrities including Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga and One Direction before becoming a private chef. She now works as Executive Chef for the Goddess and Grocer stores group.


Louis Petrozza Louis Petrozza was a Catering Director from Charlotte, North Carolina. He was the Hell's Kitchen season 4 runner up and Gordon commended him as a strong finalist.

After Hell's Kitchen, Louis returned to being a chef and was Executive Chef at the Acorn Pub & Eatery within Oak Mountain Ski Resort. Louis sadly died on November 15th 2019 after battling cancer.


Louross Edralin Louross Edralin was a Hotel Cook from Las Vegas, Nevada. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 4 episode 9 due to his struggle to serve a good steak during the service and he was solely responsible for the teams loss.

After Hell's Kitchen, Louross went on to work at The Ritz-Carlton in Vegas and at Planet Holywood resort. He currently works at M Resort in Las Vegas and is also a dancer.


Matt Sigel Matt Sigel now known as Matt Bloch was a Sous Chef from Pinefield, New Jersey. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 4 episode 10 as he had a number of poor services and his bad attitude.

After Hell's Kitchen, Matt became executive chef of Pizzicato in New Jersey and does cooking demonstrations at local cookery events.


Rosann Fama Rosann Fama was a Receptionist and former cook from Staten Island, New York. She was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 4 episode 8 as she was unorganised and made too many simple mistakes including burning the garnish.

After Hell's Kitchen, Rosann returned to her previous career as a receptionist.


Sharon Stewart Sharon Stewart was a Room Service Chef from Las Vegas, Nevada. She was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 4 episode 2 due to two previous poor services.

After Hell's Kitchen, Sharon became an Executive Chef for an events catering company.


Shayna Raichilson-Zadok Shayna Raichilson-Zadok was a Catering Company Owner from Buffalo, New York. She was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 4 episode 6 as Gordon deemed her too slow in the kitchen but praised her for her big heart.

After Hell's Kitchen, Shayna opened the Steel Crazy Café in May 2008 but it closed in June 2010. She is also heavily involved in theatre and can often be seen in performances in Buffalo, New York.


Vanessa Gunnell Vanessa Gunnell was a Line Cook from Bozeman, Montana. In Hell's Kitchen season 4 episode 4, Vanessa suffered a serious second degree burn after putting out a pan fire, she returned for the next episode but was unable to continue due to the pain it caused and decided to leave the show.

After Hell's Kitchen, Vanessa recovered from her hand injury but it scarred and she returned to the restaurant she had worked at prior to the show before stepping away from the kitchen. She was a Detention Segeant at Gallatin County Sheriff's Office and is currently a coroner.

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This post was last updated in April 2020.


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