The BEST Episodes of Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021
Network: National Geographic
Follows Gordon Ramsay as he meets with indigenous people around the globe to learn about the cultures, dishes and flavors unique to each location. Each episode concludes with Ramsay challenging himself with a local food legend by his side - putting his newfound skills to the test as they cook a feast together for the natives.
#1 - Finland’s Midnight Sun
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 1, 2021
Chef Ramsay explores the land of the midnight sun and the sprawling wetlands of Lapland in Northern Finland, at the height of summer to learn its culinary secrets. He plays swamp football, navigates fierce rapids in a raft, fishes for white fish and cooks in a sauna. After sampling tar and ant's urine and foraging in swamps, he goes head to head against Michelin rated chef, Kim Mikkola, to prepare a riverside feast.
#2 - Holy Mole Mexico
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 18, 2021
Gordon Ramsay discovers the culinary secrets of the country’s legendary Oaxaca region, where mole reigns supreme. In addition to learning to make the storied chocolate- and chili-infused sauce, he must rappel down a cliff in search of delicious butter worms, harvest the honey sacs from burrowing ants and fend off angry wasps in search of their coveted larva. In his effort to measure up to acclaimed Mexico City chef Gabriela Cámara, he will also engage in the punishing physical process of harvesting agave plants to make mescal.
#3 - Croatia’s Coastal Adventure
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 20, 2021
Gordon Ramsay travels to the untouched peninsula of Istria, Croatia, for ingredients that rival the best of Italy in world-class quality. He fights for oxygen freediving for local mollusks, risks his pride fishing for rare cuttlefish and chases after goats for cheese and donkeys for milk. He learns the secrets to finding exquisite truffles and making exceptional olive oil before testing his newly found skills against local chef David Skoko.
#4 - Lush And Wild Puerto Rico
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 27, 2021
Gordon Ramsay explores the enchanted island of Puerto Rico, from the bright blue sea to the lush mountains of the interior. Along the way, he learns about Hurricane Maria’s recent devastating toll on the island and how food shortages have prompted locals to push for food independence. On this epic adventure, Gordon goes spearfishing, takes a helicopter ride to an organic coffee plantation, and rappels down a waterfall for delicious river shrimp. Throughout his journey, he is hosted by laid back surfer-chef José Enrique, who turns up the gas at the final cook.
#5 - New Zealand's Rugged South
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 28, 2019
Chef Gordon Ramsay journeys to the remote corners of southern New Zealand to unlock the secrets of traditional Maori cuisine. From the locals, he learns how to catch eels with his bare hands, free dives for prized Paua shellfish and forages for unique Kiwi ingredients before putting his new skills to the test at a Maori feast with up-and-coming chef Monique Fiso.
#6 - Portugal’s Rugged Coast
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 6, 2021
Gordon Ramsay explores the rugged landscape of Portugal, where the simple way of life is evident in the country’s incredible cuisine. He’ll chase black pigs across a farm to feed them, brave giant pounding waves for barnacles that cling to the rocky coastline and the open seas to fish for iconic sardines. He’ll need to roll up his sleeves and bring his A-game in order to beat local chef, Kiko Martins, in an epic feast for the Mayor of Nazaré.
#7 - Michigan’s Yooper Cuisine
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 25, 2021
Chef Ramsay travels over the Mackinac Bridge to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where he uncovers the culinary gems that originated from the miners. Gordon dives into Lake Superior in search of burbot amongst shipwrecks, navigates the forest to hunt woodcock, and helps a monk build a fence for his thimbleberry jam bushes. He'll need to work with local food legend James Rigato to learn the culinary secrets of the region in order to impress the local Yoopers, or forever be branded as a Troll who lives 'below the bridge' to the Upper Peninsula!
#8 - Texas Throwdown
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired May 31, 2021
Journey to the wilds of south central Texas, meet some tough, gritty characters and learn what it means to be from the Lone Star State. Gordon will herd cattle with the help of a helicopter, hunt for venomous rattlesnake in the backcountry and go on a night hunt for invasive and ferocious feral hogs. He’ll need to dig deep and toughen up if he wants to show the acclaimed James Beard Award-winning chef Justin Yu and a group of locals that he has what it takes to cook his way through their state.
#9 - Guyana's Wild Jungles
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 5, 2020
Chef Ramsay journeys deep into the wild South American rainforest to hunt, fish and explore the culinary roots of Guyanese cooking.
