"Nightmare on the kitchen": Fernando wanted to beat Ljubomir but ask him for advice
They argued, insulted and stopped talking. In the end they hugged each other. Alameda is the season's first success story.
Fernando Rosa arrives after 11 hours, disoriented, blocked and nervous. In the kitchen everything is late, service goes wrong, there are many more complaints than usual. Here's how to start the episode "Nightmare on the Kitchen" on Sunday, November 11, and it was actually what happened on October 8, the day when the TVI programs began at Alameda in Sines.
Now that you've seen this, let's flush back to the evening before, Sunday, October 7th. The staff has less than a girl who left the space a few days before, and the restaurant arrives dozens of people at the same time for dinner, all the same excursions. The tempo is hectic, the orders are much higher than usual and the kitchen ends the black pork. Fernando knows he needs to stock up to receive Shine Iberia production the next day. He connects to the regular supplier in Estremoz, and combines to be there at 6 o'clock to collect the order himself. He leaves home after one in the morning and does more than 200 kilometers. Arrives at 3 o'clock in the morning and decides to take some sleep in the car. He wakes up only at 7 o'clock to find out that nobody knows the request he made. Call your friend and be stunned with the answer.
"He told me he thought I was joking and there was nothing I was waiting for. I swore I would never buy anything from you again. [e cumpriu]He says to NiT. From there he went to Grândola (another 160 kilometers), directly to a butcher whom he trusted. Nothing. Desperately he started searching Google for sites that could sell such meat. He then discovered the Montaraz plant, another 70 kilometers to Garvão. Almost noon he was back in Sines and Alameda with the order. The cheeses, which he also bought in Estremoz, was a friend of Porto Côvo who received them. Five days of recording began, and the stress that Fernando Rosa had accumulated before the cameras were linked would eventually create arguments and a panic attack, something that had not happened to him for a decade.
Ljubomir Stanisic arrived on Tuesday 9 and started throwing jokes barely. "Is this a restaurant or a data store?" He asked and referred to a table full of paperwork and computers just to the right of the door.
Fernando cooked. "He was right, now I feel it again, but people started laughing and I did not like it. He started enjoying himself," he told NiT.
The owner of Alameda is 46 years old and has worked as a computer scientist for the past 12 years – a job he has never given up. "I have the most to do remote assistance, I have about 100 federations. Therefore I had the material here."
Currently, there is no trace of this parallel feature, for Fernando woke up one morning during the recordings so angry that he went to Alameda to take all the material there.
The night before she had a panic attack after trying to defend an employee, Andrea, with which Ljubomir argued. He almost fainted and was taken outside. "There were parts of the production that led me down the street and up the street. I have not had such a thing for ten years. "
The chef also tried to calm down Fernando. "I'm here to help you, I swear you for the health of my children," you see in the episode.
Still, Alameda's owner considers that the situation further annoyed Ljubomir. The next day, the discussion broke between the two. "He humbled me and massaged me in front of everyone. I told him he was a beast and an actor."
Ana, Chef and Girlfriend of Fernando (each has two children from previous relationships), remember to see the despair of many members of the producer Shine Iberia: "There were people with their hands on their heads, going from one side to the other" .
From that moment on, the cook did not speak Fernando again – "I can not handle you" with the last words I told him. "He gave up on me and just stayed for Ana," acknowledges the Alameda owner.
No one called TVI here
Fernando Rosa received a call in July or August from Shine Iberia. They wanted to know if he would be interested in Alameda participating in the new season "Nightmare on the Kitchen". The owner spoke to Ana and decided to proceed with two clear goals.
"The idea was that Ana could learn more in the kitchen. We also knew we did not have customers; there were days when we did not serve a single meal, so we needed visibility," he told NiT.
Those who drive off Avenida General Humberto Delgado do not immediately know about the restaurant at that location. The space was also closed for four years, which does not help. It opened for the first time in 2013, as a parent company, but only lasted for a year. Since then, Fernando has insisted with his father to stay at the restaurant and the keys went into hands in February this year. Alameda resumed in March with a cook who was not Ana. Experience soon became bad.
"It was two months ago and we had two thousand euros of loss. He wasted a lot of things, they were cousin, no longer, he took many things home."
Traumatized, Ana settled in the kitchen, although this was never the goal. He worked in a fish shop for 14 years and had no restaurant experience. "I like to cook but only for three or four people. He did not need any technology at all," he explains.
Also because of this, the experience of Ljubomir Stanisic was so different to her. "I was not afraid of him, I was open to what I had to teach and I found it very much because he explained the cause of things."
Bring a steak to Ljubomir
From the letter, the cod disappeared from stock roast, pork to Alentejo or mussel soup. Stanisic also wanted to stop the pig with Bairrada, but Fernando did not leave – it's a prescription for parents and one of the specialties.
The news was left: the pig to the head (in the pan and with sauce), the squid of garlic or the steak to Ljubomir with some crumbs customized by him. Bread, garlic, olive oil and coriander are now mixed with sausages and bacon. Both Ana and Fernando believe that this accompaniment can be one of the secrets of success. By the way, it is already. Customers have increased and Ljubomir beef is one of the most sought after.
Cry and excitement at the opening ceremony
Fernando Rosa recalls that the day of resumption of Alameda also did not go well. "The cook bumped me twice and told me," You are the most contemptible I have ever seen. ""
The owner cried "de danado" and confessed: "I could give him a dish on my head."
Ana says that she looked at everybody's will to attack the other. She was so nervous that it ironically ended things in the kitchen. "I did not know where I was, I could not continue."
Fernando recovered and before he did anything, he began to ask Ljubomir Stanisic if he agreed. In the end it was "an excuse, a handshake and a hug".
What happened to the recordings – until the end of the program was more exciting than usual – was forgotten. A few days ago Fernando sent an email to the production of "Nightmare on the Kitchen" to advise Ljubomir on ripe meat. Still waiting for the chef's reply.