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Old 07-21-2012, 05:52 AM   #11
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he's resurrected his career here in the u.s.a. on television.

maybe the reason his restaurants are failing is because he's focusing on his television career.
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Old 07-21-2012, 05:56 AM   #12
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Wow, I didn't know his businesses were collapsing...good!

So what is he doing, or not doing to have bought all this on Harry?
to be fair,mainly the economy over here.but a lot of his old brigade...marcus wareing & angela hartnett to name but two have left him to go their own ways.which won't have helped.i also think that michelin are handing out stars like sweeties so everyone seems to have a star these days....that's competition.that's one of the reasons i like marco pierre white...he handed his back because"he didn't like being judged by people with less ability than him" which,IMHO,sums up michelin.incidently marcopw trained ramsay & he doesn't like him either!!.
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:00 AM   #13
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he's resurrected his career here in the u.s.a. on television.

maybe the reason his restaurants are failing is because he's focusing on his television career.
nah,it's the other way round tom he needs tv to earn & he went to the us because his ratings were down over here.
he was interviewed in the observer or sunday times recently.
he's in the doodoo over here.which is very very sad,i don't take pleasure in anyone who has a go failing.you have to try in order to fail.the business i was a partner in went under in 1995 so i can empathise with the guy.he's a great talent IMHO but he's lost his way(again IMHO) & i don't like him now
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:03 AM   #14
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I am surprised he is even doing remotely well in the US
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:14 AM   #15
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I am surprised he is even doing remotely well in the US
i think the answer there kylie is:
a) as i said,he has a great talent as a chef....can't knock that
b) he is relatively new to the usa and anything new in any country usually has a draw
c) the us & uk do,imo,have "a special relationship" so he may be popular in part,for that reason as well but not sure on that.
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:19 AM   #16
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All 3 very good reasons why there Harry!

I just cant get over the fact the he thinks he is it and a bit and how he treats people and knows he will get away with it

It is annoying too how some people actually enjoy watching him carry on like he does...it just does my head in
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:24 AM   #17
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he has a carefully tuned mixed image here. some shows he's an ass, some shows he a gruff benefactor, some he's a light hearted food expert.

he has good p.r. people, apparently.
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He needs them
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:31 AM   #19
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it must be part of human nature, but people need to remember that what you see on tv isn't real. it just looks that way.

it entertains you in order to make you buy stuff.

i should know. my job for the past 25 years has been to make technically sure you do both.
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it must be part of human nature, but people need to remember that what you see on tv isn't real. it just looks that way.

it entertains you in order to make you buy stuff.

i should know. my job for the past 25 years has been to make technically sure you do both.
ok,i get the picture........
that reminds me tom,the formula one gp is coming to the states next year i think.i may be wrong but i'm sure i saw it is going to be a "street circuit" l monaco,somewhere in your neck of the woods.if so will you be working on it? if so i'm coming over to stay with you.....what? no,don't resign!!
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