Nightmare in the kitchen (Châtel-Guyon): Damien and Élodie’s restaurant open or closed since Philippe Etchebest’s visit?

This Friday, May 20, 2022, facing the launch of Stereo Club with Camille Combal on TF1 and the return of Candice Renoir with the tenth season on France 2, M6 will draw a new issue of Kitchen nightmare with Philippe Etchebest. In this episode, the chef will travel to Châtel-Guyon (63140), in Auvergne, to a restaurant named “The Micmac”.

It will help Damianchef of the establishment who took over this restaurant in May 2021 with Elodie, his wife. After a good start, the turnover plummeted to the point that the couple found themselves in receivership in January 2022.

Thus, at the end of February, the M6 ​​cameras moved to Châtel-Guyon. Philippe Etchebest then saw the extent of the damage in Damien’s restaurant and was able to notice the lack of professionalism as well as the poorly maintained kitchen. The chef will do everything to help the couple straighten out their restaurant.

“There are more customers since the arrival of Philippe Etchebest”

On February 28, 2022, on the Facebook page of the restaurant “Le MicMac”, it was announced the reopening of the establishment specializing in pizzas, burgers and regional products. Therefore, since the arrival of Philippe Etchebest, the restaurant is always open. Contacted by AnylateleDamien says: “We have a lot of people, it’s going well » and affirms that there is « more customers since the arrival of Philippe Etchebest ».

Among the changes, he explains that “the map is reduced” and insists that we “always works with fresh and homemade products”. Regarding the financial situation, the restaurateur admits: “We are still in receivership, but the situation is better”. On the broadcast of the episode, Damien has already seen it and lets go: “Whether you are satisfied with the result or not, the result is the same…”

An imperative change for Damien

“Le Micmac” is located at 1 route de Mozac in Châtel-Guyon. The restaurant is open on Monday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and from noon to 2:30 p.m., then from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. On Friday and Saturday, “Le Micmac” closes its doors one hour later (at 11 p.m.). The restaurant is closed on Tuesdays. On Google, “Le Micmac obtains” a score of 4.3 out of 5.

Among the opinions collected on the various platforms, the comments dating from before the arrival of Philippe Etchebest are deplorable, we can read in particular: “Catastrophe! Exorbitant prices for poor quality. Burnt and tasteless nuggets and fries. Really bad burger. And so on… Too bad when you know that the restaurant is totally empty” or “horrible a disaster the restaurant has changed owners and it shows, no heating, hygiene level not great at all. Frozen bread, truffade which isn’t one, undercooked potatoes and so on… Unfortunately, I think this restaurant is going bankrupt, I don’t recommend it at all! ». Many also mention a change in ownership and lament what has become of the restaurant.

On the other hand, since the arrival of Philippe Etchebest, the comments have been very positive: “Having had a very average memory a few months ago, we have wanted to try again since visiting Etchebest and frankly, we enjoyed it. We were 5 and each took a different dish, all were delicious, fresh, super well cooked and plentiful. Really, a successful metamorphosis that deserves a detour. Friendly welcome and pleasant surroundings”we can still read: “Excellent pizzas, the service is impeccable, all the ingredients to have a good time..”.

Kitchen nightmare is to be found this Friday, May 20, 2022 as a bonus on M6. Immediately afterwards, the channel will rebroadcast the number with Sandrine and Alexandre in Carnoux-en-Provence.

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