Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA

Thursday, July 2 on M4

Gordon Ramsay revisits a number of restaurants more than a year after he initially stepped in to take drastic action in the face of closure, offering dramatic facelifts to give each venue the opportunity to taste future success. Have these restaurants managed to pull themselves out of their nightmares and into money-making dreams?

Sunday 5 April at 9:00pm on M4

Gordon Ramsay returns for a new series of Kitchen Nightmares USA, blasting an irresistible path through some of the scariest kitchens in America. The venue for this programme is Hannah & Mason’s, a French bistro in Cranbury, New Jersey. Chris and Brian both used to work there, and liked it so much that they bought it. But together with their young manager Nick they lack aptitude and experience. Can Gordon force them to see sense, or will the restaurant close for good?

Wednesday 18 February 11:35pm on M4

The venue for tonight’s programme is Sebastian’s, a pizzeria in the heart of movie land in Burbank, Los Angeles. Sebastian named the venture after himself but there are few customers, and he’s struggling to meet the double-edged pressures of looking after his young family and meeting a mountain of debt.

Wednesday 11 February 12:10am on M4

Lela’s is a fine dining restaurant in Pomona, California, run by inexperienced owner Lela and young chef Ricky. The fatal combination of her ineptitude and his arrogance has resulted in a business so rocky that it’s about to close down for good. Gordon Ramsay’s recipe for rescuing Lela’s disastrous finances sets him on a collision course with the kitchen but also unearths darker problems with light-fingered staff.

Friday 6 February 2009 9:00pm on C4

Gordon Ramsay returns for a new series of Kitchen Nightmares USA , blasting an irresistible path through some of the scariest kitchens Stateside. The venue for tonight’s first programme is Giuseppi’s, a family-owned Italian restaurant in Macomb Township, Michigan, run by father-and-son team Joe and Sam Borgia. They’re constantly at each other’s throats and as a result the place is in uproar. Chaos in the kitchen is matched by the lack of customers in the restaurant, and to cap it all Joe is trying to mask a serious health problem.

Thursday 11 September 2008

The venue for tonight’s programme is Sebastian’s, a pizzeria in the heart of movie land in Burbank, Los Angeles. Sebastian named the venture after himself but there are few customers, and he’s struggling to meet the double-edged pressures of looking after his young family and meeting a mountain of debt.

The Olde Stone Mill in Tuckahoe, New York, is run by Dean who succeeded in converting the old mill into a restaurant but failed at the next stage: getting customers through its door. Yet despite being up to his neck in debt and owing nearly $1,000,000, Dean’s chief obsession is himself. Gordon discovers that he’s more interested in how he looks than how his food tastes. And when Gordon challenges Dean to prove he’s not a fake, a screaming match ensues that looks set to run for eternity. Can Dean swallow his pride, or will he throw away the chance of a life line?

Wednesday 12 March at 10:00pm on C4

Lela’s is a fine dining restaurant in Pomona, California, run by inexperienced owner Lela and young chef Ricky. The fatal combination of her ineptitude and his arrogance has resulted in a business so rocky that it’s about to close down for good. Gordon’s recipe for rescuing Lela’s disastrous finances sets him on a collision course with the kitchen but also unearths darker problems with light-fingered staff. Can he put them back on the straight and narrow, or is Lela’s beyond redemption?

Wednesday 20 February at 10:00pm on Channel 4

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