Gordon Ramsay’s British series gets made over for American Television. In this series, Ramsay will hit the road to help many a struggling restaurant find the path to success in just one week.
#2 – Oceana
Season 3 – Episode 14
In the season finale of Kitchen Nightmares, has Chef Ramsay met his match? The culinary master visits another restaurant struggling to keep its doors open. Find out if Ramsay can help pull the establishment from the brink of failure on the season finale of Kitchen Nightmares.
The episode was rated from 41 votes.
#3 – Black Pearl
Season 1 – Episode 15
Chef Gordon Ramsey visits a seafood restaurant in New York where three different owners run the kitchen, leading to a lack of consistency in food and service, and one of the owners is a “know-it-all,” challenging each of Ramsey’s changes.
The episode was rated from 53 votes.
#4 – Spin a Yarn
Season 4 – Episode 13
Chef Ramsay visits Fremont, CA, to help out 50-year-old steakhouse and banquet center Spin-A-Yarn. Despite the restaurant’s rich history as an old-time hideaway and meeting place, the restaurant’s bland menu and outdated decor are long overdue for visual and culinary makeover. Shocked by the restaurant’s inconsistent service and disorganized kitchen staff, Chef Ramsay is put to the test to give the steakhouse a refreshed menu and ambience. Find out if Chef Ramsay succeeds in updating the restaurant’s image or if it will remain stuck in its old ways.
The episode was rated from 84 votes.
#5 – Hannah & Mason’s
Season 1 – Episode 17
Chef Ramsey heads to Cranbury, NJ, to visit a French bistro named Hannah & Mason, owned by a pair of friends who lack both business experience and motivation. The staff are holding bounced paychecks, but that isn’t as bad as what chef Ramsey finds inside the cooler which causes the place to be shut down on Valentine’s Day.
The episode was rated from 39 votes.
#6 – Jack’s Waterfront
Season 1 – Episode 18
Chef Ramsey heads to St. Clair Shores, Michigan, to visit Jack’s Waterfront, which is suffering from a lack of fresh seafood and an inattentive management. Chef’s goal is to make this eatery a year-round money maker, but the general manager’s excessive socializing with his patrons may put a roadblock in this plan.
The episode was rated from 41 votes.
#7 – Fiesta Sunrise
Season 1 – Episode 20
Chef Ramsey heads to West Nyack, N.Y. and the Fiesta Sunrise, a Mexican restaurant, and meets up with a stubborn owner who seems to be ruining his own business. Ramsey gives the place an inspection and shuts the place down, declaring it is unsanitary.
The episode was rated from 47 votes.
#8 – Mojitos
Season 2 – Episode 4
Chef Ramsay visits a Cuban restaurant in Brooklyn, NY. Owners Marcelo and Kata, former husband and wife, fight about everything. After moving to Brooklyn and getting married Kata and Marcello wanted to pursue their dream of opening a Cuban Cafe. Seven years ago Kata and Marcelo fell in love, got married and decided to open up a fast food style Cuban cafeteria. Kata and Marcelo are both from Columbia.
The episode was rated from 103 votes.
#9 – Lido di Manhattan Beach
Season 2 – Episode 5
Chef Ramsay visits a Lido Di Manhattan Beach in Manhattan Beach, CA. Lisa Hemmat grew up in and around the food service industry and inherited the entrepreneurial spirit from her parents. Shortly after graduating with a business degree from USC Marshall School of Business she secured a loan (with her parents as co-signers) and purchased Lido Di Manhattan in June of 2004, at the ripe old age of 23. Having been left with a strong staff, including a veteran cook in the kitchen, Lisa felt secure and confident in her decision to become the next great Los Angeles restaurateur. Five years later, Lisa is struggling to pay her bills and has come to the harsh realization that she is barely making ends meet. Chef Ramsay gives Lisa a lesson in restaurant business 101.
The episode was rated from 98 votes.
#10 – Mill Street Bistro (2)
Season 5 – Episode 12
Chef Ramsay continues his work at the Mill Street Bistro Bar in Ohio, trying to get the obstinate owner to make a major attitude adjustment.
The episode was rated from 88 votes.