Gordon Ramsay
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"Gordon James Ramsay, Jr." , Officer of the Order of the British Empire/OBE is a British chef and restaurateur. His restaurants have been awarded 15 Michelin stars in total and currently hold 14. His signature restaurant, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in Chelsea, London, has held 3 Michelin stars since 2001. Ramsay is known for presenting TV programmes about competitive cookery and food, such as the British series Hell's Kitchen (UK TV series)/Hell's Kitchen, The F Word, and Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares, along with the American versions of Hell's Kitchen (U.S. TV series)/Hell's Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, MasterChef (U.S. TV series)/MasterChef, MasterChef Junior and Hotel Hell.

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The most fascinating change for me was watching how the standard of the food depleted the higher you became and watching the way that food dehydrates 10 times quicker.

Oh, it creates fire in your belly.

And obviously with airline food you go through thousands and thousands of kilos of asparagus as a opposed to a box of asparagus.

Put that emotion in the food, because it's so much more rewarding down the line.

[In the premiere episode of Hell's Kitchen, Ramsay demands the chefs create a signature dish to get a better gauge on their cooking skill.] Watching them create their signature dishes on the first show was an enormous insight into their personalities, ... I can tell in two minutes if someone will make it in my kitchen.

The problem with Yanks is they are wimps.