Blog: A costly error, but no heads roll

Catherine Sleep | 15 December 2004

A London restaurant owner is in mourning for a truffle he and a syndicate of his most affluent customers bought for £28,000. His chef locked it in a fridge and, to put it bluntly, it went off.

Not a great career move, but the heart-warming element to this otherwise unfortunate tale is that restaurant owner Enzo Cassini refused to let his chef take the rap. Nobody’s perfect, after all.

Truffle calamity


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