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Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares

A television show with chef Gordan Ramsay.

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A Quick Tip by RabidChihuahua

  • Dec 28, 2011
Out of the two versions of Kitchen Nightmares out there (the UK and US versions), Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (UK version) is the best by a pretty wide margin. The UK version focus much more on the food and other problems with the restaurant that Gordon is trying to help, while the US version seems to be edited so that it's like a TV drama. 

Notable episodes from the UK series include the Curry Lounge, Fish and Anchor, Oscar's, the Priory, and the debut episode Bonaparte's.
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December 28, 2011
I didn't realize that there were two versions! I'm pretty amused by the American version, so I think I'd quite like this.  Thanks, David!
December 28, 2011
Thanks for chiming in, Devora. The American series has some good episodes (like Sebastian's), but as a whole, the British series seems to be more focused on food and business practices.
 
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Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares is a television programme featuring British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. The BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning programme debuted on Channel 4 in 2004.

In each episode, Ramsay visits a failing restaurant and acts as a troubleshooter to help improve the establishment in just one week. Ramsay revisits the restaurant a few months later to see how business has fared in his absence. Episodes from series one and two have been re-edited with additional new material as Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares Revisited; they featured Ramsay checking up on restaurants a year or more after he attended to them. In October 2009 Ramsay announced that after his current four-year contract expires in 2011 he will not continue with Kitchen Nightmares and will instead work on his other shows.

A one-off special entitled Ramsay's Great British Nightmare aired on Channel 4 on 30 January 2009 as part of The Great British Food Fight, a two week series of food-related programming. In the program, Ramsay campaigned for viewers to start supporting local restaurants, especially in a bad economy.

An American adaptation of this show, titled Kitchen Nightmares, debuted 19 September 2007, on Fox.
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