Season 1 Episodes

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Cafe 36

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 1/14/2009
Chef Ramsay visits La Grange, IL, to help revamp Cafe 36, a family-run French/American bistro.
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Sante La Brea

Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 11/19/2008
Sante La Brea is a restaurant that touts itself as a place for healthy food in a fun atmosphere.
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Fiesta Sunrise

Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 11/12/2008
Chef Ramsay is forced to shut down Mexican restaurant "Fiesta Sunrise," in order to bring it back to life.
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Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 11/12/2008
The owner of Sabatiello's is in debt over $1 million when he calls upon Chef Ramsay.
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Jack's On Waterfront

Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 11/5/2008
Chef Ramsay tries to save seafood restaurant Jack's Waterfront before it sinks.
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Jack's Waterfront

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 11/5/2008
Both owners and the 23-year-old manager lack experience and passion, creating a recipe for disaster.
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J. Willy's

Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 10/29/2008
Chef Ramsay is called in to bring J Willy's Bar & Grill in South Bend, IN, back to life.
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Black Pearl

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 9/24/2008
Black Pearl, a seafood restaurant, is struggling to get out of debt.
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Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 9/24/2008
Trobiano's, an Italian restaurant, is $500,000 in debt.
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Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 9/17/2008
Chef Gordon Ramsay visits Giuseppe's, a family-run Italian restaurant that's in absolute turmoil.
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Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 9/10/2008
Head Chef Gordon Ramsay pays a visit to the Handlebar Restaurant and Lounge in Mt. Sinai, NY.
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Revisited: Gordon Returns

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 9/4/2008
Head Chef Gordon Ramsay revisits the kitchens of six restaurants that were once on the verge of disaster.
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Secret Garden

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/12/2007
Gordon goes to Moorpark, CA to assist an obstinate French chef in overcoming an empty restaurant with an off-putting decor.
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Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/28/2007
Chef Ramsay visits Campania, an Italian restaurant in Fair Lawn, N.J. He discovers a lackadaisical wait staff is hurting business.
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Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/21/2007
Chef Ramsay tries to rev up business for Lela's, an upscale restaurant in desperate need of clientele.
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Finn McCool's

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/14/2007
Chef Ramsay helps a family in the Hamptons with their pub, Finn McCools. Retired cop Buddy, fights with sons Jason and Brian, both of whom work for their father.
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Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/7/2007
Chef Ramsay takes on the challenge of turning a pizza restaurant in Burbank, California, called Sebastian's, into a pleasurable place to dine at.
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Olde Stone Mill

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/17/2007
Chef Gordon Ramsay takes on the challenge of helping Dean and his wife out by attempting to turn around the Olde Stone Mill restaurant located in Tuckahoe, New York.
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Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/10/2007
Chef Gordon Ramsay visits Seascape, a mother and son run restaurant located in Islip, NY. Ramsay must work together with a hard-headed chef, along with an inexperienced owner, to make some much needed changes to bring the customers back and to save the mother and son relationship.
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The Mixing Bowl

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/3/2007
Ramsay takes a trip to The Mixing Bowl, a small restaurant in Bellmore, NY. He looks to turn around this restaurant which has inexperienced staff and special discounts as the restaurants specialty.
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Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/26/2007
Chef Gordon Ramsay is hitting the big city in an attempt to revamp an Indian restaurant called Dillon's and make it one of the hottest venues in town.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/19/2007
Gordon Ramsay visits a family-run Italian restaurant in Babylon, NY that's being run into the ground by Peter, the hot-tempered manger and co-owner.