Born 8th November 1966, Gordon Ramsay, one of the world’s most famous chefs is best known for his presentation of many popular competitive cookery shows, through which he has given the opportunity to numerous previously unknown chefs to rise to fame. Ramsay’s shows include Hell’s Kitchen – a reality tv cooking show open to chefs and home cooks alike to compete in “Hell’s Kitchen” in teams, catering to the guests of Hell’s kitchen. Known for his quick temper and questionable language, Ramsay has been single handedly instrumental in creating and building the careers of the winners of his shows. Kitchen Nightmares is another popular reality television show produced by Gordon Ramsay, on which Ramsay visits dying restaurants and helps them re-invent themselves by pointing out the restaurants flaws and working to build on their strengths. Some of Ramsays other TV shows include The F Word, Masterchef, Masterchef Junior and Hotel Hell. Ramsay has recently opened his second restaurant in Hong Kong, London House. On the other hand, check this best European restaurants.
During his career, Gordon Ramsay has built an empire of award winning restaurants that have been awarded a total of 16 Michelin stars making Gordon Ramsay one of the most successful chefs in the world. Ramsay describes his entry into the culinary world as an accident as he, at an early age, had begun his career as a footballer, having been very successful playing football at school. At 19, he became interested in cooking and began his culinary education. Gordon began his career in 1993, working as a head chef at a restaurant named Aubergine, in London. Within three years of Ramsay joining, the restaurant went on to win two Michelin stars of its own. He opened his first fully owned restaurant, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay – his signature restaurant to date, in Chelsea, in 1998, winning its first Michelin star in 2001, you can directly use this link http://madamsixtyate.com.hk/about/ for more of award winning restaurants.
Praise and Criticism
Although Ramsay has often been criticized for his critical approach and the harsh language that he uses in his reality TV shows, it is this very passion and critical thinking that has enabled him to open a string of award winning restaurants around the world. In 2006, Gordon Ramsay was awarded the title “Order of the British empire” by Queen Elizabeth the second for his contribution to the culinary industry.
Gordon Ramsay lives with his wife, Tana and his four children Mathilda Elizabeth Ramsay, Megan Jane Ramsay, Jack Scott Ramsay and Holly Anna Ramsay. He and his wife Tana have recently started The Gordon and Tana Ramsay Foundation that supports a cause which is close to their heart, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.