Gordon Ramsay may be known for his fiery persona on shows like Hell’s Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares – but with 16 Michelin stars and dozens of restaurants around the globe, you can’t say the man doesn’t have the chops.
Come June 2021, Malaysian foodies will be in for a memorable dining experience, as Sunway City Kuala Lumpur has announced a groundbreaking partnership with Gordon Ramsay Restaurants to open the chef’s first ever restaurant here in Malaysia.
Blending culinary brilliance and eclectic entertainment, the Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill is the first concept to be implemented outside of its original outlet in Mayfair, London, and it is set to serve all-day dining fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a chic and contemporary setting.
While the menu has yet to be finalised, it seems that Malaysians can look forward to some of Ramsay’s signature dishes, such as his world-famous Beef Wellington (apparently Ramsay’s version of the baked pie features fillet steak with layers of prosciutto, savoury chive crepe and Dijon mustard, wrapped in puff pastry), as well as Sticky Toffee Pudding.
It seems fitting that Ramsay has chosen Malaysia as the launchpad for his next expansion. The chef has visited Malaysia several times for his travel shows – like for Gordon’s Great Escape (2011) where he helped at a Buddhist temple to serve vegetarian food to then prime minister Najib Razak, learned how to make rendang from local chef Aunty Aini, and competed in a local cooking contest. He returned in 2018 for another show, Uncharted, following locals into the caves of Malaysian Borneo to harvest bird’s nest.
Although the restaurant’s opening is still a few months away, bookings are already full for the month of June – so if you’re looking to secure a slot before the end of the year, go to sunwayhotels.com/sunway-resort/dining/gordon-ramsay-bar-and-grill.
Just don’t ask for any idiot sandwiches.