Season 5 Episodes

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Final Two Chefs Compete (Part 2)

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 5/21/2009
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Day Fifteen (2)

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 5/7/2009
The season 5 finale finds the remaining two chefs competing in their final dinner service competition.
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Day Fourteen (1)

Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 5/14/2009
The final two chefs prepare for their ultimate challenge. They must design their restaurants as well as create a winning menu.
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Day Thirteen

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 4/30/2009
It's down to the final three, who must prepare a meal for 100 of L.A.'s finest chefs. The winner gets some face time on FOX's local morning show, while the losers do the laundry as they watch the winner on TV.
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Day Twelve

Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 4/23/2009
The chef's taste buds are put to the test when Chef Ramsay prepares three dishes for them to try. They are then given thirty minutes to prepare just one of the dishes, the fish stew, identifying the ingredients only by taste.
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Day Eleven

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 4/16/2009
Chef Ramsay sends the remaining chefs off to New Jersey to dine in the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, where one of them will be running a restaurant.
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Day Ten

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 4/9/2009
The six remaining chefs are on their own now that Chef Ramsey has dissolved the teams. This week's challenge is for the chefs to use 14 simple ingredients in a dish.
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Day Nine

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 4/2/2009
Each team member is asked to create a dish using King Crab, but only one dish can be selected to represent them in front of Chef Ramsay.
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Day Eight

Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 3/26/2009
Chef Ramsay challenges the team's palates in a blind taste testing. In a packed dinner service, anxiety is higher than usual when celebrities Eric McCormack and Robert Patrick stop by.
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Day Seven

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 3/19/2009
Chef Ramsay challenges the teams to create delicious tapas style, or small portioned, dishes out of left-overs.
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Day Six

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 3/12/2009
The remaining 11 chefs are challenged to cook variations of the three favorite foods of the honoree for his Bar Mitzvah.
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Day Five

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 3/5/2009
After sending the chefs to an Asian market, Chef Ramsay challenges them to create three Asian-fusion dishes utilizing poultry, seafood and beef.
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Day Four

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 2/26/2009
50 young football players and cheerleaders will be served breakfast by the 13 remaining chefs. One team runs short on eggs, and 1 more chef is released.
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Day Three

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 2/18/2009
The contestants go to a meat locker to learn different cuts of beef. The teams race to impress chef Ramsay when they are asked to put their new found knowledge to the test.
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Day Two

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 2/4/2009
Chef Ramsey puts the Red and Blue teams in a new challenge, which causes tempers to flare and will result in the dismissal of one more contestant.
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Day One

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 1/22/2009
The fifth season begins with Hell's Kitchen's most promising group yet: sixteen professional chefs competing for a position at the Borgata in Atlantic City.