16-Michelin-star recipient and celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is embarking on a culinary adventure around the globe in National Geographic’s new series Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted, which will air every Monday at 9 p.m. KSA time. The Arabic language version will air starting Aug. 5 on National Geographic Abu Dhabi.
In this new series, Ramsay is on a mission to immerse himself in new cultures, dishes and flavors. From Peru, Laos and Morocco to Hawaii, Alaska and New Zealand, Ramsay will be roaring through valleys, diving into oceans, hiking through forests and scaling mountains in his relentless pursuit of culinary inspiration.
“We are delighted to bring Gordon Ramsay’s new series to Middle Eastern audiences. At National Geographic, we have been using our media platforms to explore the world’s cultures for over 130 years, a mission we see echoed throughout Gordon Ramsay: Unchartered,” said Sanjay Raina, senior vice president and general manager, Fox Networks Group. “In National Geographic’s trademark style, the new series effortlessly blends high entertainment with factual-based knowledge, satiating audiences’ universal curiosity to learn about the world around us.”
“It has been an amazing journey traveling off the beaten path with National Geographic and connecting with locals to learn and share incredible stories of unique traditions, delicacies and the extreme lengths it takes to harvest native ingredients,” said Ramsay. “I have learned way more filming this series than I have in the last 10 years.”
Premiere episodes include:
• Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted — Peru’s Sacred Valley
Ramsay travels by motorbike through Peru’s Sacred Valley of the Incas to discover traditional high-altitude cuisine.
• Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted — New Zealand’s Rugged South
Ramsay journeys to the remote corners of southern New Zealand to unlock the secrets of traditional Maori cuisine.
• Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted — The Mountains of Morocco
Ramsay travels to Morocco, where he embarks on an adventure deep in the Middle Atlas Mountains to understand ancient Berber cuisine.
Learning from the locals, he rappels over a waterfall to meet mushroom hunters, milks a camel and experiences the life of the Berber people.
He puts his new skills to the test, cooking a feast with chef Najat Kaanache to celebrate Berber New Year.
• Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted — Hawaii’s Hana Coast
Ramsay travels to Maui, Hawaii, to explore the exotic ingredients of Hawaiian cuisine.
• Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted — The Mighty Mekong of Laos
Ramsay travels to Laos, where he takes on a rapid stretch of white water, kayaking down the Mekong in search of culinary inspiration.
• Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted — Alaska’s Panhandle
Ramsay journeys to the rugged Alaskan Panhandle to learn survival skills and discover Alaskan cuisine.