Rude shock as entity behind NZ Karen's Diner goes under

Rude shock as entity behind NZ Karen's Diner goes under
Karen's Diner was billed as an interactive experience with rude wait staff insulting diners. (Image: Karen's Diner)
Riley Kennedy
A liquidator has been appointed to the New Zealand business of restaurant chain Karen’s Diner, a month after its Australian parent collapsed.BWA Insolvency’s Bryan Williams was appointed liquidator of Viral Ventures NZ on Tuesday.The entity operated the sole Karen’s Diner outlet in the Auckland suburb of Mt Eden, which reportedly opened in August last year.The global chain grew in popularity with restaurants built around the premise of “Karen” staff members insulting customers. Going underThe company had more...

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