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70 Best Gordon Ramsay Quotes For Wannabe Chefs

Fierce and motivational Gordon Ramsay quotes

Gordon Ramsay is a celebrity chef and a host of popular cook shows.

From the age of 19, Gordon Ramsay was interested in culinary education and took it seriously. He moved to Paris when he was 23 years old where he took a culinary course under the guidance of Guy Savoy.

In one of the episodes of the famous cook show 'The Master Chef, Season 3', Gordon Ramsay mentions that Guy Savoy used to be his mentor. After training for three years, he left to work as a personal chef based out in Bermuda. He opened his first restaurant in Chelsea, in 1998,  with the help of his father-in-law. And soon, his restaurants expanded. Today, Gordon Ramsay has 35 international restaurants in the USA, Europe, and Asia; seven Michelin star restaurants around the world, and 18 restaurants in London itself where you can get a chance to experience the mouth-watering signature dishes. You can also watch his extreme cook shows like 'Hell's Kitchen,' 'Kitchen Nightmares,' 'Master Chef Junior,' 'Master Chef,' 'Hotel Hell,' 'The F Word,' 'Gordon's Great Escape,' 'Gordon Ramsay: Shark Bait,' 'Ramsay Behind Bars,' 'Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Cookery Course,' 'Ramsay's Boiling Point,' 'Gordon Ramsay: Cookalong Live.'

Are you wondering what Chef Gordon Ramsay's favorite food is? He loves British dishes, and you can see that in the dishes he himself cooks. However, when it comes to American food, he loves grits with shrimp and Parmesan cheese. The most famous signature dish of Gordon Ramsay is Beef Wellington.

Although he is world-acclaimed, he is known for his short temper. The words that come out from Gordon Ramsay are quite wild and intense. His favorite words are curse words and the phrase 'move it, grandpa.' Gordon Ramsay also lost his two Michelin stars at his restaurant Gordon Ramsay at the London in New York. The reason was stated due to the pattern of dishes which, according to the guide's director, was unpredictable and inconsistent. So, read on for Gordon Ramsay quotes.

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Intense Quotes By Gordon Ramsay

Chef Gordon Ramsay thinks that cooking is like playing football. Whatever you cook, you should always be creative. Find the magic of good food. Here we have some of the intense Gordon Ramsay food quotes.

1. "I didn't get depressed, I don't get depressed."

-Gordon Ramsay.

2. "You don't come into cooking to get rich."

-Gordon Ramsay.

3. "Swearing is industry language. For as long as we're alive it's not going to change. You've got to be boisterous to get results."

-Gordon Ramsay.

4. "When you find a guy who is powerful, a big father figure, you latch onto him immediately."

-Gordon Ramsay.

5. "Find what's hot, find what's just opened and then look for the worst review of the week. There is so much to learn from watching a restaurant getting absolutely panned and having a bad experience. Go and see it for yourself."

-Gordon Ramsay.

6. "I'm not critic-proof, and I still take it personally, but I take it less personally now."

-Gordon Ramsay.

7. "I cook, I create, I'm incredibly excited by what I do, I've still got a lot to achieve."

-Gordon Ramsay.

8. "I still love football, though, and I think cooking is like football. It's not a job, it's a passion. When you become good at it, it's a dream job and financially you need never to worry. Ever."

-Gordon Ramsay.

9. "They say cats have nine lives. I've had 12 already and I don't know how many more I'll have."

-Gordon Ramsay.

10. "If I can give you one strong piece of advice, when you go away for that romantic weekend, whatever you do, do not accept or take the upgrade to the honeymoon suite."

-Gordon Ramsay.

11. "We are about creating a new wave of talent. We are the Manchester United of kitchens now. Am I playing full-time in the kitchen? I am a player-coach."

-Gordon Ramsay.

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12. "I'm Gordon Ramsay, for goodness sake: people know I'm volatile."

-Gordon Ramsay.

13. "You know how arrogant the French are - extraordinary."

-Gordon Ramsay.

14. "No one saw the recession coming."

-Gordon Ramsay.

15. "I swim like a fish and I have an amazing kick."

