via press release:
JUSTIN ANTIORIO, DANA COHEN AND CHRISTINA WILSON
ARE THE TOP THREE FINALISTS ON “HELL’S KITCHEN”
Barbie Marshall Eliminated From the Competition
Two-Part Season Finale Airs Tuesday, September 4 and Monday, September 10, on FOX
Tonight, Chef Gordon Ramsay named the Top Three finalists on HELL’S KITCHEN: Justin Antiorio from Lyndhurst, NJ; Dana Cohen from River Vale, NJ; and Christina Wilson from Philadelphia, PA. Barbie Marshall of Philadelphia, PA, was eliminated.
The remaining chefs now head into the two-part season finale on Tuesday, Sept. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) and Monday, Sept. 10 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). Next week, in Part One, Chef Ramsay challenges the finalists to put together a stunning menu of their own. And don’t miss Part Two when Chef Ramsay announces who will win the life-changing grand prize – a head chef position, working under Executive Chef Kevin Hee, at Gordon Ramsay Steak at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.
The Top Three chefs reveal what they learned from Chef Ramsay:
|Name: Justin Antiorio
Occupation: Sous Chef
Hometown: Lyndhurst, NJ
|What Justin learned from Chef Ramsay: “Being on HELL’S KITCHEN with Chef Ramsay challenged me to be my best and display my culinary skills with focus and precision under an extreme amount of pressure. There’s really nothing more important than ensuring that people enjoy the food I prepare, and Chef Ramsay's insistence on perfection proved that to me every time.”|
|Name: Dana Cohen
Occupation: Chef Instructor
Hometown: River Vale, NJ
|What Dana learned from Chef Ramsay: “It’s easy to doubt yourself in the pressure of HELL’S KITCHEN, but because of Chef Ramsay, I learned to approach tough situations in the kitchen or any struggles in life with a positive attitude. If you never give up, you can always be proud of what you have accomplished.”
|Name: Christina Wilson
Occupation: Chef de Cuisine
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
|What Christina learned from Chef Ramsay: “What I found to be the most invaluable piece of advice from Chef Ramsay was to raise my own standards and meet them consistently. I think I came into HELL’S KITCHEN with a good work ethic and hungry competitiveness. It was meeting the standards of Chef Ramsay that was the real test.”|
HELL’S KITCHEN is produced by ITV Studios America in association with A. Smith & Co. Productions. Arthur Smith, Kent Weed and Gordon Ramsay serve as executive producers. “Like” HELL’S KITCHEN on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hellskitchen and follow the series on Twitter at @hellskitchenonfox and join the discussion at #hellskitchen.
Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas: Award-winning Chef and TV personality Gordon Ramsay brings his flair for exciting cuisine to Paris Las Vegas in one of the most anticipated restaurant openings of 2012. Gordon Ramsay Steak is a high-energy restaurant which playfully transports guests from Paris resort to the London atmosphere via a unique Euro-tunnel-like entryway. Set in the heart of the Paris casino, the modern steakhouse celebrates Chef Ramsay and the city of London while boasting a creative cocktail program in a lively bar and lounge area. Guests enjoy mouth-watering steakhouse selections such as savory bone-in rib-eye and the classic Porterhouse. Signature Ramsay dishes ranging from the popular beef Wellington and fish and chips to numerous fresh seafood selections also are offered. The menu is dynamic, the space is one-of-a-kind and the experience is unforgettable.