[153], On 17 April 2009, it was revealed that one of Ramsay's restaurants, Foxtrot Oscar in Chelsea, West London, used pre-prepared food that was heated up and sold with mark-ups of up to 586%. During the ordeal, he remembers how he felt: "I was panicking and my lungs were filling with water. The show is organised around several key, recurring features, notably a brigade competition, a guest cook competition, a food-related investigative report and a series-long project of raising animals to be served in the finale. A regular at … [20], Allan Cairns, a photographer who took a picture of Ramsay playing for Rangers in September 1985, said the photo was not one of Rangers first team but a side picked to play a testimonial match. [146], Ramsay has been Honorary Patron of the Scottish Spina Bifida Association since 2004, and in 2005 he launched The Gordon Ramsay "Buy a Brick" appeal to help the organisation raise funds to build a new Family Support Centre and Head Office in Glasgow. So, after ending up of football career, he felt that he was good at cooking and probably this was the time when his luck took a twist and his journey towards a top chef was started. Ramsay captained the Rest of the World XI against an England XI captained by Robbie Williams. [139] They divide their time between Wandsworth Common, London[140] and Los Angeles. [13][14] In 1976, they finally settled in Stratford-upon-Avon, where he grew up in the Bishopton area of the town. "Baddies to the Bone: The 60 nastiest villains of all time. Years back, the news of their separation was spread in media after an unfortunate miscarriage of his wife. [60] The second "Street Pizza" was opened at the chef's York and Albany restaurant[61], On 26 June 2019, Chloe Sorvino from Forbes magazine reported that Ramsay will receive $100 million from Lion Capital, a private equity firm headquartered in London, to open 100 restaurants by the year 2024. [47], All of Ramsay's business interests (restaurants, media, consultancy) are held in the company Gordon Ramsay Holdings Limited, which was run in partnership with his father-in-law, Chris Hutcheson. On 23 June 2014, Ramsay announced he was ending the series. The New York Post reported in 2009 that Batali has banned Ramsay from his restaurants. During his long journey from a footballer to a top chef and TV celebrity, he faced many things in life. Ramsay enrolled at North Oxfordshire Technical College, sponsored by the Rotarians, to study hotel management. The guest cook (usually a celebrity) prepares a dish of their own choosing and places it in competition against a similar dish submitted by Ramsay. But, he has yet maintained himself and looks completely fit in this age. Hell's Kitchen, a reality show which aired on ITV1, saw Ramsay attempt to train ten British celebrities to be chefs, as they ran a restaurant on Brick Lane in the East End of London, which opened to the public for the two-week duration of the show. They have five children: Megan, Holly, Jack, Matilda, and Oscar. We have never done anything in a cynical fake way. [25], Upon his return to London in 1993, Ramsay was offered the position of head chef, under chef-patron Pierre Koffmann, at the three-Michelin-starred La Tante Claire in Chelsea. He has an older sister, a younger brother (who has been imprisoned for heroin possession),[10][11] and a younger sister. His online given date of birth is 8 Nov 1966 and according to these stats, Gordon Ramsay’s age is now 53 years. After he took a bite, Ramsay said that it contained ham, laughing and asked if he wanted more. [2][3][4] His signature restaurant, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in Chelsea, London, has held three Michelin stars since 2001. [49], In late 2006, Gordon Ramsay Holdings purchased three London pubs, which were converted into gastropubs. [13], After working at Harveys for two years and ten months, Ramsay, tired of "the rages and the bullying and violence", decided that the way to further advance his career was to study French cuisine. This alleged feud goes back to when Batali was highly critical of Ramsay's cooking style for being "dull and outdated". [74], In July 2006, Channel 4 announced that it had re-signed Ramsay to an exclusive four-year deal at the network, running until July 2011. [135], Ramsay revealed that he exercises semi-competitively for his general well-being. The dishes are judged by diners who are unaware of who cooked which dish and, if the guest wins (as they have on numerous occasions), their dish is served at Ramsay's restaurant.

Since 1996, Ramsay has written 26 books. [28], In 1998, Ramsay opened his own restaurant in Chelsea, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, with the help of his father-in-law, Chris Hutcheson, and his former colleagues at Aubergine. "[23], In the mid-1980s, he worked as a commis chef at the Wroxton House Hotel. Ramsay tried to nullify the 25-year lease, signed in 2007. Just at the age of 15 or 16 years, he left his family and shifted to a flat where he decided to become a footballer. [8][9] From the age of nine, he was raised in Stratford-upon-Avon. He is a legend in restaurants line, meanwhile, his various recipes will also remember for a long time. But, he has yet maintained himself and looks completely fit in this age. [13], Ramsay has described his early life as "hopelessly itinerant" and said his family moved constantly due to the aspirations and failures of his father, who was a sometimes violent alcoholic. His mentor, Marco Pierre White, noted that he is highly competitive. [96][97] On 16 April 2013, just over a year later, Laurier 1936 closed. ", "Ramsay Wins 13th Michelin Star as Chef Counts Cost of Expansion", "Ramsay's latest nightmare as New York restaurant loses star appeal", "Television chefs stir appetite for culinary change", "Chef Ramsay's brother jailed in Bali for heroin", Gordon Ramsay on coping with his heroin addict brother Ronnie, "Gordon Ramsay On Pranking His Daughter During Her First Driving Lesson – The Jonathan Ross Show", "Gordon Ramsey – One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and 26 other celebrities who could have been sport stars", "Gordon Ramsay admits claims about his Rangers career may be inaccurate", "Season 4 Episode 12 – Gordon Ramsay's F Word", "From Soccer Hopeful to Worlds Angriest Chef", "The Good Food Guide's Top 60 UK Restaurants AnnouNced", "Ramsay: I will devour my New York rivals", "Gordon Ramsay's New York restaurant named top newcomer", "Gordon Ramsay Other Restaurants – Dublin", "Gordon Ramsay's Last Restaurant in L.A. Just Closed", "Gordon Ramsay opens first Canadian venture, Laurier Gordon Ramsay, in Montreal", Laurier BBQ cuts ties with star chef Gordon Ramsay, "Michelin 3rd Star Goes To Gordon Ramsay", "Gordon Ramsay – Ramsay Late For OBE Date with the Queen", "Gordon Ramsay joins elite band of triple Catey winners", "Gordon Ramsay is the most powerful figure in British hospitality", "Gordon Ramsay dispute sparks foodie bun-fight", "Two Guinness World Record Titles Smashed on Fox's "The F Word with Gordon Ramsay", "Longest sheet of pasta rolled in one minute by an individual", "International Culinary Panel – Singapore Airlines", "Gordon Ramsay Sells The Warrington to Faucet Inn", "Marcus Wareing leaves Ramsay to work directly with Berkeley Hotel", "Ramsay to transfer Pétrus name following split with Wareing", "Ramsay Chef Jason Atherton Quits Maze to Open Own Restaurant", "Gordon Ramsay's father-in-law admits computer hacking", "Gordon Ramsay's The Fat Cow Opens At The Grove", "Gordon Ramsay's The Fat Cow: Open Today at The Grove", "Gordon Ramsay loses two Michelin stars – so what should he do?