Dabiz Muñoz’s restaurant closes temporarily after detecting infected with coronavirus among the staff

The restaurant DiverXO, by Dabiz Muñoz and which has three Michelin stars, provisionally closes its doors after being detected «Some cases» of positive in coronavirus in the routine controls among your staff. This has been announced by the Madrid chef on his Instagram account in which he details whathe doors of his famous restaurant located on Padre Damián street in the capital will be closed provisionally to “preserve the health of the team and its customers.”

«We are extremely sorry for this decision, but despite having been very strict in compliance with standards and protocolsWe have detected some cases in the routine controls that we have been developing internally, ”says the chef.

«For us, the most important thing at the moment is ensure the safety of all those around us. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience we may be causing. What we can promise you is that we will return with more force when conditions are optimal to reopen. Meanwhile, we will continue to serve you on StreetXO and GoXO », he adds.

At the end of August, the DiverXO restaurant suffered a fire in the restaurant’s kitchen, which forced it to close for a few weeks. This closure joins the recent announcement of the El Celler de Can Roca in Gerona, which also has three Michelin stars, which has also been forced to close temporarily and “by its own decision” after detecting positives of Covid-19 during an internal scan .

“The family is fine, the whole team is fine and the positives are asymptomatic or mild”, explained the Roca brothers’ restaurant, and added that they are closed until further notice due to responsibility and commitment to staff and customers with reservations for the next few days.

Celler de Can Roca has also sent a message of support to the sector: “We will need firmness, responsibility and sacrifices. It is now our turn to sink them, and we will take advantage of this stop to take care of our people and protect our clients.