British chef Ramsay opens Las Vegas restaurant

Agence France-Presse

Posted at May 14 2012 10:59 AM | Updated as of May 14 2012 07:00 PM

LOS ANGELES, California - The British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has opened up a new restaurant at a casino hotel in Las Vegas, his first in the US gambling hub.

Multiple Michelin star holder Ramsay, who already has restaurants in New York and Los Angeles, joins several famous rivals, including Alain Ducasse and Pierre Gagnaire, who have eateries in Las Vegas.

"Gordon Ramsay brought his unique style and culinary flair to Las Vegas with the opening Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas," said a statement issued late Friday.

The Las Vegas venue is described as a modern steakhouse serving cuts of beef and lamb popular with American customers, but "British Ale Onion Soup" and "Sticky Toffee Pudding" will also be on the menu.

Ramsay is best known in the United States for his starring role in "Kitchen Nightmares," where he visits struggling restaurants in a bid to rescue them from financial ruin.

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