Gordon Ramsay has called time on his hit cooking reality show Kitchen Nightmares.
The foul mouthed chef, whose show sees him go into failing restaurants to try and turn their fortunes around, has said, “I’ve decided to stop making the show.”
In a statement released on his official website, the 47-year-old TV chef continued: “I’m currently filming 4 new episodes, Costa Del Nightmares, for Channel 4 which will be my last.
“I’ve had a phenomenal 10 years making 123 episodes, 12 seasons, shot across 2 continents, watched by tens of millions of people and sold to over 150 countries. It’s been a blast but it’s time to call it a day.”
Ramsay also took time to mention some of the stand out moments from the series, which often saw relations between the chef and the restaurant staff descend into passionate shouting matches, saying: “I’ve visited over 100 restaurants, meeting and trying to help or in some cases failing to help, some of the most weird and wonderful people. Of course Amy’s Baking Company is a standout along with Bonaparte’s but there were good times too; the lovely sisters at La Galleria and Momma Cherri’s to name but two.”
“It’s sad to say goodbye to Kitchen Nightmares but I’ll be continuing with my other shows. It’s been memorable!,” he concludes.
The seventh series of Kitchen Nightmares USA has just finished airing in America.
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