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Holli Ugalde Beats Jay Santos in 'Hell's Kitchen' Finale

August 12, 2010 (2:59 am) GMT
'Jay is a great person, and if it wasn't me against him, I would hope that he would win, because I think he deserves to win. Jay rocks,' the San Bernardino native said.
Holli Ugalde Beats Jay Santos in 'Hell's Kitchen' Finale

Holli Ugalde, the banquet chef with minimal experience in the dining business, managed to trample competition and lover Jay Santos in the seventh season of "". The 24-year-old won the final challenge on Tuesday, August 10 finale and officially becomes the head chef of 's The Savoy Grill restaurant in London.

"Holli won because she's grown as a chef more than any other chef in Hell's Kitchen," Gordon said. "At the start, she was barely noticeable. But then, she got her confidence, she emerged, and there was no holding her back. I'm absolutely thrilled she'll be working for me at The Savoy Grill in London."

Holli herself was in positive mood, saying after finding out that she is a winner, "I am so excited, yeah! It's crazy." Meanwhile, Jay who fell in love with Holli during the competition said, "I'm not psyched about losing, but it was very close and Holli did a great job and deserved to win."

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