Smart: Restaurateur Gordon Ramsay Ditches Golden State, Moves Business HQ to Texas Over Taxes, Cost of Living

While businesses have been relocating out of California for years, recent months have seen a new surge of business owners leaving the Golden State. And now, we can add celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s company to that list.

According to The Dallas Morning News, Ramsay relocated his restaurant headquarters in North America from California to Texas. The new headquarters is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas.

With the move, Gordon Ramsay North America expects to make big steps in expansion. CEO Norman Abdallah told the Morning News he expects to open 75 new restaurants over the next five years.