Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by Tifinie


Be sure to take a step back from life and reflect once in a while, it’s chicken soup for the soul! Enjoy this quote and see if you can find a way to relate it to your life.


“I maintain standards and I strive for perfection.” – Chef Gordon Ramsay 


Chef Gordon Ramsay is a fiery chef from Scotland who, over his career, has managed to fuse his passion for cooking and fine dining with entertainment and business – subsequently leading to fame and success. He demands the highest of quality from others, which earned him recognition in the industry and shortly thereafter the whole world knew who he was.  Regardless of whether people recognized him because of his critical evaluations or his tasty dishes, Ramsay’s strive for perfection earned him the reputation that follows him from kitchen to kitchen and country to country.  In 2015, Forbes ranked him as having the 21st highest income of celebrities in the world, proving that he has come a long way since his conventional upbringing and dabbling in European football. Although he had had a passion for football, he unfortunately suffered a knee injury during team trials and not long after turned his football aspirations toward culinary goals.  At age 19, Ramsay began devoting himself to his new calling – throwing himself at the mercy of mentors that shaped him into the man he is today.  While his mentors guided him towards his niche, Chef Gordon Ramsay’s tenacity is what brought him the success that he relishes in today.




WORD OF THE WEEK:  Conventional (adj.)


DEFINITION:  following traditionally accepted standards; describing something considered to be the norm

Conventional |  adjective

Conventionally |  adverb

Conventionalist |  noun


Synonyms:  Standard, normal, traditional, usual, habitual, customary, ordinary, regular, typical, accepted, accustomed, general

Example sentence:  In this day and age, many people use microwaves or order out rather than heating up their conventional ovens and sitting down for a nice family meal together.



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