Episode 901 - 18 Chefs Compete
Season 9, Episode 1
Air date July 18, 2011
Eliminated Jason, Steven
Saved Monterray, Chino
Episode Guide
2 Chefs Compete
16 Chefs Compete

The first episode of Season 9 of Hell's Kitchen aired on Fox, on July 18, 2011. On that episode, the new contestants were given a reality check before even coming to Hell's Kitchen, one chef had to withdraw before the opening night, and four chefs got benched during dinner service.

Intro Edit

Signature Dish Challenge Edit

Reward Edit

Punishment Edit

Before service Edit

Jason's exitEdit

Dinner service Edit

Post-mortem Edit

Elimination Edit

Ramsay's comment: "Fuck me! I realized early on that Steven has much chance of being the head chef of BLT Steak, as I do of winning a gold medal in figure skating."