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Hell's Kitchen Season 13 Where Are They Now?

Hell's Kitchen Season 13

Hell's Kitchen Season 13 aired September 10 to December 17, 2014 on Fox Network, there were 18 contestants and the prize for the winner was a head chef position at Gordon Ramsay's Pub & Grill at Caesars Atlantic City.

In this season, Gordon Ramsay was judge, Marino Monferrato was Maître d', Andi Van Willigan was sous chef for the red team and James Avery was sous chef for the blue team.

Continue below to read what the Hell's Kitchen season 13 contestants did next after appearing on Hell's Kitchen. Hell's Kitchen season 13 what happened next?


Aaron Lhamon Aaron Lhamon was a Lead Line Cook from Maynard, Massachusetts. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 10 after nominating himself for elimination due to his poor performance in the service.

After Hell's Kitchen, Aaron is a travelling chef and has had a number of kitchen positions around the US to expand his skill set. Aaron is currently at Ledger Restaurant in Salem.


Ashley Sherman Ashley Sherman was a Lead Line Cook from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 7 after her poor performances in the last two services.

After Hell's Kitchen, Ashley was a cook at ArtsQuest Center, returning to her employer ARAMARK Refreshment Services. She took part in Reality Rally, a charity event in both 2016 and 17.


Brian Santos Brian Santos was a Sous Chef from Boston, Massachusetts. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 13 due to his worsening performances and his lack of fight.

After Hell's Kitchen, Brian was Executive Chef of Luxury Suites at the TD Garden before becoming Executive Chef at Boston University. Brian is currently Senior Campus Executive Chef at Erickson Living. He also appeared on Food Networks Holiday Bakeoff Championship and Beat Bobby Flay.


Bryant Gallaher Bryant Gallaher was a Lead Line Cook from Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was the Hell's Kitchen season 13 runner up.

After Hell's Kitchen, Bryant competed on Cutthroat Kitchen, was a Sous Chef at ARAMARK Higher Education and currently owns his own private chef business offering private chef in-home dining.


Denine Giordano Denine Giordano was a Culinary Student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 3 due to her poor performances and attitude.

After Hell's Kitchen, Denine was Sous Chef at Iovine Brothers Produce and later Executive Chef at Mercer Cafè Navy Yard.


Fernando Cruz Fernando Cruz was an Executive Chef from La Quinta, California. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 11 due to him not being ready to lead a kitchen but praised his cooking ability.

After Hell's Kitchen, Fernando was Executive Chef at Capella Hotel Group before becoming Executive Chef and later Culinary Director at 1 Hotels South Beach.


Frank Bilotti Frank Bilotti was an Executive Chef from Staten Island, New York. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 9 due to his poor performance during the service.

After Hell's Kitchen, Frank offers private chef services and is a freelance chef with Framboise catering. He was Executive chef at Mr Ciao NYC from 2016-18. He appeared on Food Network Chopped season 37 in April 2018.


James JR Robinson James JR Robinson was a Private Chef from Washington, D.C. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 4 due to his lack of growth during the process and he wasn't ready to be Head Chef.

After Hell's Kitchen, JR is a Chef instructor for Raising Expectations Inc and hosts an online cooking show. Kitchen Cray Cafe opened in 2018 and Kitchen Cray opened in June 2019 and reviews are very good for both.


Janai Simpson Janai Simpson was a Chef de Partie from LaGrange, Georgia. She was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 2 due to her failure to cook risotto and lack of communication.

After Hell's Kitchen, Janai became Sous Chef at Epic Restaurant.


Jennifer Salhoff Jennifer Salhoff was a Private Chef from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 15 but was praised by Gordon for her determination.

After Hell's Kitchen, Jennifer was Executive Chef at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar before moving to La Meridien Hotel. She is currently Executive Chef at The Sarasota Modern and also runs macaron company Le Mac by Jen.


John Paul JP DeDominicis John Paul JP DeDominicis was a Kitchen Manager from Boston, Massachusetts. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 1 due to his poor performance and failing to take responsibility.

