HELL’S KITCHEN CONTESTANTS

See photos of all the Hell’s Kitchen contestants from season 1 to the current season – 16! Just click on the season you want. Who is your favorite??

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 1
Andrew Bonito from Livingston, New Jersey
Jessica Cabo from Huntington, New York
James “Jimmy” Casey from Williston Park, New York
Mary Ellen Daniels from Belmont, Massachusetts
Jeffrey “Dewberry” Dewberry from Stockbridge, Georgia
Jeffrey “Jeff” LaPoff from Orange, New Jersey
Wendy Liu from Millburn, New Jersey
Christopher “Chris” North from Yorktown Heights, New York
Ralph Pagano from Livingston, New Jersey – My favorite from Season 1 =)
Elsie Ramos from Maywood, New Jersey
Carolann Valentino from Dallas, Texas
Michael Wray from Fort Collins, Colorado

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 2
Giacomo Alfieri from Euless, Texas
Rachel Brown from Dallas, Texas – Sadly, Rachel committed suicide in 2007.
Virginia Dalbeck from New York, New York
Gabriel “Gabe” Gagliardi from Chicago, Illinois
Keith Greene from Southampton, New York – Died in 2013, drowning.
Paula “Polly” Holladay from Ben Franklin, Texas
Sara Horowitz from Dallas, Texas
Maribel Miller from Brooklyn, New York
Thomas “Tom” Pauley from Belleville, New Jersey
Lawrence “Larry” Sik from Arlington, Texas
Garrett Telle from Cedar Park, Texas – My favorite from this season =)
Heather West from Port Jefferson, New York

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 3
Joanna Dunn from Detroit, Michigan
Vincent “Vinnie” Fama from Milltown, New Jersey
Melissa Firpo from New York, New York
Rock Harper from Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia
Edward “Eddie” Langley from Atlanta, Georgia
Bradley “Brad” Miller from Scottsdale, Arizona
Bonnie Muirhead from Santa Monica, California
Tiffany Nagel from Scottsdale, Arizona
Aaron Song from Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Joshua “Josh” Wahler from Miami Beach, Florida
Julia Williams from Atlanta, Georgia – My favorite from this season =)
Jennifer “Jen” Yemola from Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 4 
Bobby Anderson from Niagara Falls, New York
Matthew “Matt” Bloch from Pine Hill, New Jersey
Ben Caylor from Charlotte, North Carolina – My favorite from this season =)
Dominic DiFrancesco from Catawba, South Carolina
Corey Earling from Brooklyn, New York
Louross Edralin from Las Vegas, Nevada
Rosann Fama from Staten Island, New York
Jen Gavin from Chicago, Illinois
Vanessa Gunnell from Bozeman, Montana
Christina Machamer from St. Louis, Missouri
Louis “Petrozza” Petrozza from Charlotte, North Carolina
Shayna Raichilson-Zadok from Buffalo, New York
Craig Schneider from Coram, New York
Sharon Stewart from Las Vegas, Nevada
Jason Underwood from Youngstown, Ohio

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 5
Coi Burruss from Austin, Texas
Ji-Hyun “Ji” Cha from Palisades Park, New Jersey
Colleen Cleek from Papillion, Nebraska
Lacey D’Angelo from Charlotte, North Carolina
Paula da Silva from Coconut Creek, Florida
Giovanni Filipponi from Destin, Florida
Andrea Heinly from Reading, Pennsylvania
Robert Hesse from Quogue, New York – My favorite for this season!
Wil Kocol from Elgin, Illinois
Seth Levine from New York, New York
Alicia “LA” Limtiaco from Las Vegas, Nevada
Jason “J” Maxwell from Clifton Park, New York
Charlie McKay from Las Vegas, Nevada
Carol Scott from Knoxville, Tennessee
Danny Veltri from Edgewater, Florida
Ben Walanka from Chicago, Illinois

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 6
Ariel Contreras from Los Angeles, California
David “Louie” Cordio from Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Kevin Cottle from Middletown, Connecticut
Tony D’Alessandro from Chicago, Illinois
Amanda Davenport from New York, New York
Sabrina Gresset from Phoenix, Arizona
Robert Hesse from Quogue, New York (He was on an earlier season but left because of health issues)
Vincent “Van” Hurd from Dallas, Texas – My all time favorite contestant!!!
Andrew “Andy” Husbands from Boston, Massachusetts
Connie “Lovely” Jackson from Chicago, Illinois
Dave Levey from San Diego, California
Jim McGloin from Nashua, New Hampshire
Melinda Meaney from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Tennille Middleton from Fairfax, Virginia
Amanda “Tek” Moore from New York, New York
Suzanne “Sneaky” Schlicht from Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Joseph “I aint no bitch” Tinnelly from Massapequa Park, New York

