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Gordon Ramsay's Retirement Plans Include a Restaurant That Is Open One Day a Week

It would be located in the Virgin Islands.

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Shouty chef Gordon Ramsay's retirement plans involve opening another restaurant. In an interview with Forbes, Ramsay — the owner of an empire of 26 restaurants — reveals that while the idea of retiring "scares the shit out of" him, he does have ideas for one more eatery.

The 48-year-old chef says that he simply wants to "buy a boat, go down to the Virgin Islands and buy a restaurant." However, this spot will only be open one day a week. Ideally, the restaurant will be a 40-seat shack on the beach ("Can you image how f-cking busy it would be?") As for the rest of the week, Ramsay notes that he wants to "fish and dive."

Ramsay appears years away from retiring, however, and is in the midst of an expansion streak. He recently opened restaurants in Atlantic City and Singapore and he plans to open an outpost of his Bread Street Kitchen chainlet in Dubai this fall. In March, his business partner Stuart Gillies revealed that the two hope to open another 50 restaurants.

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