|Format||Food magazine/Cooking show|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. Gordon James Ramsay, OBE, (born 8 November 1966 is a Chef, Television personality and Restaurateur. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located of episodes||27 (through Series 3)|
|Running time||44 Minutes|
|Original channel||Channel 4|
|Original run||October 27, 2005 – present|
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The first season was filmed at Ladbroke Grove, West London. Notting Hill is an area in West London, England close to the north-western corner of Hyde Park, and lying within the Royal Borough of Kensington and West London is the area of Greater London to the west of Central London. The second season's restaurant was Deep, located in the Imperial Wharf, south-west London, near the Thames. The Thames ( is a major River flowing through southern England. A third series has aired on Channel 4 and the fourth series begun on May 13th, 2008, and airs on Tuesdays at 9pm. Events 1497 - Pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common
The show has been broadcast around the world, including in South Korea where it was renamed "Cook-King". South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea and often referred to as Korea ( Korean: 대한민국 tɛː  and on BBC America in the US. BBC America is an American Television network owned and operated by BBC Worldwide Americas, and available on both cable and satellite
Each episode is based around Ramsay preparing a three-course meal at the F-Word restaurant for 50 guests. Diners in the restaurant include celebrities, who participate in conversations, challenges, and cook-offs with Ramsay. Other segments focus on food-related topics, such as alternative foods and healthy eating.  Finally, there is a series-long feature on home-reared livestock or poultry that is ultimately served to F-Word diners on the series finale. Livestock is the term used to refer (singularly or plurally to a Domesticated Animal intentionally reared in an agricultural setting to produce such as Food Poultry is the category of Domesticated Birds which some humans keep for the purpose of collecting their eggs, or kill for their Meat and/or
The first series was based around the "Get Women Back in the Kitchen" campaign where Ramsay visited several English households to help women who wanted to improve their culinary skills.  The Times' restaurant critic Giles Coren and food writer Rachel Cooke acted as field correspondents who presented reports on unique food fads and healthy eating respectively. The Times is a daily national Newspaper published in the United Kingdom since 1785 when it was known as The Daily Universal Register. Giles Coren (born 29th July 1969 in Paddington, London) is a British journalist and broadcaster Two or three commis (picked from a thousand applicants) squared off in each episode to earn a position at one of Ramsay's restaurants. Ramsay raised turkeys in his garden, so that his children gained a better understanding of where their food came from. Chef and television presenter Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall regularly offered tips on raising free range turkeys. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall (born 14 January 1965) is a British Celebrity chef, television presenter and "real food" campaigner known The turkeys were named after other celebrity chefs, for example, Ainsley, Antony and Nigella. Ainsley Harriott (born 28 February 1957 is an English Celebrity chef. Henry Antony Cardew Worrall Thompson (born 1 May 1951) is a British Celebrity chef, television presenter and radio broadcaster Nigella Lucy Lawson (born 6 January 1960 is an English food writer, Journalist and broadcaster The pudding (dessert) challenge regularly pitted Ramsay with a celebrity guest, with the winner having the honour of serving his or her pudding to the guests at the F-Word restaurant.
The series theme emphasized the importance of Sunday lunch, with Ramsay teaching families how to prepare this meal on a regular basis. From the second series onward, the restaurant had 50 paid diners served by an amateur brigade. If guests found any of their food unsatisfactory, they could choose not to pay for that item.  Janet Street-Porter became the series' regular field correspondent; Giles Coren only appeared in a one-off segment on the Pimp That Snack phenomenon. Janet Street-Porter (born 27 December 1946 is a British media personality Journalist, Television presenter and producer Pimp That Snack is a Website which received media attention during April 2006 The celebrity pudding challenge was changed to a general cooking challenge, while Ramsay raised pigs in his garden, which he named Trinny and Susannah. Trinny Woodall (born Sarah-Jane Woodall 8 February 1964 in Marylebone, London) is an English fashion advisor and designer, Television Susannah Caroline Constantine (born 3 June 1962 is an award-winning English fashion guru, style advisor presenter, Bestselling fashion  Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall returned to offer advice on raising the pigs. Unlike Series 1, the second season of the show was usually transmitted after the 9pm watershed, meaning that Ramsay's infamous bad language was no longer bleeped out. The Watershed is a term used to describe a time in television schedules which divides the period when it is permissible to show television programmes which have ' Adult content'
This series ran a campaign stating that "Fast food doesn't have to mean junk food", with Ramsay showing people how to prepare a simple supper in under 30 minutes.  The best weekly amateur brigade was rewarded with the prestige of cooking at Ramsay's restaurant at Claridge's in the series finale.  Ramsay home-reared a pair of Charollais-Welsh lambs, nicknamed Charlotte and Gavin. The Charollais is a breed of Domestic sheep originating in France. Charlotte Maria Church (born 21 February 1986 is a Welsh singer actress and television presenter Gavin Lloyd Henson (born February 1, 1982 in Bridgend) is a Welsh Rugby union player who plays for the Ospreys regional  There was also a series-long search for a new "Fanny Cradock". Fanny Cradock (born Phyllis Nan Sortain Pechey on February 26 1909 Apthorp House Fairlop Road Leytonstone, Essex, England 
This series' weekly amateur brigade featured a celebrity and their relatives.  Janet Street-Porter took on the responsibility of rearing veal calves in her garden.
