Nightmare in the kitchen: Philippe Etchebest discovers 400 frozen lobsters in a restaurant near Toulouse

the essential Friday evening was broadcast the flagship program of Philippe Etchebest on M6, “Cauchemar en cuisine”. A la carte, this time a restaurant in the Toulouse area which has cooled the chef and internet users …

Philippe Etchebest has seen it all since 2010 in the Cauchemar en cuisine program which helps restaurateurs in difficulty.

Friday evening, in the M6 ​​program, the chef went to a restaurant in Haute-Garonne specializing in seafood and fish since years. The owner of the restaurant, Joël and his wife are trying to save their business despite the health problems of the 72 year old man. The former rugby player is exhausted at the task while customers are becoming increasingly rare. The chef assisted by Josie, 64 years, waitress in the restaurant for 4 years, can not even pay himself a salary.

“I have never seen so many lobsters in my life”

When Philippe Etchebest arrives, the chef discovers a menu that presents no less than 11 different fish … All costs ? Not really. He noticed freezers filled with fish and seafood, one of which contained 286 lobsters.

“This is Ali Baba’s cave. I have never seen so many lobsters in my life and in a freezer.”

400 langoustes congelées... le chef est choqué.
400 frozen lobsters … the chef is shocked. Screenshot.

If the Internet users who watched the unpublished episode of Nightmare in the kitchen were touched by this man, they also found the situation funny and hastened to shoot the scene with humor.

Despite his good will, Joël’s injury forced Philippe Etchebest to stop the service

In addition, something new in the show, Philippe Etchebest was forced to stop the service because of an injury to Joël. “I can see that he is in pain because his face has changed, I can see that he has significant pain so I am a little afraid,” said his wife, before continuing: “It’s like that all the time. Joël reacts like that. When he hurts himself, he continues to go looking for his fish “. Philippe Etchebest then takes the heavy decision to stop the service. “We’re going to stop there,” he said.

We hope that the restaurateur’s health improves and that the chef’s advice will help revive the activity of this establishment.

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