CELEB chef Rick Stein’s seafood restaurants took a damaging last year — losing greater than £1.2million.
Stein, 76, that possesses 10 electrical outlets, condemned the losses on enduring results of Covid, less site visitors to Cornwall and rising fish and power expenses.
Despite a boost in turn over on the year previously, the chef’s firm Stein’s Trading published the loss.
Stein just recently began billing £2 for spices such as mayo and tartare sauce in his Padstow restaurants, where fish and chips expenses £16.95.
The vacation hotspot is nicknamed Padstein because of the variety of services he has there.
Accounts reveal the unrevealed ideal paid supervisor of the company still took home a £180,000 wage.
In 2021, Stein stated he had actually been close to going under.
He stated: “It was very scary and we nearly lost the whole business.”
Stein’s umbrella firm The Seafood Restaurant (Padstow) that includes restaurants, resorts, online and high road stores and a culinary college additionally reported losses of £347,000 for the year compared to a £3.8million earnings in 2022.
But the paper released by Companies House last week reveals the holding firm still has £14.5million in its funds.
Stein was come close to for a remark.