Over the past decade, David Chang has built Momofuku from a small ramen bar in Manhattan’s East Village to an eight-restaurant empire with roughly 500 staffers in the U.S., Canada and Australia. Here’s what else he’s done:
Gordon Ramsay plans to open two more restaurants in London this year, one of them with the sportsman David Beckham. This is a good time to consider his impact on gastronomy rather than his pantomime role as an angry TV chef.
Heston Blumenthal, the three Michelin-starred restaurateur known for innovative dishes that owe as much to chemistry as cookery, will vie with Gordon Ramsay for the title of top chef at Europe’s busiest aviation hub.
Gordon Ramsay and his father-in-law Chris Hutcheson have reached a settlement and dropped all claims against each other, ending a dispute that broke out in October 2010 when the chef ousted Hutcheson from his company.
Gordon Ramsay Holdings International Ltd., the company that groups the U.K. television chef’s newest restaurants, almost doubled its loss in fiscal 2009 following his troubled entry into the U.S. market.