MILLIONAIRE TV chef Gordon Ramsay is planning to make even more dough — by cooking up plans for his own kitchenware range.
The Bank Balance host, 54, says Covid has cost his restaurants more than £57million in lost revenue.
He is hoping to recoup a slice of the lost cash with branded culinary items — like rival Jamie Oliver.
He has applied to trademark his name against goods such as crockery, cutlery and oven gloves.
Gordon has 35 restaurants worldwide but said: “Lockdowns have caused utter devastation.”
The TV chef and restaurateur saw the hospitality industry plunged into turmoil thanks to lockdowns one, two and three.
Gordon, 54, said: “In December we had £10m worth of reservations wiped out overnight. As of 19th March to 3rd February this year we've suffered £57.5million worth of turnover down. I'm in it."
Gordon currently has 18 restaurants across London, with five more due to open once normality returns, as well as a further 17 worldwide.
“Lockdowns have caused utter devastation," he said.
“Having been through so much with the 2008 financial crash, then terrorist attacks and 9/11, when Covid first hit, we all thought it would be over and done within a couple of weeks.
"But it's been long-haul.”
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