"Hell's Kitchen" Season IV Premieres Tuesday, April 1, 2008 on Citytv ------------------------------------------ TORONTO, March 14 /CNW/ - Fifteen aspiring chefs dare to enter HIS kitchen when the fourth season of Gordon Ramsay's unscripted reality series "Hell's Kitchen" premieres Tuesday, April 1, 2008 on Citytv. Broadcast Schedule is as follows: --------------------------------- Citytv Toronto Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 9:00pm ET (Simulcast with FOX) Citytv Winnipeg Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 8:00pm CT (Simulcast with FOX) Citytv Calgary Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 10:00pm MT (Simulcast with FOX) Citytv Edmonton Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 10:00pm MT (Simulcast with FOX) Citytv Vancouver Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 9:00pm PT (Simulcast with FOX)It's cook or be cooked for a new crop of hopefuls as they face off in the ultimate culinary boot camp. Under the watchful and often critical eye of renowned chef Gordon Ramsay, the fifteen would-be cuisiniers slice, dice, flambé and sauté their way to the top, in order to prove they have what it takes to succeed in the high 'steaks' world of fine-dining. The 'pièce de résistance' this time around is the coveted position of Executive Chef at Gordon Ramsay's new restaurant, The London West Hollywood, scheduled to open in summer 2008. Each week the competition sizzles as Chef Ramsay turns up the intensity and demands nothing short of perfection from his new recruits. Emotions run high and tempers boil over with more aspiring chefs and more dinner services than ever before. While the competitors each vie for his approval, watch for Gordon's saucy demeanor and spicy vocabulary to stir things up and leave them feeling fried! The 15 "Hell's Kitchen" contestants are: ---------------------------------------- Ben Age: 29 Hometown: Charlotte, NC Occupation: Electrician and former Chef Bobby Age: 37 Hometown: Niagara Falls, NY Occupation: Executive Chef Christina Age: 25 Hometown: St. Louis, MO Occupation: Culinary Student Corey Age: 25 Hometown: Brooklyn, NY Occupation: Private Chef Craig Age: 30 Hometown: Coram, NY Occupation: Sous-Chef Dominic Age: 43 Hometown: Catawba, SC Occupation: Stay-at-home Dad Jason Age: 29 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Occupation: Sous-Chef Jen Age: 24 Hometown: Chicago, IL Occupation: Line Cook Louross Age: 24 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Occupation: Hotel Cook Matt Age: 35 Hometown: Pinehill, NJ Occupation: Sous Chef Petrozza Age: 47 Hometown: Charlotte, NC Occupation: Catering Director Rosann Age: 33 Hometown: Staten Island, NY Occupation: Receptionist and Former Cook Sharon Age: 31 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Occupation: Room-service Chef Shayna Age: 28 Hometown: Buffalo, NY Occupation: Catering-company Owner Vanessa Age: 31 Hometown: Bozeman, MT Occupation: Line Cook "Hell's Kitchen" is produced by Granada America and A. Smith & Co. Arthur Smith and Kent Weed serve as executive producers. Which chefs can rise to the occasion like a good soufflé and which ones will simply fall flat? Find out when the fourth season of "Hell's Kitchen" premieres Tuesday, April 1, 2008 on Citytv. For more information on Citytv programming visit www.citytv.com. Citytv, with stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg, broadcasts intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse television in its own unique, interactive style. With its strong local voice, Citytv offers a distinct alternative to other conventional television offerings. Its instantly recognizable 'look' and 'sound' are the product of refreshingly different on-air personalities, unique program formats and high television style. Citytv is a division of Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc.