Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay's turn to get grilled

Locals mercilessly criticise the celebrity chef's culinary attempts in new programme, Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted

Gordon Ramsay and Moroccan chef Najat Kaanache celebrate with locals during a feast for the Berber New Year.
Gordon Ramsay and Moroccan chef Najat Kaanache celebrate with locals during a feast for the Berber New Year.PHOTO: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has been taking heat for his new food-and-travel show ever since it was announced in June last year.

Even before filming began, some critics felt the premise of the show Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted smacked of cultural appropriation and imperialism.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 29, 2019, with the headline 'Ramsay's turn to get grilled'. Subscribe