In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
Gordon Ramsay expects to suffer ‘substantial losses’
Chef and restaurateur Gordon Ramsay said he expects there will be “substantial losses” next year, but nevertheless remains “optimistic” about the future.
Gordon Ramsay’s HK restaurants shut abruptly
On 31 March, three restaurants under the helm of British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay in Hong Kong announced their closure, effective from 1 April.
Gordon Ramsay signs US$100m restaurant deal
Shouty chef Gordon Ramsay has secured a US$100m investment from private equity firm Lion Capital to open 100 new restaurants in America by 2024.
Wine List Confidential revisited: Restaurant Gordon Ramsay
At chef Gordon Ramsay’s flagship London outpost, sommelier James Lloyd is devoted to one of the country’s most considered and food-focused lists.
Unfiltered: Nicola Perrone, Orrery
Italian-born Nicola Perrone, head sommelier at French neighbourhood restaurant Orrery in Marylebone, explains how his wine list is “his baby” and reveals that the one wine he can’t get along with hails from his motherland.