Mallory Gabsi: why does the young chef of Cauchemar en cuisine risk six months in prison?

modified: 2023-02-04 19:10:03

Mallory Gabsi, the one who was revealed thanks to the cooking show “Top Chef” recently had problems with the law. The details.

  Mallory Gabsi: why does the young chef of Cauchemar en cuisine risk six months in prison?

RTL reported on Wednesday February 1, 2023 that Mallory Gabsi, the former candidate of “Top Chef”, was tried . For good reason, the 26-year-old young man would have participated in a fight, on the occasion of une « lock-down party » in September 2020. Find out what really happened.

Mallory Gabsi, former candidate for 'Top Chef'

Mallory Gabsi charmed M6 viewers with her frankness and inspiring journey. He was revealed in the 11th season of “ Top Boss » , in February 2020. The young 26-year-old chef was unfortunately eliminated at the gates of the final of the famous cooking competition, against his great friend Adrien Cachot and the future winner David Gallienne.

After participating in the cooking show, Mallory Gabsi continued her career . While waiting to open his own restaurant, the young man was at the head of ephemeral places. In August 2021, it was in the vicinity of Brussels, more precisely in Rhode-Saint-Genèse, that he offered a gastronomic menu at 150 euros per person.

The former candidate of “Top Chef” offered his clients to taste two of its flagship dishes from the show . As a reminder, he put his langoustines with Granny Smith apples on the menu, but also a destructured pine cone as a dessert. Not to mention that before, Mallory Gabsi had teamed up with Adrien Cachot to create an ephemeral chip shop.

At the head of his first restaurant

If the twenty-something flourished by pursuing his passion, Mallory Gabsi was not content to stay on this point. In July 2021, he announced, without specifying anything, that he was preparing a big project .

“Personally, I am looking forward to the start of the school year because I have a lot of projects and collaborations in preparation, between Belgium and Paris. Malou goes where the wind takes him! »

It was not until February 16, 2022, when the thirteenth season of “Top Chef” kicked off on M6, that he announced what he was concocting. He reveals to the Parisian that he opens his very first gastronomic establishment , February 20, 2022. The establishment in question is located at 28, rue des Acacias, in the 17th arrondissement of Paris.

“I could not continue to give advice on TV to restaurateurs without having my own restaurant, a question of legitimacy”, he confided on this.

Restaurant, which will simply bear his name , is a gourmet restaurant with the look of a chic bistro.

“I want to get away from the stuck-up image of this kind of restaurant, to make beautiful gastronomy there and have fun with my team. If I screw up, it's my name, my head, my image,' he said.

Mallory Gabsi faces jail time

Everything seems to smile on him. However, recently, Mallory Gabsi faces a problem. Indeed, the former candidate of “Top Chef” was judged before the Brussels Criminal Court in connection with a fight that arose during a “lock-down party” in September 2020.

According to the accounts of RTL, he admitted having participated in these clandestine parties during the confinement against the Covid-19, in Rhode-Saint-Genèse, a municipality bordering the Brussels region . On the other hand, two versions are opposed on what really happened.

For her part, Mallory Gabsi confessed having gone to this party, however unauthorized (“a mistake,” he admitted through his lawyer) and left her. And this, before realizing that he had lost his bag.

'The organizer of this evening is formal: my client was with her, in the house, when the fight broke out outside,' said his lawyer.

Still according to him, 'the victims target him because he is known '. Witnesses, for their part, claimed to have seen Mallory Gabsi back at this party to find her bag. They also reported that the principal concerned struck two people present in a car.

One of the victims was allegedly knocked unconscious and her jaw fractured . The prosecution requested six months in prison. The verdict is expected on March 1, 2023.

Source : Current wife