#10 - The Great Smoky Mountains
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 4, 2021
In his quest to unearth the region’s culinary secrets, Gordon must rappel down a treacherous waterfall, kayak through raging rapids, and trek deep into the forest, attempting to find the most delicious ingredients in this magnificent mountain range. His culinary rival at the big cook is chef William Dissen, named one of America’s “Most Sustainable Chefs,” who knows these mountains, rivers and forests like the back of his hand.
#11 - Alaska's Panhandle
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 25, 2019
Chef Gordon Ramsay journeys to the rugged Alaskan Panhandle to learn survival skills and discover Alaskan cuisine. On his adventure, he learns how to cook seal with a native Tlingit elder, climbs a sheer rock face in a snowstorm and goes grouse hunting before putting his newfound knowledge to the test at a feast with legendary local chef Lionel Uddipa.
#12 - Hawaii's Hana Coast
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 11, 2019
Chef Gordon Ramsay travels to Maui, Hawaii, to explore the exotic ingredients of Hawaiian cuisine. In torrential rain, he travels along the treacherous Hana Highway. From the locals, he learns how to hunt deer with a bow, produce Hawaiian taro and spearfish with legendary free diver Kimi Werner. Gordon tests his knowledge at a feast with top Hawaiian chef Sheldon Simeon.
#13 - The Maine Ingredient
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 13, 2021
Along the rugged coastline, Gordon struggles to keep up with a team of lobster fisherwomen, dives for clams, harvests oysters, forages in freezing waters and tests his lumberjack skills. Can he earn the status of a tough Mainer as he tests his culinary skills against local legend chef Melissa Kelly, a two-time James Beard award-winner?
#14 - Louisiana's Bayou Cuisine
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 21, 2020
When Chef Ramsay is told that “Cajun comes from the soul,” his soul searching takes him to South Louisiana’s swamps to test his skills and his luck.
#15 - Untamed Tasmania
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 7, 2020
Australia's island state's far-flung flavor makes a big impression on Gordon, who throws himself into its bartering culture.
#16 - Sumatra's Stunning Highlands
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 28, 2020
From the coast of West Sumatra to the interior highlands, Chef Ramsay takes daring risks in his quest to master a unique and complex cuisine.
#17 - The Wilds of South Africa
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 14, 2020
Chef Ramsay explores the wild landscape and wildlife of South Africa and unlocks the culinary secrets of the indigenous Zulu warriors.
#18 - The Mountains of Morocco
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 4, 2019
Chef Gordon Ramsay travels to Morocco, North Africa, 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.
#19 - Incredible Iceland
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 11, 2021
Gordon Ramsay heads to the land of fire and ice during the Icelandic summer to learn secret cooking techniques utilizing the volcanic landscape. He fishes in a glacial river for wild salmon and cooks bread in geothermally heated soil before heading north to the sparsely populated Westfjords. After sampling fermented shark and diving for scallops in the freezing fjords, he joins Iceland’s first Michelin-rated chef, Ragnar Eiríksson, for a feast in a rainstorm.
#20 - Peru's Sacred Valley
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 21, 2019
Chef Gordon Ramsay travels by motorbike through Peru's Sacred Valley of the Incas to discover traditional high-altitude cuisine. Immersing himself in local culture, he scales cliffs; fishes in high-altitude lakes; and samples local delicacies like fried worms, rare multicolored potatoes and guinea pig before putting his newfound skills to the test with legendary local chef Virgilio Martinez.
#21 - Norway's Viking Country
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 19, 2020
In northwestern Norway, Chef Ramsay masters the unforgiving elements and strong Viking traditions as he discovers the secrets of Nordic cuisine.
#22 - The Mighty Mekong of Laos
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 18, 2019
Chef Gordon Ramsay travels to Laos, where he takes on a rapid stretch of white water, kayaking down the Mekong in search of culinary inspiration. Learning from the locals, he treks through dense jungle to sample eggs of the aggressive weaver ant, dives for freshwater snails and hunts for giant water bugs. Using his newly acquired skills, he cooks a banquet for monks at the local temple.
#23 - India's Spice Hub
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 12, 2020
Chef Ramsay journeys from the coast to the mountains of southern India to unlock the complex flavors of the spice capital of the world.