Gordon Ramsay Sells His West Hollywood Restaurant
In the picture above, taken last June, Gordon Ramsay in his chef whites checks out the goings on in his new Los Angeles restaurant, Gordon Ramsay at The London West Hollywood. Now news comes that Ramsay has sold the restaurant to LXR Luxury Resorts, owner of The London West Hollywood hotel. The name won't change because Ramsay still reportedly retains "creative control" even though he has rarely made an appearance at the high-profile restaurant.
The Daily Mail also reports that Ramsay sold his restaurant in Prague, Maze at the Hilton, back to the hotel. His restaurant La Noisette at London's Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel recently closed and his contract to run the restaurant at London's Connaught Hotel ended last year. The move comes as Ramsay and his father-in-law promised to use their own money to prop up Gordon Ramsay Holdings.
The chef de cuisine at Gordon Ramsay at The London West Hollywood, Andy Cook, who also worked for Ramsay in London and Tokyo tells the LA Times Daily Dish that nothing has changed in the day-to-day operations of the restaurant and that diners won't notice a difference. He says the restaurant is still pursuing a goal of achieving three Michelin stars.
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