Bazzini’s Kitchen Nightmares Update – Still Open or Closed in 2024?


Bazzini was Ridgewood, New Jersey restaurant featured on season 3 of Kitchen Nightmares. Gordon Ramsay visited the Bazzini in 2009 and the episode aired in 2010. As of 2024, Bazzini is closed. 

Is Bazzini still open or closed?

Since the episode aired in 2010, many wonder whether Bazzini is still open or closed. According to the sources Bazzini is closed in Ridgewood, nearly 7 months after Gordon Ramsay’s visit.

Bazzini was closed down in 2010 soon after the episode was aired. The exact reason for the closure was not declared. But it seems that changes were not going well with the restaurant.

Episode Recap

Bazzini was episode 3 of season 3.

Restaurant name Bazzini
Owner  Paul Bazzini and Leslie Bazzini
Waiters/Staff Alex, Rebecca, and Sandy
Chef Al, Sharyn
Original Episode Air DateFebruary 5, 2010
Bazzini’s Address28 Oak St Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Is Bazzini’s still open? (2024)Closed 

Bazzini update 2024 – Where are they now?

Even after Gordon Ramsay’s visit, Bazzini struggled to gain traction despite briefly remaining open, with minimal Yelp reviews. Additionally, Sharyn departed to start her own baked goods business, which Ramsay had praised.

Bazzini closed down soon after the episode aired , and Ramsay’s return visit in season 4 found it deserted. He discovered its permanent closure and opted to visit Sharyn.

A restaurant called Lisa’s Mediterranean Cuisine has taken over the old Bazzini location in New Jersey as of 2024. It is famous for it’s cozy and romantic atmosphere and delicious food.

What happened to the owners of Bazzini?

For a time, he was Executive Chef and Cocreator of the restaurant Hearth and Tap Company. He ran the restaurant with his son, Andrew Bazzini. In this article, you’ll find out more in 2017.

As of 2024, he is executive chef at Let’s Meat steakhouse on River Vale.

Shayn, the dessert chef praised by Ramsay is running her own business under the name The Cake Lady.

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