Gordon Ramsay Sues Famed Canadian Restaurant For Nearly $3 Million

By Radar Staff

Another day, another lawsuit for Gordon Ramsay who has added to his ever expanding legal battles by suing a well-known Canadian restaurant.

The fiery British chef has slapped his former associate, Danny Lavy at Montreal’s Laurier BBQ, with a lawsuit for $2.27 million in lost licensing fees and $503,000 in damages for defamatory comments he says were made about him, reports The Montreal Gazette.

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Lavy canceled his contract with Ramsay in February and changed the name of his eatery from Laurier Gordon Ramsay to The Laurier 1936.

However the foul-mouthed celebrity cook claims Lavy went on to defame him when talking about the split in an article published in The Gazette last month.

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According to the lawsuit Lavy told the publication that Ramsay – who claims his role was only to lend his name, image and recipes to the business –  was “too busy to come to the restaurant” and didn’t understand the owners’ vision.

Lavy also said the Hell’s Kitchen host hardly changed the menu, failed to provide a “wow” dish and didn’t promote the restaurant properly.

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Ramsay, who has a string of legal battles on the go, calls the comments “false and defamatory” in his lawsuit.


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