Van was very energetic, funny, and was always there to charm the audience. He is also hot-headed, as he almost fought against Jean-Philippe. In the kitchen, he was one of the strongest links in the blue team.
Season 6 Edit
Ramsey's comment: "Van may be a poissonier, but his performance on fish was anything but Van-tastic."
Season 9 Edit
Season 17 Edit
- "It's Game Time!"
- "I think those guys underestimate me because I'm a tattered up country boy, from Texas. But I'm a beer drinker with a sophisticated palette."
- "Tony's running around like a little fly. Little Tony boy."
- "Hell yeah, this shrimp's Van-alicious tonight! They were loving it, they were eating it up. It's all about charisma and finesse."