If you'd have said to the chef Sergi Arola (Barcelona, 1968) all the problems that would lead to his decision to expand the business in 2007, he surely had not done it. Came to have 14 local, but the crisis took away everything he had built with so much effort. Was ruined and had to close all. Today it faces a new with a date of the 23rd of September, as reveals the chef himself in an interview to Vanitatis.
As he says himself, is just one more in a long list –"and they will come"– in total 20 of the Social Security, the more the debt that you still have with the Treasury. He lives in a "continuous garnishment". "It is a fish which bites the tail", he acknowledges. Sergi Arola is now makes life as a consultant of small local shops in Madrid, Santander and Chile to pay in full what you owe. "My goal is to settle my debts in the shortest possible time and redo my life, I believe that I have a right," says the aforementioned publication.
And he added: "I don't live in luxury nor much less, is more, not to have I don't have a house or . I have neither stolen nor I have bought properties abroad, I was always very honest with my accounts, now I have friends that I lend a hand".
His greatest crime, as he himself acknowledged to ABC last year, is being a bad businessman: "I'm Not sick or broke. My only crime is that be a very bad entrepreneur but no one taught me. In the catering school, I learned to cook, not to run a business. But I always say, having two hands and talent in the ruin I will never be. I will work until the last day of my life because it's what I like".
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And proceeded to relate to this House: "the Spanish cuisine was missing a 'loser', a loser. You have to David Muñoz is with the star of the television, you have to Joan Roca, to Ferran Adria is an entity superior... That you have earned it, but he did lack the finish, the shredded on the photo of the Spanish gastronomy. And I have been assigned to me."Updated Date: 03 October 2019, 22:00