Darroze will ultimately not open a restaurant in the new Leclerc shopping mall

In question, the increase in work estimates since the start of the project. “We are on a 15% increase in a few months, due to rising material costs and inflation in general,” says Jean-Charles Darroze. Another difficulty, the recruitment of new executives to hold the establishment while the sector is experiencing a real staff crisis.

“We had to decide”

“We wanted to do it. We were very engaged. But in July we had to decide and we decided to play it safe. Especially since the global economic context remains very complicated. The Darroze family therefore preferred to focus on its starred restaurant and its catering service.

The “Promenade Moléon”, the name of the new shopping mall whose extension of almost 10,000 m² is currently under construction. Leclerc has opened “Le Cube” there since the beginning of August. A 2,400 m² store on two levels which brings together cultural and technical products.

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