Hell's Kitchen Season 7 Where Are They Now?

Hell's Kitchen Season 7

Hell's Kitchen Season 7 aired June 1 to August 10, 2010 on Fox Network, there were 17 contestants and the prize for the winner was and the prize for the winner was $250,000 in cash and a position at Gordon's restaurant at the Savoy Hotel in London.

In this season, Gordon Ramsay was judge, Marino Monferrato was Maître d', Andi van Willigan 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 7 contestants did next after appearing on Hell's Kitchen with Gordon Ramsay. Hell's Kitchen Season 7 where are they now?


Andrew Forster Andrew Forster was a farmer from Wake Forest, North Carolina. He left Hell's Kitchen in the second show after walking out following an argument with Gordon.

After the show, he returned to his previous career in farming and had intentions to open his own restaurant.


Autumn Lewis Autumn Lewis was a Personal Chef from West Hollywood, California. She was eliminated in show 14 after serving the wrong sauce and not taking her mistake seriously but Ramsay praised her dedication and passion whilst on the show.

After the show, she returned to her previous role as a Personal Chef.


Benjamin Knack Benjamin Knack was a Culinary Instructor from Malden, Massachusetts. He was eliminated in show 14 after a mix up with lamb and venison wellingtons, he was praised by Gordon for his strong leadership skills and encouraged him to never give up.

After the show, he returned to teaching cookery.


Ed Battaglia Ed Battaglia was a High School Culinary Teacher from Edgewater Park, New Jersey. He was eliminated in show 11 for his poor performances and failure to persuade Gordon to allow him to stay.

After the show, he returned to teaching.


Fran Klier Fran Klier was a Catering Chef from Rockville Centre, New York. She was eliminated in show 9 due to reaching her peak in the competition, although he praised her determination.

After Hell's Kitchen, she started a catering company called Catering Creation.


Holli Ugalde Holli Ugalde was a Banquet Chef from San Bernardino, California. She was the Hell's Kitchen season 7 winner due to her growth in confidence and ability during the process.

After the show, she was not given the position in London due to "visa issues", something Holli disputes. She claims she isn't even sure they applied for it as she never completed any paperwork and instead accepted an undisclosed amount of cash. She briefly returned to being a Chef in a hotel in Florida before starting a lifestyle programme called SENS Wellness.


Jamie Bisoulis Jamie Bisoulis was a Sous Chef from Chicago, Illinois. She was eliminated in show 3 due to her lack of leadership skills and her poor performances.

After the show, she returned to the restaurant she had previously worked at but as Head Chef.


Jason Jay Santos Jason Jay Santos was an Executive Chef from Medford, Massachusetts. He was runner up in the season and was a consistently strong competitor, who lost out to Holli.

After the show, he initially returned to his previous position at Gargoyles, appeared on a number of morning tv shows, teaches culinary courses, owns restaurants Abby Lane and Blue Inc and even appeared on a credit card.


Jason Ellis Jason Ellis was a Personal Chef from Suwanee, Georgia. He was eliminated in show 12 due to his lack of leadership skills compared to other contestants but commended his performance.

After the show, he returned to his role as a Personal Chef for celebrity clients and owns catering company The Chef’s Lobster & Chocolate Affairs.


Maria Torrisi Maria Torrisi was a Kitchen Supervisor from Scranton, Pennsylvania. She was eliminated in show 5 after struggling in the competition, Gordon felt she was out of her depth.

After the show, she was a Sous Chef in a Hilton hotel before leaving the profession to work in healthcare insurance sales/claims.


Mikey Termini Mikey Termini was a Line Cook from Kihei, Hawaii. He was eliminated in show 2 due to his two poor services, where he served under cooked food.

After the show, he returned to Four Seasons Resort Maui before moving to Westbank Grill at the Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole.


Nilka Hendricks Nilka Hendricks was a Line Cook from West Hempstead, New York. She was eliminated in show 10 mid service as she had made many mistakes on the fish section that Gordon asked her to leave, she returned and begged for a second chance and had to be removed from the kitchen.

After the show, she was Executive Chef at Retro Lounge & Grill in Freeport before starting her own catering company called Chef'n it up Catering.


Salvatore Coppola Salvatore Coppola was a Pizza Chef from Laurel Springs, New Jersey. He was eliminated in show 7 for his consistently poor performances.

After the show, it appears he went to work at Blue Inc owned by Jason as they remained good friends after the show.


Scott Hawley Scott Hawley was an Executive Chef from New York, New York. He was eliminated from the show in show 6 due to his arrogance and after he had burnt food during two shows Gordon questioned his abilities as an Executive Chef.

After the show, he was Executive Chef at Bluebell Café in New York.


Siobhan Allgood Siobhan Allgood was an Executive Chef from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was eliminated in show 8 due to allowing herself to be overpowered and her poor performances.

After the show, she worked at West Side Gravy, owned by incarcerated Chef Alex Capasso before working in a variety of restaurants and launching her own catering business. She later became a fashion designer, gave up her house and sold everything to take up a job in LA but this fell through and she was left homeless.


Stacey Slichta Stacey Slichta was a Private Chef from Studio City, California. She was eliminated in show 1 after her poor performance cooking fish and scallops and her dismissive attitude in the kitchen.

After the show, she returned to being a Private Chef and was also holding cookery classes.


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