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Kitchen Nightmares is a reality show featuring world renowned restauranteur Gordon Ramsay. His vulgar, no nonsense style attacks the worst decisions in the restaurant business. It takes time to convince most owners but in the end everyone is singing the praise of Gordon Ramsay for turning their out of date under profiting business into one worth its weight in gold.

Gordon Ramsay personally trains each member of the staff how to operate in a busy top shelf restaurant. His word is gospel and hilarity ensues when the owners fight back against his will. Gordon swings his weight around and gets his way through carefully chosen language and a deep understanding of how to succeed in the restaurant business.

Kitchen Nightmares is a fun show to watch with a large group of people. Everyone can laugh and enjoy the mistakes restaurant owners make and also learn something from the way Gordon Ramsay solves the problems they create for themselves. His clean, economical style can help anyone succeed in any endeavor.

Not all of the kitchens Chef Gordon Ramsay steps into succeed after he has been there. Flashbacks to previous episodes will keep you interested as some stories were made for tv and others, well, let's just say they aren't in business anymore.

The stories of each restaurant follow the individuals of that restaurant and Chef Gordon Ramsay around as they work overtime trying to feed invited guests. The kitchens often struggle and tempers run high as things begin to fall apart. Then, just as it doesn't seem like it could get any worse, Chef Ramsay swoops in with a golden egg and hatches a new plan of action. Chef Ramsay's wealth of experience guide the fledgling crews to victory on sold out nights.

The show also features in-restaurant reviews by people that attended the special events. These reviews help give the viewer an understanding of what was going on and how amazing the unique dishes Chef Ramsay created were. Kitchen Nightmares is a fun, interesting show that will keep you tuning in to watch Chef Ramsay deal with the worst of the business and teach them how to be outstanding restauranteurs themselves. Every new episode is unique and filled with great human interest and the gritty reality of the restaurant world.

FOX
7 Seasons, 104 Episodes - Canceled/Ending
September 19, 2007
Game Show, Reality
7.4/10
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Kitchen Nightmares Full Episode Guide

  • Gordon revisits some of his worst nightmares.

  • Rosaria purchased Bella Luna in Easton, PA to fulfill one of her son's dream of becoming a chef. However, the restaurant is failing due to Rosaria's refusal to believe there is anything wrong and her son's lack of experience as a chef.

  • Chef Ramsay tries to rescue a Mediterranean restaurant in Redondo Beach, Cal., that is plagued with internal struggles and unacceptable food standards.

  • Chef Ramsay tries to rescue a Mediterranean restaurant in Redondo Beach, Cal., that is plagued with internal struggles and unacceptable food standards.

  • Chef Ramsay must intervene when an Italian restaurant's head chef has no clue to what he's doing.

  • Chef Ramsay must intervene when an Italian restaurant's head chef has no clue to what he's doing.

  • Chef Ramsay tries to help an Italian restaurant and finds that the food and service are the least of its problems. Owner Julie and her staff have issues that need to be resolved.

  • Alexa and Randy need Chef Ramsey to restore their 25-year-old restaurant. Although they take pride in their establishment, Chef Ramsay is shocked by the conditions and quality of food being served.

  • A Denver pizzeria is stuck in its old ways.

  • In the seventh season premiere Kitchen Nightmares revisits one of the most talked-about restaurants in the series' history: Amy's Baking Company in Scottsdale, AZ. Find out the current situation with Amy and Samy and watch unseen footage.

  • Chef Ramsay makes his way to Scottsdale, AZ, to visit Amy's Baking Company, which could possibly be the cleanest restaurant in the history of the show. Cleanliness aside, the owners Amy and Samy, refuse to listen to any criticism, even if it's constructive.

  • Chef Ramsay heads to Everett, WA, to visit the Prohibition Grille. Owner Rishi is struggling to keep her business afloat and is in desperate need of help.

  • Chef Ramsay makes his first trip to Seattle, Washington, to visit Yanni's Greek restaurant. Yanni's was very successful until the neighborhood changed. Can Chef Ramsay convince the owner of the family run business to address the issues to reverse direction?

  • In Part 2, Chef Ramsay tries to help Joe snap out of his denial.

  • Gordon Ramsay makes his way to Norwalk, OH, to visit Mill Street Bistro. Located in the heart of farm country, the restaurant's owner is pretentious and has false claims about the food.

  • Nino's of Long Beach, CA, opened in 1958. Once a popular hot spot, the immigrant couple who opened it were forced to retire and place their restaurant into the care of their eldest son, Nino, who is running the business into the ground.

  • Chef Ramsay visits Sam's Mediterranean Kitchen in Monrovia, CA. With bland food and family disputes, Chef Ramsay has his work cut out for him.

  • Chef Ramsay finds himself in the midst of a feuding family.

  • Chef Ramsay visits the Italian restaurant Levanti's in Beaver, PA. What he discovers is the family-owned restaurant is barely being held together by a brother and sister who spend more time tearing each other apart than building up business.

  • Chef Ramsay visits the historical Olde Hitching Post in Hanson, MA, where he confronts stubborn owner Tom. In 2005, Tom bought the eatery for his oldest daughter, Andrea - yet he's refused to allow her to have any control.

  • Chef Ramsay drives an owner to make drastic changes.

  • Kitchen Nightmares revisits some of the restaurants Chef Gordon Ramsay has helped get back on their feet, including Cafe Hon, Chierellos, and Leones.

  • Chef Ramsay heads to Barefoot Bob's in Massachusetts to help a couple save their failing restaurant and marriage.

  • Chef Ramsay heads to Pittsburgh, PA, to help a retired special ed teacher who invested all her life's savings into a restaurant that is now falling apart.

  • Mama Maria's, an Italian restaurant and pizzeria in Brooklyn, was passed down 25 years ago from mother to son and has struggled since then. The owner can't seem to make the restaurant profitable and the stresses from that are really taking a toll. Chef Ramsay finds the conditions to be worse that he could have imagined and hopes his intervention will be a wake up call for the owner.

  • Will Chef Ramsay be able to convince the sisters to confront the staff and to actually welcome change?

  • An Italian restaurant in Boston is in financial distress, and the sisters who own the place are in serious denial.

Most Popular Kitchen Nightmares Episodes

  • Season 1 Episode 1 Peter's 9/19/2007
  • Season 1 Episode 3 The Mixing Bowl 10/03/2007
  • Season 7 Episode 10 Revisited 9/12/2014
  • Season 7 Episode 1 Return to Amy's Baking Company 4/11/2014
  • Season 7 Episode 9 Bella Luna 5/16/2014

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