GORDON Ramsay has offered a job to a teen dwarf who was banned from a cooking course because of his size. Louis Makepeace, 18, who stands at 3ft 10ins, said he was discriminated against due to his height after being refused a place at Heart of Worcestershire College. But mutli-Michelin starred chef Gordon has hit out at the college for denying him a place. He tweeted: "Disgusting attitude, I’d offer him an Apprenticeship any day." Louis said he was originally offered a conditional place for the Hospitality and Catering course on August 16. But he reckons they have now backtracked because he is too small for the kitchen. Louis claims college bosses branded him a "safety risk" to the other 14 pupils and said he would cause a "disruption" if he got under their feet. Mum Pauline, 56 says she was also told by the course leader there was no point him doing the course as he would never be allowed to work in a restaurant kitchen. The Gino D'Acampo-mad teenager said he now fears … [Read more...] about Gordon Ramsay offers job to teen dwarf banned from cooking course because height ‘made him health and safety risk’
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GORDON Ramsay is one of the world's wealthiest chefs, who has found fame in both in the UK and the US as well as building an empire of award-winning restaurants around the world. And yet the sweary fella's still angry, which is why we love him. Here is the lowdown on those wrinkles of wrath... How has Gordon made his name? Gordon Ramsay was born in Renfrewshire, Scotland on November 8, 1966, and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon, West Mids, before moving to Banbury, Oxon, and finally London. He started out working for Marco Pierre White and Albert Roux, though he'd originally planned to be a footballer. After working with Pierre White on the restaurant Aubergine, Gordon opened his own first venue in Chelsea in 1998 and earned three Michelin stars in as many years. The first TV show he made was fly-on-the-wall documentary Boiling Point in 1998. Since then he hasn't stopped popping up in shows like Hell's Kitchen, The F Word and Kitchen Nightmares. Having now earned a total of 16 Michelin … [Read more...] about How old is Gordon Ramsay, what is his net worth, which restaurants does he own and how many children does he have?
CHEF Gordon Ramsay has revealed he has shed a whopping four stone over fears his wife would leave him. But how did he lose the weight and what exercise does he do now? What's Gordon Ramsay said about being fat? The famous chef revealed despite winning his third Michelin star, his long working hours meant he never ate properly and snacked a lot instead. Partner Tana, with whom he has four children, told him that he needed to take care of himself better or risk losing her. The TV star told The Times in an interview: "Tana was not impressed with the way I was. "I was overweight, 18 stone. I looked like a sack of s***. I look at the pictures and think, 'How did Tana stay around?' "Because Tana has got better-looking and more gorgeous. And there she is, getting in bed with a fat f***. Going on beach holidays with famous friends David and Victoria Beckham also made him feel more self-conscious. He claimed: "I didn't have a figure. I didn't feel that good." Aside from keeping the … [Read more...] about What’s Gordon Ramsay said about being fat, how did he lose weight and how much exercise does he do?
TV chef Gordon Ramsay believes his success in the United States may have something to do with Americans knowing “f*** all about good food.” The notoriously outspoken chef made the comments as he accepted an award for his successful career on both sides of the Atlantic at the Britweek Innovation Awards in Santa Monica, California, according to the Daily Mail. According to Ramsay, the moment of realisation happened over lunch with a Los Angeles Times journalist shortly after he’d moved to the United States in 2004 - when the journalist asked for her Caesar salad to go. Read more Jay Rayner calls Gordon Ramsay 'sad, inadequate man' in scathing tweet He told the crowd: “She boxed a Caesar salad. And I said to her: ‘Do you have any idea how s*** a Caesar salad tastes 24 hours later? What will you do with that f***ing thing?’ And she said: ‘I’m going to eat it.’” The 51-year-old recalled how he then proceeded to inform his … [Read more...] about Gordon Ramsay says Americans know ‘f*** all about good food’ after journalist boxes Caesar salad
A chance meeting with celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay gave an added spur to a young chef’s dreams of setting up his own restaurant. Now 23-year-old Ben Popplewell is set to launch Cafe Mandalay – believed to be the only restaurant in the north specialising in contemporary Burmese cuisine – in Huddersfield town centre. Ben, who lives in Cleckheaton, is joined in the venture by his girlfriend Myinzu Theint, 23, who was born in Burma – now Myanmar – and whose family came to live in London when she was a teenager. The pair met at the University of Huddersfield, where Ben was studying criminology and Myinzu was doing chemical engineering. Despite his choice of degree course, Ben said it had been a long-term dream to have his own restaurant. A few years ago Ben and his dad Mike went to London to visit Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant – and the man himself just happened to be there. Ben was training to be a chef and Mike got a photo of the two together. … [Read more...] about Gordon Ramsay inspired young chef to set up his own Burmese restaurant in Huddersfield