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Gordon Ramsay to Raise Hell in Hotels Across America

Travel and Hotel News

October 5, 2011

Famed star chef Gordon Ramsay's new show, "Hotel Hell," will help fix up "struggling hotels, mediocre hotels and just plain bad bed & breakfasts"

At the helm of some of the world's top restaurants (Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, Gordon Ramsay au Trianon, numerous eponymous dining venues and more), and the host of three popular food-related TV shows, Gordon Ramsay is making a departure from his kitchen-centric kingdom to star in a new program based in the hotel world. Tentatively titled Hotel Hell, the show will see Ramsay and a team of hospitality experts traveling across the country to fix "struggling hotels, mediocre hotels and just plain bad bed & breakfasts," according to a press release from Fox Broadcasting Network. Using the makeover format of Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares, the show will focus on everything from furnishings to customer service as the culinary star goes head-to-head with owners and staff, "raising the tension to maximum capacity," in an attempt to turn failing establishments around. Hotels are being invited to apply for a slot on Hotel Hell through The Conlin Company casting agency ( Let's just hope they know what they're getting into, since according to Ramsay, he plans to share stories that everyone can relate to, "because virtually all of us have had a bad hotel experience that's turned a holiday or business trip into a total disaster. It's time to put the hospitality industry to the test."

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(Updated: 10/05/11 CT)

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