“If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen”
If you love culinary art and the amazing cooking series on TV, you will definitely know this talented man. British chef, television personality and restaurateur, Gordon Ramsay has been awarded 13 Michelin stars in total and currently holds 12.
He’s known as the owner of 12 famous restaurants in US, UK, Canada, Italy… and also a presenter for TV programmes about competitive cookery and food, such as the British series Hell’s Kitchen, The F Word, Ramsay’s Best Restaurant , Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, along with the American versions of Hell’s Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, and Masterchef.
In 1993 Gordon became chef of Aubergine in London and within three years was awarded two Michelin stars. In 1998, at the age of 31, Gordon set up his own restaurant, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, which quickly received the most prestigious accolade in the culinary world – three Michelin stars. One of only four chefs in the UK to maintain three stars, Gordon was awarded an OBE in 2006 for services to the industry.
Now internationally renowned, Gordon has opened a string of successful restaurants across the globe, from Italy to LA. 2011 has proved to be another exciting year and saw the opening of Bread Street Kitchen in London’s City district, as well as a venture across the pond in Montreal, Canada.
Gordon has also published a number of books, many of which have become best sellers across the world, notably his autobiography, Roasting in Hell’s Kitchen.
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