Local Chef Christina Wilson Wins “Hell’s Kitchen”

Christina Wilson, former chef de cuisine at Mercato, has won the tenth season of Fox’s “Hell’s Kitchen”. Wilson quit her job at Mercato towards the beginning of the “Hell’s Kitchen” season but insisted that it had nothing to do with the show. As the season champ, Christina Wilson will become the executive chef at Gordon Ramsay Steak at the Paris hotel in Las Vegas.

While at West Chester and Temple University Wilson waited tables where she began cooking by picking up lessons from the kitchen. The 32 year old Jersey native had previously cooked at Lolita and Carmine’s Creole Cafe in Havertown. She beat out Justin Antiorio in the final round of elimination for the $250,000 gig in Las Vegas.

Since she finished filming the season Wilson has said she was working on a project at the Jersey Shore, and instead she’s off for Vegas. Congratulations Christina!

Philly’s Christina Wilson wins ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ season [The Insider]

  • wowzers

    Wow those lips and content smile are driving me crazy. Very pretty

  • Chef B

    Well deserved Chef Christina! I guess that’s what you get when you stay true to yourself and your standards and dont act fake like some of the other contestants. Good luck in your new endeavors!

  • rwblake

    Glad a Philly Chef won, but often I find with this show that someone is pretty much the pre-determined winnner.
    That appeared to be the case with this show.
    She had a good resume of experience compared to several of the other chefs.

  • http://FoosBalll PPABootSquad

    I’d like to find out What Really Happens to Chef Ramsay’s ‘winners’. Has anybody followed the other 9 seasons of winners, ’cause I wasn’t all that impressed by them Or their abilities to run a kitchen. Are they Still in The Business or even attending Cooking School? Yes, I know this ‘reality’ stuff is hyped to the sky [and probably partially scripted], but some of these folks couldn’t handle managing a McDonald’s, let alone a fine dining restaurant. That’s why I’m curious about Where Are They Now? Chef Ed is still in our area….

    Calling Mike Klein, I smell a storyline…

  • meh-

    @Wowzers

    She has a very nice looking girlfriend that was featured on the show

  • rigernirtyus

    Hopefully they know how to make sandwiches ;o)

  • Austin

    @PPABootSquad – this is from last year, most recent piece I could find on where past winners are:

    http://foodiegossip.blogspot.com/2011/09/hells-kitchen-winners-where-are-they.html

  • Emma

    !!! There was a big team behind me, though I did most of the content. It took a year of talking with all our stakeholders and partners. Punk Ave was also amazing to work with. -Emma