Future Food Stars episode 7: It’s semi-final week and Gordon Ramsay is nearing the end of his epic search. He cranks up the pressure as the remaining contenders battle it out for a coveted place in the final and inch one step further to winning his £150,000 investment.
Gordon’s always been at the cutting edge of his industry and knows that to stay at the top you must constantly evolve. He’ll only partner up with someone who can adapt and change with the times, so tonight it’s all about being future facing. He tests the semi-finalists’ social media know-how. With tight deadlines and under expert scrutiny from Tik Tok sensations the BOSH! boys, who will prove they know how to capture a modern market online?
Next, can the contenders turn an age-old staple into something eye-catching, tasty and modern? Gordon challenges the teams to create a pasta dish that feels unique and stands out from the crowd. They must then battle it out to get their dish sold online.
Finally it’s time for The Grilling when they go one-on-one with Gordon to convince him they should make it to the end. Who will fall at the final hurdle? Who will live to fight another day? The heat is on. Which entrepreneur has the raw ingredients to succeed, survive and win? Between a life-changing investment stands extreme challenges… and one Gordon Ramsay.
Future Food Stars episode 7
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.