Future Food Stars episode 3: Tonight, Gordon’s mantra is ‘expect the unexpected’ as he pushes the contenders to the extreme. First, Gordon sends his contenders to the glorious Lake District – it’s an epic location that will see them having to dig deep to succeed. Not only will the teams have to hit Gordon’s surprise brief, they’ll need to overcome their fears as they face a terrifying challenge 1,000 feet in the air.
Next, Gordon ramps up his demands to discover who’s a jack of all trades. They’ll need to master product development, marketing, design, social media and pitching their ideas to a panel of world-class experts. It’s a relentless ask, and the demands keep coming. Who will prove to be an all-rounder, and who will drop the ball?
Finally, it’s the biggest test of all, as they come face-to face with Gordon. There’s nowhere to hide as he grills the contenders on their performance this week. Who will survive a one-on-one with the man himself and who will he send home?
Future Food Stars episode 3
Gordon James Ramsay is a British chef, restaurateur, television personality, and writer. His global restaurant group, Gordon Ramsay Restaurants, was founded in 1997 and has been awarded 16 Michelin stars overall; it currently holds a total of seven. After rising to fame on the British television miniseries Boiling Point in 1999, Ramsay became one of the best-known and most influential chefs in the United Kingdom.
Ramsay’s television appearances are defined by his bluntness, fiery temper, strict demeanour, and frequent use of profanity. He combines activities in the television, film, hospitality, and food industries, and has promoted and hired various chefs who have apprenticed under his wing. He is known for presenting television programmes about competitive cookery and food, such as the British series Hell’s Kitchen (2004), Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares (2004–2009, 2014), and The F Word (2005–2010), with the latter winning the 2005 BAFTA Award for Best Feature, and the American versions of Hell’s Kitchen (2005–present), Kitchen Nightmares (2007–2014), MasterChef (2010–present), and MasterChef Junior (2013–present), as well as Hotel Hell (2012–2016), Gordon Behind Bars (2012), Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back (2018–2020), and Next Level Chef (2022–present).
Ramsay was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II in the 2006 New Year Honours list for services to the hospitality industry. In July 2006, he won the Catey Award for Independent Restaurateur of the Year, becoming only the third person to have won three Catey Awards. In 2020, Forbes listed his earnings at US$70 million for the previous 12 months and ranked him at No. 19 on its list of the highest-earning celebrities.