Not Enough Room in the Lifeboat: Celebrity Chefs
Just imagine. four Rock Star Chefs, all on one ship. But oh shit, the ship is sinking. Gordon Ramsay, Emeril Lagasse, Mario Batali and Bobby Flay are about to go down with the ship. There’s a lifeboat, but there’s only room for three of them. Which culinary super star doesn’t get a seat?
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I voted off Flay. All four have restaurants here in Vegas, and they're all good, it's just that I don't think Flay is as good as the other three. Also, from what I hear, he's also the biggest jerk in real life (Ramsay's character is played up for TV, but he has his soft side).
The UK version of Kitchen Nightmares is my favorite cooking related show ever, he's a great chef. The Chew guy gets my vote.
Emeril is off. The other 3 chefs know how to actually fucking cook. Emeril is excellent at running an infomercial.I can't believe 40 percent of you are kicking off a 3 Michelin star chef.
This is bullshit! Ramsay is getting a raw deal. I got bumped up to business class on Singapore Airlines and had Gordon Ramsay shortribs. They were terrific. Anyone who can make terrific airline food deserves a spot in the lifeboat.
I'm shocked that Ramsay got kicked. He definitely belongs on there more than Emeril. I love a fucking foulmouthed chef, and he whips horrific restaurants into at least some sort of shape.
I'd keep all 4 of these guys and strap the ever arrogant Alton Brown under the boat to add some buoyancy.
as a former chef...fuck that lady chef if your food sucks in the kitchen or if your slow, messy, disorganised etc... you are a shoemaker and should get the fuck off the line and you will get yelled at...fuck that chick go make your shitty mac an cheese an hotdishes for your yokel tourists...bye bobby only on experience....every chef ive met...massive respect for ramsey
Hands down Emeril is out, he's by far the worst person on the list. Just look at his recipes and his lack of culinary no how. His pairings suck as well.
Bring me a real chef like Jacques Pepin and all these fuckers are off the boat.
Marco Pierre White would destroy all these guys (in fact ramsay and mario worked in his restaurants)
Of course you have to bring in Bourdain just for kicks, personality and taste in music wise he rules.
HTG is totally right! Emeril is the least interesting to watch cook, his food is derivative and the whole "BAM" thing is totally annoying. Gordon is totally sexy.
Bobby Flay had that show where he showed up and tried to out cook other chefs for no reason other than to be a dick.
@DeathProof Welcome back, buddy.
I remember years ago when I was still a chef my friends (also chefs) and I had a game where we'd put on Emeril and drink every time he mispronounced the name of something. Tough game.
"ah got these lioness potatoes here and we're gonna soutay them"
Pepin, White, Keller and Adria kick the shit out of all of them
@harlequincy wth did crazy jen disappear to. Last time i heard and talked to her was 2008 before my troubles started
@harlequincy That's Elmo not Emeril
@Narc Zito There was some weird Java update that messed everything up here. Damn it Sun Micro Systems!
@K Dubya whoopsie daisy
@ElectricDave @Docintoxicated If you're talking about Grant, he is alive. He did have some major health issues (carcinoma in his mouth), but has been cancer free for a few years now. He has two great restaurants in Chicago: Alinea, Next and Aviary (bar). If you're in Chicago and don't mind spending a ton of cash on dinner, check them out.