After Hell's Kitchen, JP became Sous Chef at University Club Boston and is currently Sous Chef at Forge & Vine.


Kalen Morgenstern Kalen Morgenstern was a Sous Chef from River Oaks, Texas. She was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 5 due to her poor performances and refusal to admit her mistakes.

After Hell's Kitchen, Kalen returned to Tillman’s Roadhouse as Chef de Cuisine. After this closed she opened her own restaurant FW Market + Table, which closed after less than a year.

Kalen later became Operating Executive Chef/ General Manager at Protein Fit Kitchen and is currently a restaurant consultant.


Katie McKeown Katie McKeown was a Line Cook from Dallas, Texas. She was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 6 due to her lack of confidence but he praised her for her ability in the kitchen.

After Hell's Kitchen, Katie worked at The Turnhouse Grille and currently works at QC Social Lounge as Head Cocktail Maker and is co-Founder of The Hang Up, offering meals and cocktails.


La Tasha McCutchen La Tasha McCutchen was a Kitchen Supervisor from Winter Haven, Florida. La Tasha was the Hell's Kitchen season 13 winner due to her strong leadership skills, cooking ability and her determination.

After Hell's Kitchen, La Tasha took up the head chef position at Gordon Ramsay's Pub & Grill at Caesars Atlantic City for a year before becoming a Private Chef. She also does pop up dining events and cookery demonstrations.


Roe DiLeo Roe DiLeo was a Head Chef from Dallas, Texas. She was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 14 due to her deteriorating performances in recent shows but she was praised by Gordon for her hard work.

After Hell's Kitchen, Roe became Chef and General Manager at Henry's Majestic before becoming Head Chef at Cafe at North Haven Gardens. She was later a chef at Pints and Quarts, Libertine Bar and City Tavern.

Roe is currently Executive Chef at Empire Group in Dallas and she appeared on Chopped in 2019.


Sade Dancy Sade Dancy was a Lead Line Cook from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 15 but Gordon told her she would receive a call from his team about working for his company.

After Hell's Kitchen, Sade is a personal chef at Chez Sadé Catering offering catering services and meals delivered.


Sterling Wright Sterling Wright was a Grill Chef from Nashville, Tennessee. He was eliminated in Hell's Kitchen season 13 episode 12 due to not being ready for the Head Chef job but was praised as a phenomenal competitor and Gordon offered him a job.

After Hell's Kitchen, Sterling didn't take Gordon up on his offer. He joined The Slider House as a Chef before moving to The Palisades Restaurant. He took part in a HK Takeover in May 2018.

Sterling is currently cooking at a cafeteria at Saint Thomas Midtown to give back. The hospital gave his adoptive mom a lifesaving heart operation and is treating his sisters cancer.


Steve Rosenthal Steve Rosenthal was an Executive Chef from Detroit, Michigan. He left in Hell's Kitchen episode 9 due to a knee injury, was praised by Gordon and told he could return for a future season.

After Hell's Kitchen, Steve he returned to Old Ebbitt Grill as Executive Chef before moving to Musselbar and Grill. Steve is currently at Alexandria’s Tequila and Taco as Executive Chef in May 2019.


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8 comments:

  1. I loved Sterling. He was so awesome! :)

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  2. He was entertaining for the first couple of episodes, then he just got annoying.

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  3. I so was hoping chef took sterling on at one of his resturants. He was such a good talent not ready to be head chef but would make an amazing employee to have

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  4. Sterling was such a heart warming guy. You can tell he has a lot of passion.

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  5. Sterling was the best beside La Tasha.I can't believe Bryant made it that far I HATE his cocky mouth and thinks he's better than anyone there.

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  6. He was my favorite chef ever! I love how uplifting he is!

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  7. Sterling was annoying, but he didn't let the heat and stress get to him much.

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  8. Sterling is the best. I hate Bryant and the others who kept putting him down.

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