MAPLEWOOD, Mo. – At The Blue Duck in Maplewood Tuesday through the lunch hour, they’re basking within the win of their chef Trenton Garvey, and serving up some tales of the younger gun chef who got here by means of their doorways six and a half years in the past.
“We had been absolutely packed,” mentioned Karmen Rayburn, proprietor of The Blue Duck. “The whole inside was full, the patio was full, the tent was full. It was so cool to see so many individuals so excited and anxious for the outcomes of the present.”
“We (noticed) it on the information feed on Fb in order that’s why we got here to strive,” mentioned Invoice Flynn, Hell’s Kitchen Fan.
Victorian Allen, one other Hell’s Kitchen fan, mentioned, “We stay in Illinois and wished to strive since we’re large brunchers.”
One other Hell’s Kitchen fan, Jenny Hagen mentioned, “We’re from Kansas Metropolis so we watched the season finale final evening and we’re not in St. Louis that always, so we had been like, we have now to swing by earlier than we go away.”
On Monday night, the season 20 finale for Hell’s Kitchen, Younger Weapons, chef Gordon Ramsay awarded 23-year-old Trent Garvey from Union, Missouri the winner.
“Japanese Central School has a culinary program, and he was a part of the culinary program,” Rayburn mentioned. “We employed quite a lot of the culinary youngsters at Blue Duck as a result of we do all scratch kitchen cooking.”
Along with his dad and girlfriend Macee within the viewers in Las Vegas, the younger chef who honed his culinary expertise at East Central School in Union and later in Maplewood at The Blue Duck introduced down the home when he acquired down on one knee.
“General, I’m glad that Trenton received and on the finish the proposal was cute,” Hagen mentioned.
The season 20 winner of Hell’s Kitchen is awarded a money prize of $250,000 and can serve for 2 years as head chef of Gordon Ramsay Steak 2.0 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“We’ve by no means imagined that we’d get poached by Gordon Ramsay,” Chris Rayburn mentioned.
Karmen Rayburn mentioned, “All people is hurting for workers proper now and we didn’t suppose we’d lose ours due to Chef Gordon Ramsay.”
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