Feeding is a necessity of life, one of the traits that define our existence as humans, and as such humans are forced to either cook or purchase these meals in course to satisfying the Unquenching feeling of hunger. This variation of people who cook and those who require the sales of these meals brings about the profession of catering. This vocation has seen to provide a lot of individuals with a means to provide for their delicate needs, and some even going beyond this, by making it an international business, as well as a colossal income means. One of these individuals is Gordon Ramsey.
Gordon James Ramsay, is a restaurateur, and an entrepreneur who was born on the 8th of November 1966, in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He is of British nationality . The popular chef has an apartment in Bel-Air, California worth above $6million and also, resides in London.
The prolific chef’s childhood was marked by regular relocations, before the family settled in Stratford- Upon- Avon, where he grew up. Growing up he had the desire to become a football player, which saw him even take part in a couple of trials for his childhood dream club, Rangers. His quest didn’t materialize as he was hindered by series of injuries.
Subsequent to his disappointing trial, he decided to forge ahead on the second thing he enjoyed doing, which was cooking. He would then go on to be admitted in North Oxfordshire Technical School, where he majored in Hotel management. He got to work in various restaurants and hotels both there, and at London. He took the decision to broaden his scope by learning about the French cuisine, this led to him traveling to Paris, where he worked with Michelin starred cooks for three years. He subsequently got the opportunity to work in a Yacht, and got the chance to learn about Italian cuisine.
He went on to then open Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in 1998. Hard-work, and consistency drove in continual development, leading to expansion to various other branches around the globe, including Paris, the U.S, London, Dubai, Canada and so much more.
Ramsay has also lent his successful personality to the television media, where he has built a reputation as a strict individual, with a strong temper, and an habit of swearing. He has become one of the most known television personalities, due to his engagements in over fifteen different shows, but his best known for his appearances on the U.k’s Hell’s Kitchen and the Masterchef, as well as their respective U.S versions. Among others are; The F word, Gordon’s great escape, Gordon Ramsay: uncharted, Hotel Hell, Boiling point and so many more. His earnings from the media as provided him enough to be placed 33rd on the chart of the highest earning celebrities.
The fifty-two year old has established himself, not only as a renowned cook, but as a world wide celebrity, all because he took that simple hobby he knew he enjoyed doing, and found a way to present it as an income means and through hard-work and focus, a simple hobby was transformed into a successful lifetime occupation.