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The restaurant group has already donated more than $175,000 to these organizations through a variety of fundraising events during the opening week of Ramsay Fish & Chips at ICON Park in Orlando, Florida, and other national fundraising opportunities.   

Gordon Ramsay North America announces national charitable partnerships with Make-A-Wish and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Restaurant group is committed to raising $1 million for each organization over the next five years

Gordon Ramsay North America (GRNA), the restaurant group of acclaimed chef, restaurateur, TV personality and author, Gordon Ramsay, today announce a national charitable partnership with Make-A-Wish and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. GRNA has committed to raise $1 million for each organization over the next five years.  

“We’re really honored to partner with Make-A-Wish and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in their missions to support children and their families,” said Ramsay. “I’ve loved being a part of Make-A-Wish for years, and honestly, getting to meet all these extraordinary kids has had a huge impact on me.  We’re excited to now be supporting these amazing organizations by raising funds and awareness for two great causes that impact kids around the world.”

The restaurant group has already donated more than $175,000 to these organizations through a variety of fundraising events during the opening week of Ramsay Fish & Chips at ICON Park in Orlando, Florida, and other national fundraising opportunities.   

“We are very grateful for the opportunity to partner with these fantastic organizations and continue our advocacy for the patients, families and the missions of Make-A-Wish and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,” said Norman Abdallah, CEO of Gordon Ramsay North America. “We are committed to coming together, raising funds and showing our support for these brave children, bringing hope to the future.” 

“For years, Gordon Ramsay has personally supported Make-A-Wish as a wish granter and fundraiser helping make life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses come true,” said Richard K. Davis, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish America.  “We are thrilled to expand the relationship by adding Gordon Ramsay North America as the newest national sponsor of Make-A-Wish, allowing even more wish kids to experience wishes that can be an important part of the healing process.”

“We are grateful for the support of Gordon Ramsay and Gordon Ramsay North America for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s lifesaving mission,” said Richard C. Shadyac Jr., President and CEO of ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “Funds raised through their partnership help fuel the new $11.5 billion, six-year St. Jude strategic plan. That plan triples St. Jude’s global investment to impact more of the 400,000 children worldwide who will get cancer each year and accelerates research and treatments for the most deadly forms of childhood cancers and other catastrophic diseases.”

About Gordon Ramsay and Gordon Ramsay North America

Gordon Ramsay North America comprises the U.S. restaurant business of Gordon Ramsay. In 2019, Ramsay inked a deal with private equity firm Lion Capital to expand Gordon Ramsay restaurant concepts across the U.S., where the company currently has eleven restaurants across Las Vegas, Orlando, Atlantic City, Baltimore, Lake Tahoe and Kansas City, several of which are in partnership with Caesars Entertainment.

The group is scaling dining concepts including outdoor and take-out, as the company taps into several of Gordon Ramsay’s successful U.S. and international key brands including Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips, Gordon Ramsay Burger, Gordon Ramsay Street Pizza, Gordon Ramsay Steak and Hell’s Kitchen.

 In addition to the Gordon Ramsay North America restaurants, there are 39 international restaurants in the Gordon Ramsay Restaurants portfolio worldwide, where Gordon Ramsay holds a total of 7 Michelin stars.   

Renowned for highly successful and award-winning original programming, Emmy-nominated and BAFTA-winning Ramsay produces TV shows on both sides of the Atlantic, seen by audiences worldwide in more than 200 territories, and he is the only talent on air in the U.S. with four prime-time national network shows. He hosts and executive-produces HELL’S KITCHEN, MASTERCHEF, MASTERCHEF JUNIOR and GORDON RAMSAY’S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK, in addition to specials, including 2021’s “Gordon Ramsay’s American Road Trip.” 

Ramsay and Fox Entertainment recently announced their leading new worldwide production venture Studio Ramsay Global to develop, produce and distribute culinary and lifestyle programming for FOX, Tubi and global markets.  His earlier multimedia production company Studio Ramsay was launched in the U.K. in 2016 to create and develop unscripted, digital and scripted programming, focusing on new formats and innovative programming, as well as fostering new talent. Its shows include GORDON RAMSAY’S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK, which was the highest-rated food show of 2019; “The F-Word Live With Gordon Ramsay”; “Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted,” on National Geographic Channel, which airs in 172 countries and 43 languages worldwide; and the ratings hit and BAFTA-nominated “Gordon, Gino and Fred’s Road Trip,” for ITV to name a few.

Studio Ramsay Global Digital Division is behind all of Ramsay’s original content on his highly successful YouTube Channel, which has made Ramsay the most subscribed chef on the platform. The 18-34 dominated channel launched the trending interview series “Scrambled,” and is also behind the highly successful “Ramsay in 10,” which went live during the global COVID-19 pandemic and returns this fall. Studio Ramsay Global Digital oversees and creates content for all behind-the-scenes moments from Studio Ramsay linear programming, has produced content for National Geographic and Masterclass, and produces recipe content across Gordon’s 80 million plus Social Media reach, including his breakout TikTok account.

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About Make a Wish

Make-A-Wish creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We seek to bring the power of wishing to every eligible child because each step of the wish journey can help children build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight their illness. 

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Make-A-Wish is the world’s leading children’s wish-granting organization, serving children in every community in the United States and in nearly 50 countries worldwide. Together, generous donors, supporters, staff and more than 30,000 volunteers across the U.S. unite to deliver hope to wish kids and their families when they need it most. Since 1980, Make-A-Wish has granted more than 500,000 wishes worldwide; more than 340,000 wishes in the U.S. and its territories alone. For more information about Make-A-Wish America, visit

About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Its purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children.®

It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude won’t stop until no child dies from cancer.

St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

Visit St. Jude Inspire to discover powerful St. Jude stories of hope, strength, love and kindness. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting, liking St. Jude on Facebook, following St. Jude on TwitterInstagram and TikTok, and subscribing to its YouTube channel.


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