Antoine Alléno, son of the famous chef Yannick Alléno (three stars in the 2007 Michelin Guide), died Sunday night in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. The 24-year-old was on a red light scooter when he was struck by a motorist driving a luxury car at around 11pm and flew a few moments earlier.
The young man, who ran the “Burger Père et Fils” restaurant, launched last year with his father, died on the spot. A VTC driver and a pass that is on the scooter and was hit. Suffering from multiple bruises, they were transported to the hospital. Their vital prognosis was not committed.
A suspect in custody
Le conducteur was later interrupted by an off-duty police officer. The suspect was remanded in custody.
The 25-year-old, according to Le Parisien, allegedly stole the black Audi RS6 at the Coya restaurant by giving the valet a fake ticket. The Paris Department of Accident Judicial Service (STJA) is in charge of the open investigation into aggravated manslaughter.
“Promising and talented, Antoine belonged to this new generation of chefs, determined to revolutionize the French gastronomic landscape,” his family said in a statement, part of the “grief”.
On social media, the former chef of the Elysée kitchen Guillaume Gomez was part of the sadness.