Kitchen Nightmares

Fox will serve up a fifth season of Kitchen Nightmares, the network announced Thursday.

"It's great to be back for a fifth season ... Who knew there were that many nightmares to be had?!" series star and executive producer Gordon Ramsay said in a statement.

Watch full episodes of Kitchen Nightmares

The reality series follows the short-tempered chef as he travels to restaurants on the brink of closing and whips the place into shape.

Ramsay, 45, also hosts Fox's cooking competition series Hell's Kitchen.

Kitchen Nightmares airs Fridays at 8/7 on Fox.