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Gordon Ramsay

Gordon James Ramsay ( /ˈræm.ziː/), OBE (born 8 November 1966) is a British chef, businessman, entrepreneur, television personality and restaurateur. He has been awarded 13 Michelin stars in total and currently holds 12. Ramsay is known for presenting 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, Gordon's Great Escape, Gordon Behind Bars and Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Cookery Course, along with the American versions of Hell's Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, MasterChef and Hotel Hell. Gordon Ramsay was born in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland, and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England from the age of 5. Ramsay is the second of four children; he has an older sister, Diane, a younger brother, Ronnie, and a younger sister, Yvonne. Ramsay's father Gordon (died 1997) was, at various times, a swimming pool manager, a welder, and a shopkeeper; his mother, Helen Cosgrove, and Yvonne have been nurses. Ramsay has described his early life as "hopelessly itinerant", as his family moved constantly due to the aspirations and failures of his father, who was violent. In 1976,

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The Grand Canyon Getaway

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Schizophrenia Diagnosis Killed My Son

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- 933 days ago
Gordon Ramsay -- I'm NOT Turning My Back On Ja'Nel Witt ... Even After Positive Coke Test

Gordon Ramsay
I WON'T Turn My Back On Ja'Nel Even After Positive Coke Test

Chef Gordon Ramsay tells TMZ ... he isn't writing off disgraced "Hell's Kitchen" champ Ja'Nel Witt even after she failed a drug test -- "My door is always open."We broke the story ... Witt was not… READ MORE >

- 979 days ago
'Hell's Kitchen' Winner Ja'Nel Witt -- FAILED DRUG TEST

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FAILED DRUG TEST

"Hell's Kitchen" champ Ja'Nel Witt tested positive for cocaine ... and that's why she wasn't allowed to accept the head-chef position at Gordon Ramsay's restaurant in Vegas ... TMZ has learned.… READ MORE >

- 984 days ago
'Hell's Kitchen' Winner Ja'Nel Witt -- WON'T ACCEPT PRIZE AS HEAD CHEF ... Cites 'Personal Matters'

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WON'T ACCEPT PRIZE AS HEAD CHEF Cites 'Personal Matters'

Ja'Nel Witt -- the winner of "Hell's Kitchen" Season 11 -- has announced she will NOT accept the show's grand prize (the head chef position at one of Gordon Ramsay's restaurants in Vegas) ...… READ MORE >

- 984 days ago
MasterChef Finalist Josh Marks -- Dropped by TWO Sponsors After God Rant Arrest

MasterChef Finalist Josh Marks
Dropped by TWO Sponsors After God Rant Arrest

MasterChef finalist Josh Marks has just been canned by 2 of his sponsors after he was arrested earlier this week for allegedly attacking a police officer ... TMZ has learned.  A rep for the… READ MORE >

- 1006 days ago
Gordon Ramsay's Fat Cow Restaurant Sued For Being Dairy Dairy Cheap

Gordon Ramsay
Fat Cow Sued For Being Dairy Dairy Cheap

Gordon Ramsay faces a really expensive restaurant bill ... and we're not talking $300 for foie gras and sturgeon.  We're talking about a $45k bill for stuff you can't even eat.Ramsay hired a… READ MORE >

- 1114 days ago
Gordon Ramsay SNUBS Dodgers for NBA Playoffs

Gordon Ramsay
SNUBS Dodgers for NBA Playoffs

"Hell's Kitchen" star Gordon Ramsay DISSED the Los Angeles Dodgers yesterday -- because after he threw out the first pitch -- he LEFT THE GAME -- so he could sit courtside to watch the Lakers. At… READ MORE >

- 1827 days ago
Gordon Ramsay Fingered in Trashy Lawsuit

Gordon Ramsay
Fingered in Trashy Lawsuit

Chef Gordon Ramsay is full of rubbish ... so say his garbagemen, who claim the "Hell's Kitchen" star refused to fork over more than $20,000 in trash-handling costs. Ramsay is being sued by the… READ MORE >

- 1988 days ago
TV Chef Survives Violent Head-On Collision

TV Chef
Survives Violent Head-On Collision

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- 2113 days ago

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