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Chef Gordon Ramsay returns for a fifth season as he treks to Boston, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, the New York City area and outside Cleveland, to help fledgling restaurants turn their luck – and their businesses – around. Still recovering from the effects of a sluggish economy, not to mention their own missteps, these restaurateurs are looking to Chef Ramsay to wake them up from their KITCHEN NIGHTMARES.
Each week, Chef Ramsay will visit a new establishment with myriad problems. He will delve deep into the inner workings of each eatery and explore everything from unsanitary refrigerators to lazy and inexperienced staff in order to diagnose the real problems. Whether he changes the restaurant's operations, updates the menu or gives the establishment a complete makeover, Chef Ramsay will do whatever it takes to try and turn these restaurants into popular, successful and, most importantly, money-making businesses. It's up to the restaurant owners to take his advice and use it – or face closure.
Using his five-star culinary expertise and knowledge, Chef Ramsay will put both his name and his food empire on the line to assist these restaurant owners achieve the American dream and escape their KITCHEN NIGHTMARES.
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES is a co-production of ITV Studios America and Optomen in association with A. Smith & Co. Productions, Inc. Arthur Smith, Kent Weed, Patricia Llewellyn and Gordon Ramsay serve as executive producers. "Like" KITCHEN NIGHTMARES on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KitchenNightmares. Follow the series on Twitter @KNonFOX and join the discussion at #kitchennightmares.