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It’s out with the old and in with the new for Gordon Ramsay: his 11-year relationship with five-star Mayfair hotel Claridge’s will come to an end this June.
No matter – Ramsay has other irons in the fire, including a restaurant with his BFF David Beckham. The long-mooted Union Street Café in Borough will open in September, serving Mediterranean-style dishes; it will be ‘very different to any existing Gordon Ramsay venues,’ say his people.
Considering the chef’s less-than-amicable relationship with his father-in-law and former business partner Chris Hutcheson, isn’t he nervous about going into business with a close friend? It seems not. ‘It’s great that David wants to come on board and be a partner – we’re really excited to be opening Union Street Café together,’ insists the chef.
Perhaps he’s looking forward to having the spotlight focused on someone else?
This article was published in the spring 2013 issue of Square Meal Lifestyle.