Er kam als Flüchtling

Vom Tellerwäscher zum Restaurantchef bei Block House

Anthony Jeyakumar vor der Block-House-Filiale in Bergedorf.

Anthony Jeyakumar vor der Block-House-Filiale in Bergedorf.

Foto: MICHAEL RAUHE

Anthony Jeyakumar flüchtete aus Sri Lanka nach Hamburg. Vor 30 Jahren startete seine Karriere bei Block House.

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Auch seine Tochter arbeitet jetzt im Unternehmen

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Jeyakumar musste für zwei Tage ins Gefängnis

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Jeyakumar wechselte von der Spülmaschine an den Grill

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„Die Gäste kamen nicht ins Block House, sondern zum Anton“

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Für Jeyakumar ist das Block House mehr als ein Arbeitsplatz

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