American Reality Television Television cooking competition ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ broadcasted on Fox is coming back for a Season 16 and the premiere episode of the season will be aired two days later on September 23, 2016. Like the previous seasons, this season will also have quite a big reward in store for the season winner.
Hell’s Kitchen has been nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards in the Outstanding Art Direction for Variety, Music or Nonfiction Programming category in 2007, 2008, and 2009. It has also been nominated for two Art Directors Guild Awards in the Television— Awards Show, Variety, Music or Non-Fiction Program category in 2007 and 2008, winning one in 2008. It has also been nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Series. In 2009, Gordon Ramsay won an Astra Award for Favourite International Personality or Actor. Again in 2015,Hell’s Kitchen won awards for best overall show and guilty pleasure at the 2015 Reality TV Awards.
This year the prize for the season winner will be a head chef position at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vegas.Gordon Ramsay, Marino Monferrato and Aaron Mitrano will return as head chef, maitre d’ and sous chef for the blue team respectively. Andi Van Willigan will resume her role as sous chef for the red team.
Season Premiere:“When the Wall Comes Tumbling Down.”
On the Season 16 premiere of HELL’S KITCHEN, Chef Gordon Ramsay welcomes the newest crop of hopefuls on the grounds of a U.S. Army training facility. The 18 aspiring chefs will have to demonstrate they have the discipline to succeed in HELL’S KITCHEN, before proving their culinary skills in the kitchen. Once Ramsay is confident they have a chance to survive, they are then split up into two teams – men (blue) vs. women (red) – and greeted by the Signature Dish Challenge.
Here is a look at the contestants of Hell’s Kitchen Season 16:
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The winning team of the Season Premiere will enjoy a special dinner hosted by Ramsay at Takami Restaurant in downtown Los Angeles. Meanwhile, the losing team will be tasked with cleaning both kitchens and preparing the dining room for the season’s first dinner service.
Regarding then second episode titled“Crepe Grand Prix” which is scheduled to air on September 30 will show both teams face off in the first-ever crepe Grand Prix challenge where they have present ten acceptable crepes to Ramsay.
“When The Wall Comes Tumbling Down” season premiere of HELL’S KITCHEN airs on Friday, Sept. 23 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (HK-1601) (TV-14 L).