Owner James Corden says banned from New York City restaurant


Update: The restaurateur said Monday night that James Corden has apologized and will “cancel immediatelyBan the TV host from the restaurant.


James Corden Done “86’d” by one of New York City’s best restaurants.


On Monday, Keith McNally, 71 – who owns Balthazar in New York City – criticized the late-night show host, 44, for Corden’s alleged behavior at his restaurant.


James Corden He’s a very talented comedian, but he’s a little cretin of a guy,” he wrote next to a picture of a smiling Corden. And the most abused customer of Balthazar’s servers since the restaurant opened 25 years ago. ”


McNally added, “I don’t use 86 clients very often, but today I was on a Corden 86. It didn’t make me laugh.”


A representative for Corden did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.


Twice Corden came to his establishment and claimed that Corden had similar behavior at McNally’s former restaurant, Café Luxembourg, he went on to share what he says was the “funny man treatment of my staff.”





McNally said the first account goes back to June, when Corden sat at Table 61 and found a hair in his food.


“Although this is diabolical,” McNally wrote, “it sometimes happens in all restaurants.”


He claimed that once Corden had finished eating his main course, “the TV personality showed her hair to Balthasar’s manager J. who was very apologetic. Corden was so bad for G, and said:
He brought us another round of drinks this second. And also take care of all our drinks so far. This way I write any bad comments in yelp or anything like that. ”


McNally said the second account allegedly occurred on October 9, when Corden was having breakfast and lunch with his wife. Corden asked to be seated outside, and a waitress placed him at table 301. Corden’s wife ordered an omelette with Gruyere cheese and a salad.


“A few minutes after they received the food, James called their server, MK and told her there was a little bit of the egg white mixed with the yolk,” McNally wrote. “MK reported to the floor manager, G., the kitchen remade the dish but unfortunately sent it with french fries instead of salad.”


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McNally claimed, “That’s when James Corden started madly yelling to the servant: ‘You can’t do your job! You can’t do your job! Maybe I should go into the kitchen and cook the omelette myself! ”


He said the server was “very apologetic and brought J. to the table. He put the plate back, and after that, everything was fine. Bromo gave them champagne glasses to smooth things over. J. said Corden was nice to him but bad on the server. She was MK.” Very shaky, but she continued to finish her career shift.”


A representative for McNally did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.




McNally said Sixth page that he was “reluctant” to publish the post about Corden, but he “did so out of loyalty to restaurant servers everywhere.”


He added, “Their jobs are hard enough already. They shouldn’t take this kind of abuse from anyone, especially the rich and famous.”


This isn’t the first time McNally has banned someone from entering his restaurant. Last May, is too forbidden former Vanity Fair Graydon editor Carter to make a reservation for 12 but didn’t show up.


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He continued, “Perhaps, as a prominent figure in the community, Mr. Carter believes he is above the need to cancel restaurant reservations.” “But I’ll tell you one thing. I’ll never be allowed to make reservations at one of my restaurants again. Never.”


Since then, Carter, who has a hand at the Waverly Inn, Monkey Bar and Beatrice Inn in New York City, has since apologized, telling people he’ll donate to make it right.


“My office forgot to cancel the lunch reservation until just after 1:30, which is miserable and we will be making a donation today to the restaurant’s tip collection to cover what the staff could have provided. As a fellow restaurant, I fully understand the implications of not attending a party,” Carter said in a statement to People. big”.


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He also described the lengthy post about the accident as a “disorderly clamor” fueled by someone Air mail Article – Commodity About McNally Controversial Social Posts.


“As for the rest of McNally’s muddled talk, it’s pure fiction,” Carter said. “I seldom eat in places and it all stems from The story we did About his latest disagreements on Instagram last week Air mail. ”


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