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5 Chefs Compete Again

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Aired: 9/12/11

After deciding not to send anyone home at the last elimination, Chef Ramsay welcomes the final five to "Hell's Kitchen" once again. He presents them with their next challenge: taking a $450 white Alaskan salmon and turning it into a profitable dish. He explains that the fish, after it's split into 30 portions and turned into a meal worthy of a $40 charge, will yield a profit of $750.

Elise admits that she's never worked with white salmon before, but she's determined to show Chef Ramsay she's worthy of being in the final four. Paul decides to keep it simple by cooking the fish in just a little truffle oil. While the other chefs start cooking, Jennifer is stuck in the planning phase.

Chef Ramsay invites three judges from acclaimed restaurants to evaluate the dishes: Nobu L.A. general manager Justin Wyborn, Providence general manager Donato Poto, and Mr. Chow maitre d' Chris Denton. Chef Ramsay asks them to taste each dish and say what they would expect it to be priced at on a menu. Their prices will be averaged, and the chef with highest dollar amount will win the challenge.

Will presents his dish first. His pan-roasted wild Alaskan king salmon with a tomato and garlic stew seems to please the judges. He earns an average price of $28.67.

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