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 7
Siobhan Allgood from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (second most annoying contestant so far)
Ed Battaglia from Edgewater Park, New Jersey
Jamie Bisoulis from Chicago, Illinois
Salvatore Coppola from Laurel Springs, New Jersey
Jason Ellis from Suwanee, Georgia
Andrew Forster from Wake Forest, North Carolina
Scott Hawley from New York, New York
Nilka Hendricks from West Hempstead, New York
Fran Klier from Rockville Centre, New York (Most picked on contestant in HK history!)
Benjamin Knack from Malden, Massachusetts
Autumn Lewis from West Hollywood, California
Jason “Jay” Santos from Executive Chef Medford, Massachusetts
Stacey Slichta from Studio City, California
Mikey Termini from Kihei, Hawaii
Maria Torrisi from Scranton, Pennsylvania
Holli Ugalde from San Bernardino, California

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 8
Vinny Accardi from Queens, New York
Antonia Boregman from Chicago, Illinois
Ranjit “Raj” Brandston from Queens, New York – RAJ WAS HYSTERICALLY FUNNY!
Sabrina “Baby Spice” Brimhall from San Diego, California – My favorite from Season 8!
Lewis “Curtis” Curtis from Beebe, Arkansas
Melissa Doney from Albany, New York
Jillian Flathers from Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Russell Kook II from Madison, Wisconsin
Emily Kutchins from Chicago, Illinois
Lisa LaFranca from Brooklyn, New York
Rob McCue from Brooklyn, New York
Trevor “Trev” McGrat from Chicago, Illinois (My second fave from this season)
Gail Novenario from Wantagh, New York
Boris Poleschuk from Manalapan, New Jersey
Louis Repucci from Diamond Bar, California
Nona Sivley (Johnson?) from Atlanta, Georgia

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 9
Elizabeth Bianchi from New York, New York
Natalie Blake from Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Chino Chang from Hatboro, Pennsylvania
Amanda Colello from Sun City, California
Jamie Gregorich from Bradenton, Florida
Brendan Heavey from Hoboken, New Jersey
Carrie Keep from Dallas, Texas – My favorite from season 9!
Monterray Keys from Darby, Pennsylvania
Will Lustberg from Jersey City, New Jersey
Gina Melcher from Cape May, New Jersey
Paul Niedermann from Davie, Florida
Jennifer Normant from Boston, Massachusetts
Steven Paluba from Ridge, New York
Krupa Patel from Queens, New York
Jonathon Plumley from Memphis, Tennessee
Tommy Stevens from Brewster, New York
Elise “STFU” Wims from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – WORST CONTESTANT EVER. WHAT A B!TCH SHE WAS!
Jason Zepaltas from Chicago, Illinois

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 10
Robyn Almodovar from Hollywood, Florida – My favorite from season 10 =)
Justin Antiorio from Lyndhurst, New Jersey
Chris Carrero from Queens, New York
Clemenza Caserta from Staten Island, New York
Patrick Cassata from Lombard, Illinois
Dana Cohen from River Vale, New Jersey
Kimmie Davenport from Memphis, Tennessee
Roshni Gurnani from Boston, Massachusetts
Tavon Hubbard from Washington, D.C.
Tiffany Johnson from Warren, Vermont
Barbie Marshall from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Brian Merel from Chicago, Illinois
Danielle Rimmer from Bayonne, New Jersey
Donald “Don” Savage from Houston, Texas
Briana Swanson from New York, New York
Guy Vaknin from New York, New York
Royce Wagner from Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Christina Wilson from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 11 – First season to have 20 contestants.
Gina Aloise from Bronx, New York
Raymond Alongi from Boston, Massachusetts
Jacqueline Baldassari from Florence, New Jersey
Barret Beyer from Long Island, New York
Danielle Boorn from Atlanta, Georgia
Susan Fierro from Whittier, California
Amanda Giblin from Orange County, New York
Nedra Harris from Detroit, Michigan
Michael Langdon from Plains, Pennsylvania
Jessica Lewis from New York, New York
Jeremy Madden from Los Angeles, California
Mary Poehnelt from Belchertown, Massachusetts
Anthony Rodriguez from New Orleans, Louisiana
Christian Rosati from Boston, Massachusetts
Sebastian Royo from Brooklyn, New York
Dan Ryan from Westchester, New York
Jon Scallion from York, Pennsylvania
Cyndi Stanimirov from Queens, New York
Ja’Nel Witt from Houston, Texas
Zach Womack from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 12
Michael “Mike” Aresta from Keyport, New Jersey
Rochelle Bergman from Riverside, California
Scott Commings from Woodstock, Illinois
Michael “DeMarco” DeMarco from Scranton, Pennsylvania
Christopher “Chris” Eversole from Las Vegas, Nevada
Melanie Finch from Woodland Hills, California
Sandra Flores from Queens, New York
Michael “Gabriel” Gabriel from Spring, Texas
Simone Hammond from Henderson, Nevada
Ralph Johnson from Boston, Massachusetts
Beverly “Bev” Lazo–Gonzalez from Whittier, California
Richard Mancini from Bloomingdale, Illinois
Gaurav Navin from East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Joy Parham–Thomas from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nicole Rutz from Morganville, New Jersey
Bethany “Beth” Taylor from Independence, Louisiana
Antonio “Anton” Testino from Butler, New Jersey
Jessica Vogel from Spring Lake, New Jersey
Jason Zepaltas from Chicago, Illinois
Kashia Zollicoffer from Carthage, Mississippi