A major component of series 1 was Ramsay's "Get Women Back in the Kitchen" campaign. In a self administered survey he found that three-quarters of women couldn't cook, with some 78% never cooking a regular evening dinner. An opinion poll is a survey of Public opinion from a particular sample. Women found cooking to be a chore, whereas men found it to be an enjoyable activity. Ramsay claimed that women "know how to mix cocktails but can't cook to save their lives. " 
Ramsay's findings were met with mixed reactions. While some of his contemporaries, like Nigella Lawson, previously stated similar opinions, other celebrity chefs, like Clarissa Dickson Wright, felt Ramsay's proposition was "rubbish and about ten years out of date". Nigella Lucy Lawson (born 6 January 1960 is an English food writer, Journalist and broadcaster Clarissa Theresa Philomena Aileen Mary Josephine Agnes Elsie Trilby Louise Esmerelda Dickson Wright (born 28 June 1947 is an English Celebrity chef who is best  Wright felt that these comments undermined the increased enrollment of women at culinary schools across the United Kingdom. A cooking school or culinary school is an institution devoted to education in the art and science of food preparation. His intentions have been misunderstood by some who believe that he thinks women belong in the kitchen or should be doing the cooking for their husbands, whereas his real desire is to help women who want to be able to cook but lack the confidence or motivation.
The penultimate episode of the first series featured the slaughter of six turkeys that were raised in Ramsay's garden. The scene had been preceded with a content warning. 27 viewers complained about the slaughter, leading to an investigation by Ofcom. The Office of Communications (Y Swyddfa Gyfathrebiadau or as it is more often known Ofcom is the independent regulator and competition authority for the Communication Conversely, the media watchdog and Channel 4 also received 18 letters of support to counter the complaints. Channel 4 is a public-service Television and Radio broadcaster in the United Kingdom centred around a television channel of the same name which began In 2004, Ramsay had also been criticised by the broadcast watchdog for swearing on-air. In the second series, viewers also saw the slaughter of his two pigs, where their brains were stunned with an electric shock, before being slaughtered. "Electrocute" redirects here For the band see Electrocute (band. 
A few months earlier, another Channel 4 series, Jamie's Great Italian Escape (featuring Jamie Oliver) also received similar complaints after it featured the slaughter of a lamb. James Trevor 'Jamie' Oliver, MBE (born 27 May 1975 frequently Nicknamed The Naked Chef, is an English Celebrity chef.
In the same vein, the end of series two saw the pigs that were raised throughout the series, taken to an abattoir and slaughtered, as were the lambs he kept at the end of series three. Warnings were given to viewers before the start of the programme explaining the graphic nature of the footage, there was no censoring of the death or evisceration of the animal. Disembowelment ( evisceration) is the removing of some or all of the vital organs usually from the Abdomen.
Also, during the 3rd series, Charlotte, whilst being raised at Beckingham Palace was mysteriously slaughtered. Rowneybury, otherwise known as Beckingham Palace, was the UK home of " Posh and Becks " the celebrity couple consisting of footballer David Beckham After the same episode, the viewers were urged to phone in if they had sussed out the Cluedo-esque slaughtering. Further into the series, they thought it was a sort of fox or wolf.