Season 2 Episodes

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Cafe 36

Season 2, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/15/2009
Head Chef Gordon Ramsay pays a visit to the Handlebar Restaurant and Lounge in Mt. Sinai, NY.
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Sante La Brea

Season 2, Episode 11 - Air Date: 11/20/2008
The season 2 finale finds Chef Ramsey visiting a French-American eatery in La Grange, Illinois, named Cafe 36.
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Fiesta Sunrise

Season 2, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/13/2008
Chef Ramsey treks to Los Angeles and the Santa La Brea restaurant and finds that the owner is financially strapped and gets no respect from his staff.
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Season 2, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/13/2008
Chef Ramsey heads to West Nyack, N.Y. and the Fiesta Sunrise, a Mexican restaurant, and meets up with a stubborn owner who seems to be ruining his own business.
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Jack's on Waterfront

Season 2, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/6/2008
Chef Ramsey visits Stamford, Conn. and Sabatiello's, an Italian restaurant which is owned by a hot-tempered and has poor customer service.
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Hannah & Mason's

Season 2, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/6/2008
Chef Ramsey heads to St. Clair Shores, Michigan, to visit Jack's Waterfront, which is suffering from a lack of fresh seafood and an inattentive management.
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J Willy's

Season 2, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/30/2008
Chef Ramsey heads to Cranbury, NJ, to visit a French bistro named Hannah & Mason, owned by a pair of friends who lack both business experience and motivation.
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Black Pearl

Season 2, Episode 5 - Air Date: 9/25/2008
Chef Ramsey heads to South Bend, Ind., and J Willy's Bar & Grille, a business has lost $1.2 million.
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Season 2, Episode 4 - Air Date: 9/25/2008
Chef Gordon Ramsey visits a seafood restaurant in New York where three different owners run the kitchen, leading to a lack of consistency in food and service, and one of the owners is a "know-it-all," challenging each of Ramsey's changes.
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Season 2, Episode 3 - Air Date: 9/18/2008
Chef Gordan Ramsey visits an Italian restaurant in Great Neck, New York, that is a half-million dollars in debt, but a confrontation over kitchen cleanliness and the food between Ramsey and the owner leaves the future of the eatery uncertain.
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Season 2, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/11/2008
Chef Ramsay visits Giuseppi's Italian restaurant in Macomb Township, Mich., and discovers an abundance of bickering from the father-son team that runs the kitchen and a shortage of patrons.
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Revisited: Gordon Returns

Season 2, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/4/2008
Chef Ramsay heads to Mount Sinai, NY, and the Handlebar Restaurant & Lounge, which the owners seem oblivious to the 1880's decor and the head chef's apathy.