A former chef at Sydney’s iconic Steak ‘n Shake has been fired for allegedly abusing his staff.
Key points:Antonia Lofasos had a bad week at work when she was sacked after allegedly being drunk during a meetingAntonio Lofis was sacked from the restaurant he had worked at for five yearsAntonios’ mother-in-law, Maria, told the ABC she was “absolutely devastated” and “disgusted” by her son’s terminationAntoni’s mother, Lili, told ABC radio the family had spoken to the CEO and the restaurant had been told to “keep their mouth shut”.
Antonino Lofi, who was the restaurant’s president and chief executive officer, was sacked on Tuesday after a “bad week” at work.
The New South Wales Police Service said he was dismissed after an internal investigation into an incident involving an employee, and said an investigation had been launched.
“This has been a very serious and challenging incident and an allegation has been made,” Detective Inspector David Raup told the Sydney Morning Herald.
“I would like to thank Mr Lofos for his work with the Steak & Shake franchise for the last 5 years.”
The NSW Police Service is working closely with our legal department to ensure appropriate disciplinary action is taken in this matter.
“Antonis mother-ins-law Maria Lofinas said Antoni had a “very bad week” during a week-long holiday in Australia.”
It’s been a really, really hard week.
It’s been really hard for her.
She has been really upset about it,” she said.
Antonias mother-and-son team said they were shocked by the news and are “horrified” at the termination.”
We are devastated.
I’m really devastated,” Ms Lofias said.”
He had a very bad week.
I thought he was a really nice guy and very nice person and he’s a really good guy and really, very kind.”‘
I’m really shocked’Antonisa Lofina said Anoni had been a “good person” and had a great job at the restaurant.”
When I met him, I was really happy for him, he was very nice, he did a great, wonderful job.
“That’s what people love about him,” Ms Pascual said.
Maria Lofinas said she and her son had been to a steak and burger restaurant in Australia several times.
“Anton, he’s just a really warm, nice guy, he loves his customers,” she added.
“A lot of people don’t like that but I think the people at the Steaks &.
A spokesperson for the Steakhouses owner, John Lofman, told News Corp the company had spoken with Antonios management about the incident and that it was in the company’s best interest to have an independent investigation carried out.””
They have to take care of their customers, keep them safe.”
A spokesperson for the Steakhouses owner, John Lofman, told News Corp the company had spoken with Antonios management about the incident and that it was in the company’s best interest to have an independent investigation carried out.
“At the end of the day, this was a matter of management and not of an employee or a staff member,” the spokesperson said.
He said the restaurant has a strict policy against staff members being drunk and is “actively working to support” Anonio, adding that the investigation was “very difficult and involves a lot of staff”.
Mr Lofmann said the company was looking into the matter and said Anons behaviour was unacceptable.
“Our staff are trained and trained in a number of different disciplines and this kind of behaviour is absolutely unacceptable and I’m deeply saddened,” he said.
Mr Loftman said the Steakery franchise in Sydney is “not an environment where we can tolerate this kind, this kind behaviour”.
The spokesperson said he could not comment further as the investigation is ongoing.