-Gordon Ramsay.

16. "I've had a lot of success; I've had failures, so I learn from the failure."

-Gordon Ramsay.

17. "The minute you start compromising for the sake of massaging somebody's ego, that's it, game over."

-Gordon Ramsay.

18. "I suppose your security is your success and your key to success is your fine palate."

-Gordon Ramsay.

19. "Cooking today is a young man's game"

-Gordon Ramsay.

Funny Gordon Ramsay Quotes

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20. "Eating out doesn’t have to be a formula. Eating out is about having fun. I get really frustrated when it’s badly done."

-Gordon Ramsay.

21. "For what we are about to eat, may the Lord make us truly not vomit."

-Gordon Ramsay.

22. "You’re getting your knickers in a twist! Calm down!"

-Gordon Ramsay.

23. "This lamb is so undercooked, it’s following Mary to school!"

-Gordon Ramsay.

24. "This pizza is so disgusting, if you take it to Italy you’ll get arrested."

-Gordon Ramsay.

Gordon Ramsay Best Lines

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25. "So I'm not leaving until you laugh"

-Gordon Ramsay.

26. "This isn’t a pizza, this is a mistake. This is an Italian tragedy."

-Gordon Ramsay, after trying Hawaiian pizza.

27. "Every time I put a soufflé in the oven, I always pray."

-Gordon Ramsay.

28. "You put so much ginger in this, it’s a Weasley."

-Gordon Ramsay.

29. "Cooking a dish is fine; cooking it under pressure is a completely different ballgame."

-Gordon Ramsay.

30. "Cooking is about passion, so it may look slightly temperamental in a way that it’s too assertive to the naked eye."

-Gordon Ramsay.

Chef Ramsay Quotes

Gordon Ramsay quotes about being a chef.

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31. "I train my chefs completely different to anyone else. My young girls and guys, when they come to the kitchen, the first thing they get is a blindfold. They get blindfolded and they get sat down at the chef's table... Unless they can identify what they're tasting, they don't get to cook it."

-Gordon Ramsay.

32. "Chefs are nutters. They're all self-obsessed, delicate, dainty, insecure little souls and absolute psychopaths. Every last one of them."

-Gordon Ramsay.

33. "If you want to become a great chef, you have to work with great chefs. And that's exactly what I did."

-Gordon Ramsay.

34. "The pressure on young chefs today is far greater than ever before in terms of social skills, marketing skills, cooking skills, personality and, more importantly, delivering on the plate. So you need to be strong. Physically fit. So my chefs get weighed every time they come into the kitchen."

-Gordon Ramsay.

35. "I think every chef, not just in America, but across the world, has a double-edged sword - two jackets, one that's driven, a self-confessed perfectionist, thoroughbred, hate incompetence and switch off the stove, take off the jacket and become a family man."

-Gordon Ramsay.

Gordon Ramsay Quotes About Him As A Chef

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36. "I am a chef who happens to appear on the telly, that's it."

-Gordon Ramsay.

37. "However amazing a dish looks, it is always the taste that lingers in your memory. Family and friends will appreciate a meal that tastes superb-even if you’ve brought the pan to the table."

-Gordon Ramsay.

38. "There's a bond among a kitchen staff, I think. You spend more time with your chef in the kitchen than you do with your own family."

-Gordon Ramsay.

39. "I am the most unselfish chef in Britain today."

-Gordon Ramsay.

40. "How many chefs do we know that prefer cooking for chefs than they do customers, yet customers are returning repeatedly and it’s the level of support that determines the level of success that restaurant will have."

-Gordon Ramsay.

41. "I don't think it's a good advert for any restaurant, a fat chef, and secondly, who wants to eat a dessert when the chef's a fat pig."

-Gordon Ramsay.

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42. "I think pressure’s healthy, and very few can handle it."

-Gordon Ramsay.

43. "Being a chef never seems like a job, it becomes a true passion."

-Gordon Ramsay.

44. "Initially let your food do the talking. You’ll be surprised how far you go in a short period of time."

-Gordon Ramsay.

