Wetherspoons chef who revealed kitchen secrets and techniques on TikTok has been fired

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His video exhibiting how the chain makes rooster curries has racked up over 1.5 million views (Footage: @_jahkt)

A Wetherspoons chef who posted movies revealing how the chain makes their meals has been fired. 

J Salsa, 18, was suspended final week after he uploaded movies of himself making a rooster curry within the microwave, cooking a full English, making paninis and deep frying halloumi chips. 

Tens of millions of individuals watched the clips – which revealed that solely meat and eggs are cooked contemporary on-site – with them ultimately being seen by his bosses at Wetherspoons.

He was suspended whereas he waited for a disciplinary listening to however has now posted a brand new TikTok video claiming he has been fired. He stated: ‘I’ve simply come again from my disciplinary listening to. To my expectations, I’ve been fired…I’ve been withdrawn from JD Wetherspoons.

‘I’m not shocked in any respect as a result of on the finish of the day, I did break firm coverage.I did have my cellphone within the kitchen and I did publish work stuff on social media. Mainly they introduced up the truth that I continued to publish about my ongoing investigation like once I introduced the suspension.

‘I really feel like I might have been fired both technique to be trustworthy as a result of that s*** went viral. That s*** hit headline information, it was loopy, it’s really mad what’s gone on in these two weeks.

‘I noticed my face in every single place and it’s bizarre nonetheless. Thanks for all of the love and help, it’s really mad.

‘Now I’m simply going to try to make a nasty state of affairs and make it constructive. I would simply do some cooking movies at dwelling, that’s what you had been saying I ought to do. I may make Wetherspoons-type meals at dwelling.’

Wetherspoons has a strict no social media coverage and has not had any accounts on Twitter, Fb or Instagram since 2018.

When J Salsa informed individuals about his suspension he stated: ‘I loved working there so it’s a disgrace that I’m most probably not going to be working there. I really feel like I’m excited for what the long run has bought in retailer.’

He additionally stated the pubs all handled him properly 

His hottest video, seen by over 1.5 million individuals, confirmed individuals how a rooster korma curry is made, telling viewers to defrost the curry within the microwave earlier than ‘slapping it on the plate’ with some poppadoms. 

Reacting to the shock that Wetherspoons used microwave meals J Salsa informed the Solar: ‘I assumed it was apparent.

‘The curries are microwaved – I assumed that was apparent. How do you get a curry in 5 minutes for 5 kilos?’ 

Wetherspoons has been approached for remark.

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