Ferran Adria to close El bulli

Discussion in 'Restaurant Reviews' started by mezzaluna, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. mezzaluna

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  2. shroomgirl

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    wow, 2 years.....
     
  3. phaedrus

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    Yikes! That's a long time to be gone. I feel bad for those waiting for a rezzie.
     
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    Wow. I hope he plans on taking care of his staff. That has to be a major bummer for them. IIR I read in the past that he claims he always lost money on the restaurant. My guess is that he makes the big bucks on his books etc.
     
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    ElBulli always lost money, as I understand it. But the Adria brothers have made a great deal of money in the hotel business -- not exactly sure in what capacity. Everything I have read about the Adrias suggests to me that they will take very good care of their staff. Ferran Adria, for example, is very hard to back into a corner about what he himself does -- everything is about what we have done, together, as a team. I hear he means it.