'All c**p!' Gino D’Acampo hits back as he sets record straight on 'restaurant liquidation'
Instagram to “set the record straight” on the claims in view of his 1.4 million followers.Sharing a video from his kitchen at home, the Italian chef began: “When I got back I saw a lot of c**p about my restaurant.“Apparently, my restaurant had been into liquidation.“Now, I don’t usually do stuff like this, but I thought, let me set the record straight here. “About 10 years ago, I opened a business called Pasta Bar, which is serving Italian food very fast in the centre of London, three little shops.“And we tried for 10 years, and then Covid came around and I thought, do you know what? We had to close.“There was no point to pursue with the idea, which, by the way, I absolutely love and I will continue with that with another business.”Despite his issues with the Pasta Bar, Gino went on to hit back at claims that the shops closing had anything to do with his restaurant business, which, he pointed out, is still thriving.He continued: “So the Pasta Bar business has got nothing to do with my restaurant business, with my import business, or any other business that I do, it’s a stand alone business going into liquidation. “We have to move on, this is what business is all about - sometimes you win, sometimes you lose.“Now, let’s talk about the restaurant business, which is growing really, really well, so much so that this year alone, I’m going to be opening three mega sites and one I’m going to be opening in Italy! “Now the other thing as well that I want everyone to know, finally, I’ve got it! Yes, I’ve always wanted to open a restaurant in Alderley Edge and two days ago, we did it, I opened the restaurant!“Now, if you live around the area, the restaurant used to be called Piccolino, so what I did, I kicked them out and now it’s