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 13
Frank Bilotti from Staten Island, New York
Fernando Cruz from La Quinta, California
Sade Dancy from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
John Paul “JP” DeDominicis from Boston, Massachusetts
Roe DiLeo from Dallas, Texas
Bryant Gallaher from Virginia Beach, Virginia
Denine Giordano from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Aaron Lhamon from Maynard, Massachusetts
La Tasha McCutchen from Winter Haven, Florida
Katie McKeown from Dallas, Texas
Kalen Morgenstern from River Oaks, Texas
James “JR” Robinson from Washington, D.C.
Steven “Steve” Rosenthal from Detroit, Michigan
Jennifer Salhoff from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Brian “Santos” Santos from Boston, Massachusetts
Ashley Sherman from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Janai Simpson from LaGrange, Georgia
Sterling Wright from Nashville, Tennessee

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 14
Sarah Baumert from Dallas, Texas
Randy Bell from Nashville, Tennessee
Monique Booker from Lynn, Massachusetts
Michael Dussault from Hartford, Connecticut
Meghan Gill from Roanoke, Virginia
Torrece “T” Gregoire from Atlanta, Georgia
Bret Hauser from Delray Beach, Florida
Christine Hazel from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Michelle “Mieka” Houser Harris from Olney, Maryland
Adam Livow from Freehold, New Jersey
Milly Medley (Milly from Philly!) from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Brendan Pelley from Bedford, Massachusetts
Nicholas “Nick” Peters from Stoneham, Massachusetts
Alison Rivera from Manhattan, New York
Chrissa Schmerler from Bellmore, New York
Cameron Spagnolo from Jersey City, New Jersey
Michelle Tribble from Dallas, Texas
Joshua “Josh” Trovato from Brooklyn, New York – My favorite from season 14!

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 15
Kristin Barone from Chicago, Illinois
Jared Bobkin from Oak Park, Michigan
Sherkenna Buggs from Grand Junction, Tennessee
Frank Cala from Brooklyn, New York
Melissa “Meese” Davis from Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
Jacqueline “Jackie” Fuchs from Jersey City, New Jersey
Chad Gelso from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Danielle “Dannie” Harrison from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Edward “Eddie” Jaskowiak from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ariel Malone from Hackensack, New Jersey
Hassan Musselmani from Detroit, Michigan
Ashley Nickell from Orlando, Florida
Amanda “Manda” Palomino from Atlantic City, New Jersey
Mark Paras from Anaheim, California
Alan Parker from Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Joseph “Joe” Ricci from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Kevin Ridlon from Warwick, Rhode Island
Vanessa Soltero from Los Angeles, California

Hell’s Kitchen Contestants – Season 16 – Current season.
Jessica Boynton from Raleigh, North Carolina
Genaro Delillo from Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Paulie Giganti from Brooklyn, New York
Shaina Hayden from Long Island, New York
Matt Hearn from Los Angeles, California
Johnny McDevitt from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Wendy Mendez from the Bronx, New York
Heidi Parent from Auburn, Maine
Andrew “Don’t tell my fiance” Pearce from Prospect Park, Pennsylvania – My favorite from this season =)
Kimberly Roth from Rochester, New York
Kimberly-Ann “Ryan” Ryan from Traverse City, Michigan – I predict she will be the season winner!
Devin Simpson from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Aaron Smock from Frankenmuth, Michigan
Pat Tortorello from Belleville, New Jersey
Heather Williams from Easton, Pennsylvania
William “Koop” Wynkoop from Carey, Ohio
Aziza Young from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Rajeeyah “Gia” Young from Queens, New York