Fox reveals the identites of 'Hell's Kitchen's seventh-season cast
By Christopher Rocchio, 05/06/2010
Fox has revealed the identities of the 16 culinary contestants competing on Hell's Kitchen's seventh season, which will premiere Tuesday, June 1 at 8PM ET/PT.
Following the show's one-hour premiere, Hell's Kitchen will air two-hour episodes in the Tuesdays at 8PM ET/PT timeslot until July 27 -- when it will then begin serving as the lead-in for Gordon Ramsay's new Masterchef reality series.
Like the show's prior editions, the seventh-season cast will have to both work and live together as they try to impress the foul-mouthed British chef via various challenges and dinner services.
- Autumn Lewis, a 29-year-old personal chef from Chicago, IL who currently resides in North Hollywood, CA
- Fran Klier, a 44-year-old catering chef from Rockville Centre, NY
- Holli Ugalde, a 24-year-old banquet chef from San Bernardino, CA
- Jamie Bisoulis, a 26-year-old sous chef from Chicago, IL
- Maria Torrisi, a 24-year-old kitchen supervisor from Scranton, PA
- Nilka Hendricks, a 28-year-old line cook from Glen Cove, NY who currently resides in West Hempstead, NY - Siobhan Allgood, a 25-year-old pub executive chef from Rockledge, PA who currently resides in Philadelphia, PA
- Stacey Slichta, a 38-year-old private chef from Buffalo, NY who currently resides in Studio City, CA
The Blue Team
- Andrew Forester, a 28-year-old farmer from West Babylon, NY who currently resides in Wake Forest, NC
- Benjamin Knack, a 33-year-old culinary instructor from Elmont, NY who currently resides in Malden, MA
- Ed Battaglia, a 28-year-old high school cooking teacher from Burlington, NJ who currently resides in Edgewater Park, NJ
- Jason Ellis, a 37-year-old personal chef from Greenville, SC who currently resides in Suwanee, GA
- Jay Santos, a 32-year-old executive chef from Melrose, MA who currently resides in Medford, MA
- Mikey Termini, a 29-year-old line cook from Santa Cruz, CA who currently resides in Kihei, Maui, HI
- Salvatore Coppola, a 35-year-old pizzeria chef from Monte Di Procida, Italy who currently resides in Laurel Springs, NJ
- Scott Hawley, a 32-year-old executive chef from Modesto, CA who currently resides in New York, NY