Mexican chef Edgar Núñez exposed an influencer who proposed an exchange: “I didn’t know that eating for free was working”

Mexican chef Edgar Núñez “burned” an influencer who wanted to eat for free in his restaurant (Photo: Instagram / @edgarnunezm @edgarnunezm)

Users of social networks turned Mexican chef Edgar Núñez, one of today’s most influential chefs, into a trend, who exposed a content creator looking to eat for free at one of her two restaurants.

Through social networks, the chef “burned” an influencer who identified herself as Manuela Gutiérrez, who assured that the Mexican restaurant looked incredible, so He proposed a series of Instagram story posts in exchange for two reservations.

And in my liked section; ‘international freeloaders’ I leave Manuela #BuenasTardesATodos (with a quarter of my followers)”, was the publication that went viral and where he published the screenshot of the conversation that the alleged influencer started.

In his message, he makes them see that they have an incredible restaurant, and in exchange for publishing stories to advertise the gastronomic business, would like to go to dinner with her boyfriend completely free. The chef’s response was only mocking.

After the controversy that grew in favor and finding both parties equally, with acid criticism, ridicule and malicious comments from users on Twitter, the chef assured that the job of these influencers should be to help people without thinking about receiving something in return.

“An influencer is not the one who makes you buy something, an influencer is the one who changes your life, who helps you and improves you without receiving anything in return. My first influencer was my father and I am only interested in being my daughters’ influencer, “she concluded on his social networks.

The Mexican chef Edgar Núñez published through his social networks a conversation started by the Colombian influencer who was looking for a swap
The Mexican chef Edgar Núñez published through his social networks a conversation started by the Colombian influencer who was looking for a swap

Edgar Núñez is the owner of two highly relevant Mexican restaurants in Mexico: Sud777 and Jacinta Dining Roomthe latter awarded as one of the best restaurants by Latin America’s 50 Best.

From an early age he showed great skills in the kitchen, and when he became a chef he also became the forerunner of what he called Mexican vegetable cuisine, where he uses vegetables as the main axis of his dishes.

Currently the chef is member of the ACADEMIE CULINAIRE DE FRANCE and the Mexican Kitchen Collective ACaccording to the biography published on its official website.

In response, the instagramer assured, first of all, that the chef has her blocked from her social networks. Furthermore, she clarified that she is not an influencer, but a content creatorY confirmed that his message was for the restaurant, not on the chef’s personal networks.

Mexican chef Edgar Núñez "burned" to an influencer who wanted to eat for free at her restaurant (Photo: Instagram / @edgarnunezm)
Mexican chef Edgar Núñez “burned” an influencer who wanted to eat for free in his restaurant (Photo: Instagram / @edgarnunezm)

“I know that many do not agree with these forms of work, but the reality is that many creators pay us to do this. When they write to us to offer us their services, they pay us, and many other times it is normal for one to write to them”, he assured.

He then reported that It is not an obligation of the brands or personalities to say yes or to give them the service through exchanges. For this reason, he offered an apology to Edgar Núñez if at any time he disrespected him for his offers.

“We are in a world where not everyone has to agree. They have their right to tell me what they want. I think I did not act badly, he was making a proposal and if he took it badly, it was not my intention”.

Manuela Gutiérrez, the Colombian content creator He has just over 67 thousand followers on his social networks. According to his profile, one of his passions is to travel the world in search of new places of entertainment or gastronomy.

The Colombian influencer assured that this is her job, and apologized if the chef felt that she was disrespected (Photo: Instagram / @edgarnunezm)
The Colombian influencer assured that this is her job, and apologized if the chef felt that she was disrespected (Photo: Instagram / @edgarnunezm)

Paris in France, Rome, Venice in Italy, Miami in the US, Cancun, Mexico City in Mexico, Greece, Australia, Disneyland, Brooklyn, Manhattan in the US, among others, they have been the most prominent destinations in their publications.

Gutiérrez, in addition, is a lawyer who recently graduated, as she pointed out on her social networks, where she said she was proud of the work she achieved throughout her career. “I was part of the hotbed of international commercial law, and I was a civil monitor of the legal office. So no, it’s not all travel photos,” she wrote.

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