The beginning of the year Juan Arbelaez was hectic. On the professional side, the former candidate of Top chef (season 3, in 2012) has to manage his various restaurants, including his chain Yaya, Vida (which he had launched with Laury Thilleman) or even Bazurto. And on the private side, the 34-year-old chef suffered a big blow since Laury Thilleman and he separated after seven years of love. He also joked about this break in Instagram story, July 20, 2022.
For the past few days, Juan Arbelaez has been enjoying a well-deserved rest. He is indeed currently on vacation and it is for Spain that he flew away. He is not alone since his friend Julien Duboué (candidate of Top chef in 2014) is at his side to have a good time. In addition to their visits, the two friends take advantage of the local restaurants. They notably went through the three-star restaurant Quique Dacosta which promises asingle kitchen“. And, while he was filming his sidekick who had already made good progress and who was waiting for him, he launched: “My girl is there, waiting for me. Always pissing me off.“A statement that has not gone unnoticed.
It was on May 17 that Laury Thilleman and Juan Arbelaez announced their breakup on social networks. “In order to cut short all the rumors and nauseating articles, I wanted to share with you that after seven years of intense happiness and living together at a thousand miles an hour, Juan and I decided together to continue our paths separately. The tenderness, kindness, gratitude and mutual respect that we share remains and will remain intact, which is why we ask you to please respect our silence after this announcement. Juan brightened my life with a thousand colors and will always have a special place in my heart. Thanks for the journey. Thank you for the joy, love, laughter and every learning“, had written Miss France 2011. Questioned on the subject by Entertainment TVthe 30-year-old revealed that for “overcome this ordeal“, she plunged back into her books where she gives positive and optimistic advice. For his part, Juan Arbelaez remained very discreet on the subject.