Gino D’Acampo has come beneath hearth for his newest promotional publish to plug in his personal model of £450 pizza ovens and £30 frying pans.
In a video shared together with his 1.6 million Instagram followers, the TV chef, 47, could be seen pulling a wonderfully cooked roast rooster out of his oven onto one in every of his skillets — although it appeared just like the oven wasn’t even on. turned on.
Looking on the digital camera, Gino proudly offered his work and mentioned, “Look guys, just cooked roast chicken with fresh lemon and cherry tomatoes in the Gino D’Acampo skillets, because pizza ovens aren’t just for pizza.”
Furious followers shortly dominated the remark part, nonetheless, with many insisting that the roast rooster couldn’t be cooked in such a manner by a pizza over it, whereas others famous the numerous shades of the “freshly cooked” meals.
A lot of followers wrote: ‘I’m sorry however that’s not simply cooked within the pizza oven, it might look good however be sincere please… cooked in a correct oven and it appears prefer it got here out of there . .. sure i do know lol. Who is he attempting to idiot lol…
Not true? Gino D’Acampo has come beneath hearth for his newest promotional publish to plug in his personal model of £450 pizza ovens and £30 frying pans
Turn me on? It appeared just like the pizza oven was off, with the dial turned off
Tasty: He shared his claims about what could be cooked in a pizza oven
Hmm… In a video shared together with his 1.6 million Instagram followers, the TV chef, 47, is seen taking a wonderfully cooked roast rooster out of his oven onto one in every of his frying pans
Outrage: Fans have been outraged by the alleged untruths
“Sorry mate, but that doesn’t look like it just came out of that oven… Next time you’re going to try to fake it, turn the oven on…
‘I would believe it if I saw the whole process. I do a lot of cooking and this doesn’t seem to be cooked through in this oven. Instead of fake advertising, it’s better to be honest…
‘Your audience is not stupid! … It looks like you colored the lemon with a gas burner … That wasn’t cooked in that oven … That oven didn’t cook that food … Deffo not just cooked in that oven at all’.
In the caption for the photo, Gino wrote, “Who said pizza ovens are just for cooking pizza? With my @ginopizzaovens and skillets you can cook meat, fish, vegetables and more… Now available on GinoPizzaovens.com… #GinoPizzaOvens’.
MailOnline has reached out to Gino’s representatives for comment.
The apparent blunder comes after one of Gino’s eight eateries was given a hygiene rating of only one star out of a possible five by the Food Standards Agency.
Earlier this year, the restaurant on Liverpool’s Old Hall Street was inspected by the association, who were not impressed.
The FSA gave the establishment a rating of ‘major improvement needed’ but did not provide further details as to why it was given the second worst rating possible.
Delightful! Looking at the camera, Gino proudly presented his work and said, “Look guys, just cooked roast chicken with fresh lemon and cherry tomatoes in the Gino D’Acampo skillets, because pizza ovens are not just for pizza”
Hmm… Fans wrote: ‘Sorry mate, but that doesn’t appear to be it simply got here out of that oven… Turn on the oven subsequent time you’re going to attempt to faux it’
With not solely a restaurant, but additionally a 360 sky bar, the Liverpool venue is situated within the 4-star INNSiDE By Melia lodge.
According to the FSA’s public document, they carried out an inspection on Jan. 17. With the bottom ranking a 0 and the very best a 5, Gino’s restaurant bought a 1, which implies it wants an enormous enchancment.
While the report gave few particulars on why, it often means constant violations of hygiene guidelines and sometimes a scarcity of coaching within the group.
A spokesman for Gino D’Acampo Hotels and Leisure informed the Liverpool Echo on the time: ‘We are extremely disappointed with this review and have taken immediate action to address the points raised.
Our expert advisors have since conducted a thorough audit and are satisfied that corrective actions have been met.
“A re-inspection has already been invited and we are confident to see a return to higher scores in line with our sister restaurants.”
Not great: The apparent blunder comes after one of Gino’s eight eateries was awarded a hygiene ranking of only one star out of a doable 5 by the Food Standards Agency (pictured within the Liverpool restaurant)
Failed case: He beforehand owned an Italian meals firm known as My Pasta Bar in central London, which went bankrupt final yr and reportedly owed him almost £5 million to a number of collectors