Claims Gordan Ramsey's Hell's Kitchen
Claims Gordan Ramsey's Hell's KitchenHell's Kitchen 2's winner, Heather, a 26-year-old sous chef from Port Jefferson, NY, received the executive chef position at the T-Bones Chophouse & Lounge restaurant in the Red Rock Casino Resort Spa, a new Las Vegas casino that opened in April.In addition to becoming T-Bones' executive chef, Heather also received an undisclosed "financial interest" in the restaurant.
"Oh my god… oh my god," a tearful Heather
exclaimed after opening an unlocked Hell's Kitchen restaurant door that revealed her
victory and a cheering crowd of supporters."Thank you Chef, thank you," Heather
told Gordon as she
won Hell's Kitchen due to her
stuck to what she
knew best and she
kitchen from start to finish," Gordon explained to the cameras."Heather
clearly has great leadership qualities and this, for a 25-year-old cook, is a phenomenon - this woman is going to be a big success."
"I'm so happy, I can not believe I won, it feels like a dream," a somewhat more composed but clearly still elated Heather
told the show's cameras during a later confessional."I get to live my dream… my life has just has just changed drastically."
"Extraordinary, and I really mean that, you have nothing to ever to be ashamed about," Gordon, in an uncharacteristic public display of compassion, told a dejected Virginia as Heather
began accepting congratulations from her
family and some of the show's previously eliminated contestants.
obvious disappointment, Virginia, a 26-year-old salad chef from New York, NY, was gracious in defeat."I feel totally happy for Heather
told the cameras during her
own subsequent confessional."I trust Chef Ramsay's decision enough and I know that one day I'll be as good as Heather
Although competitive while appearing on the show, Heather
and Virginia say they have become good friends since Hell's Kitchen's taping concluded.