The global economic climate is enough to impair any aspiring mogul, but it seems Gordon Ramsay has really taken a hard hit.
Not only is the culinary master slumming it at a Ralph's Supermarket in Malibu, Ca., he's utilizing a handicapped parking space for his shopping needs.
Are times that tough?
The chef and International restaurateur has been faced with multiple closings and even the prospect of bankruptcy lately.
Still, his easy smile and casual beachwear suggest he's riding out the storm with some degree of optimism. Or perhaps there's just a ton of comfort food in the back seat.