British pub fires chef, forgets he runs the house’s Twitter account

A recently fired chef voices his grievances on his former employer's Twitter account.
A recently fired chef voices his grievances on his former employer’s Twitter account.
(The Plough / Twitter)

Note to any restaurant: The next time you fire your chef, make sure he doesn’t control your Twitter account.

After the Plough, a British pub, fired its head chef the week before Christmas, he took to the restaurant’s Twitter account to voice his grievances. The Twitter bio now reads “let this be a lesson to all bad catering employers ...”

“We’d like to inform you that we’ve just fired our head chef,” reads one tweet. “Unfortunately he wanted to have a weekend off this month and Christmas Day this year for family commitments so we thought we’d sack him.”

Then things started getting really awkward, and sad.


“We don’t care that he has a 7 1/2 month old baby daughter.”

“So anyway come on down and continue to pay a premium for Australian sirloins, New Zealand lamb and everything else that is bought from asda.” (Asda is a British supermarket chain that is a subsidiary of Wal-Mart.)

And the best part? He must still have control of the account, because none of the tweets have been deleted. Yikes.


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