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Bankrupt telly chef Burton Race EUR1m in debt; CELEBRITY.

Byline: RICHARD SMITH

LOVE rat celebrity chef John Burton Race John Burton Race (born 1957) is a Michelin star chef, made famous by the Channel 4 series French Leave and its sequel Return of the Chef.

Burton Race was born in Singapore, spending his early years travelling, allowing him to experience food from all round the world.
 has gone bankrupt.

The 52-year-old restaurateur went bust after a bitter divorce with ex-wife Kim, 43.

She won a substantial payout after he walked out on her and their two children in 2007 for mistress Suzi Ward - the mother of his two-yearold love child.

While the three-time Michelin-starred chef was on ITV's I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Kim closed his New Angel restaurant in Dartmouth, Devon. His acclaimed restaurant and guesthouse guest¬∑house ¬†
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1. A small house or cottage adjacent to a main house, used for lodging guests.

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 business later went into administration.

Burton Race declared himself bankrupt on March 27 but details have just emerged.

His restaurant closed with debts of EUR EUR

In currencies, this is the abbreviation for the Euro.

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The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion.
1million and he is understood to owe money to caterers, dairies, wine sellers and butchers.

Two months ago Kim declared herself bankrupt over an unpaid EUR17,000 builders' bill.

She said: "I'm glad to be rebuilding a life for myself and my children.

"Suggestions that I got more than pounds 3million are ridiculous - I now live in rented accom-modation."

ThNew Angel was sold by administrators who now reemployed Burton Race as the head chef.

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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:May 29, 2009
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