Scottish-born Gordon has made his name as one of the most impressive chefs and restaurateurs in the UK
After an injury put an end to his professional footballing career, Gordon went back to college and began training under chefs such as Marco Pierre White and Albert Roux, before working in France for three years and later earning two Michelin stars as the head chef of Aubergine.
Over the past decade he has established some of London's finest restaurants, including Gordon Ramsay, Gordon Ramsay at Claridges, Petrus, The Savoy Grill, Maze, Maze Grill and York and Albany, as well as several overseas eateries.
Gordon has also become an institution on both sides of the pond, thanks to shows such as The F Word, Cookalong Live, Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares, Gordon's Great Escape and Ramsay's Best Restaurant. With one of the foulest mouths in food, his sweary tuition has helped many chefs and restaurants find their way to greatness.
But it isn't all about the formidable kitchen persona - Gordon has also shown us the joys of home cooking, with simple, classic recipes, step-by-step cooking instruction and exotic offerings from his trips round India and South East Asia. If you're after brilliant food that packs a punch, Ramsay's your man.
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