THE INSIDER: Fancy a ******* drink?
And he also knows what the 10 celebrities will be going through in Gordon's made-for-TV restaurant, which is the setting for his new ITV series Hell's Kitchen.
Before be became his friend and equal,Marcus, whose life as a top London chef was featured in last night's ECHO, viewed his former boss as his mentor.
And,in typical Ramsay language,he says: ``Every b******ing he gave me in the kitchen was justified.''
So think on,Amanda Barrie! But back to the price of wine ... three years ago, a group of high-rolling investment bankers famously stumped up pounds 44,300 on five bottles of wine at Marcus's Petrus restaurant.
And the chef/patron says: ``There's been a similar bill since then,for pounds 41,000.''He adds: ``The cheapest wine we sell is pounds 18and the most expensive is a 1962 Petrus --a magnum for pounds 23,500.''
Just half a shandy then, please.
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|Publication:||Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)|
|Date:||May 25, 2004|
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