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Gordon Ramsay: On Top of the World: On Top of the World

3.80  ·  Rating Details  ·  66 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Best known as the host of Fox's Hell's Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares, Gordon Ramsay is one of the most driven, successful, and irate chefs around. He has thrown Hollywood actresses out of his restaurants and is notorious for his anger, but his food has been served to numerous heads of state, and he is one of only three chefs in England whose restaurant is rated at three M ...more
ebook, 308 pages
Published May 27th 2014 by Not Avail (first published February 2nd 2009)
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Eva Bradshaw-Burnett
I bought this book because I am Gordon Ramsay fan. Despite the critical review of the book I thought it was well written. I do wish that the author had also gone further with the book and included the scandal that went on when money was embezzled by his father in law and brother-in-law. I realise that many people think that Gordon's use of the F*** word constantly is put on to get attention. But having lived in Scotland, in an area quite similar, and not all that far from where he was raised, I ...more
Jan 05, 2015 Oralee rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this look into the life of one of the most recognised chefs of the world. It was interesting to read this and then his autobiography and see that his own ideals of himself are not that different than Mr. Simpson's. The Media has built Gordon Ramsey up to be a larger than life character and capitalized on his not so good qualities for viewers and moneys but after reading the 2 books on him you get a much more realistic view of an incredible person.
Sep 15, 2012 Carla rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
First book I've read on Gordon Ramsay, but not what I was looking for. The writer quoted Gordon a few times, but then presented a lot of information "informatively", but was it factually? Pretty "safe" book. I thought most of the story of his childhood heartbreaking, so appreciate where he came from and where he is today. As well, his charitable work must be humbling. It does appear that when there have been disagreements with the "community", he can apologize. Would have still preferred a book ...more
Rip Washington
Aug 26, 2012 Rip Washington rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Based on reviews I've read this was supposed to be a poorly written book. I purchased it anyway because I enjoy Kitchen Nightmares and Hell's Kitchen. I'm delighted to say that this bio was equally entertaining. What a fascinating person Gordon Ramsey turns out to be!
Jan 03, 2013 Nabela rated it really liked it
Nice insight into what makes this man tick. I would like to find a book that's more from Gordon's perspective than someone writing about him. Didn't know all those details about his childhood years, but it helps explain why he's so intense and loves what he does.
Aug 11, 2012 Chad rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Terrific book with a lot of insight into the world of Gordon Ramsay; if you have seen his television shows and want to know more about the man behind them - I highly recommend you read this book.
Joe Valenti
Sep 02, 2013 Joe Valenti rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audio, biography
Good book. The language is a bit over the top, but I suppose that comes with the territory. It is amazing to hear about all of the struggles that Ramsay has come through to be where he is today.
Apr 23, 2011 Jane rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: not-kid-books
Reading this book, you will learn a lot about this passionate man who has worked so hard to get to where he is.
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