Jessica Vogel Dies: Former ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Contestant Was 34

Jessica Vogel Dies: Former ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Contestant Was 34

Hell’s Kitchen contestant Jessica Vogel died Monday. She was 34.

Her fiance, John Michael Keyser, said that she was being treated for chronic inflammatory bowel disease and her heart gave out, according to Additional details about her death have not been released.

Vogel was a contestant on season 12 of Fox’s Gordon Ramsay-hosted reality cooking competition. Out of 20 contestants, she was the ninth chef eliminated. She also appeared on the Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen.

A self-proclaimed Jersey girl, Vogel attended culinary school at Johnson & Wales in Denver. She began her chef career at the New Jersey-based restaurant Kevin’s Thyme in Ho-Ho-Kus. She also worked for chef Christine Nunn as a pastry chef at Grange in Westwood and then went on to Picnic on the Square. She went on to serve as executive chef of Black Rebel Burger in Hackensack.

Vogel was active on social media

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