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Gordon Ramsay

Chef + Television Personality + Restaurateur
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Born Nov 8, 1966

Gordon James Ramsay, OBE is a British celebrity chef, television personality and restaurateur. He has been awarded 15 Michelin stars in total and currently holds 14.

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CHILDHOOD

1966 Birth Ramsay was born on 8 November 1966 in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland. … Read More
1976 9 Years Old Ramsay has described his early life as "hopelessly itinerant"; his family moved constantly due to the aspirations and failures of his father, who was an at-times-violent alcoholic. In 1976, they finally settled in Stratford-upon-Avon, where he grew up in the Bishopton area of the town. … Read More

TEENAGE

1984 17 Years Old In mid-1984, Ramsay had a trial with Rangers, the club he supported as a boy. … Read More

TWENTIES

1993 26 Years Old 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. … Read More
1996 29 Years Old Ramsay married Cayetana Elizabeth Hutcheson (known as Tana), a Montessori-trained schoolteacher, in 1996. … Read More

THIRTIES

1997 - 1998 2 More Events
2001 34 Years Old The restaurant gained its third Michelin star in 2001, making Ramsay the first Scot to achieve that feat. … Read More
2005 38 Years Old Two restaurants, Gordon Ramsay at Conrad Tokyo and Cerise by Gordon Ramsay, both opened in Tokyo in 2005.
In 2006, Ramsay took part in a television series for ITV, following the lead-up to Soccer Aid, a celebrity charity football match, in which he played only the first half, nursing an injury picked up in training. … Read More

FORTIES

2007 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2007, Ramsay's show was sued by the terminated general manager (Martin Hyde) of the New York restaurant Purnima (Dillon's), who also alleged fakery. … Read More
Ramsay has been highly critical of Food Network and Iron Chef America star Mario Batali. The New York Post reported in 2009 that Batali has banned Ramsay from his restaurants. … Read More
In April 2010, Jason Atherton, Executive chef of Maze restaurants worldwide resigned to open his own venue in Mayfair.
On 9 August 2011, Ramsay opened his first Canadian restaurant, Laurier Gordon Ramsay (at the former Rotisserie Laurier BBQ) in Montreal.
In February 2012 Danny Lavy, the owner of the restaurant, announced the restaurant was disassociating itself from Ramsay, citing a lack of involvement and understanding on Ramsay's part.
In January 2013, Ramsay was inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame. … Read More
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