On Sunday May 8, the son of starred chef Yannick Alléno, Antoine Alléno, lost his life in a scooter accident. The 24-year-old was violently hit while waiting at a red light in the seventh arrondissement of Paris. “It is with deep sadness that Chef Yannick Alléno, his mother Isabelle, his brother Thomas, his family, as well as the teams of the Yannick Alléno Group inform you of the death of their son, brother, colleague and friend, Antoine, victim of a road accident which occurred on the night of May 8 in Paris. In this painful period, the Alléno family and their loved ones are very sensitive to the kindness and understanding of all, while respecting their privacy.“, announced the official press release.
Since then, his brother, Thomas, has also paid him a moving tribute on Instagram. “My brother… My love… My double… My life… I will miss you very much. Words fail me to tell you how much I love you and how proud I am of you, of the man you were… You leave a huge void behind you, I love you so much“, he wrote in the caption of a photo of him and his brother on Tuesday, May 10. Because if the two were united by blood ties, they also shared the same passion as their father: cooking and catering .
Their father also took to Instagram to express himself, after announcing the temporary closure of his restaurant “Burger Père et Fils”, which he had opened with his son Antoine. A photo of flowers placed in front of their restaurant with the caption: “Look at Antoine everyone is thinking of you!!!!”.