If you haven't heard about this yet, a quick search engine run will uncover -- a lot. In fact, the amount being turned up is increasing by the minute. The complete Kitchen Nightmares episode may still be on YouTube, and you might want to consider watching it as a reference point once you see the articles.
Public (and Internet) breakdowns.
Multiple violations of the law.
Multiple summonings of the law.
Public relations people running away at top speed.
Lawsuits which never quite manifest.
Customers threatened with arrest for walking out on food they never received.
A co-owner who's been banned from two countries.
Money laundering accusations (those are new).
And more insanity than you can shake a frying pan at.
Poor Gordon. Who knew the show's name was finally going to turn prophetic?
I saw the episode when it aired. I was in shellshock for an hour.