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Old 01-29-2016, 09:59 PM   #1
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Hell's Kitchen current season

Anybody watching the current season? I am rooting for Kristin or Meese. Besides the food and cooking, the behind the scenes stuff is pretty interesting like a reality show.

There's usually the macho guy who thinks he has a chance to "hook up" with some of the ladies. My wife rolled her eyes when that one guy was putting the moves on Ashley. She did let him massage her legs/feet after the long day the ladies had (had to clean a bunch of fish). Not like she can leave and go and get a professional massage, lol. I think they're pretty much stuck there.

They seem to have the basic dishes pretty much down -- risotto, beef wellington, etc... I mean come on, they should practice that stuff before appearing on the show. Ramsay's menu is always the same -- classic fine dining. On last year's show, a lot of them were still messing up risottos.

And it always seems that most of them smoke -- season after season. I guess cooks and chefs like to smoke. Step out back of the kitchen and smoke 'em if you got them.

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Old 01-29-2016, 10:46 PM   #2
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I've been watching it. I don't think Meese is going to last much longer if she keeps throwing out perfectly cooked food And I'm probably biased, but I can't imagine giving that much responsibility (running one of his restaurants) to a 25-year-old.
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Old 01-29-2016, 10:53 PM   #3
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I've been watching it. I don't think Meese is going to last much longer if she keeps throwing out perfectly cooked food And I'm probably biased, but I can't imagine giving that much responsibility (running one of his restaurants) to a 25-year-old.
Yeah that was weird throwing away all those Beef Wellingtons. I think she said she threw them away because the lady on garnish kept messing up and not communicating times that things would be ready, so Meese already had the Wellingtons done. So I guess they were over cooked because she had to leave them in the oven longer and had to let them rest longer?

I guess the chefs could have eaten those Wellingtons? Not sure how they handle that in Hell's Kitchen. I know I wouldn't mind eating a slightly overdone Wellington. (I've never had one, lol).
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Old 01-29-2016, 11:09 PM   #4
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Gordon pulled them out of the trash and cut them open - they were all fine. She assumed they were overcooked, but she didn't check. She almost went home for that.
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Old 01-30-2016, 09:24 AM   #5
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Ya, GR always demands the ingredients used must be fresh and be respected and treated like they are intended for a 'fine dining' restaurant.
I guess that's one of the first things he was taught when he moved to France to learn Classic French cooking techniques/recipes in some of the finest French restaurants in the country.
No 'short-cuts, no 'substitutions' no cheating.
GR didn't get where he is today by tolerating anything but the best in his restaurants.
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Old 01-30-2016, 10:00 AM   #6
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Give it a rest, would you?
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I believe GG is asking that you stop your public display of French chef _ _ _ kissing. Being very polite about it.
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I really wonder where they find these cooks, just don't understand how they can be so bad, but called exec. chef's in their jobs. The show is almost a take off the other show, Worst Chef's.
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I really wonder where they find these cooks, just don't understand how they can be so bad, but called exec. chef's in their jobs. The show is almost a take off the other show, Worst Chef's.
I agree. I imagine a lot of them are chosen due to being able to create drama on the show. And I think some are chosen for their good looks, then you got the weirdos who can barely make a grilled cheese sandwich, so they get yelled at.

Some are decent chefs. Also, perhaps the cameras and the nerves (being yelled at by Ramsay) might perhaps throw them off their game. If they're back in Indiana or whatever making a steak at a steakhouse, there's way less pressure.
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