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Knife (and Tantrum) Throwing: Gordon Ramsay Returns to BBC America

Hungry for another helping of restaurant-in-peril series Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares?

Look no further as the original British format of Kitchen Nightmares, airing this season on FOX, is returning to these shores with its fourth season on Thursday, January 24th at 8 pm ET/PT, with six all-new episodes and two "revisit" episodes, in which Ramsay checks on restaurants he helped save in previous seasons.

The series, starring uber-chef Gordon Ramsay, follows the Michelin-starred enfant terrible restaurateur as he tries to save failing restaurants on their last legs. But will the objects of his assistance appreciate the advice... or will they sink further and further into chaos and penury?

On the show's fourth series, Ramsay will tackle several daunting challenges with his trademark tough love, including saving a Parisian vegetarian restaurant, an enormous curry house in Nottingham, a Sussex buffet-style restaurant, and an oyster bar in Brighton.

And, promises BBC America's press release, Ramsay does fail to save one of six struggling eateries from closure but succeeds with the other five, "making vegetarian food sexy for the French, using sustainable seafood to reinvent fish and chips and making authentic regional Indian food to replace oily slop."

Me, I'm already salivating with anticipation.

Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares airs Thursday evenings on BBC America at 8 pm ET/PT.

Comments

I much prefer the original British version of this show. Even though both versions have the same format, the American one just feels really contrived.

And I definitely prefer this to Hell's Kitchen which is completely contrived.

The British "Kitchen Nightmares" is much more interesting and authentic. These people are really in desperate situations and the show offers not only great insight into the restaurant business but human nature as well.
Unknown said…
Gordon is great on the british version you see how much he invest himself in it, the parisian episode is a good example of that, he actually work more than her there

i already saw it and except mb one that i didnt like that much i tought there were pretty good

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