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Celebrity Chef Todd English

He Jacked Our Frozen Rabbits

5/17/2014 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Celebrity chef/restaurateur Todd English has 2 problems ... he's being sued for not paying his massive food bill ... and he serves FROZEN rabbit.

Greentree Packing claims in a new lawsuit -- obtained by TMZ -- English agreed to buy $73K worth of unprepared food items ... for his famed Olives Restaurant in NYC (which is delicious).

The rounded off breakdown includes:

-$1,500 whole, frozen rabbits
-$11K  sushi grade tuna
-$10K chicken
-$4K salmon
-$4K beef tenderloins

Greentree claims English stiffed it to the tune of $73K.  And it wants another $18K in lawyer's fees.

A rep for English tells us Todd has a good relationship with Greentree, and is in the process of resolving the issue.

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drake    

Do you not have spell check in the TMZ offices?

77 days ago
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Bob    

well beyond the rabbit typo in the freaking title, the (which is delicious) part should be left off or add (nasty) every time they write about vegan crap

77 days ago
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Kay in San Diego    

So none of your staff reads the comments to notice you are being made fun of regarding the RABIT headline? Like I always comment, typical weak weekend staff! Or should I type week weakend staff?

77 days ago
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nika    

I guess TMZ has 1st graders on the team on weekends.... >.>

77 days ago
20.

Just Jay    

Rabyt?

77 days ago
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Darren Stevens    

This is nothing new. In the early 2000s sales folk at Needless-Markup Boston told me he brought back $15K worth of expensive Italian clothes that were soiled from cooking demos he'd done, including a navy blue tuxedo by Prada--all unusable . He's got a serious problem paying his bills whether or not he's got the dough.

77 days ago
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Darren Stevens    

This is nothing new. In the early 2000s sales folk at Needless-Markup Boston told me he brought back for credit to his account ~$15K worth of Italian clothes that were soiled from cooking demos--including a midnight blue Prada tux and said he couldn't afford to pay for them. His reputation for not paying his bills is a known pattern here in the Boston area, whether or not he has the dough.

77 days ago
23.

Rigby    

There is no drama here. They sound like it was a misunderstanding.

77 days ago
24.

Nobledrewali    

Deadbeat

77 days ago
25.

Heather    

Check the headline spelling.... Rabbits, not Rabits.

77 days ago
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