I’ve had a lot of success; I’ve had failures, so I learn from the failure.
My father was a swim teacher. We used to swim before school, swim after school.
I was a naturally aggressive left-back, a cut-throat tackler.
You know how arrogant the French are – extraordinary.
When you cook under pressure you trade perfection.
There is a level of snobbery and fickleness in L.A.
I suppose your security is your success and your key to success is your fine palate.
Cooking today is a young man’s game, I don’t give a bollocks what anyone says.
Kitchens are hard environments and they form incredibly strong characters.
I want my kids to see me as Dad, for God’s sake, not a television personality.
I am a chef who happens to appear on the telly, that’s it.
If I relaxed, if I took my foot off the gas, I would probably die.
I’m Gordon Ramsay, for goodness sake: people know I’m volatile.