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Roasting in Hell's Kitchen: Temper Tantrums, F Words, and the Pursuit of Perfection Paperback – March 13, 2007
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An amazing book was this. I wished it could have gone on and on. The real story behind a driven man whose ethics of perfection can be easily applied to every work situation in the world, regardless of occupation. Challenge yourself to accept Ramsay's standards of excellence. If being the best was easy, everyone would be great. This book shows why Gordon Ramsay is the very best chef in the world.....
Having just finished watching the first run of the F-Word on BBC America (because everything comes over here a year late at least from the BBC) I was expecting lots of dish on his television ventures and his rise to culinary stardom. This book completely surprised and enthralled me. If there was a ghost writer for this book I'd be gobsmacked, as the writing style is completely in keeping with the way Gordon talks about things in his cook books and on his television shows, no holds are barred and no f-word gets left behind. It is a rare auto-biography that is penned so true to it's author's voice and raw with authenticity.
I had no idea that this brash, confident, gorgeous man in the kitchen who is so engaging and fun has had so much to overcome and in such a short amount of time. One might think that reading 300 pages of heartbreak, abuse and grueling work (nothing short of a Dickensian tale) would change the way I look at a person, and truthfully it has. I'm even more impressed and amazed by Gordon Ramsay now than ever.
His story is one that took immense amounts of bravery and bullocks to tell, and he has done so in a way that is astoundingly heartfelt and never hopeless. Gordon's incredibly recent bout with success is well deserved and I hope it lasts long enough to provide material for additional updates on his fascinating life.
I feel those that have only seen Hell's Kitchen are missing a different side to Ramsay. My other favorite show of his, Kitchen Nightmares, shows a much more caring side - still absolutely driven and brutally honest, but very caring. He truly wants to see these owners do well.
All I can say is grab the book if you want a closer look into the man, rather than his recipes.
This is exactly what I had been waiting for. Gordon's own words on his life.
A true page turner, I read it straight through. What a poignant story this man has to tell. A MUST read if you are at all curious as to what makes this man tick.
[Note: This book along with 'Gordon Ramsay - The Biography' allows the reader to learn why this man is so absolutely amazing]
All of these things became much more clear to me as I read this book. I have to say, however, that while I'm an American of Brit descent and grew up with Brit parents, jeez, Gordon, lighten up on the Brit talk! I had to look up dozens of words to even know what he was talking about, or at least guess at them based on context. There is a LOT of British slang in this book--a LOT. Also, the writing is pretty lame. I'm a professional writer and Ramsay desperately needed a good professional writer to ghost-write this book for him/with him. The editor for this book was sleeping on the job.
I learned a lot from the book, but I think Ramsay has a much better book inside him.Read more ›
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I bought this for my husband who is a big Ramsay fan and he really likes the book. An open look into the life of the great Chef Gordon Ramsay. Read morePublished 26 days ago by A. Hall
I'm no more of a fan of Gordon Ramsey after reading his book. He is a quirky English chief. He had a difficult young life that seems to have contributed to his brash ways as an... Read morePublished 7 months ago by firemnmike
It is a pretty shallow read and quite self serving. Reading the book made me like the man less. The very public split with Chris Hutchenson (not in the book as it was after... Read morePublished 8 months ago by puffinswan