45. "Best to start at the bottom & gradually climb up. It’s much more fun, too."

-Gordon Ramsay.

46. "Focus on your customers and make that restaurant synonymous to where you are in terms of area."

-Gordon Ramsay.

47. "I am well aware that a chef is only as good as his last meal."

-Gordon Ramsay.

48. "I don’t like looking back. I’m always constantly looking forward. I’m not the one to sort of sit and cry over spilt milk. I’m too busy looking for the next cow."

-Gordon Ramsay.

49. "Being a chef is the best job in the world."

-Gordon Ramsay.

50. "I train my chefs with a blindfold. I’ll get my sous chef and myself to cook a dish. The young chef would have to sit down and eat it with a blindfold. If they can’t identify the flavor, they shouldn’t be cooking the dish."

-Gordon Ramsay.

51. "What’s frustrating more than anything is when chefs start to cut corners and believe that they are incognito in the way they send out appetizers, entrees, and they know it’s not 100 percent, but they think the customers can’t spot it."

-Gordon Ramsay.

52. "Being assertive and somewhat really firm has to be backed up with being fair."

-Gordon Ramsay.

Gordon Ramsay Best Quotes

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53. "It’s quite weird knocking that out of them and telling them to forget cooking for chefs; forget what chefs say about your food."

-Gordon Ramsay.

54. "Kitchens are hard environments and they form incredibly strong characters."

-Gordon Ramsay.

55. "My father was a swim teacher. We used to swim before school, swim after school."

-Gordon Ramsay.

56. "Push your limit to the absolute extreme."

-Gordon Ramsay.

57. "Put your head down and work hard. Never wait for things to happen, make them happen for yourself through hard graft and not giving up."

-Gordon Ramsay.

58. "Stopping the junk food and eating well is partially about cooking well and having the skills to do that."

-Gordon Ramsay.

59. "They'll be so shocked that you can count on them to keep quiet. Just make sure it's not a huge football player that could beat you up."

-Gordon Ramsay.

60. "The secret is to make sure the business is running to perfection, with or without me."

-Gordon Ramsay.

61. "Two key ingredients in any successful chef: a quick learner and someone with a sharp brain."

-Gordon Ramsay.

62. "When you cook under pressure you trade perfection."

-Gordon Ramsay.

Gordon Ramsay Quotes From TV Shows

Even on the best cooking shows, you can see the kitchen nightmares. Gordon Ramsay quotes from the best cooking shows like 'MasterChef', 'Junior', and 'Hell's Kitchen' quotes.

63. "Stop taking things personally. Throughout the time with 'Kitchen Nightmares' and 'Hotel Hell,' when they work, you don't get any praise. When they fail, you get blamed."

-Gordon Ramsay.

64. "My gran could do better! And she’s dead!"

-Gordon Ramsay, 'Kitchen Nightmares'.

65. "This crab is so undercooked I can still hear it singing ‘Under the Sea'."

-Gordon Ramsay, 'Kitchen Nightmares'.

66. "There’s enough garlic in here to kill every vampire in Europe."

-Gordon Ramsay, 'Hell's Kitchen'.

67. "That's what we do on 'MasterChef,' on 'Junior.' No school teachers, no parents, let it go. You're going to go on a challenge. We're going to go to hell and back, and we're going to have some bumps."

-Gordon Ramsay.

Famous Gordon Ramsay Quotes

A portion of delicious food is everyone's favorite. Cooking is all about bringing soul to the food and creating mouth-watering delicious dishes. Suppose you want to be acknowledged as a true chef, master the flavors. Read below the Gordon Ramsay quotes to find out more.

68. "I spend more time in the kitchen than I have in the dining room, for obvious reasons, however, I just want to sit and indulge."

-Gordon Ramsay.

69. "There are very few chefs both in Britain and the States that really identify the secret of being consistent. And combine consistency with flavor."

-Gordon Ramsay.

70. "I suppose I might be a player-coach nowadays. I'm a great teacher, and I enjoy teaching. But I'm glad I got injured and ended up turning to cooking. It was an accident but the happiest one of my life."

-Gordon Ramsay.

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