Michael Gabriel
Spring, TX
Executive Chef
Kitchen Experience
Culinary Education
Culinary Inspiration

Michael Gabriel was a contestant on Season 12 of Hell's Kitchen. He ranked in 7th place.

Personality Edit

Gabriel was the most inconsistent performer of that season. While he survived multiple nominations, it eventually got to the point where he made the same mistake more than once during his last service, leading to him be eliminated in the worst way possible.

Season 12 Edit

Episode 1Edit

Episode 2Edit

Episode 3Edit

Episode 4Edit

Episode 5Edit

Episode 6Edit

Episode 7Edit

Episode 8Edit

Episode 9Edit

Episode 10Edit

Episode 11Edit

Episode 12Edit

Episode 13Edit

Episode 14Edit

Episode 15/16Edit

Episode 20Edit

Trivia Edit

  • He is the sixth contestant to be eliminated during service, following Josh (Season 3), J, Lacey (both from Season 5), Louie (Season 6) and Nilka (Season 7). He is also the first of those contestants who was told to exit by the front door.
  • He is the last contestant of that season to be eliminated before the black jackets were given.

Quotes Edit

  • "Fuck me, man!"
  • "Mike's fucking lazy! We're moving tables and you're on the vacuum. If you can't be a team player, then why are you here?"
  • "It's not my fault, I can fucking count... you know... one two three four five six seven eight nine ten, you know what I'm sayin'?"
  • (After being eliminated) "Instead of getting a black jacket, they took my blue jacket."