Genre: Reality, Cooking
Premise: Chef Gordon Ramsay hits the road to help struggling restaurants all over the United States turn their luck around. Ramsay examines the problems each establishment faces, from unsanitary refrigerators to lazy or inexperienced staff, and searches for resolutions. With help from his team, Ramsay redecorates each eatery to give it a fresh new look and updates the menu as needed. Ramsay's ultimate goal is to make the restaurants he visits popular and profitable, but it's up to the restaurateurs to take his advice and turn their business nightmare into the American dream.
S01, E06 (First Aired: Nov. 7, 2007)
Chef Ramsay visits a chaotic Burbank, Calif., restaurant and goes head-to-head with the owner to simplify the menu.
S01, E15 (First Aired: Sep. 25, 2008)
Chef Gordon Ramsay visits Trobiano's, an Italian restaurant that is a half-million dollars in debt; during a confrontation with the owner about the cleanliness of the kitchen and the quality of the food, chef Ramsay walks out.