Based on what we saw, Nicko, I'd have to agree with you. Bryan would be the best fit.
Stricktly from a cooking chops point of view, Michael would be better. But to fit he'd have to meet a few requirements: 1. Lose the attitude, 2. learn how to be a team player, and 3. listen to what they want, rather than what he wants to cook. Odds of that happening, however, are slim to zero.
They have taken the oath of the brother in blood, in leavened bread and salt. Rudyard Kipling