Gordon Ramsay

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Gordon Ramsay

  1. 1. Gordon Ramsay
  2. 2. Personal Life <ul><li>8 november 1966 </li></ul><ul><li>6 feet and 2,5 inches </li></ul><ul><li>Feet size 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Married Cayetana Elizabeth Hutcheson in 1996 </li></ul><ul><li>4 children; Megan, Jack & Holly, Mathilda </li></ul><ul><li>Afraid of dancing </li></ul><ul><li>Father, Mother, sisters </li></ul>
  3. 3. Childhood <ul><li>Father: poolmanager, welder, shopkeeper, country western singer </li></ul><ul><li>Mother & sisters: nurses </li></ul><ul><li>Moved constantly </li></ul><ul><li>1976 settled in Stratford-upon-Avon </li></ul><ul><li>Age 16 moved out with elder sister </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Football (age 11) </li></ul><ul><li>Warwickshire (age 12) </li></ul><ul><li>Scottish club Rangers: injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Age 19, end of football, beginning of cooking </li></ul>
  5. 5. Head Chef <ul><li>Worked as a commis chef, ran a kitchen and 60-seat diningroom </li></ul><ul><li>Moved to London and started working for Marco Pierre White </li></ul><ul><li>Study French cuisine </li></ul><ul><li>Worked in Paris and the French Alpes, with Michelin-starred chefs </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Returned to London in 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>Head chef position and 10% share in Aubergine </li></ul><ul><li>In 1998, he opened his own restaurant in Chelsea, gained it’s 3rd Michelin star in 2001. First Scot to achieve this </li></ul><ul><li>He began opening more restaurants like, Petrus, Amaryllis and Gordon Ramsay at Claridge’s </li></ul><ul><li>Now begun opening restaurants outside the UK </li></ul>
  7. 7. Awards <ul><li>1 of 3 chefs to maintain 3 Michelin stars </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed OBE in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Third person to have won 3 Catey Awards ( The biggest award of the UK hospitality Industry ) </li></ul><ul><li>In 2006 named most influential person </li></ul>
  8. 8. Television <ul><li>Known for 2 television series: Kitchen Nightmares and Hell’s Kitchen </li></ul><ul><li>KN, save failing restaurants over a one week periode. Ran it’s 5th season in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>HK, is a reality show, where Gordon attempts to train 10 people to be a chef. Ran it’s 4th season this year </li></ul>
  9. 9. Personality <ul><li>Ramsay’s reputation is built upon his goal of culinary perfection, but has also become infamous for his fiery temper and use of abusive language </li></ul><ul><li>Loyal staff and claims an 85% retention rate since 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>Voted television’s most terrifying celebrity </li></ul><ul><li>Loves to mock the French </li></ul>
  10. 10. Charity Work <ul><li>London Marathon ‘04, ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ’08 </li></ul><ul><li>Raised 14.000 in 2004 with Tana </li></ul><ul><li>10 marathons </li></ul><ul><li>March ’05, VSO, raised 100.000 </li></ul><ul><li>First amassadors of Women’s Aid in ’05 </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Buy a Brick’ sept ’04, Scottish Spina Bifida Association </li></ul>
  11. 11. Near death Experience <ul><li>2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Iceland’s Westman Islands </li></ul><ul><li>Filming a puffin hunting segment </li></ul><ul><li>85m cliff, landing in icy water </li></ul><ul><li>Filmcrew rescued him </li></ul><ul><li>Been 45 seconds under water </li></ul>
  12. 12. Movie of Kitchen Nightmares <ul><li>http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=xpcvv2qQEyI&feature=related </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>The end </li></ul><ul><li>Any questions…? </li></ul>

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