The Best 'Worst Cooks In America' Winners, Ranked

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Vote up the best of the 'Worst Cooks In America' Winners.

Which Worst Cooks In America winner made the most improvement? The show's recruits go through a culinary boot camp, learning easy ways to take their cooking skills from zero to delicious under the eye of their team leader. Who are the best Worst Cooks In America winning recruits? Help decide below!

Whether they competed on the red team under Anne Burrell or the blue team under chefs like Bobby Flay, Rachel Ray, or Robert Irvine, these competitors worked to become the best of the worst. Challenges to learn better knife skills, plating techniques, and types of food all are part of the journey to win Worst Cooks In America. This list includes the winners from the Worst Cooks in America celebrity edition. These celebrity seasons show us that even an icon like La Toya Jackson or a television personality like Jenni "JWoww" Farley can also be terrible cooks who have the ability to improve.

Which winning novice cook made the most improvement during their time on Worst Cooks In America? Vote up the best of the worst winners.

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  • Amber Brauner

    Amber Brauner

    295 votes

    Winner: Season 5 (2014)
    Occupation: Tattoo artist
    Team: Blue (Chef Bobby Flay)

  • Allison Wolfe

    Allison Wolfe

    147 votes

    Winner: Season 15
    Occupation: Stay-at-home Mom
    Team: Red (Chef Anne Burrell)

  • Nick Slater

    Nick Slater

    198 votes

    Winner: Season 8 (2016)
    Occupation: Construction Worker
    Team: Red (Chef Anne Burrell)

  • Alina Bolshakova

    Alina Bolshakova

    193 votes

    Winner: Season 4 (2013)
    Occupation: Caretaker/Actress
    Team: Blue (Chef Bobby Flay)

  • Mercedes 'Sadie' Manda

    Mercedes 'Sadie' Manda

    60 votes

    Winner: Season 22 (Best of the Worst)
    Occupation: Non-Profit Associate
    Team: Red (Chef Anne Burrell)

  • Kelli Powers

    Kelli Powers

    145 votes

    Winner: Season 3 (2012)
    Occupation: Stay-at-home mother
    Team: Red (Chef Anne Burrell)