No 7th heaven for new 'Hell's Kitchen' contestants
Chef Gordon Ramsay named 16 new victims -- sorry, make that contestants -- for the 7th season of "Hell's Kitchen." The prime-time culinary boot camp starts up again June 1 on Fox. There are several hometown contestants to root for, or, if you prefer, to laugh at as they get put through the ringer by Ramsay.
They include: Autumn Lewis, 29, a personal chef from North Hollywood; Holli Ugalde, 24, a banquet chef from San Bernardino; and Stacey Slichta, 38, a personal chef from Studio City. Still to be announced: What they're competing for. In the past, the competitor who managed to survive Ramsay's withering glare won a six-figure restaurant gig, which, presumably, made the all abuse worth it.
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Photo: Season 7 contestants on "Hell's Kitchen."