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If you think your life in the restaurant industry has been rough, meet chef/restaurateur Justin Perez, who in the past five years alone, was threatened with lawsuits from Buca di Beppo, had his home accidentally firebombed, lost $30K in renovations when his restaurant's landlord sold the property a year later, was forced to shutter his restaurant, and to top it all off, discovered his director of ops (and his best friend) embezzled $750,000 from the restaurant. Heavens. [FoodGal]

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