Despite all this, Jamgotchian doesn't see himself headed back to France soon.
“If I head back, after a couple weeks, I'd be homesick for America,” he said. “I don't think I'd be able to have a restaurant in France. Too many taxes, too much. It would be so much harder to do my passion.”
Besides, Jamgotchian said he loves America, despite its social challenges.
“I have the best of everything,” he said. “Full-blooded Armenian, born in France and naturalized American. So, yes, I chose to be American.”